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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 16-18
Teachers say they've 'become better teachers' as school adopts 4-day week
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Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 14-15
Firefighters battle house fire in Nelson
Sports schedule for Monday, Nov. 19
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria upended by New Ulm late
State swimming: Cardinals' 4x100 takes 16th at state
Sports schedule for Sunday, Nov. 18
Girls hockey: Brainerd-LF downs Alexandria in CLC play
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
Viola M. Klimek
Robert "Bob" J. Johnston
Robert Edward Richardson
Letter to the Editor: Try a plant-based roast this Thanksgiving
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
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
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November 7, 2018
Walz wins governor race with 'One Minnesota'
PAUL — Geography Teacher. National guardsman. Congressman. Now governor of Minnesota -- that’s Tim Walz.The six-term Democratic congressman...
November 7, 2018 - 12:05am
November 3, 2018
Minnesota’s big races — and there are a lot of them — near the finish line. Here’s a refresher on their top issues
ST. PAUL — Think of an elected office in Minnesota. Odds are, it’ll be on the ballot Tuesday. From governor to Congress to state lawmakers...
November 3, 2018 - 4:32pm
October 27, 2018
Johnson narrows gap with Walz in governor’s race with Election Day looming
Minnesota’s highest office is up for grabs and its race is tightening down the stretch as the state enters the final two weeks before Election...
October 27, 2018 - 11:23am
October 9, 2018
Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum
WILLMAR, Minn. — The views of Minnesota's future provided by its major candidates for governor could hardly be more different. During a...
October 9, 2018 - 10:47pm
September 28, 2018
Walz, Johnson split on how to work on opioid crisis, legalizing marijuana
WOODBURY, Minn.—Minnesota's leading candidates for governor are split on whether the state needs a new source of revenue to combat the...
September 28, 2018 - 9:50pm
September 13, 2018
Walz, Johnson speak in Alexandria
More than 200 county commissioners, other elected officials, and key staff from across Minnesota heard from gubernatorial candidates Hennepin...
September 13, 2018 - 4:54pm
February 20, 2018
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
ST. PAUL—Before the most recent mass school shooting in Florida, the gun control group known as Minnesota Moms Demand Action expected about...
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
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
August 2, 2017
Minnesota farmers wonder about health insurance as uncertainties cloud future
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Mike Orbeck may be lucky: He pretty much knows what his health insurance will be next year. Many of his fellow farmers...
August 2, 2017 - 9:22pm
March 27, 2017
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says he is running for governor, giving Democrats a candidate from greater Minnesota, where Republicans dominated...
March 27, 2017 - 10:35am