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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Grant application approved for visitor center
Mall is ready for a comeback
Basketball: New-look Alex girls gain some confidence with summer state title
Alexandria martial arts group competes at national tournament
Baseball: Post 87 loses two heartbreakers against Perham
Baseball: Alex Junior Red Legion team sweeps Aitkin for 16th win
Baseball: Post 87 splits with Thief River Falls for its ninth win in July
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
Jerry and Mary Kaye Wright
Open house dedicated to deer conversation set for Aug. 22 in Glenwood
Morken: Laying out a setup on a buck bed
Popular Minnesota state parks working to keep the crowds in the future
Morken: The path toward curing target panic
Bentlee's big bass
Paul D. LeBrasseur
Shirley (Schwartz) Fimon
Janice L. Payne
Philip Eugene Yeutter
Letter to the Editor: Workers not hired because of visa paperwork
An Echo Press Editorial: Now we know what fantastic is
2009: Brock Lesnar rules UFC
Letter to the Editor: Land of the free, home of the brave?
In the Know: What this new campaign will NOT tell you
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
SuperAmerica to close doors
Hospitals blast Minnesota insurer
Endless Treasure opens: New second-hand store supports MS Society
Sanford helps high school athletes 'beef up'
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July 10, 2019
‘People are desperate’: Walz holds roundtable to discuss Minnesota's limited rural child care
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Discussions took on something of a bleak tone when the plight of families — particularly young, rural and working parents...
July 10, 2019 - 8:54pm
May 28, 2019
Here's a look at who came away with wins and losses in the 2019 legislative session
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans won't see a tax hike on gasoline but will see tougher restrictions behind the wheel for those using a cellphone. A tax...
May 28, 2019 - 3:41pm
May 19, 2019
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor on Sunday, May 19, announced a compromise budget deal with hours remaining in the...
May 19, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 14, 2019
Minnesota budget talks pick up as clock ticks down to strike a deal
ST. PAUL — Legislative leaders and the governor reentered closed-door budget negotiations Tuesday, May 14, a day after they deadlocked and...
May 14, 2019 - 5:13pm
May 8, 2019
Will they take the bait? Spending talks in limbo but deal could come at fishing opener
ST. PAUL — Budget negotiation talks remained in limbo Wednesday, May 8, days after Minnesota legislative leaders and the governor deadlocked...
May 8, 2019 - 4:36pm
May 1, 2019
Here are the biggest sticking points lawmakers will face as they try to write a budget
ST. PAUL -- Some of the toughest fights of the year are set to start this week at the Capitol. Legislative leaders and the governor will come...
May 1, 2019 - 4:15pm
April 26, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Marathon floor sessions make way for the session's biggest debates
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers spent days debating large funding proposals this week, with the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives...
April 26, 2019 - 2:35pm
April 5, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Gas tax hike reaches roadblock, gun control bills cause standoff
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz called on lawmakers to write their story together, a story of compromise in divided government. House Democrats said...
April 5, 2019 - 10:31am
'Take plenty of Excedrin': A call to work together and more conflict at MN Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Let's write our own story. That was Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's ask of lawmakers this week as he delivered his first State of the State...
April 5, 2019 - 10:23am
March 29, 2019
MN Capitol notebook: Gun control bills reemerge, spending targets leave $2 billion gap
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans and Democrats offered their opening spending targets, exposing a $2 billion gap. Gov. Tim Walz said he was...
March 29, 2019 - 4:07pm
March 11, 2019
Minnesota Senate advances plan to help cover health insurers' costs
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate on Monday, March 11, advanced a proposal to keep subsidizing health insurance companies for three years, setting...
March 11, 2019 - 5:27pm
February 22, 2019
MN Capitol notebook: The budget fights begin, 'early win' faces turmoil in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz this week pitched his first state spending plan to the public, and it met with instant Republican opposition. The blueprint...
February 22, 2019 - 4:01pm
February 21, 2019
Walz stumps for gas tax, fellow DFLer ridicules Line 3 appeal at Duluth chamber breakfast
ST. PAUL -- Hundreds of business owners and Duluth area local officials filled a hotel ballroom Thursday, Feb. 21, to learn more about the goings-on...
February 21, 2019 - 1:27pm
February 20, 2019
Greater Minnesota funds could come out unscathed in budget fights
ST. PAUL -- Plans to make historic investments in Greater Minnesota could sail through fights at the Capitol over contentious pieces of Gov....
February 20, 2019 - 4:42pm
January 7, 2019
Here are 4 things to watch as Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul on Tuesday
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are set to travel to the Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 8, for the kickoff to the 2019 legislative session. They'll welcome...
January 7, 2019 - 6:23pm