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DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Westbound I-94 lanes between Evansville, Garfield to open today
Alexandria schools' preliminary tax levy rises 0.8%
Volleyball: Cards fend off Rocori in five after an early 2-0 advantage
Boys soccer: Cardinals content after hanging with Apollo
Blizzard hockey: Crouse likes the mix of youth, veterans as Alexandria takes season opener
Volleyball: Knights fall in five to Rothsay
Opener comes in hot
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
David F. Rau
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
Letter to the Editor: Thefts aren't victimless crimes
Letter to the Editor: Something is wrong at AAHS
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
4-H holds county competition
hires and promotions
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March 17, 2018
Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
An 18-year-old man from Barrett died early Saturday, March 17, in a vehicle fire near Barrett in Grant County. A Minnesota State Patrol report said the victim's name would be released later Saturday. The report said a 1991 Olds Cutlass was northbound Highway 55 and went off the road...
March 17, 2018 - 8:53am
March 14, 2018
Fire contained at Parkers Prairie business
Thanks to an observant firefighter, a fire at Hart Travel bus company in Parkers Prairie was quickly contained. The firefighter was working...
March 14, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 26, 2018
Two die in Minn. mobile home fire
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Kari Fellows smelled smoke Sunday night after stepping outside to let her dog out. At first, Fellows feared it...
February 26, 2018 - 7:51pm
Updated: Fire near Evansville destroys farmhouse
A fire Monday morning burned a home north of Evansville to the ground. The resident of the home at 18450 Stockhousen Road was not home when...
February 26, 2018 - 2:15pm
February 23, 2018
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
OTTERTAIL, Minn. – A fire destroyed the Periwinkle Marketplace here, and there was water damage to the attached Ottertail Liquors store Wednesday...
February 23, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 21, 2018
'I'm not ready to go': Woman survived fire, lost a friend and wants to help other disaster victims
Penny Parks awoke to the sound of screams. It was 5:20 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15. Parks, 47, had gone to bed only an hour earlier. All had been...
February 21, 2018 - 6:11am
February 1, 2018
Calves, barns lost in fire near Kensington
Three barns and 22 calves were lost in a fire Wednesday night on a farm north of Kensington. The fire apparently started when a skid loader was...
February 1, 2018 - 6:34am
January 22, 2018
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
Outgoing, courageous, spontaneous — these were the words Shandiin Rose Goodbird's twin sister, Nadean Goodbird, used to describe her....
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
January 16, 2018
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
Up until a couple of weeks ago, Douglas County hadn’t had a fatal fire in 15 years. Now, in the space of 11 days, two fires have claimed three...
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. There were no injuries...
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 12, 2018
Funeral for 'Jimmy' Chandler is Wednesday
The funeral for James "Jimmy" Chandler Jr., who died in a mobile home park fire on Jan. 5, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Viking City Mobile Home Park at 1 p.m. Chandler and his girlfriend, Rose Couillard, who both lived in the mobile home park, died in the fire, which...
January 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
December 27, 2017
Fourth victim dies after Hibbing fire; authorities recount retired firefighter's attempt to save wife, grandsons
HIBBING, Minn. – Tuesday’s deadly house fire in Hibbing grew even more tragic on Wednesday, Dec. 27, with authorities reporting that a fourth...
December 27, 2017 - 9:15pm
December 26, 2017
Two adults and a child are dead and another child critically injured in MN house fire
HIBBING, Minn. — Two adults are dead and two children suffered life-threatening injuries in an early morning house fire in Hibbing on Tuesday,...
December 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 18, 2017
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Fire destroyed a garage near Nelson early Saturday morning. At 5:17 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a garage on...
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm