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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, June 27
A big, busy weekend
Concerned citizens organize to stop B-E school vote
Journalism groups intervene in Wetterling lawsuit
Lakes Area Snowmen heading toward finish line after weekend tie
Three Panthers named to Class A all-tourney team as Johnson wins POY
Junior Legion Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black drops two to Fergus Falls
Vikings Speedway: Winners crowned on cool night
Baseball: Alex Junior Legion Black team takes Perham title
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Morken: Worth the casts in Canada
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Making space for student creativity
Republicans need to find new economic theory
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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
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
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
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
December 27, 2015
Christmas at Spruce Hill
A crowd gathered at the small, historic Spruce Hill Church Sunday for a Christmas service that has become an annual tradition for many. The Christmas...
December 27, 2015 - 4:32pm
December 21, 2015
Alexandria woman imprisoned for smuggling meth to boyfriend in prison who died from overdose
By Forum News Service An Alexandria woman who smuggled in methamphetamine capsules into the state prison at Faribault that later killed her...
December 21, 2015 - 1:53pm
December 18, 2015
Alexandria man arrested in federal money laundering sting
A 46-year-old Alexandria man was arrested with two other men in a multi-million dollar money laundering sting conducted by federal authorities...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am