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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
Brian James Conn
Deloris A. Elmquist
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
on the street
September 11, 2017
Police with pedals promote safety on bike trail
When it comes to bike patrol in Alexandria, James Ross is a force of one. The Alexandria Police Department runs a special effort to keep the...
September 11, 2017 - 6:34am
Friday update: Search expands for missing Alexandria teen
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a a missing 15-year-old girl. Jasmine Blockis described as white...
August 11, 2017 - 3:49pm
August 1, 2017
Community Night Out is a winner
Delila Gerdes rode away a winner at the annual Community Night Out on Tuesday in Alexandria's City Park. Delila, 4, was one of the lucky winners...
August 1, 2017 - 7:42pm
July 14, 2017
Officers seized 43 vehicles in Douglas County last year
Criminals who drive drunk or sell drugs not only risk spending time behind bars or paying fines. They often forfeit their vehicles, cash and...
July 14, 2017 - 2:47pm
June 6, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, June 5
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, June 5 Suspicious activity, caller is parked in their friend's private driveway and three to four...
June 6, 2017 - 8:47am
May 9, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter - May 4 - 8
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, May 8 Suspicious vehicle, abandoned vehicle left in turned lane after dark. Towed due to being a hazard,...
May 9, 2017 - 2:59pm
April 21, 2017
Alexandria man convicted of felony, sentenced after drugs seized at residence
An Alexandria man who was arrested after officers seized drugs from his residence in November has been convicted of a felony and sentenced. On Tuesday, April 4, Kirk Johnson, 50, was convicted of a felony for a controlled substance crime in the second degree. He was sentenced to...
April 21, 2017 - 7:42am
April 12, 2017
Updated: Body of missing man found in Lake Agnes
Divers searched Lake Agnes in Alexandria on Sunday, April 9, searching for a man last seen Thursday night. Clothing and credit cards belonging...
April 12, 2017 - 3:47pm
January 18, 2017
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
I was fortunate enough during my career to have the opportunity to attend the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in 2003. Our agency has now sent another member of the organization to the academy. Captain Scott Kent has returned from Quantico, Virginia and the...
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 16, 2017
Alexandria police recover stolen items
If you've had something stolen out of a storage unit lately, the Alexandria Police Department may have it. As part of a long investigation of...
January 16, 2017 - 5:03pm
November 14, 2016
Woman who took squad car denied lower bond
A woman accused of stealing an Alexandria officer's squad car appeared in court on Monday, Nov. 14, where she asked Judge David Battey to lower...
November 14, 2016 - 6:05pm
August 19, 2016
LETTER: Community Night Out was great success
To the editor: On behalf of the men and women of the Alexandria Police Department and the city of Alexandria, I would like to extend my appreciation...
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Editor’s note: In response to requests from many readers, the Echo Press is bringing back the police and sheriff blotter. The following is a snapshot of just some of the calls that the Alexandria Police Department responded to in the past week. Future blotter items will also include...
November 13, 2013 - 8:39am