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Man found dead in Big Kandiyohi Lake
Remembering those with us in spirit w/ videos
It's time to chase their dreams
BHS yearbook adviser on paid leave
Remembering the uncle he never met
Softball: Hardy cruises as Cards get second straight playoff shutout
Viking Speedway: Shaw wins nice payday, Miltona's Hellerman takes her first feature
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Courthouse concert features bluegrass
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
Memorial Day events
Photo of the week
Learn about easy-to-grow veggies
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Timothy D. Claussen
Kathleen Rose Kaar
It's Our Turn: Sharing a strong bond – recovery
Letter: March for Truth in Glenwood
Letter: Suicide should never be glorified
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 15, 2012
Study finds state program for sex offenders effective
Sex offenders can stir up a lot of fear and anger in a community.
September 15, 2012 - 2:37pm
August 30, 2012
Alexandria police investigate armed robbery at video store
An armed robbery was reported at Premiere Video at 307 North Nokomis Street in Alexandria just before midnight Wednesday. Alexandria police officers responded to a 911 call and were told an employee who was closing up for the night was robbed at gunpoint. There were no physical...
August 30, 2012 - 10:18am
July 26, 2012
Road rage suspect who threatened off-duty deputies is sentenced
Scott Tarczon, 38, of Villard, was sentenced to three years in prison recently following a road rage incident that occurred on Highway 27 outside of Alexandria last October. Two off-duty Douglas County deputies were traveling home from a meeting in the Twin Cities in one of their...
July 26, 2012 - 7:21am
June 8, 2012
From the Bench: Professionalism in the legal profession
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series, "From the Bench," written by area judges. It will focus on the court system and criminal justice issues. By Judge Mary B. Mahler You need a lawyer. The natural reaction is to hire the most ruthless attorney you can find.
June 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 7, 2012
Reward offered to catch tree robbers
Trees are being stolen from Pioneer Park and Moe's Heights Cemetery south of Brandon. Forty to 50 trees, all evergreens, were planted on the cemetery site a couple of years ago and between eight and 10 of them were stolen just last week. Three other trees that were planted on the...
June 7, 2012 - 8:41am
May 18, 2012
Brooks to be sentenced June 12
A little more than one year after a rural Osakis woman was killed in her home, the man who pleaded guilty to the murder will be sentenced. Jeffrey Allen Brooks, 53, of Alexandria is scheduled for sentencing on Tuesday, June 12 at 1:30 p.m. in Todd County District Court. On May 20,...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2012
Man arrested after gun incident near Spruce Center
Douglas County sheriff's deputies arrested a 53-year-old man Friday night after he allegedly threatened others with a handgun. At about 9 p.m., deputies responded to 14359 Spruce Hill Park Road, south of Spruce Center, after receiving a call that a man was threatening three men with...
April 30, 2012 - 9:10am
April 20, 2012
UPDATE: Alexandria woman killed, Osakis man found dead Friday afternoon
UPDATE - Friday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m. An Alexandria woman was found dead in her home Thursday and this afternoon, authorities reported that...
April 20, 2012 - 7:39am
April 19, 2012
UPDATE THURSDAY: Reward now offered in burglary at Karrow Jewelers
A $1,000 reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the Karrow Jewelers' burglary...
April 19, 2012 - 2:00am
April 13, 2012
Partners in crime fighting
Every month, the Alexandria Fire Department invites police officers to a simple meal during their training. They're sharing more than food.
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Ghost truck driver located
A Redwood Falls man has been identified as the driver of a semi that knocked out power to the south end of Alexandria on April 6. Todd Serbus,...
April 12, 2012 - 12:42pm
April 11, 2012
Loaded .22 found in Tuesday night burglary on County Road 22
The scent of cigarette smoke and a damaged wood door alarmed a woman Tuesday night when she arrived at her home on the 1200 Block of County Road...
April 11, 2012 - 10:58am
April 7, 2012
Graffiti taggers caught on camera
The Alexandria Police Department released a photo of two people creating graffiti around 11 p.m. on April 4 near the BlackridgeBANK branch on...
April 7, 2012 - 1:18pm
Ghost truck smashes into transformer
The Alexandria Police Department is looking for the driver/owner of the semi truck and trailer that crashed into a large electrical transformer...
April 7, 2012 - 12:49pm
March 28, 2012
Police Academy Part 2: Drugs and crime scenes
Editor's Note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Alexandria Citizens Police Academy as seen through the eyes of one of its participants...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am