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Osakis Festival begins; parade is today
Two injured in motorcycle crash
Three injured when ATV overturns
AgweekTV: Trade War Escalates
For the record
Viking Speedway: Saurer two wins closer to 500-victory milestone
Trap shooting: Cardinals sixth at state tournament
Baseball: Nelson, Reisdorf shine in twin bill opener
Baseball: Alex Black holds its own in legion tourney
Alexandria fifth-graders win state Pacesetter title
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Dennis & Ardelle (Botzet) Feda
Dick and Sue Anderson
Trap shooting: Cardinals sixth at state tournament
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
James M. Rutten
Joy Naree Guenther
Shirley G. Botzet
Letter to the Editor: Frustrated with partisan politics
It's Our Turn: Never fear, time will tell
Letter to the Editor: History of Islam is no pretty picture
Letter to the Editor: Taking babies from mothers
An Echo Press Editorial: The best way to deal with fake news
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Put waste in its place: Organics recycling program now available
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
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on the street
June 4, 2018
Three Douglas County Board seats contested
All three of the Douglas County commissioner seats up for election are contested. With the filing period still open through Tuesday, June 5, the following candidates have filed: District 2 -- Jim Stratton (incumbent), Judy Backhaus, Tim Kalina. Since more than two candidates have...
June 4, 2018 - 3:03pm
May 9, 2018
Anderson wins party endorsement in District 12B
Minnesota Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, received the unanimous endorsement of Republican House District 12B delegates at the party's endorsing...
May 9, 2018 - 8:28am
April 13, 2018
State Senate District 8 endorses candidates
Republicans from Douglas and Otter Tail counties in Minnesota Senate District 8 held their endorsement convention in Miltona on April 7. Rep....
April 13, 2018 - 1:51pm
March 9, 2018
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
Beauty on Broadway
March 9, 2018 - 2:45pm
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty stole the spotlight from Republican candidates in the governor's race Tuesday, Feb. 6, hours before...
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
February 2, 2018
Kulp runs for District 8B House seat
Gail Kulp of Alexandria told a roomful of supporters on Jan. 18 that she will run for office again in 2018. As she did two years ago, Kulp is...
February 2, 2018 - 4:38pm
EDITORIAL: Time to tune in to politics
Ready or not, it's time to talk politics — even for those who fed up or unplugged with the process. Now is the time to join the debate, start studying the issues, get to know the candidates and share your ideas and opinions. The process won't improve without active, ongoing...
February 2, 2018 - 1:22pm
February 1, 2018
Next week, Minnesota's caucuses expected to be more manageable than 2016
ST. PAUL—Minnesota precinct caucus leaders ran out of ballots as long lines of people waited to get into the political meetings, with drivers...
February 1, 2018 - 1:05pm
January 26, 2018
Franson to seek fifth term
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, announced Tuesday that she will seek re-election to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2018.
January 26, 2018 - 4:38pm
January 3, 2018
31 township positions up for election
Here's a look at the township positions that are up for election in Douglas County this March and the current officeholder: Alexandria Township: Supervisor Jeff Oberg. Belle River Township: Supervisor Jeremy Fuller. Also, the clerk position is vacant. Carlos Township: Clerk Rebecca...
January 3, 2018 - 2:19pm
How much do you know about townships?
Eighteen of Douglas County's 20 townships are starting to gear up for elections on Tuesday, March 13. Two townships, Brandon and Miltona, will hold their elections in the fall. Most townships in Douglas County will elect two positions — clerk and supervisor. Clerk positions...
January 3, 2018 - 1:19pm
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
May 19, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Johnson looks to buck history in governor race
ST. PAUL — This is not good news for Jeff Johnson, or anyone else who has lost a governor's race and wants a second chance. "Only a handful...
May 19, 2017 - 1:10pm
March 31, 2017
Great American Think-Off entry deadline approaches
The public is invited to tackle the issues of "fake news" vs. truth by submitting an answer to this year's 25th annual Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception of truth?" Essays should be no more than 750 words, arguing for or against the idea...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm