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Franson's food, clothing drive a success
MnDOT urges caution near snowplows
Bronze stars should be placed by next Memorial Day
'48 Hours' to feature 1995 disappearance of former Alexandria TV anchor
Who stole the baby Jesus?
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria wins marathon shootout over Breezy Point
Girls basketball: Knights erase 16-point deficit to beat Breckenridge
Boys basketball: Knights run past CGB
Boys basketball: First half sinks B-E against Mora
Boys basketball: Osakis keeps rolling with win over Upsala
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....
Faith Weisel Curtis
Morken: Buck tag left to fill? Why this could be the week
Presumptive positive for CWD in wild deer found in Houston County for first time
Mike Frisch: In the blink of an eye
DNR announces two December deer hunts as part of CWD management efforts
Gerald Bernard Schlosser
Willie E. Norton
Lowell O. Berg
It's Our Turn: Don't be afraid to be silly
Commentary: An update on B/E school plans
An Echo Press Editorial: In defense of tax increases...
2008: ABC films Lake Osakis ice regatta
In the Know: Stories show impact of giving
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
Christmas on the Ranch: With a Purpose
Farm bill sails through House with momentum for Trump's signature
More store closings greet holiday shoppers: Sears, Payless to close its doors
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
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December 5, 2018
Ingebrigtsen to chair environment committee
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will chair the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Committee again in 2019 and 2020. Minnesota...
December 5, 2018 - 5:29pm
September 18, 2018
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
To the editor: As we enter the height of the political season, claims made against Rep. Mary Franson keep getting more ridiculous — and appear to be deliberately deceitful. For example, a recent letter in this paper claimed Mary voted against regulations on lead shot when she...
September 18, 2018 - 6:59am
May 29, 2018
Remembering those who died defending
Throughout Douglas County, service members past and present joined with civilians on Memorial Day to remember those who have died while serving...
May 29, 2018 - 12:09pm
April 7, 2018
LETTER: Suggestion in letter is an insult
To the editor: In regard to the letter recently submitted by Don Dreher (March 30). Recently, there have been a lot of accusations that Republicans are "bought and paid for" by the NRA. As a proud Republican, I would like to point out that I have never taken a dollar from the NRA....
April 7, 2018 - 11:24am
March 30, 2018
Senate muskie bill gutted after Monday hearing
The bill authored by Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria that received a lot of attention from those for and against muskie stocking in Minnesota...
March 30, 2018 - 11:40am
March 27, 2018
Local reaction as muskies return to the legislative forefront
Muskies and how the Department of Natural Resources stocks them in Minnesota waters was brought to the forefront again after a bill co-authored...
March 27, 2018 - 6:51pm
March 16, 2018
Sheriff-turned-senator opposes gun bills
The school shooting that left 17 people dead in Parkland, Florida last month shouldn't have happened, according to Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of...
March 16, 2018 - 6:58am
January 24, 2018
A $4M pitch to expand ice arena
Alexandria leaders presented their case to key state legislators Thursday for getting a $4.4 million bond to help pay for an $8.8 million expansion...
January 24, 2018 - 12:03pm
Legislators honored at council meeting
At Monday's Alexandria City Council meeting, Mayor Sara Carlson recognized Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, and Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck,...
July 24, 2017 - 11:40pm
June 16, 2017
LETTER: Legislation will protect environment, foster growth
To the editor: Thanks to Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen for his support of the environment and natural resources finance bill. The legislation, signed into law by Governor Dayton, contained many important provisions that will allow companies seeking to locate or expand in Minnesota to...
June 16, 2017 - 10:08am
May 12, 2017
Letter: A response to mental health story
To the editor:
May 12, 2017 - 2:36pm
April 28, 2017
New law gives hospitals more investment options
A bill to help state- and county-owned hospitals, including Douglas County Hospital, was signed into law Thursday. Gov. Mark Dayton Mark Dayton...
April 28, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 14, 2017
Bill helps county hospitals by loosening investment restrictions
The Minnesota Senate has passed bipartisan legislation to help state- and county-owned hospitals throughout Minnesota, including Douglas County...
April 14, 2017 - 6:17am
April 5, 2017
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
Bills to fund the DNR and regulate other environmental policies were passed in the House and Senate last week in Minnesota, but the final bill...
April 5, 2017 - 12:00am
March 31, 2017
St. Mary's parishioners meet with area legislators
Five St. Mary's parishioners went to the state Capitol on Feb. 23 to participate in Day on the Hill conducted by the Joint Religious Legislative...
March 31, 2017 - 12:00pm