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Farm tax not part of special session

August 22, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Both parties blame each other Continue Reading

Guns at Capitol scare some visitors

August 22, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Committee debates security issues Continue Reading

Leaders change direction; try to avoid special session

August 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota legislative leaders and Governor Mark Dayton talked for days about the need to hold a special session to help communities recover from late-June floods and storms, but Friday night decided to look at ways to provide money short of calling all 201 legislators back to St. Paul. Continue Reading

Farmers have many reasons not to cry about farm bill

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Some farmers have given up hope of Congress passing bill Continue Reading

Explore options when considering travel insurance

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Your legal rights: Shut the door on door-to-door home improvement cams

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Continue Reading

What should drivers do when they see school bus lights flash

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Lawmakers seek special session to stop warehouse tax

August 6, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Some Minnesota businesses are pushing the pause button on constructing new facilities, awaiting word about whether state legislators will allow a new tax to be collected. Continue Reading

2014 election: DFL vs. GOP state budgets

July 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Pay attention to the Minnesota state budget: There will be a test. Continue Reading

Itching to swim? Beware of parasite in local lakes

July 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Swimmer’s itch, like sunburns, can be one of the bummer side effects of a glorious summer day spent in the lake. Continue Reading