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Law Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 19-21
Douglas County Board approves contracts with Miltona, Evansville
Priest says 'fear has overtaken' him since attack
Bill would allow undocumented immigrants to get Minn. driver's licenses
Facebook video shows dog being shot in central Minnesota
Sports schedule for Friday, Feb. 22
Boys basketball: Knights create some distance from B-E in 6A matchup
Boys basketball: Johnson sets another Ashby scoring mark in win
Boys basketball: Win 22 comes easy for Osakis
Girls basketball: Cards grab their 20th win after season sweep of Apollo
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....
Dylan Kriese- Rachel Jones
Wildlife weather the winter
Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
Mike Frisch: A look ahead
Big tullibee pulled through the ice on the Alexandria Chain
Fishing For the Cure sets sights high
Ellsworth L. Molden
James A. "Jim" Floding
Ellsworth L. Molden
Van Sidney Eastlund
Letter to the Editor: An ode to a winter bird
In the Know: A seamless transfer of degrees
1994: Alexandria restricts smoking on city property
Letter to the Editor: Leading from the heart can be unwise
An Echo Press Editorial: Sunny news about jobs
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
Cancer, company create crowd at ice fishing event
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
Heartland researchers published nationally
Family makes tough decision to sell cows
hires and promotions
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January 13, 2019
Legislators go back to work, get committee assignments
Legislators representing the Douglas County area took their oath of office at the Capitol and began their committee assignments for the new...
January 13, 2019 - 7:53am
January 8, 2019
Town hall topics get touchy
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, has a long to-do list in a new political landscape when the Minnesota Legislature convenes this...
January 8, 2019 - 9:17am
January 2, 2019
Ingebrigtsen to host town hall meetings Jan. 3
State Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, will host several town hall meetings in the area to listen to concerns and ideas from constituents. Everyone is invited to attend. The schedule for the town hall meetings is as follows: • Fergus Falls Town Hall: Thursday, Jan. 3, 9 to...
January 2, 2019 - 6:40am
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