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Retail report says Alexandria draws customers
$103 million goes to Energy Assistance Program
Commissioner candidates tackle array of topics
Council approves e-cigarette rules
ALP rates to jump
Rematch goes the Warriors’ way
Changing the culture
No slowing down
Reents brothers race their way to Hall of Fame
Gary Gylsen featured in free country-western show
Free concert at Evansville Arts Center
Crafter’s Tour ushers in the holidays
Living out the golden rule
Engaged - Nelson and Cook
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 27, 2014
Wedding - Huwe and Stromberg
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Christina continues its comeback
From the stand: The rut nears, slowly but surely
Giant muskie comes back for seconds
Mohr’s monster walleye
Kenneth Anderson, 76
Wilma Stockman, 90
Anne Edenloff, 53
Ruth Brown, 82
Adolph Erickson, 91
Echo Press Editorial: Our choice for sheriff: Wolbersen
Letter: We have great Christian youth community
Letter: Few blocks are ‘harrowing’
Letter: Where is common sense?
It's Our Turn: Pumpkin spice and everything…spooky?
New program helps farmers affected by severe weather
MnDOT seeks proposals to lease right of way for solar arrays
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
Moving to Broadway
Otto Bremer Awards 10 grants to colleges
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 29, 2013
Train derails, spills oil near Parkers Prairie
Tanker railcars carrying crude oil derailed north of Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m.
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
The accolades continue to spill over
The accolades are spilling in again for Heidi Allstop of Alexandria. Her brainchild, Supporting Peers in Laid-back Listening (SPILL), recently took first place in the Global Social Venture competition in Berkeley, California. SPILL'S BEGINNING SPILL is an e-mail-based support system...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Anhydrous ammonia leak in Morris leads to evacuation of 250 people
MORRIS, Minn. - A farming accident caused up to 600 gallons of anhydrous ammonia to be spilled here Monday night, prompting authorities to evacuate a portion of the community. According to Morris Police Chief Jim Beauregard, a farmer reported about 10 p.m. that while he was applying...
news / region
October 19, 2010 - 11:46am
September 2, 2010
Oil spill reported near Killdeer, ND
KILLDEER, N.D. - Denbury Onshore, LLC, reported that a wellbore failed in the course of a hydraulic fracturing operation at a drilling rig about 2 ½ miles southwest of Killdeer Wednesday morning, allowing oil and water to leak from the ground. There is no contamination to the Killdeer...
news / region
September 2, 2010 - 7:14am
July 5, 2010
Klobuchar and senators vote to remove liability caps on oil industry
At an Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing last Wednesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and her colleagues passed legislation that would eliminate the liability caps for oil companies following disasters. Klobuchar is a cosponsor of S. 3305, a bill that would lift the...
July 5, 2010 - 8:26am
June 12, 2010
Gulf oil spill: BBB offers tips for donors, volunteers
In the wake of any disaster, many reach for their checkbooks and donate money to aid and rescue organizations.
June 12, 2010 - 12:49pm
May 23, 2010
Bemidji Pioneer Editorial: Preventing future oil spills again
It may be years before the full extent of damage will be known from the BP oil spill in the Gulf. It is a delicate ecosystem, one in which oil plumes 10 miles long by 3 miles wide do not belong. Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to flow from the broken oil well on...
news / opinion
May 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
September 16, 2009
SPILL is a great best friend
Sometimes you just need to spill your guts. But what do you do if there's no one to listen? Heidi Allstop of Alexandria, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM), knows firsthand that feeling. Last December, the end of the first semester of her junior year, she was feeling...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am