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May 15, 2015
Minnesota bans bird exhibitions
May 15, 2015 - 10:50am
Health care reform ideas impact Douglas County
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 4, 2015
MNsure chief to resign
May 4, 2015 - 11:08am
May 1, 2015
State Senator Torrey Westrom (center), R-Elbow Lake, talks to a Senate committee about a bill that would build an overpass to the railroad crossing near the intersection of Highways 29 and 55 north of Glenwood. (Senate Media Services)
Westrom wants overpass to RR crossing
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
April 30, 2015
House OKs first part of turkey flu fiscal aid
April 30, 2015 - 7:53am
News Briefs: 2,000 hogs die, barn destroyed in Hector area fire
April 30, 2015 - 7:50am
April 20, 2015
News Briefs: A bad weekend for crashes in Minnesota
April 20, 2015 - 9:55am
April 17, 2015
Brandon resident Larry Lund prepares a field for planting Wednesday afternoon. The spring’s dry conditions have led to blowing topsoil on many fields in Douglas County. (Blaze Fugina | Echo Press)
Spring drought brings challenges
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
Alzheimer’s numbers could triple by 2050
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 1, 2015
Minnesotans in oil train ‘danger zones’ urged to prepare
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
The Minnesota Vikings propose using the team’s stadium, due to be completed by 2016, for Major League Soccer. (Art provided by the Minnesota Vikings)
Pro soccer snag: where would team play?
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
Chris Hanson, an employee at Herby’s Bar, Grill and Cafe in Carlos, shows the game choices on their electronic-pull tabs system. The bar is ranked eighth in the state for e-pull tab sales. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Herby’s in top 10 in state’s e-pull tab sales
April 1, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Susan Keehn of the Someplace Safe Douglas Office discusses with Rep. Mary Franson funding needs for advocacy services in Minnesota during the 2015 End Violence Against Women action day on Capitol Hill. (Contributed)
Advocacy needs get a day on the hill
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
March 20, 2015
Erin Parrish of AARP discusses the various fraud protection and information services available to seniors during Senator Amy Klobuchar’s “Supporting Our Seniors” staff tour stop in Alexandria on Tuesday. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Senior fraud is a common issue
March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Tom Anderson of Alexandria won legislative approval March 4 to serve as a University of Minnesota regent, representing the 7th Congressional District. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Anderson to serve as U of M regent
March 11, 2015 - 8:27am