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Law Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 15-16
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
Jasmine Block hailed as strong, brave, courageous: Final kidnapper sentenced
Unified Club dips toe in water
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Jan. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 17
WATCH: Live shows streaming from Hockey Day Minnesota
Girls basketball: Knights keep cruising in win over Ashby
EXPLORE: A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
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....
Melvin & JuAnn
Melvin & JuAnn
Morken: Some takeaways from the 2018 deer season
Minnesotans 16 and older fish free this weekend if they take a kid
Seminar focused on outdoor first aid set for Jan. 23
Mike Frisch: Jig them up!
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
Phillip Carl Colbjornsen
James Lowell Swanson
Gary "Buzz" Grooters
1969: Thief swaps tattered coat for new
Commentary: Fire response was inspiring
In the Know: State at risk of losing innovators
An Echo Press Editorial: Be part of our Opinion page
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
Wake Up Alexandria at NorthStar Complex
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
On The Street
ALP Utilities makes changes to rates
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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
December 18, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Immigration is reshaping rural America
To the editor: A raid in north central Nebraska put a spotlight on immigration in rural America. It targeted alleged labor exploitation by an employment agency. It swept up more than 100 community members and employees of local businesses. The raid highlighted how deeply immigration...
December 18, 2018 - 7:18am
July 1, 2018
Letter to the Editor: We need strict immigration and the wall
To the editor: I don't know how the Democrats can blame Trump and Sessions for separating children from their parents when they took a poll and 75 percent and more say the parents are to blame when they come in not obeying the law. They know they are doing wrong but they don't care....
July 1, 2018 - 2:26pm
June 22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Taking babies from mothers
To the editor: It seems a bit ironic that those sources who are loudly calling for an end to the "agonizing screams" of children being taken from their mother's arms are the same ones who seem to have no problem in supporting the forceful dragging of a silent baby out of its mother's...
June 22, 2018 - 8:04pm
Letter to the Editor: Separating children from parents
To the editor: Do Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions and their policy supporters really expect to get into heaven by separating children from their mothers and fathers? Joel Levie Evansville, MN
June 22, 2018 - 12:03pm
June 2, 2018
AgweekTV: One-of-a-kind dairy
Success in today's dairy industry revolves around efficiency and technology. Mikkel Pates visited a robotic rotary parlor that's only the second...
June 2, 2018 - 8:30am
January 17, 2018
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Julio Estrada Escobar, an illegal immigrant who made a home with his family in Evansville, is appealing a judge's ruling that he be sent back...
January 17, 2018 - 4:13pm
December 13, 2017
Judge orders Evansville man to be deported
As the judge read his verdict, the sounds of sobbing grew louder and louder in the small federal courtroom. With tears streaming down her face,...
December 13, 2017 - 8:46pm
December 8, 2017
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
BRAINERD, Minn.—Somalis in Minnesota often find themselves misunderstood, but one young refugee hopes to help change that.
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 5, 2017
'It tears this community apart': Concerns raised over Minn. councilman's anti-immigrant Facebook activity
WILLMAR — Both detractors and supporters of Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson spoke Monday night during the Willmar City Council...
December 5, 2017 - 9:02am
November 10, 2017
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
Wearing tan pants and a dark colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted that he's made...
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
October 27, 2017
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
As Julio Estrada Escobar sits in custody awaiting a ruling of his immigration status, there are more than 6,000 other immigration cases pending in Minnesota in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the court system for illegal immigrants. Jason Nielson, a partner at Igbanugo...
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 25, 2017
Immigration issues and answers
Do you know the difference between a green card, which is officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, and a visa? How does marriage affect...
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United States, will remain in custody...
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am
October 20, 2017
From Guatemala to Evansville: Man facing possible deportation started a family in Minnesota
Julio Estrada Escobar was born and raised in Guatemala. But in 2001, at the age of 18, he fled to the United States — illegally —...
October 20, 2017 - 9:08am