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September 11, 2017
Keeping calm amidst the storm: Speaker recounts 9/11 survival story
Dogs play a vital role in Michael Hingson's life. The animal serves as his eyes, as Hingson has been blind since birth. Hingson shared this...
September 11, 2017 - 6:44pm
Honoring lives lost on Sept. 11
American flags waved as the Douglas County Sheriff's Honor Guard marched nearby on Monday, Sept. 11, to acknowledge the 16th anniversary of...
September 11, 2017 - 6:11pm
One by one... flags planted locally to honor 9/11 victims
About 40 volunteers - from military veterans to local law enforcement students - worked side-by-side Thursday evening to plant 2,979 U.S. flags...
September 11, 2015 - 7:08am
Sirens, bells to sound today at noon
To mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedies of September 11, 2001, Americans are encouraged to participate in a Moment of Remembrance. At noon on Sunday, September 11, sirens will sound and bells will toll signaling a moment when everyone will be asked to stop what they're doing...
September 11, 2011 - 8:17am
September 9, 2011
An Alexandria son living in NYC when the towers fell reflects on 9/11
Dust spewed from immense clouds as unfathomable tragedy befell America. As a country that had not experienced war on its soil in more than...
September 9, 2011 - 12:01am
The horror and humanity of 9/11: Alexandria area residents share their thoughts and experiences
Editor's note: The Echo Press invited readers to share their thoughts and experiences of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Here are two...
September 9, 2011 - 12:01am
Terrorist attacks forced new emergency approach
ST. PAUL -- Even the dark smoke clouds billowing out of the Twin Towers, a Pennsylvania field and the Pentagon 10 years ago contained a silver lining. The East Coast terrorist attacks that killed 2,975 people convinced, and in a way forced, emergency workers to work closer with each...
September 9, 2011 - 12:00am
September 8, 2011
Areavoices 9/11 Blog
Where were you on 9/11? What do you remember most? How did you feel? Share your memories of a day that changed the United States. Email Tracy...
September 8, 2011 - 11:44am
September 4, 2011
Casinos offer free meal to emergency workers in honor of 9/11
HINCKLEY, MN - In honor of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Grand Casino Mille Lacs and Grand Casino Hinckley will offer a free meal at the Grand Buffet for emergency services workers. EMS workers, firefighters, and law enforcement will need to show a badge, identification card,...
September 4, 2011 - 10:22am
August 31, 2011
Echo Press readers urged to share thoughts about 9/11
It was nearly 10 years ago when the towers fell in New York City. What were you doing on the morning of the terrorist attacks? What were your thoughts - then and now? Did you have any friends or family members affected by what happened on September 11, 2001? The Echo Press wants...
August 31, 2011 - 11:14am
August 29, 2011
Religious leaders plan 9/11 ceremony
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will gather at the state Capitol September 11 to remember terrorist attacks 10 years ago and to prove people from diverse backgrounds can work together. Immediately after the attacks, most in the country felt "we are all together, we are all Americans," said...
August 29, 2011 - 11:09am
May 5, 2011
How to talk with your child about terrorism
The recent death of terrorist and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden is on everyone's mind, and while Americans and others around the world laud this as the true "Mission Accomplished," others are left asking themselves: Is violence and preemptive death a justifiable means of reveng...
May 5, 2011 - 10:07am
May 4, 2011
Bin Laden's death triggers deep emotions
News that Osama bin Laden was shot and killed by American troops Sunday stirred a deep range of emotions for the family of Max Beilke. Bin Laden was the mastermind of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington,...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
May 2, 2011
Minnesota leaders praise bin Laden action
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota leaders, from right to left, praised the killing of Osama bin Laden, recalling the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks he organized. The small group of Navy Seals who conducted the operation in Pakistan drew much praise, and President Barack Obama received thanks from both...
May 2, 2011 - 10:04am
September 11, 2010
Governor orders flags to be flown at half-staff today
Governor Tim Pawlenty has ordered all U.S.
September 11, 2010 - 6:24am