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Law enforcement blotter: January 26, 2015
Two New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
Alexandria to hire two new police officers
Sports schedule for Tuesday, January 27
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Sports roundup from Monday, January 26
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Maynard Radil, 79
Gary Schultz, 70
Bob Rapp, 89
Voni Frisch, 61
Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 26, 2009
Bakk stops in Alexandria as part of gubernatorial bid
State Senator Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook), a candidate for governor, stopped in Alexandria August 14 with a message of creating jobs and getting the economy back on track. "Too many Minnesotans are losing their jobs, homes and health insurance," Bakk said. "As governor, I can turn Minnesota...
government / news
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Klobuchar calls for crackdown on using cell phones in prison
As part of her ongoing Senate work on law enforcement issues, U.S.
crime / government / news / state
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
Senate tax committee chair Bakk to make campaign stop here
Senator Tom Bakk (DFL-Cook), chair of the Senate Tax Committee who is seeking the DFL endorsement for governor, will be at The Daily Grind House of Java, 518 Broadway Street in Alexandria, on Friday, August 14 to talk with citizens about how he will work with others to build a stronger...
government / news
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
June 16, 2009
Klobuchar bill aims to save broadband money
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. - Minnesotans get frustrated enough with road construction and paying taxes that they should not have to put up with both when unnecessary, Sen. Amy Klobuchar says. The Minnesota Democrat and other U.S. senators are pushing a bill to require that when a state...
June 16, 2009 - 7:45am
November 21, 2008
All eyes on ballots
Hunched over the gray table in front of him, the man in the dark green flannel shirt squinted at the sprawling piles of white paper before him. He scanned each piece, looking for the proper mark, before picking it up, the single sheet making a slight scraping noise as it slid across...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Recounts frustrate, convince candidates
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Representative Collin Peterson said an election recount is not something he would wish on anybody. "It makes your election night drag on for two months," Peterson said, recalling his unsuccessful 1986 congressional bid that was settled by recount. "It's no fun." Peterson,...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Coleman looks to re-election bid
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - U.S.
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Ingebrigtsen moving forward on Minnesota Legislative Caucus on Immigration
Lawmakers heard from state and federal law officers, fraud investigators and corrections officials during the first official capitol hearing of the Minnesota Legislative Caucus on Immigration (MLCI). "This is an issue that I've heard about from constituents since I decided to run...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Coleman takes 'victory lap,' extols virtues of farm bill
WILLMAR -- Senator Norm Coleman made a stop Monday in Willmar on what he called a "victory lap" for the 2008 farm bill. The Republican senator extolled the virtues of the $288 billion, five-year bill that "should be the nutrition, conservation and biofuels'' bill, Coleman told an...
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am