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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 21
Northern Minn. man arrested for DUI trying to take son to hospital after he fell in fire
Moments of silence
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
Solar Eclipse: 1:05
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Aug. 22
B-E Golf Tournament fundraiser postponed
Sports schedule for Monday, Aug. 21
Tennis: Osakis starts 2-0 at Pequot Lakes
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
Refresher courses offered for older drivers
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Johnson - Engebretson
Northern on Brophy
Beau knows bass
Lecy strings some nice ones
Lake Ida Tourney sets record weight for Reel Team Bass
DNR: Starry stonewort confirmed in Lake Minnewaska
Richard (Dick) Emery Zunker
Jerry Lee Busch
Georgia Rose Gerth
Betty A. Johnson
Delores M. Johnson
Letter: Minneapolis' move to restrict menthol is inspiring
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
hires and promotions
on the street
August 17, 2017
UPDATED: Fire destroys Millerville Auto Center
A fire destroyed a Millerville business late Wednesday, Aug. 16. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received an alarm at the Millerville Auto...
August 17, 2017 - 8:33am
August 16, 2017
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 16, against two lending firms, accusing them of bilking money from...
August 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating people seen with 15-year-old Jasmine Block the day before she...
August 16, 2017 - 7:38pm
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
The sounds of fire trucks, law enforcement vehicles and revving engines of the Freedom First Riders motorcycle group could be heard traveling...
August 16, 2017 - 7:26pm
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
A steady stream of people are having their plates loaded with corn on the cob, pork chops, coleslaw and buns at the Alexandria Fire Hall today,...
August 16, 2017 - 2:48pm
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
DETROIT LAKES, Minn - Becker County is under a cyber attack that has taken down its website, disabled its printers and is now slowly corrupting...
August 16, 2017 - 2:32pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, August 15 Public assist, comp is not getting along with mother and wanted to know what he could...
August 16, 2017 - 11:11am
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations wants a Willmar man charged with a hate crime after...
August 16, 2017 - 9:42am
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
Jim Bjerknes, 83, of Alexandria, known as the "pickle man," and Marjorie Swor of Osakis, who still bowls at 86, will be honored at the Douglas...
August 16, 2017 - 7:25am
August 15, 2017
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
There are 15 lakes within Douglas County that will have temporary no wake zoning on them beginning, today, Aug. 15. The temporary 300-foot no...
August 15, 2017 - 5:18pm
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
Due to rainy weather Sunday, the vintage bike ride event of the Big Ole Bike Fest will take place this Sunday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Big Ole Central Park. Riders can rent a bike for $20, take it out on the Central Lakes Trail, then return the bike and receive a meal...
August 15, 2017 - 4:02pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, August 14 Public assist, comp is with lutheran social services and requesting assistance in securing...
August 15, 2017 - 9:08am
August 14, 2017
Mini-roundabout on Lake St. to return
An experimental temporary island or mini-roundabout at the intersections of Fifth Avenue and Lake Street to slow down traffic will return this...
August 14, 2017 - 9:55pm
Project provides low-income housing in Alexandria
Developers of a $1.5 million project to build a 12-unit apartment complex for low-income families at 1810 Sixth Ave. East are asking for tax...
August 14, 2017 - 9:53pm
Work to begin next month on railroad crossings
Work to reconstruct the railroad crossings at Sixth and Eighth Avenues will take place between Sept. 11-18, according to Alexandria City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven. Canadian Pacific Rail recently notified the city about the timing of the project, Schoonhoven told the city council at...
August 14, 2017 - 9:51pm