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Conquering the fear of violence
Ecumen Bethany Community earns public accolades
Medical facilities, ambulance prepare
You asked: What is Ebola?
Beep, beep, here comes the jeep
Blizzard runs winning streak to five games
Local netters prepare for playoffs
Osakis gets conference clincher
Roste growing into his role
Prairie Valley football ends its season at Royalton in 6A opener
Blues-rock band comes to Forada
Concordia Orchestra comes to Alexandira
Pianist Tony DeSare to play third show in concert season
Engaged - Peterson and Meissner
Births - Douglas County Hospital through October 19, 2014
Engaged - Nelson and Wallace
Wedding - James and Galligan
Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
Making their mark
From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Service - Elaine Morris, 97
Memorial Service - William Langner, 65
Funeral - Mae Garvin, 86
Memorial Service - Delroy Benson, 82
Funeral - Richard Sammons, 85
David E. Larson, M.D. Alexandria, MN
Jeff Backer is pro-life
Sergeants endorse Wolbersen
It's Our Turn: Are we becoming slaves to practicality?
Echo Press Editorial: Don’t fall for half-truths from candidates
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
USDA addresses herbicide-resistant weeds
‘Cover crops in action’ is topic of Women Caring for the Land event
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Voyager Industries celebrates facility expansion
TSMA to tour Alexandria Area High School
Stuff-A-Truck for charity
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
September 4, 2013
Cardoza charged in Osakis burglary, theft cases
Christopher Cardoza, 21, of Osakis is in Douglas County Jail after his alleged involvement in thefts and burglary in Osakis. According to the...
news / crime
September 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
September 3, 2013
Man arrested after thefts in Osakis
A local man is in Douglas County Jail after his alleged involvement in thefts and burglary in Osakis. According to Osakis Police, a burglary was reported on August 24 at a home on the 200 block of 2nd Avenue West. The homeowner said she heard a noise around 3:30 a.m. in her house...
news / crime
September 3, 2013 - 7:47am
May 17, 2013
Speeding driver caught with backpacks full of marijuana
The Douglas County Attorney filed charges against 20-year-old Dillon Anderson of Alexandria on Monday after he was stopped for speeding near Casey's Amusement Park on Friday. According to the criminal complaint, Alexandria police officer Chad Melton observed two beer cans inside...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Officers arrest 605 drunk driving suspects during statewide campaign
Minnesota law enforcement officers have arrested 605 drunk drivers two weekends into a statewide driving while under the influence (DWI) enforcement campaign, according to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety preliminary reports. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
2,399 drunk drivers arrested statewide in December
A December-long, statewide increased DWI enforcement campaign generated 2,399 DWI arrests and 2,178 seat belt violations. Preliminary arrest totals were reported by 315 of around 400 participating agencies. Locally, the Alexandria Police Department made seven DWI arrests for the month...
news / state
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Three suspects face felony charges related to OVR gang
Three suspects were arrested in Alexandria Thursday on felony charges involving assault and property damage that authorities believe are connected to gang activity. The Alexandria Police Department, with assistance from the Douglas County SWAT Team and Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
crime / news
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Police stop downtown burglary
Three suspects were arrested after midnight this morning for an alleged attempted burglary at The Faction, 612 Broadway in Alexandria. Alexandria police officers responded to the board shop at about 12:50 a.m. to investigate a call from a concerned resident about suspicious activity...
crime / news
July 27, 2010 - 10:55am
August 21, 2009
Four arrested in Alexandria in drug sting
Three Alexandria men and one Minneapolis woman were arrested for second-degree controlled substance crimes. Agents from the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force arrested the suspects, including Eric Joseph Williams, 27; Justin Stewart Branby, 38; and Travis Anthony Davis,...
crime / news
August 21, 2009 - 9:45am
March 11, 2009
Driver arrested after fleeing cop during blizzard
A high-speed chase in Alexandria during Tuesday's winter storm resulted in an arrest - and fortunately, no injuries. The incident started at about 3:20 p.m.
crime / news
March 11, 2009 - 12:52pm
January 14, 2009
Barroom bragging in Perham lands snowmobiler in jail
Snowmobiler Cody Vanlith, 22, Maple Lake, learned a lesson about bragging after his barroom tale ended up getting him arrested on Saturday night. The story started on Friday, January 9, when the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a snowmobile for operating against...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am