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Letter to the Editor: Time to end daylight stupid time
Hospital errors in state are up
Honoring tradition: Alexandria choir brings storied name as guest conductor
Law Enforcement Blotter: March 20
Alexandria School District expects shortfall for next year
A helping hand from Finland
Behind-the-scenes coverage from the NCHC's Frozen Faceoff
Battle of the Blades offers local skaters time to shine
Curling: Champs crowned at Vikingland Curling Club's bonspiel
Hockey: Knights surpass 40 wins on the season
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
Outdoor briefs: Local Viking Sportsmen, QDMA, NWTF banquets coming up
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Jerry A. Emmert
Peter Robert Hjelm
Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
In the Know: This fake news is frightening
2009: Temps shoot up 69 degrees, cause flooding
Letter to the Editor: Support Minnesota Health Plan, not reinsurance
An Echo Press Editorial: Allow cameras in federal courts
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
UCC to sell Pilgrim Point
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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February 20, 2019
Minnesota GOP lawmaker proposes highest fees in nation for hybrid, electric cars
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Republican state lawmaker has proposed a surcharge on hybrid and electric cars that would be the highest such fees in...
February 20, 2019 - 7:15pm
February 7, 2019
Effort to restore voting rights to felons faces early obstacle at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Dozens of Minnesotans aiming to restore the right to vote for Minnesota felons who complete their prison time rallied at the Capitol...
February 7, 2019 - 5:21pm
Walz asks lawmakers for $15.7 million to fix MNLARS, sets up council on IT
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday, Feb. 7, announced that he'd ask the Legislature for $15.7 million to help fix the state's struggling vehicle...
February 7, 2019 - 1:42pm
February 1, 2019
Minnesota lawmakers close week 4 with setback for recreational marijuana
ST. PAUL — A bid to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota faced a hurdle this week as a key Senate leader said it likely wouldn't have...
February 1, 2019 - 5:14pm
January 23, 2019
Hoping to add 'teeth' to texting and driving law, Minnesota lawmakers pass tougher penalties
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators on Wednesday, Jan. 23, passed a pair of measures aimed at getting drivers to put their phones down. Members of...
January 23, 2019 - 12:43pm
January 22, 2019
Thousands march to oppose abortion in St. Paul, say they'll back ultrasound bill
ST. PAUL - Thousands marched to the Minnesota Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to remember the 46th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark...
January 22, 2019 - 5:44pm
Hands-free driving bill takes first step forward in the Capitol
ST. PAUL -- A proposal to ban drivers from holding cell phones behind the wheel took its first step forward on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The bill, House...
January 22, 2019 - 3:49pm
January 18, 2019
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
ST. PAUL -- Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz had a frank discussion about passing gun control measures and days later the DFL governor urged...
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
January 17, 2019
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
ST. PAUL -- Six Greater Minnesota regional development groups are set to receive more than $1 million in state grants aimed at growing access...
January 17, 2019 - 11:19am
January 15, 2019
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
ST. PAUL — The ongoing federal government shutdown is costing Minnesota and how much longer the state can bear the expense is coming into question,...
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
January 14, 2019
Put the phone down: Minnesota lawmakers renew push for hands-free bill
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers want drivers to put the phones down. And under the legislation they brought forward this week, drivers could face...
January 14, 2019 - 6:21pm
January 10, 2019
Minnesota Legislature’s first bills: Requiring hands-free cell phone use and gender equity amendment
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers spent the first two days of the new legislative session detailing their top priorities, but there’s a lot...
January 10, 2019 - 6:11pm
January 9, 2019
Gun control, MinnesotaCare buy-in among Democrats' first legislative pushes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House Democrats on Wednesday, Jan. 9, shared their first 10 bills, a mix of health care, education, infrastructure and...
January 9, 2019 - 4:15pm
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
December 31, 2018
Minnesota Democrats hope to use momentum to address gun safety
ST. PAUL -- Emboldened by solid gains on election night, Minnesota Democrats plan to push hard for stricter gun laws at the Capitol this year.Expanding...
December 31, 2018 - 7:29pm