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Law Enforcement Blotter: Dec. 11
Shooting: One suspect released, another still in jail
MnDOT seeks input on Hwy 29 overpass
Teen severely burned in gas pump fire in Twin Cities suburb
North-central Minnesota man charged with murdering his mother
Boys soccer: Wosepka earns MVP honors
Boys basketball: Cardinals drop road contest at Apollo
Boys basketball: So far, so good for Osakis
Boys basketball: Lakers move to 3-0 with OT win
Wrestling: Pins pave the way for Alexandria in win at Fergus Tri
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
And the most-requested library books are....
Faith Weisel Curtis
Shelbee Jean Kaufman
Morken: Buck tag left to fill? Why this could be the week
Presumptive positive for CWD in wild deer found in Houston County for first time
Mike Frisch: In the blink of an eye
DNR announces two December deer hunts as part of CWD management efforts
Harriet Elice Sharp
Gerald Bernard Schlosser
In the Know: Stories show impact of giving
Letter to the Editor: District dropped ball on school threat
An Echo Press Editorial: Smart salting can protect our lakes
Letter to the Editor: We're at a crossroads of truth vs. lies
Letter to the Editor: Time to reignite a sense of nationalism
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
More store closings greet holiday shoppers: Sears, Payless to close its doors
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
Creating a culture of mutual support: Adapting is part of survival
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November 16, 2017
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 16, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 15, 2017
Minn. lawmakers hear more horror stories about vehicle licensing bureau
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers got an earful Wednesday about the beleaguered new computer system intended to make life easier for anyone needing to deal with license plates and vehicle titles. In fact, it's made everything worse, according to license center workers, a credit...
November 15, 2017 - 9:16pm
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans soon may know if their Legislature can stay in business. The state Supreme Court plans to release an opinion at 10...
November 15, 2017 - 5:38pm
November 10, 2017
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
Wearing tan pants and a dark colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted that he's made...
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
November 9, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL—The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol Thursday, following...
November 9, 2017 - 10:15pm
November 8, 2017
Funding dispute could force MN Senate to lay off workers Dec. 1
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate leaders say they are preparing to lay off their employees. If the courts do not decide a funding dispute between...
November 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 4, 2017
Ag, mobile home taxes due Nov. 15
Douglas County Auditor/Treasure Char Rosenow reminds owners of land classified as agriculture and manufactured homes that second half real estate tax payments are due on or before Wednesday, Nov. 15. Payments may be made in person until 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. If mailing your tax payment,...
November 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
November 3, 2017
Expanded treatment coming to Minnesotans facing opioid 'personal devil'
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.—Abby Haley "fell in love." Jen Jensen encountered "my own personal devil." The women were talking about their addiction...
November 3, 2017 - 5:14pm
November 2, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
October 27, 2017
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
ST. PAUL — More than 400 Minnesotans died due to opioids last year, up from 344 a year earlier. The epidemic, a word often used to describe...
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
As Julio Estrada Escobar sits in custody awaiting a ruling of his immigration status, there are more than 6,000 other immigration cases pending in Minnesota in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the court system for illegal immigrants. Jason Nielson, a partner at Igbanugo...
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 26, 2017
Day care providers say new Minnesota fingerprinting law goes too far
ST. PAUL — Julie Seydel, a licensed child care provider in Andover, Minn., for the past 15 years, strongly objects to a new state law that...
October 26, 2017 - 8:31pm
October 25, 2017
Immigration issues and answers
Do you know the difference between a green card, which is officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, and a visa? How does marriage affect...
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Minnesotans asked to drop off unneeded drugs during Saturday event
ST. PAUL—About 100 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will accept unneeded prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 28. "There were more opioid-related...
October 25, 2017 - 1:54pm
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United States, will remain in custody...
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am