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Lakes group seeks to grow fund
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 19
First ice incident reported in Osakis
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
VIDEO: Woman killed in farm accident in northwest Minnesota
Sports schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 21
Boys hockey: Putting success behind them
A new catch-and-release record pike caught on the Rainy River
Hockey: Northstar Knights get weekend sweep of Sioux Falls Power
Track and field: Duwenhoegger stays home with the Gophers
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
A new catch-and-release record pike caught on the Rainy River
High school freshman drops two deer with one shot in north-central Minnesota
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
A big buck with grandpa
A decoy buck with a bow
Robert "Bob" J. Kalpin
Donald L. Heckman
Joyce K. Van Kempen
Viola M. Klimek
In the Know: The lowdown on speed limits
An Echo Press Editorial: What makes you happy?
Letter to the Editor: VA - an unwieldy giant of bureaucracy
Letter to the Editor: Try a plant-based roast this Thanksgiving
Commentary: What happens in mental health therapy?
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
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Regional gas prices drop in time for Thanksgiving
Wendy's closes in Alexandria
'Making my dreams come true': Minnesota farmer harvests her first crop at 27
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March 31, 2017
Education session covers topic of stroke, falls
Ecumen Bethany Community invites the public to learn how to recognize the warning signs of a stroke, as well as tips to decrease falls at a free education session. The session will be held on Tuesday, April 11, at 2:30 p.m. at Winona Shores Community Room, 1010 Lark St., Alexandria....
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
February 17, 2017
Sen. Westrom, Rep. Anderson to hold town halls
Senator Torrey Westrom (R-Elbow Lake) and Representative Paul Anderson (R-Starbuck) will hold a series of town hall listening sessions throughout House District 12B on Friday, Feb. 24. Westrom and Anderson will discuss state policies and field questions from constituents regarding...
February 17, 2017 - 10:13am
November 18, 2016
LETTER: Upcoming session holds challenges
To the editor: I am humbled the people of District 12A are sending me back to St. Paul as their state representative and look forward to continuing working my hardest to serve area citizens. Preparation already is under way for the 2017 session, which begins Jan. 3. A number of significant...
November 18, 2016 - 8:00am
October 14, 2016
Senior College announces winter session
Every day seems to present new and complicated challenges for decisions about our food, from genetically modified foods to organics, new food labels and disclosures about types of sugars. The Senior College winter session will feature a six-part course in January called "Food! Food!...
October 14, 2016 - 2:00am
June 22, 2016
LETTER: Legislative session ended in chaos
To the editor: After years of Minnesota leading the nation in anti-smoking efforts, Republicans slipped a provision into the tax bill providing a tax cut for people who buy cigarettes. Republicans also included a provision to end a sales tax exemption for the Minnesota High School...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 16, 2016
Possible special session remains out of focus over issues, logistics
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The most positive description of a high-level Wednesday meeting to set up a Minnesota special legislative...
June 16, 2016 - 11:05am
June 7, 2016
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything'
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning expressed hope that he would be able to call a special legislative session to finish work Minnesota lawmakers failed to accomplish as their regular session ended last month, but used words like "discouraged"...
June 7, 2016 - 12:15pm
June 6, 2016
Tax cuts, public works funding futures dark
By Don Davis, Forum News Service Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps taking with it any chance for transportation and other public works project funding.
June 6, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 27, 2016
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
To the editor: With a $900 million surplus and two years of promises to take care of a core government responsibility of repairing roads and bridges, the Legislature once again failed to reach agreement on a compromise plan to fund transportation. This leaves Minnesotans with deteriorating...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Session has messy ending
The Minnesota Legislature has built a reputation for chaotic endings, followed by a special session to pass what lawmakers left undone in their allotted time. Sunday’s midnight deadline continued legislators’ chaos tradition, but the question is whether Gov. Mark Dayton will call...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
June 20, 2015
Agreement lacking on Legislature greater Minnesota accomplishments
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- It has been a week since the Minnesota Legislature went into overtime and finished passing the...
June 20, 2015 - 8:59am
June 11, 2015
Special session faces some uncertainty
By Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature appears set to finish passing the state budget Friday, but there is...
June 11, 2015 - 8:59am
February 22, 2010
Bonding bill talks involve sex offender facility, floods
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House and Senate negotiators considered expanding the state's sex offender treatment facilities and whether to protect communities downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project Sunday night. Legislative leaders want to take up the final version...
February 22, 2010 - 9:19am