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Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
AgweekTV: Show Goats
ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
For the record
Names sought for veterans memorial
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria drops third straight
Boys basketball: Balanced effort leads Knights past CGB
Girls basketball: Panthers own Tigers in home game
Boys basketball: Knights recover for a win over Sebeka
Girls basketball: Cowgirls snap Knights' winning streak
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
January 10, 2018
Drop-off sites cutting into opioid drug problem
The main driver of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. is opioids, both prescription and illicit. In fact, according to the U.S. Center for Disease...
January 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
October 25, 2017
UPDATE: Identity released for Alexandria man whose body was found in Grant County lake
An Alexandria man was found dead in Grant County, the Grant County Sheriff's Office reports. The man was not immediately identified by the sheriff's office. The sheriff's office was contacted by Alexandria police Monday afternoon with a request to help locate the man who had left...
October 25, 2017 - 7:52pm
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