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December 18, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson, right, discusses findings from a state work group on sexual assault Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
10 hours 43 min ago
BE School District approves 5 percent levy increase
11 hours 42 min ago
Minnesota Governor-elect Tim Walz announced the first five hires to his administration Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 at the Capitol. DANA FERGUSON / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz, Flanagan announce first five picks for their administration
16 hours 26 min ago
University of South Carolina Provost Joan Gabel meets with staff members  Monday, Dec. 12, during her first visit to the University of Minnesota since she was named the lone finalist to succeed Eric Kaler as president. Josh Verges / Pioneer Press
Regents approve Gabel as next U of M president
17 hours 38 min ago
December 17, 2018
This aerial view from the southwest shows how the GoodNeighbor Properties development would look at the corner of Broadway and Third Avenue in Alexandria. The ground level would be for commercial and retail use while the three upper levels would be apartments. (Drawing courtesy of Tanek and Good Neighbor Properties)
Broadway project moves ahead
December 17, 2018 - 10:42pm
Fairgrounds master plan approved
December 17, 2018 - 10:41pm
Batesole, Kuhlman honored at final council meeting
December 17, 2018 - 10:40pm
Minnesota suicide rate spiked in 2017
December 17, 2018 - 8:21pm
December 16, 2018
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office was dispatched Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, to a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a horse-drawn buggy north of Avon, Minn. Submitted photo
2 dead after horse-drawn buggy struck from behind
December 16, 2018 - 6:03pm
Searchers spent the week of Nov. 5, 2018, searching for missing Lake Elmo hunter Lee Peltier who went missing last month in the Nemadji State Forest along the Gandy Dancer Trail while hunting with three friends. Courtesy of Katie Nelson
‘He’s still out there.’ Family of missing Lake Elmo hunter hopes for answers
December 16, 2018 - 2:07pm
A cell phone sits in the charging station at the Alexandria Public Library. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
New upgrade for library
December 16, 2018 - 12:55pm
December 15, 2018
Dry December threatens bare Christmas in Duluth, central Minnesota
December 15, 2018 - 2:36pm
December 14, 2018
State Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, collects food and clothing items in the parking lot of Eldens Fresh Foods Saturday, Dec. 8. Scott Olson (middle) and Alexandria City Council member Todd Jensen volunteered to help. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
Franson's food, clothing drive a success
December 14, 2018 - 6:54pm
MnDOT urges caution near snowplows
December 14, 2018 - 11:55am
Bronze star grave markers are used to mark the graves of veterans. The symbols on the star are as follows: crossed rifles for land forces and an anchor for sailors. The letters signify fraternity, charity and loyalty. The marker was patterned after the Civil War Grand Army of the Republic Badge. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Bronze stars should be placed by next Memorial Day
December 14, 2018 - 10:13am
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