Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

government and politics

October 18, 2018
Mary Franson
Franson, Kulp to debate on Oct. 25
11 hours 51 sec ago
October 14, 2018
5 Things: City of Alexandria approves Woodland School underpass
October 14, 2018 - 7:53am
October 9, 2018
Republican Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner, and Democrat Tim Walz, a U.S. Representative from southern Minnesota, speak during the “Greater Minnesota Debate” gubernatorial candidate forum at the MinnWest Technology Campus Tuesday evening. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum
October 9, 2018 - 10:47pm
Area U.S. senators applaud decision for year-round E15 fuel
October 9, 2018 - 6:08pm
This is a body camera made by Axon, the same company that developed Tasers. (Contributed)
Alexandria police to get body cams in December
October 9, 2018 - 5:06pm
ND, Minn. attorneys general join fight to curb robocalls
October 9, 2018 - 3:35pm
Minnesota teacher who suggested someone should ‘kill Kavanaugh’ resigns
October 9, 2018 - 3:26pm
October 8, 2018
Minnesota scientists predict slower tree growth
October 8, 2018 - 7:25pm
What you need to know about a Real ID
October 8, 2018 - 5:25am
October 5, 2018
Douglas County commissioner candidates (left to right) Owen Miller, Heather Larson, Mike Woods, Charlie Meyer, Tim Kalina and Judy Backhaus, answer questions at a forum Thursday evening. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
County board candidates offer their ideas
October 5, 2018 - 3:03pm
A Civil War soldier statue, erected in 1916 on the lawn of the Douglas County Courthouse, is moving to Legion Park, which is the site of the new Veterans Memorial Park. (Echo Press file photo)
Soldier statue finds new home: It will move from courthouse to new Veterans Memorial Park
October 5, 2018 - 12:08pm
Underpass for Woodland in the works
October 5, 2018 - 6:06am
October 4, 2018
President Donald Trump makes his entrance at a Make America Great Again rally inside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn., Oct. 4, 2018. Trump has a fundraiser and a campaign rally scheduled here as the Senate advances toward a vote on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Tom Brenner / The New York Times / Copyright 2018
Trump gives public boost to Minnesota GOP hopefuls
October 4, 2018 - 11:20pm
October 3, 2018
Ken Howell of Alexandria (left) moderates a House District 12B candidate forum between Republican Paul Anderson (middle) and DFLer Ben Schirmers. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
District 12B candidates square off
October 3, 2018 - 5:36pm
House District 8B candidates Mary Franson (left) and Gail Kulp participate in a forum on Tuesday, Oct. 2. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)
District 8B candidates state their case
October 3, 2018 - 5:10pm
randomness