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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, July 27
Planned power outage near County Road 11 takes place this morning
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
Orgeman Crumb selected as Minnesota girls' track coach of the year
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
David Kenneth Holm
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
February 26, 2016
Senator Westrom to hold listening meetings
State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, will hold multiple town hall listening meetings to meet with area residents on Thursday, March 3. He will visit Glenwood from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at Pope County Courthouse/Government Center, 130 E Minnesota Avenue. In addition to being an opportunity...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Klobuchar likes what she sees in Alexandria
When U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured ITW Heartland in Alexandria Monday, she found out that the company has four openings for machinists. Filling...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Ingebrigtsen receives Legislator of Distinction Award
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 25 during the Coalition's three-day summer conference in Bemidji for his positive impact on environmental policy. Ingebrigtsen, a Republican from Alexandria, is serving his third term...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 30, 2013
Klobuchar's office in Alexandria for Veterans Outreach Staff Tour
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's office staff will be in Alexandria on Thursday, August 1 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
July 30, 2013 - 10:30am
April 17, 2013
Westrom serves as guest professor
Minnesota state senator Torrey Westrom (R-District 12) spoke to students at Concordia University in St. Paul on March 19 as part of its Professor for the Day program, which honors elected state officials during each month of the Minnesota legislative sessions. The program recognizes...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Senator Westrom appointed to energy board
State Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake) was appointed to the NextGen Energy Board by the Minnesota State Environment, Economic Development and Agriculture Division of Finance Committee. NextGen Energy was established in 2007 by Governor Pawlenty and the Minnesota Legislature...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
Senator Westrom to help decide funding for environmental projects
State Senator Torrey Westrom was recently appointed to the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) by Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk. The purpose of LCCMR is to make funding recommendations to the Legislature for specific environment and natural resource projects....
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Manufacturing is hot career choice, notes Klobuchar
It was hard to tell who was more excited Friday: Douglas Machine leaders who escorted U.S.
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
Senator Ingebrigtsen will serve as assistant minority leader
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will serve as assistant minority leader during the 2013-14 legislative session, Republican Leader David Hann announced. "Senator Ingebrigtsen serves Minnesota with passion and balance," said Hann. "He will bring a thoughtful and wise common-sense...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Ingebrigtsen votes for voter ID amendment
Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, supports the voter ID legislation. "I think with 80 percent of Minnesotans wanting this on the ballot, this tells us that voters are very, very concerned about the problems in Minnesota that the Senate brought forward and all the issues that...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 8, 2010
Franken's staff to hold office hours in Alexandria
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced today that his staff will be holding open office hours in Alexandria on Wednesday, November 10, as part of an ongoing effort to provide a convenient opportunity for constituents in the area to ask questions, share concerns and ideas or seek...
November 8, 2010 - 3:00pm
October 27, 2010
Echo Press editorials: Who did the newspaper endorse?
October 27, 2010 - 4:07pm
May 28, 2010
Suspects sentenced in phone caper at U.S. senator's office
Joseph Basel - a University of Minnesota-Minnesota Morris graduate and former aid to Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria - pleaded guilty in New Orleans Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of entering federal property under false pretenses. Basel, 24, was one of four conservative...
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
Ingebrigtsen files for re-election
State Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, filed Wednesday in his home county of Douglas as a candidate for re-election for the state senate in District 11. Ingebrigtsen is completing his first term representing Grant, Douglas, Todd and Stevens County. "I have been honored to...
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Stevens County coordinator to run against Ingebrigtsen
Stevens County Coordinator Jim Thoreen said last week that he will seek the DFL endorsement to challenge Minnesota District 11 Republican Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria. Thoreen, 64, of Morris, is retiring from his county position this summer after 12 years. He's also worked...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am