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Keeping 6-year-old son Yakob, 6, close, Khadijo Muhumed holds a photograph Wednesday of deceased son, Idris Hussein, as mourners gather near the mosque in northwest Willmar. The 10-year-old Hussein and 11-year-old Ahmed Hashi drowned Tuesday in Willmar's Foot Lake. Prayers for both boys were held at the mosque, and they were buried afterward at Fairview Cemetery.
Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
5 hours 55 min ago
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
5 hours 59 min ago
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
7 hours 56 min ago
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
9 hours 29 min ago
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was a big hit at Elden's Fresh Foods today, drawing a big crowd and plenty of photo opportunities. (Mari Wospeka | Echo Press)
'Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener ...'
June 29, 2016 - 5:31pm
Alexandria police officers work the scene of a motorcycle crash on Third Avenue and Hawthorne Street. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
UPDATE: Motorcycle rider injured in Alexandria crash
June 29, 2016 - 2:25pm
Members of the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Marching Saints pose with Lowell Gess of Alexandria after playing a spontaneous show for him.  (Contributed photo)
Vikingland Band Festival takes over Broadway
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
A total of 1,480 pounds of ribs were grilled for the annual RibFest event.  (Photos by Eric Morken, Echo Press)
RibFest turnout may have been best ever
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
Post No. 188's Jordan Beuckens slides in safely to second base before the tag of Glenwood-Lowry's Chris Claussen during the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday night in Barrett. Glenwood remained unbeaten during the Legion regular season with three runs in the fourth on the way to a 5-2 win. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Legion baseball: New-look Post 188 squad outlasted by undefeated Glenwood-Lowry
June 28, 2016 - 10:19pm
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
June 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
June 28, 2016 - 8:58am
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, June 27
June 28, 2016 - 8:53am
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
June 27, 2016 - 9:50pm
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
June 27, 2016 - 10:56am
Lori Pickell-Stangel from the McLeod County Historical Society in Hutchinson talks to children about the history and legends of the Dakota Native Americans during History Live! at the Runestone Museum Friday. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
June 25, 2016 - 12:52pm

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