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Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Aug. 30
Group to pay $2,000 fine for illegal fireworks
Changes improve child support services
ATV safety training offered to youth
Volleyball: Osakis falls in three to Paynesville
Soccer: Alex boys, girls shut out by Brainerd
Girls tennis: Osakis rolls to pair of sweeps at home tri
Cross country: WCA boys win Morris meet, Osakis' Savageau places eighth
Girls swimming: Improvements present despite Cards' opening loss to Melrose
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Take care of extra zucchini by making noodle dishes
The search is on for Mrs. Douglas County
Aging Mastery Program offered
Class reunions scheduled
Hospice serves more than cancer patients
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
IN THE KNOW: Opioids carry serious risk of harm
From the Archives - 1991: Location decided for new library
EDITORIAL: Here's information that landlords, tenants should know
LETTER: Promote healthy foods in schools
LETTER: We need some backbone
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Women invited to quarterly agriculture seminar
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 25, 2016
Man sentenced for assaulting officer
An Alexandria man was sentenced last week for assaulting a police officer. Last year, Quintin Isaiah Bianco, 25, punched an Alexandria police officer in the face during a welfare check at his home. In December, he pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree assault-of-an-officer charge, which...
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 24, 2016
Bank robbery reported in Sunburg
By Forum News Service A bank robbery at the Lake Region Bank in Sunburg in west-central Minnesota was reported late Thursday morning. According to an initial report from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, the robbery was first reported at 11:53 a.m. at the bank at 219 Front St.,...
March 24, 2016 - 3:34pm
March 23, 2016
Charges may be filed for pipe bomb found near Brandon
Charges may be filed in connection with explosive materials that were found in a rural area of Douglas County on Friday, March 11. When contacted by the Echo Press last Wednesday, Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen provided more information about the incident, including details...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
Copper theft penalty under debate
The penalty for stealing copper from an electric substation or similar facility would be five years in prison under a bill that stalled in a Senate committee March 17. While most Judiciary Committee members indicated general support, many said the legislation’s language was too...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 7, 2016
UPDATE: Woman charged with felony after stabbing
The Alexandria Police Department responded to a domestic disturbance on 34th Avenue East shortly after noon on Saturday. The victim of the assault called a relative to report that he had been stabbed by his wife. The relative contacted law enforcement and police were able to gain...
March 7, 2016 - 2:51pm
March 4, 2016
More pot plants found in Glenwood
Authorities found a marijuana growing operation in Glenwood on Feb. 26 that’s connected to a Feb. 24 pot bust in Garfield that led to the arrest...
March 4, 2016 - 12:00am
March 2, 2016
Pot farm busted in Garfield
A 29-year-old man faces four felony charges involving the attempted manufacturing or selling of marijuana after authorities uncovered a pot growing...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Man charged with felony for fleeing police
A 19-year-old Alexandria man was charged with a felony for allegedly fleeing police officers on Feb. 23. Damien Stephen Donahue was charged with...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
UPDATE: Suspect faces four felonies after pot farm is found in Garfield
A 29-year-old Minneapolis man faces four felony charges involving the attempted manufacturing and selling of marijuana after authorities uncovered...
February 26, 2016 - 3:44pm
February 25, 2016
Man arrested for assaulting, threatening woman with blowtorch in Perham
A 25-year-old Perham man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting and also threatening a woman with various weapons and a blowtorch on Saturday, according to his case file. David Wilson Powell reportedly got into an argument with a woman on Southwest...
February 25, 2016 - 8:21am
February 24, 2016
Miltona burglary under investigation
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a burglary was reported at a residence on County Road 14 near Miltona on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The burglary is currently under investigation. Items reported stolen include five guns, an iPod, a laptop and a game camera. The burglary...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 1, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 29 through Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* January 29 Domestic, comp’s son drunk, threatened to kill her and broke items in house, K-9 deployed, suspect arrested, transported to jail, then to ER, then back to jail, Grand Ave, Kensington. Child protection issue reported by Pope County Human...
February 1, 2016 - 11:29am
January 29, 2016
More fraud cases, more money taken in 2015
For the second year in a row, there were fewer cases of public assistance fraud in Douglas County, but more money was taken. Last year in Douglas...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 25, 2016
No charges to be filed for now in death of Detroit Lakes woman
By Forum News Service The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reports no charges will be filed for now in the death of a Detroit Lakes woman who was found dead in a tent in Menahga in the summer of 2014. Previous reports said family members found Kelly Marie Lund, 32, dead in...
January 25, 2016 - 9:53am
January 12, 2016
Driver ejected in fatal crash in Becker County
By Forum News Service A driver was ejected in a fatal rollover crash near Osage that was discovered by a passing motorist Tuesday morning, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened on County Road 123, about three miles south of Osage. It appeared the crash...
January 12, 2016 - 1:39pm