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March 14, 2018
LETTER: Deadly shootings demand a response
March 14, 2018 - 9:14am
February 28, 2018
LETTER: Are protesters turning a blind eye?
February 28, 2018 - 12:06pm
November 9, 2016
Sexual assault victims benefit by going to a hospital
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
October 14, 2016
Bev Clausen-Keifer (right, holding sign) spoke after theTaking Steps Against Domestic Violence event that took place Tuesday, Oct. 11. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Abusers are not 'nice guys'
October 14, 2016 - 12:00am
October 12, 2016
LETTER: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 12, 2016 - 3:00am
October 11, 2016
People of all ages, including Carl Moyle, 15-months-old of Eagle Bend, participate in the walk. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Damp but determined to stop violence w/video
October 11, 2016 - 7:20pm
October 7, 2016
Changing hearts and minds about abuse
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
June 29, 2016
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