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COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
Bill would require student attacks report
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
LETTER: When will we stop accepting a double standard?
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Chuck Nettestad receives the Mayor's Peace Award from Sara Carlson for his efforts in leading the United Communities Advocating Non-Violence effort. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Mayor's Peace Award honors local efforts to combat domestic violence
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
Janet Domek with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office carries a teddy bear representing the life of 13-month-old Amelia Ramirez of Cottage Grove who died in March 2014 from multiple blunt-force traumatic injuries caused by her father. The teddy bear and silhouettes representing other victims of abuse were a somber part of Wednesday’s Domestic Abuse Awareness Luncheon sponsored by United Communities Advocating Non-Violence Inc. at Arrowwood Resort. (Photos by Al Edenloff, Echo Press)
Getting off the merry-go-round of abuse
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Commentary: To the guy carrying the Confederate flag
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Supporters at last year's Domestic Violence Walk showed their support for the cause. (Echo Press file photo)
Shedding light on a dark problem: violence in the home
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
A crowd of 230 people gathered for the Someplace Safe Vintage Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday at Living Waters Church in Alexandria.  After a light lunch and, of course, tea, the crowd was treated to a fashion show that featured the vintage fashion trends from decades past. Attendees said they were delighted with the music and impressive show.

Amy Chaffins | Echo Press
Their cup of tea: ending violence
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
A local group of 10 youth and nine adults met with Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen (right), R-Alexandria, and Representative Mary Franson (left), R-Alexandria, to talk about domestic violence programs.

Contributed photo.
Hundreds rally at Capitol to end violence against women
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Free personal safety course stops criminals in their tracks
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Stepping out to show their support at Tuesday's "Taking Steps Against Domestic Violence Walk" were (left to right): Margie Kleven, Pat Thimmesh, Marie Jubert and Jennifer Nelson. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)
Couple breaks vicious cycle of domestic violence
October 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Someplace Safe resumes services for victims of violence
July 21, 2011 - 10:30am
July 17, 2011
Klobuchar: Reauthorizing Violence Against Women Act is critical
July 17, 2011 - 2:36pm
January 12, 2011
Stalking: Know it. Name it. Stop it.
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
New thrift store helps victims of violence
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am