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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
National Day of Prayer observed
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
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On The Street
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