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Songs for the season
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
House in Evansville catches fire
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
Light Up the Night!
Boys basketball: Cards falter late in loss to section power Detroit Lakes
Sports roundup from Saturday, December 20
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Pushing for a new identity
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Melvin Paradis, 75
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Donald Huwe, 82
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 3, 2014
Grants will help seniors, art scene and those without a vehicle
A blind person will be able to “see” a live play. A single mom on a tight budget with a sudden car breakdown will be able to get her car fixed so she can get to her job. A senior citizen, stuck at home, will be able to enjoy a hot meal delivered to his door. Those are the...
news / region
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2013
Editorial: Too many parents fail to keep kids safe in vehicles
Without knowing it, many parents are putting their children at risk when they pull out of their driveway. The children aren't in safety seats or properly secured in the vehicle. It's Child Passenger Safety Week through September 21, an opportune time for parents to review their child...
opinion / editorials
September 18, 2013 - 6:36am
August 24, 2012
Saturation patrol of passenger-carrying vehicles winds up next week
Buses, limousines and other passenger-carrying vehicles are the focus during statewide saturation patrols scheduled from August 13-27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Saturation activities will range from traffic enforcement, driver/vehicle inspections,...
news / state
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
State to sell surplus vehicles at public auction in New Ulm
The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 35 cars and trucks, boat-motor-trailer packages, snowmobiles, equipment trailers, riding lawn mowers, Vermeer tree spade, shop equipment, Mohawk hoist, pickup tool boxes, fork attachments, and much more on Saturday, June 2nd in New...
May 31, 2012 - 4:58pm
September 30, 2011
1326178 Sealed Bids - City of Alexandria Vehicles
Sealed Bids Publish September 30, 2011 NOTICE TO BIDDERS The City of Alexandria has for sale the following vehicles: #1 - 1988 Chevy 1/2 Ton 4x4 truck with snowplow #2 - 1992 Chevy 1/2 Ton 4x2 long box #3 - 1989 Ford F Super Duty Utility Truck with cabinetry both sides Vehicles...
September 30, 2011 - 12:00am
August 13, 2011
State to auction off vehicles at auction today
About 120 state surplus vehicles of all types and sizes - including a Ford L8000 plow, F150, F250 and F350 trucks, E350 and E150 wheel chair vans, E250 cargo vans - will be sold by the state at the public auction today, Saturday, August 13 in Arden Hills. Other items that will...
August 13, 2011 - 5:38am
March 19, 2010
Gas prices nearly $1 per gallow higher today than last year
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have risen 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.80 per gallon on Monday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.78/g, according to gasoline price website MinnesotaGasPrices.com. Gas...
news / state
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
Is it legal to attach GPS units to car windshields?
By Trooper Andy Schmidt Minnesota State Patrol Question: I recently purchased a portable GPS unit for my car. When reading the directions it stated that in California and Minnesota you could not attach it to the windshield. What is the reason for this? Answer: Our law in Minnesota...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
Tax breaks available for certain vehicle purchases
With 2010 models arriving in dealer showrooms, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that purchasing a new car, light truck, motor home or motorcycle could qualify them for a special deduction for the state and local sales and excise taxes on their 2009 tax returns. Purchases...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am