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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
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
October 9, 2015
Morrow pleads guilty to felony possession
An Alexandria man charged with five felony counts for possession of stolen firearms pleaded guilty on Thursday, October 1. Kenneth Freeland...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 8, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for October 6, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* October 6 Sexual assault reported from April 2014, Miltona. Caller reporting they paid a person from Craigslist more than $10,000 for concrete work and no work was completed, Alex. Caller stating a group of men hired to take down a...
October 8, 2015 - 12:00am
October 7, 2015
Charge dismissed in animal cruelty case
Judge determines lack of probable cause
October 7, 2015 - 12:00am
October 6, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for October 5, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* October 5 Theft of farm equipment, last seen in field Friday night, Alex. Attempted phone scam, Osakis. Report of employer refusing to pay person for 70+ hours of work, advised a civil issue, Alex. Restraining order violation, Osakis. Suspicious...
October 6, 2015 - 11:26am
October 1, 2015
BCA investigating officer involved shooting in Mora
By Forum News Service MORA, Minn. -- One man is dead after an officer involved shooting Wednesday night in Mora, about an hour north of Minneapolis. Shortly before 9 p.m., a Kanabec County sheriff's deputy responded to a report from a man who said he was going to kill someone...
October 1, 2015 - 2:26pm
September 28, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 25-27, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 25 Assault reported, female pushed down caller, admitted to pushing, report sent to county attorney, Carlos. Church door found open, cleared area, nothing missing or out of place, Carlos. Caller requesting help retrieving...
September 28, 2015 - 3:17pm
September 24, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 23, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 23 Crash, Glenwood. Vehicle fire, Alex. Scam, caller received message from suspect claiming to be IRS, similar calls in Osakis, Carlos. Caller checking on location for owner, door kicked in, Ashby. Crash, Alex. Juvenile...
September 24, 2015 - 11:09am
September 23, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 22, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 22 Report of child abuse/neglect, possible drug use in home, Carlos. Report of paintball mark on front porch, Alex. Jail incident, Alex. Welfare check, school reporting student out a week, unable to get a hold of...
September 23, 2015 - 4:11pm
Kensington city office burglarized
The Kensington city office and community center were burglarized last week. According to Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), the forced-entry burglary happened sometime during the overnight hours on September 15 to September 16. Multiple offices in the building were entered...
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 22, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 21, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 21 Suspicious vehicle on side of road with hazards on, left voicemail for owner, Carlos. Caller with question on dealing with unwanted guest, advised to call next time so party can be cited for trespass, Glenwood. Theft of...
September 22, 2015 - 11:02am
September 18, 2015
Alexandria man faces assault charges
An Alexandria man is facing five felony charges for an incident that happened in Nelson on Tuesday, September 15. James Elroy Sletten, 45,...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
Chase suspect faces two felony charges
A 54-year-old Farwell man faces three criminal charges stemming from an incident that involved a domestic dispute, a chase and gunfire Saturday...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
September 14, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 11-13, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 11 One arrested for fifth degree possession, possession of hypodermic needle, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no proof of insurance, Evansville. Jail incident, Alex. School bus stuck in approach, Nelson. Cars broken...
September 14, 2015 - 4:50pm
September 11, 2015
Law enforcement blotter for September 10, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 10 Thearts by mail, Alex. Child abuse/neglect, social services received report of open door and uncared for children, Alex. Party in lobby with questions about wife who left family, possibly drug use while away, concerned...
September 11, 2015 - 11:10am
September 10, 2015
Anderson reaches plea agreement
Sentenced to 90 days in jail, three-year probation
September 10, 2015 - 1:35pm