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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
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
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
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
August 27, 2016
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
HENNING, Minn.—A 5-year-old girl is fighting for her life after a terrible accident on the family farm. Savhannah Springer, of Henning,...
August 27, 2016 - 8:33am
August 26, 2016
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
"All the gear, all the time." This is a motto that Jim and Jaque Rasmussen live by when riding their motorcycles. And it was Jim's gear that...
August 26, 2016 - 8:32am
August 23, 2016
Update: Body found in vehicle is missing Osakis man, says family
The family of Alan Michael Thomas, an Osakis man who went missing earlier this month, has confirmed that a body found Monday in a vehicle along...
August 23, 2016 - 7:15am
August 3, 2016
Mother, daughter, best friend—and donor
Sitting at her kitchen table on a drizzly but humid July evening, Sherrie Martinson of Alexandria pores over a blanket featuring photos of her...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
July 18, 2016
UPDATE: Driver dies after two-vehicle crash near Nelson
One of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash near Nelson, Amber Lynn Martinson, 28, of Alexandria, has died. The St. Cloud Hospital confirmed the...
July 18, 2016 - 12:20pm
July 9, 2016
Boats collide on Lake L'Homme Dieu
Two boats collided on Lake L'Homme Dieu Friday night but all the occupants escaped injury. At 8:24 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls about a watercraft accident on the lake along County Road 120 NE. The initial reports were that two boats collided...
July 9, 2016 - 6:19am
June 28, 2016
UPDATE: Second crash near Miltona results in injuries (w/video)
A second crash on County Road 5 near Miltona -- about six miles west of a crash that occurred five hours earlier today -- sent four people to...
June 28, 2016 - 4:35pm
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
A 27-year-old Parkers Prairie woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash near Miltona Tuesday morning. The crash happened at about 10:45 a.m. at the intersection of County Roads 3 and 5 between a full-size SUV and a semi truck and trailer. Rachel Brenna Bjork was traveling east in the...
June 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
April 30, 2016
Saturday morning rollover sends two to hospital
Two young women sustained injuries in a one-vehicle rollover on I-94 near Alexandria early Saturday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Alexis Smith, 17, of Apple Valley, went off the right side of the roadway, went over a cable barrier...
April 30, 2016 - 7:48am
April 25, 2016
UPDATE: Driver faces four felonies in crash that injured toddler
A 41-year-old Sauk Centre woman faces five alcohol-related charges, four of them felonies, in connection with a crash that seriously injured...
April 25, 2016 - 3:30pm
March 17, 2016
Light pole crashes down in front of sheriff's office
A minor accident sent a light pole crashing down in front of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) in Alexandria this afternoon, Thursday....
March 17, 2016 - 3:13pm
February 24, 2016
State Patrol releases video of train hitting truck
By Forum News Service The Minnesota State Patrol on Tuesday released dashcam video footage showing a train striking a tractor-trailer west of Eveleth last month. The incident happened Jan. 20 at the railroad crossing where St. Louis County highways 7 and 101 meet, about 3 miles west...
February 24, 2016 - 10:24am
February 7, 2016
Crash in Otter Tail County causes serious injury
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash in Otter Tail County Sunday morning. Zackary Willprecht, 20, of Breckenridge suffered serious injuries while Dillon Spanswick, 24, of Ottertail suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The crash...
February 7, 2016 - 5:03pm
January 25, 2016
Freightliner overturns on I-94
A 2015 Freightliner tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 94 just west of Osakis at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. The driver was Stefan Jovanovski, 22, of Spokane, Washington. Jovanovski was moving from the right lane to the left lane of the Interstate when he lost control...
January 25, 2016 - 11:39am
January 23, 2016
Rollover reported in Otter Tail County
A driver sustained serious injury after a rollover occurred on I-94 in Otter Tail County Saturday morning. Katie Luhning, 24, of Battle Lake was driving a 2003 Ford SuperDuty truck westbound on I-94 just after 7:30 a.m. when she lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled....
January 23, 2016 - 12:00pm