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JUUL's popularity alarms health officials
Alexandria board approves preliminary school budget
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 19
New rec site raises questions
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
Merritt named conference Pitcher of the Year
Viking Speedway: Satter wins Street Stock special
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
Taisa S. Karlstad
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
Fond memories of Herberger's
It's Our Turn: Like father, hopefully like son
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
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June 19, 2018
Two-vehicle crash causes minor injuries
A two-vehicle crash north of Alexandria caused minor injuries Tuesday afternoon, June 19. Mark Raymond Miller, 56, of Henning was driving a 2011 Ford pickup north on Highway 29 and was yielding to a vehicle making a left turn when he was rear-ended by a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox driven...
June 19, 2018 - 4:53pm
June 18, 2018
Update: Deputy was in right place at right time for lake rescue
Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Jarvi had just finished his shift on water patrol and put the truck and boat away when his night took a detour...
June 18, 2018 - 5:13pm
June 17, 2018
UPDATE: Deputy rescues driver after car plunges into Lake Latoka
A driver traveling through a closed section of Interstate 94 plunged into Lake Latoka Saturday night. At about 9:15 p.m., Beverly Toso, 76, of Hoffman was driving a 2010 Toyota Avalon east on I-94 in the westbound lanes that were closed for construction near milepost 100 west of Alexandria,...
June 17, 2018 - 9:56am
June 12, 2018
Family raises drug addiction problems after teen dies
HENNING, Minn.—A body found in Henning in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota last Friday has been identified as a 19-year-old man whose...
June 12, 2018 - 4:12pm
June 10, 2018
Carlos man injured in motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Carlos man was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday, June 8. Shortly after 6 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a motorcycle crash on County Road 9 near the intersection with Crooked Lake Road NE about three miles north of Nelson. According...
June 10, 2018 - 10:42am
June 5, 2018
Fire truck involved in crash in Alexandria
A two-vehicle crash involving an Alexandria fire truck sent two firefighters to the hospital Monday afternoon. At about 4:35 p.m., Joshua Hills, 38, of Alexandria was driving a 2017 GMC Sierra west on 50th Avenue when he entered the intersection with Highway 29 on a green light, according...
June 5, 2018 - 12:41am
May 31, 2018
Two sent to hospital after car crashes into tree
A brief chase through Alexandria streets ended with a car crashing into a tree Thursday afternoon and two people being sent to the hospital. According to a police department news release, the chase originated when an Alexandria police officer on patrol recognized the driver of another...
May 31, 2018 - 5:18pm
May 21, 2018
Central Minnesota motorcyclist identified as victim in SD crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A 67-year-old Brooten motorcyclist from central Minnesota has been identified as the person who died Friday in a motorcycle...
May 21, 2018 - 2:37pm
May 12, 2018
Villard woman airlifted after rollover
A 59-year-old Villard woman was airlifted after her vehicle rolled over Friday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was called out at 8:56 p.m., May 11, for a rollover on County Road 4 and Childs Lake Road near Forada. Debra Marie Berger was found in the vehicle with head...
May 12, 2018 - 9:41am
April 15, 2018
Driver injured in rollover near Evansville
A 32-year-old St. Paul man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Evansville Sunday morning.Andrew Charles Peterson was driving a Chrysler Pacifica east on Highway 79 just west of Interstate 94 at about 6 a.m.
April 15, 2018 - 4:01pm
April 6, 2018
UPDATED: Driver airlifted after medical-related crash dies
The 80-year-old Alexandria man believed to have suffered a medical emergency while driving west on County Road 87 early Thursday morning has died. According to the Alex Air Apparatus Facebook page, Vern Wieberdink, the company's founder and president, died Thursday after he was airlifted...
April 6, 2018 - 12:57pm
April 5, 2018
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
A car caught fire after it veered off the road and struck an electrical box Wednesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 29, 2018
SUV carrying former Alexandria family plunges off cliff
Mike Fealy remembers former Alexandria residents Sarah and Jennifer Hart — two of the women killed in a Northern California crash on Monday,...
March 29, 2018 - 3:45pm
March 27, 2018
Van backs into store window
A driver who was parallel parking on Broadway Street in downtown Alexandria Friday, March 23, wound up with a most unusual parking spot when...
March 27, 2018 - 1:41pm
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Sanibel Drive in south Alexandria Friday sent a 51-year-old passenger to the hospital....
March 27, 2018 - 1:21pm