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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 17
Minneapolis day care provider who hanged toddler receives 10 years of probation
Alexandria School Board rejects bids for Miltona project
B-E School hires ICS Consulting
Alexandria youth teams top three at Pacesetter Tournament
Junior legion tournament: Alex Black loses first bid for state tournament berth
Junior legion playoffs: Alex Blacks one win away from a state berth
Junior district tournament: Reds blanked and bounced against EGF
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Carolyn E. Koudela
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
Letter to the Editor: Victim advocates are unsung heroes
An Echo Press Editorial: A guide to newspaper terms
Letter to the Editor: White Evangelicals bring sadness
Letter to the Editor: In abortion issue, remember commandment
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
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
hires and promotions
on the street
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
March 23, 2018
Alexandria police release images that could yield clues in fatal hit-and-run
The Alexandria Police Department has released images of a vehicle that may provide more clues to a fatal hit-and-run that happened in Alexandria...
March 23, 2018 - 6:14pm
March 22, 2018
Minn. teen crashes into driver's license station while taking license test
BUFFALO, Minn. — A 17-year-old Minnesota woman crashed through the front of the building here that administers driver's license tests —...
March 22, 2018 - 2:04pm
March 21, 2018
UPDATE: Father of two killed in hit-and-run in Alexandria
A 26-year-old Alexandria man died in a hit-and-run after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in Alexandria Monday night. Travis Pennig was...
March 21, 2018 - 8:38am
March 19, 2018
Turkey flies through truck window, injures man in Wadena County
A Nevis man was injured when a turkey flew out of a ditch and smashed through the windshield of a pickup in Wadena County Sunday afternoon, March 18, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Thomas Walls, 38, was treated for injuries that weren't life-threatening at Tri-County Health...
March 19, 2018 - 5:51pm
March 12, 2018
Eight injured when school van, semi crash in western Minn.
HOLLOWAY, Minn. – The Swift County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a crash with multiple injuries on Monday, March 12, about 4...
March 12, 2018 - 11:56pm
March 10, 2018
Alcohol-involved crash claims life of Central Minn. woman
BACKUS, Minn. —A 23-year-old woman is dead after a crash Friday night, March 9, on Highway 371 north of Backus in central Minn. The Minnesota...
March 10, 2018 - 8:29am
March 7, 2018
Man found dead at Eelpout Festival died of carbon monoxide poisoning
WALKER, Minn. -- A Bemidji man found dead at the International Eelpout Festival on Feb. 25 died of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. The...
March 7, 2018 - 6:13pm