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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Driver taken to hospital after car goes off Highway 29
County gives lakes group $50,000
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
Sports schedule for Saturday, Nov. 17
Alexandria's Boraas signs to play Division I golf
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
DeLaney Ann Jane
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
It's Our Turn: America: Not a Christian nation
Letter to the Editor: Epilepsy is always newsworthy
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't be a victim of silent killer
Letter to the Editor: Start a path to health, vitality
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
Meet new turkey farmers in the US’s largest turkey-producing county
hires and promotions
on the street
November 10, 2018
Back in the field one year after cancer
Colfax, ND woman left her corporate job, then cancer, behind to return to farming. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com Get the latest...
November 10, 2018 - 8:30am
November 9, 2018
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
November 9, 2018 - 7:06am
November 8, 2018
Thalman will return to council
A familiar face will be returning to the Alexandria City Council. Roger Thalman, who was appointed to an open council seat in 2013-2014 before...
November 8, 2018 - 1:31pm
November 7, 2018
Update 1:55 a.m. Final results: Kalina, Meyer, Larson win county board races
In a battle of newcomers in Douglas County District 2, Tim Kalina edged Judy Backhaus for county commissoner. Meanwhile, incumbent Charlie Meyer...
November 7, 2018 - 3:45am
November 6, 2018
Heavy turnout for non-presidential year
Having presidential candidates on a ballot draws substantially more people to the polls on an election day than does a non-presidential ballot....
November 6, 2018 - 8:19pm
November 5, 2018
Get election results online
Because Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, results and candidate reactions will be printed in the Friday, Nov. 9 Echo Press. But readers can find up-to-the-minute results on the newspaper website — www.echopress.com — on Election Night. An Echo Press reporter will be at...
November 5, 2018 - 7:01am
November 2, 2018
Echo Press Endorsements: Our choices for representative
Douglas County voters will have a hand in deciding three state representative races on Nov. 6. District 8B: Mary Franson In District 8B, incumbent...
November 2, 2018 - 9:04am
November 1, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Write in Jim Stratton for commissioner
To the editor: I'm writing to support Douglas County Commissioner Jim Stratton in his write-in campaign for re-election. Jim and I have worked together on the State Aquatic Invasive Species committee and he has proven his leadership skills many times. Sometimes primary elections can...
November 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Paid Political Letter: Lawn signs don't vote; support Kulp
To the editor: Hey you, Gail Kulp supporter. Listen up. Lawn signs don't vote. People do! Democrats have lost the 8B legislative seat by as few as 10 votes in past elections. So, no excuses. Go to the Court House between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or your voting place...
November 1, 2018 - 10:00am
October 31, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Stratton would help protect water quality
To the editor: After being president of the Douglas County Lakes Association for a number of years and working with the Douglas County Commissioners, I feel that Jim Stratton needs to stay on to help us protect our water quality. We have been working with Soil and Water, Land and...
October 31, 2018 - 8:00am
An Echo Press Editorial: Our choices for county board; Echo Press endorsements
A big decision awaits voters in Douglas County Board Districts 2, 4 and 5. Who they support on Nov. 6 will shape county board decisions for...
October 31, 2018 - 5:57am
October 29, 2018
Voter's Guide available online
Looking for local information about the 2018 election? The Echo Press Voter's Guide is available online. The newspaper printed a special eight-page...
October 29, 2018 - 5:20pm
October 26, 2018
Early voting is wildly popular here: Ballots are up 182 percent from 2014
Early voting — an option that began in Minnesota on Sept. 21 — has become a very popular choice for Douglas County residents. As of Monday, Oct. 22, the Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer's Office accepted 1,527 "no-excuse" absentee ballots. That's nearly triple the amount...
October 26, 2018 - 12:25pm
October 20, 2018
AgweekTV: Ashby, Minn., elevator fraud update
Co-op members hope to recover assets after former manager made nearly $5 million in unauthorized transactions. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV...
October 20, 2018 - 8:30am
October 19, 2018
Peterson, Hughes clash in Minnesota 7th Congressional District debate
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rep. Collin Peterson and his challenger Dave Hughes clashed over the Republican tax cuts' role in driving up the federal...
October 19, 2018 - 5:56pm