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Council considers ban on e-cigarettes
Douglas County offers free water checks
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Be prepared: Marching bands are coming
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
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
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Gary Kermit Backlund
Lee Edward Hutchins
Orville Arnold Botner
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
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??
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
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 27, 2017
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. -- A 50-year-old Deer Creek man was killed when his westbound pickup went out of control on a bridge deck Wednesday morning in Otter Tail County. The vehicle rolled onto the Highway 10 on-ramp from County Road 67 in New York Mills, the Minnesota State Patrol...
April 27, 2017 - 12:18pm
January 25, 2017
Underwood man accused of assaulting child
UNDERWOOD, Minn. -- A 13-month child is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive by his mother after an alleged assault to the child, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Adam Sundby of Underwood, 30, has been arrested for first-degree assault and malicious...
January 25, 2017 - 6:07pm
December 27, 2016
Fire spreads from fish house near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 11:19am
December 26, 2016
Car hits pedestrians near Frazee; one killed, one injured
FRAZEE, Minn.—One person died and another was critically injured when a vehicle struck two pedestrians early Sunday, Dec. 25, about five miles north of Frazee, according to a report released by Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Alexis...
December 26, 2016 - 9:44am
December 22, 2016
Swift County man may have died due to cold weather
BENSON, Minn. -- The Swift County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota is investigating the death of a 57-year-old rural Benson man who was found last Sunday, Dec. 18, near the Lake Hassel access north of Benson in western Minnesota.. It’s believed he may have died due to the cold weather....
December 22, 2016 - 6:02pm
October 11, 2016
Fergus Falls teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle crash in Texas
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A bicycle ride was held Monday night in memory of a Baylor University sophomore from Fergus Falls, who died after being...
October 11, 2016 - 9:28am
August 22, 2016
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins 5-year-old
BRAINERD, Minn. --An Amber Alert on Saturday for a missing 5-year-old Watkins girl turned into a homicide investigation within hours, after tips...
August 22, 2016 - 6:01pm
July 14, 2016
County Road 17 road work begins: Detours in place
Reconstruction of County Road 17 (known as Gene’s Barn Road) near Nelson has begun. According to Douglas County Public Works, the asphalt surface between County Road 79 and South Lake Jessie Road will be ground up this week and then the earthwork will start next week. The portion...
July 14, 2016 - 10:36am
July 4, 2016
Slight risk for storms on the Fourth
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of the WDAY/WDAZ/Forum area inside a Slight Risk area for severe thunderstorms...
July 4, 2016 - 3:05pm
June 30, 2016
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
By Tom Olsen, Forum News Service HIBBING, Minn. -- A sexual assault allegation led to the beheading of a 20-year-old Hibbing man last week in rural Itasca County, according to murder charges filed Wednesday. Authorities said David Alexander Haiman also was beaten with a baseball bat...
June 30, 2016 - 8:04am
June 18, 2016
More Storms Late Tonight, NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch throughout ND
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 272 in effect until 6 am CDT Sunday for the following areas In North Dakota...
June 18, 2016 - 7:02pm
June 1, 2016
YOU ASKED: How does Sentence-to-Serve work?
A community member asked how Sentence-to-Serve (STS) works and what the guidelines are for offenders to be eligible for the program. STS is...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
April 25, 2016
Artist Terry Redlin dies
By Rob Beer, Forum News Service WATERTOWN, S.D. -- A famed South Dakota artist died Sunday and while Terry Redlin wasn't able to put a brush...
April 25, 2016 - 3:54pm
March 8, 2016
Man fires gun near bar to scare away the 'corpses'
By Forum News Service WATSON, Minn. -- A west-central Minnesota man who fired a gun near an area bar and told authorities he was "just protecting his country" and to “get away from the corpses that were after him” made his first appearance Monday in Chippewa County District Court....
March 8, 2016 - 12:44pm
February 25, 2016
Driver seriously injured in Otter Tail County crash
A two-vehicle broadside crash near Deer Creek in Otter Tail County resulted in serious injuries this morning. Gerald Barthel, 77, of Perham was driving a Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 106 and Joshua Weekley, 20, of Bertha was driving east on Otter Tail County Road 52. Weekley,...
February 25, 2016 - 2:37pm