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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, July 26
Around the County: Millerville Butter Days
GMO bill edges ahead in U.S. House
1,000 cyclists on a mission roll through Douglas County
A knockout Party in the Street
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
Alexandria set to host VFW tournament this weekend
A treasure trove of crafts awaits at Art in the Park
Grants offered for artists to quick start next project
Alexandria Public Schools back-to-school packets are ready
Nutty for coconut ice cream
Benefit for Steve Pederson family is July 30
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
Megan E. Movold
LETTER: Some people think laws don't apply to them
LETTER: Unique ecosystem needs protection
LETTER: Candidate can't keep simple promise
IN THE KNOW: There is so much right with America
From the archives - 2006: Bill Ingebrigtsen files for Senate as Republican candidate
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Alexandria Police Department
August 28, 2013
APD wages war on warrants
APD 2012 STATS In addition to 34 fugitives being arrested on warrants in recent months, the APD's 21 licensed police officers also provided the following in 2012: 13,815 Calls for service 2,747 Traffic stops 910 Misdemeanor arrests 681 Traffic accidents 189 Domestic violence calls...
August 28, 2013 - 10:35am
July 9, 2013
Suspect caught after high speed chase through Alexandria Tuesday
Joshua George Hamilton led Alexandria police on a high speed chase through the city of Alexandria and onto the Interstate around 4 p.m. on Tuesday...
July 9, 2013 - 6:15pm
March 15, 2013
APD's stealthy steel steeds ready for summer thanks to donation
Downtown Alexandria will be transformed into a pedestrian paradise in the next few years through the city's "complete street" construction p...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
October 20, 2012
Laptops stolen from Walmart, APD looking for suspect
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a theft shoplift case from Wal-Mart that took place on October 20 at approximately 12:30 a.m....
October 20, 2012 - 6:58pm
August 3, 2012
Police, city to host National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 7, the Alexandria Police Department and the city of Alexandria will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide and...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
UPDATE WEDNESDAY 4:30 P.M.: Woman stabbed in Alexandria, arrests made
A woman was stabbed multiple times early Wednesday morning in Alexandria. The Alexandria Police Department (APD) received a call from the 6th...
June 27, 2012 - 10:48am
December 8, 2010
Cop Talk: What's with the intersection of 3rd and Nokomis?
I was recently approached by someone who wanted to know more about the intersection of 3rd Avenue East and Nokomis Street. The person asked what was the intended purpose of some of the lanes in that intersection. The question was focused primarily on the two left turn lanes from...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
New column answers questions about crime
The Alexandria Police Department and the Echo Press have teamed together to create "Cop Talk, Ask the Alexandria Police Department." This type of partnership is another partnership created to help keep Alexandria a great place to live, work and raise a family. Each article will...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Police report shows more gang activity
When the Alexandria Police Department moves into its new facility next year, it'll be busy - if the current trends in crime continue. Police officers responded to 15,447 calls for service in 2009, according to an annual report that Chief Rick Wyffels presented to the Alexandria City...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Alexandria breaks ground on 'eloquently simple facility'
City officials, construction managers, police officers and more were present during the official groundbreaking of the new Alexandria Police...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
More bids locked in for new police station
Another round of bids - adding up to nearly $1.6 million - was approved for the new Alexandria police station. The Alexandria City Council approved 17 construction bids Monday night, one week after approving seven other bids amounting to $1.9 million. The police station, estimated...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Community Night Out to take place August 3
The community is invited to the annual "Community Night Out" celebration. On Tuesday, August 3, the Alexandria Police Department and the city of Alexandria will join forces with thousands of other communities nationwide in a celebration against crime and drugs for the 27th annual...
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Police department uses web to fight crime: Public can receive e-mail alerts
The Alexandra Police Department has a couple of new ways to get information out to the public - text messages and e-mail. Alexandria Police...
January 20, 2010 - 12:05am
August 12, 2009
How safe is the trail? Sexual assault near Melrose raises issue
Although trouble along the Central Lakes Trail is an infrequent occurrence, it's definitely something to keep in mind before pounding the pavement. "It's...
August 12, 2009 - 12:05am
Police/Sheriff Blotter - 08-12-09
POLICE BLOTTER August 4 A three-vehicle crash shortly after 1 p.m. at the intersection of 22nd Avenue and Broadway sent two people to Douglas County Hospital. Stacy Pederson, 37, of Alexandria, one of the drivers in the crash, was transported by a personal vehicle to the hospital,...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am