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Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, October 16
Long repair list for B-E schools
NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 17
Volleyball: Chargers fight but fall in three to 16-win Warriors
Volleyball: Panthers fall to Knights in five sets
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Margaret 'Peggy' Karnis
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
hires and promotions
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January 25, 2017
Update: Arrest made after standoff
Local law enforcement, including the Douglas County SWAT Team, were called to a home on Runestone Drive in east Alexandria around 8 p.m. Tuesday...
January 25, 2017 - 4:17pm
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Nov. 25
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, Nov. 23 Property damage accident, pickup pulling a U-Haul, Intersate 94, mile marker 103. Vehicle...
November 25, 2016 - 3:07pm
November 8, 2016
Man drove other people's cars while drunk, charges say
DONNELLY, Minn. -- Law enforcement officials learned a Stevens County man was driving under the influence when he drove two different cars he mistakenly thought he owned, a complaint filed in Stevens County District Court alleges. John Robert Bristle, 72, of Donnelly, drove another...
November 8, 2016 - 6:48pm
Updated: Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
By Forum News Service WADENA, MINN -- Authorities have identified a female victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting after a man led authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties on Monday, Nov. 7. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office was called to the 300...
November 8, 2016 - 7:37am
October 10, 2016
1 arrested after stabbings at Mall of America
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Police arrested a 33-year-old Richfield man Sunday evening for allegedly stabbing two people at the Mall of America.A fight broke out about 5:30 p.m. Sunday on the third level of the mall’s east side. Two men were stabbed. The fight was among a group of people...
October 10, 2016 - 1:22pm
September 27, 2016
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
The Alexandria Police Department made an arrest in connection with the reported robbery at All Stop Gas Station. James Larsen, 39, of Alexandria...
September 27, 2016 - 5:49pm
September 9, 2016
Glenwood man turns himself in to authorities after multi-agency search
By Gretchen Brown, West Central Tribune A man who ran from a sheriff's deputy Thursday and spurred multiple ground and air searches has turned himself in to authorities, the Pope County Sheriff's Office says. Jacob Donovan Nelson, 29, of rural Glenwood, turned himself in to the Douglas...
September 9, 2016 - 10:49am
September 8, 2016
Multi-agencies search for Glenwood suspect
Law enforcement officials are looking for a 29-year-old male who fled authorities early this morning, Thursday. The suspect, according to authorities, is Jacob Donovan Nelson of rural Glenwood. According to the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, shortly after 7:30 a.m., a concerned citizen...
September 8, 2016 - 3:29pm
September 3, 2016
UPDATE: Wetterling suspect leads authorities to remains, KSTP reports
By Mary Divine, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. JOSEPH, Minn. -- After nearly 30 years of searching, wondering, waiting and hoping, Patty and Jerry...
September 3, 2016 - 9:10am
September 2, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, September 1
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, Sept. 1 Suspicious vehicle, anonymous complaint of a truck in a driveway and someone sleeping in the driver’s seat, Alex. Suspicious activity, drug paraphernalia found inside public restroom, Brandon. Burglary, two jars of change were...
September 2, 2016 - 1:40pm
July 20, 2016
Charges dropped in felony assault case
Charges have been dismissed against a 26-year-old Alexandria woman in an assault case. Quashieka Nicole Cook was charged in Douglas County District Court March 7 with felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor domestic assault in connection with an incident that occurred on March...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
June 30, 2016
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
By Dave Olson, Forum News Service Police in Fargo and Moorhead arrested 18 men over the course of two days this week and all 18 were being held in jail Thursday, June 30, on pending charges relating to soliciting minors for sexual activity, according to jail records. At a Thursday...
June 30, 2016 - 11:33am
June 28, 2016
UPDATE: Alexandria man charged after near fatal heroin overdose
A 28-year-old Alexandria man is suspected to have supplied heroin that resulted in an overdose that nearly killed a woman in Fergus Falls. Mathias...
June 28, 2016 - 8:30am
June 21, 2016
Alexandria man sentenced in money laundering scheme
A 46-year-old Alexandria man was sentenced June 15 for his involvement in a money laundering scheme of more than $2 million. Kenneth Landgaard, who pleaded guilty to the felony charge this past January, was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to 27 months in custody,...
June 21, 2016 - 11:56am
June 10, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash causes injuries near Garfield (w/video)
Three people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles crashed and rolled near Garfield Friday night. The crash happened at the intersection...
June 10, 2016 - 10:18pm