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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
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
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
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
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??
On the Street
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
UPDATE MONDAY: 19-year-old injured in rollover near Brandon Saturday
A 19-year-old man from Barrett was injured in a rollover near Brandon early Saturday morning. Grant Alexander Reese, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was driving west on County Road 8 (the Barrett Road) shortly before 5 a.m. when he left the roadway and struck an approach near...
October 26, 2013 - 1:11pm
October 21, 2013
Driver injured in rollover near Alexandria Sunday
A 19-year old man from Waverly was injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Alexandria Sunday night. Alexander Bersie was driving a 2001 Ford on Highway 29 near Brush Wolf Road at 9:39 p.m. when it veered off the right side of the road and rolled, according to the Minnesota State...
October 21, 2013 - 9:33am
August 29, 2013
Two motorcycle crashes in two days
August 29, 2013 - 9:58am
August 19, 2013
Four-vehicle crash injures two in Alexandria
A crash involving four vehicles sent two drivers to the hospital earlier this morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 29 and 34th Avenue in Alexandria at about 7:45 a.m. A semi-truck and trailer driven by Michael Rosen, 45, of Benson was stopped at the stop lights...
August 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
July 11, 2013
2013 motorcyclist fatalities pass 25-death milestone
More motorcyclists have died this year on Minnesota roads compared to last year at this time, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Motorcycle Safety Center (MMSC). Twenty-six riders have lost their lives in 2013; there were 18 motorcycle deaths at this time...
July 11, 2013 - 6:13am
July 10, 2013
Dump truck overturns near Forada
A Ferguson Brothers dump truck reportedly blew out a front tire, which caused it to leave the road and overturn southeast of Forada last Wednesday....
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
More details emerge about unusual crash
More information has been released about an unusual crash that happened on Park Street in Alexandria at about 8 a.m. Monday. Steven Sachs,...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
July 1, 2013
Jeep crashes into parked vehicles in Alexandria, flips upside down
A Jeep traveling on Park Street near 8th Avenue in Alexandria Monday morning left the road, went over a curb, crashed into two unoccupied parked...
July 1, 2013 - 11:50am
June 5, 2013
Store damaged in crash
Around 2:30 a.m. on May 29, law enforcement received several calls about a white truck that had been driven into the Perry's Furniture building on Nokomis Street in Alexandria and then fled from the scene. According to Alexandria Police Department, a 23-year-old man was driving the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Annandale man injured at Douglas County Hospital
An Annandale man fell approximately 20 feet from a bucket lift in the Douglas County Hospital parking lot Friday afternoon. Brian Hermes, 51,...
May 11, 2013 - 1:08pm
May 8, 2013
UPDATE 8:45 A.M.: Both eastbound I-94 lanes now open after crash
Both lanes of eastbound Interstate 94 east of Alexandria re-opened at 8:45 a.m. this morning, Wednesday. The lanes were closed following a semi rollover at about 5:15 a.m. to allow crews to clean up debris in the median. Eastbound traffic was being re-routed through Alexandria on...
May 8, 2013 - 6:34am
This past weekend was deadliest of year for crashes in state; eight killed
At least eight people were killed on Minnesota roads this past weekend, April 6 through early Monday morning, April 8, making it the deadliest weekend of the year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). The eight deaths include five on Sunday, the deadliest...
April 8, 2013 - 11:49am
March 1, 2013
Tears and memories overflow at library
Sympathy and words of support for those who worked with Karen Simmons flowed into the Douglas County Library this week. So much so that library...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
February 19, 2013
UPDATE 9:30 A.M. Tuesday: I-94 closes near Barnesville after fatal crash on icy roads
More information has been released about a fatal crash that temporarily closed the westbound lanes on Interstate 94 near Barnesville Monday afternoon. The accident, which happened at about 12:40 p.m., killed two people and seriously injured another. It involved three vehicles and...
February 19, 2013 - 9:30am