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Law Enforcement Blotter: April 23
Ingebrigtsen's bill focuses on environment
2 held as Wisconsin man's body found in cabin in east-central Minnesota
For the record
Echo Press Ice Out Contest winner announced (w/video)
Track and Field: Minnewaska top two again at Benson
Track and field: Ashby-Brandon-Evansville showing improvement
Adapted Bowling: Alexandria competes with Cambridge-Isanti
Girls golf: Young Cards second at AGC, Lakers try to start a new streak
On The Clock: Who the Vikings could be picking when the NFL Draft begins Thursday
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
Fred & Rose Julig
Mike Frisch: A look back before looking ahead
Kensington’s Troy Helget piles up more honors for his carvings
McFeely: Lincoln angler breaks N.D. state walleye record, but doesn't think it'll last long
Minnesota DNR commissioner talks budget priorities
Release: CWD positive Crow Wing County deer farm depopulated
Nancy Kay Norling
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Vernon "Vern" Strehlow
Ardis B. Oswald
Letter to the Editor: Mistake made at 50th Avenue and Highway 29
Letter to the Editor: Those opposing Laughing Buddha aren't monsters
In the Know: Diligence goes into hiring officers
An Echo Press Editorial: Easy ways to save money
Letter to the Editor: Feeling betrayed by U.S. senators
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
On The Street
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Farm group hosting rural voices discussion
hires and promotions
on the street
April 1, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Democrats fuel hate with lies
To the editor: When hate is so strong, it overcomes reason and intellect. Our country is in a dangerous time. Nothing will get done to make us better, protect us more, or to increase our standard of living. The singular focus is on destroying one man and forever altering America's...
April 1, 2019 - 10:28am
March 31, 2019
Commentary: Another view of county collections
By Larry Christianson, Miltona, MN After reading the (March 22) article about a county employee recovering over $1 million (from estates to reimburse the county for social services, Medical Assistance, etc.), I believe the public should hear another perspective as to why there was...
March 31, 2019 - 8:27am
March 28, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Keep saltwater fisheries strong
To the editor: In early March, I was invited by saltwater anglers and charter captains to participate in a recreational fishing outreach event in Washington, DC. It was a three-day event, which had anglers and charter captains from around the U.S. urging legislators to keep strong...
March 28, 2019 - 7:30am
March 24, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Remember the commandment, Thou Shalt Not Kill
To the editor: "Thou Shalt Not Kill." God is speaking to all of us through this commandment. Yet abortion laws have allowed the abortion of more than 61 million children since Roe v. Wade. That's nearly 50 times the number of American soldiers killed in all wars. The abortion industry...
March 24, 2019 - 12:26pm
March 21, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
To the editor: As renewable energy continues to bring prosperity to states with supportive policies, rural communities are in the spotlight. Solar and wind energy projects create new jobs and tax revenue in communities that host them, helping them become more independent and resilient....
March 21, 2019 - 10:10am
March 20, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Support Minnesota Health Plan, not reinsurance
To the editor: The state of healthcare in Minnesota is stark: 350,000 people are uninsured and 400,000 are underinsured, meaning they aren't going to the doctor at times because of the cost of copays and deductibles. The United States spends the most on healthcare per person than...
March 20, 2019 - 12:09pm
March 18, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Stop abuse and violence - now
To the editor: Stop All Abuse and Violence Everywhere — "SAAVE" now! The fact is abuse and violence are wholly wrong in every way. The truth is the heartlessness and badly twisted reasons need to change immediately for this should not be allowed to happen under any circumstances...
March 18, 2019 - 7:59am
March 17, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Parents: Teach your children well
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March 17, 2019 - 8:02am
March 16, 2019
Commentary: Phone apps are not discriminatory
By Jr Christensen, store director, Elden's Fresh Foods, Alexandria, MN In response to the thumbs up/down (March 8 Echo Press) whether phone applications are discriminatory: The answer is no. Phone applications that save consumers money are not discriminatory. They are modern technological...
March 16, 2019 - 7:58am
March 13, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Green New Deal begs for specificity
To the editor: The Green New Deal Resolution recently adopted in Congress is an important recognition of warnings from virtually all climate scientists that the threat of runaway climate change requires speedy federal action. The GND understandably lacks specificity so supportable...
March 13, 2019 - 10:42am
Police academy provides insights into teamwork
To the editor: Tuesday nights in January and February, my wife, Ann, and I attended the Police Academy for Citizens class for the second time....
March 13, 2019 - 8:36am
March 12, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Senators are complicit 'Baby Killers'
To the editor: Nothing but shame on you Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith. No, that's not strong enough. In reality you are complicit "Baby Killers." That's right. Normally that would be hyperbolic but not now.
March 12, 2019 - 8:35am
March 11, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Support bill that helps grocery stores
To the editor: In these particularly challenging times for local agricultural, it's important that we do everything possible to seek out new national and international markets but also to create and bolster our local businesses. Increasing diversity in products raised on farms locally...
March 11, 2019 - 7:34am
March 10, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Mark your calendar for Township Day on March 12
To the editor: Residents of Minnesota's 1,781 townships have the unique opportunity to participate in Township Day on Tuesday, March 12. The annual meeting on Township Day is what really sets townships apart from other forms of local government. At this meeting, residents have a direct...
March 10, 2019 - 8:00am
March 9, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Dropping out of Facebook
To the editor: I've completely dropped off Facebook for over two weeks now and I don't think I'll go back. I've had trouble with anxiety for many years and recently I've been making good progress quieting down that hobgoblin. I enjoyed Facebook for the photo, automobile and music...
March 9, 2019 - 4:28pm