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November 18, 2017
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November 17, 2017
Gov. Mark Dayton, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, President of the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council Kim Halvorson (center left), and Douglas County 4-H member Katie Kent (center right) kick off Minnesota’s Thanksgiving festivities at the Minnesota State Capitol. They are joined by a 45-pound Minnesota-grown turkey named "Truman" from Alexandria. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the first-ever National Thanksgiving Turkey Ceremony, hosted by President Harry Truman in 1947. (Contributed)
Alexandria turkey visits governor
November 17, 2017 - 7:59pm
Craig Bjerke, giving his two-year-old grandson, Joshua Bjerke, a kiss, was honored at the Unity Foundation luncheon when he was awarded the Ernie Unruh Christian Award. Family and friends, including his son, Aaron from New York (right) and his daughter, Jenna Langer from St. Paul (left) surprised Bjerke at the luncheon, which took place on Friday, Nov. 17, at Broadway Ballroom. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Bjerke 'made a difference,' earns Christian award
November 17, 2017 - 7:57pm
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota recently honored the Alexandria Police Department with its Criminal Justice Award. (Contributed)
Police honored for work on mental illness cases
November 17, 2017 - 6:17pm
Most soybean fields, like this one north of Kensington were harvested in October but corn harvest was behind schedule for many Minnesota farmers this fall. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
November 17, 2017 - 1:33pm
Joel and Susan Novak converse in their Alexandria home. Joel, an Iraq veteran, is in dire need of a kidney transplant as his kidneys are functioning at less than 17 percent. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
A tricky transplant: Iraq veteran found a kidney donor but needs temporary housing
November 17, 2017 - 1:07pm
Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
November 17, 2017 - 11:54am
Farm accident victim sees positive signs
November 17, 2017 - 11:44am
Blue Smoke BBQ put messages on the building after a fire on Aug. 2, 2013. (Echo Press file photo)
Restaurant owner sentenced in arson case
November 17, 2017 - 10:09am
Gavin Johnson
Facebook feud stabber sentenced
November 17, 2017 - 9:08am
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'Something needs to happen': Minnesotans weigh in on accusations against Franken
November 17, 2017 - 6:34am
November 16, 2017
Searchers spread out on Thursday, Nov. 16, near the area where the Red Lake Fisheries boat capsized on Lower Red Lake. Gary Martin, a conservation officer with Red Lake, said they plan to keep moving east. Jillian Gandsey | Forum News Service
10 days later, Red Lake searchers say they'll work until two missing fishermen are found
November 16, 2017 - 7:28pm