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Franson joins March for Life event at Capitol
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, January 22
Discovery's Aker earns regional honor
Human trafficking: See something? Then say something
Boys basketball: Cardinals trending forward after pushing 15-0 Willmar
Gymnastics: Cardinals racking up points as championship meets near
Nordic Ski: Girls win Bemidji Invite
Girls basketball: Defense, rebounding key Panthers' win over Osakis
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Evelyn J. LeSuer
Maureen Marie Bruzik
Shirley Mae Wagner
Eugene Kenneth "Doc" Karnis
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
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August 23, 2017
Echo Press editorial: How to defuse hate-filled protests
When groups supporting racial genocide, fascism and violence against those who look or believe differently than they do gather together, organizing a counter-protest may seem like the right thing to do. But it can amount to throwing gasoline on a smoldering fire as evidenced by the...
August 23, 2017 - 9:52am
August 18, 2017
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
August 18, 2017 - 6:30pm
August 4, 2017
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Body cam openness
August 4, 2017 - 4:28pm
July 28, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: New buffer law help for farmers
Promising signs are surfacing about an effort to keep lakes and water supplies clean. The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has announced...
July 28, 2017 - 11:12am
July 26, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Keep school debate on the high road
Kids, education and money. When those three topics mix, it can spark bad feelings all around. Everyone wants what is best for the kids. They're the future. They're the priority. Everyone wants kids to get the very best education they can. It's the backbone to how they'll live their...
July 26, 2017 - 4:26pm
July 21, 2017
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Honoring military service
July 21, 2017 - 12:13pm
July 19, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
If your home or property was damaged in last week's storm, you'll want to read this. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is alerting consumers about a Minnesota law enacted in 2010 that prohibits contractors from advertising or promising to pay or rebate all or...
July 19, 2017 - 8:13am
July 13, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans can explore parks for free
Here's good news for veterans — especially those who enjoy the outdoors. Active military personnel in any branch or unit of the U.S. Armed...
July 13, 2017 - 9:38am
July 7, 2017
Views By The Echo Press: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Sweet treats for the troops Thumbs Up: The local Runestone Detachment 1409 of the Marine Corps League recently donated cookies to the Eagle's...
July 7, 2017 - 4:45pm
July 5, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Veterans memorial is long overdue
Kensington, population 301, just dedicated a Veterans Memorial Park. Osakis, home to 1,743 residents, Long Prairie with a population of 3,497,...
July 5, 2017 - 6:27pm
June 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Here's how to stop algal blooms
There's a danger lurking in many of our lakes. Residents need to know it's there — and how to stop it. It's blue-green algae, which poses...
June 30, 2017 - 12:14pm
June 22, 2017
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today's local newspapers...
June 22, 2017 - 8:21am
June 16, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Council needs fresh start
It's not easy running a city. There are tough decisions to make. You can't please everyone all the time. There are different personality types to deal with. A staff to oversee. You have to have a good understanding of budgets, zoning, long-range planning, transportation, tax incentives,...
June 16, 2017 - 10:09am
June 14, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: How to avoid trouble at your door
Knock, knock — trouble could be at your door. With the summer season kicking in, area residents will be getting visits from door-to-door solicitors offering asphalt services, magazine subscriptions, security alarm systems and other products and services. The Better Business...
June 14, 2017 - 5:42pm
June 9, 2017
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
A well-deserved thank you
June 9, 2017 - 12:00pm