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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 2, 2016
Pot farm busted in Garfield
A 29-year-old man faces four felony charges involving the attempted manufacturing or selling of marijuana after authorities uncovered a pot growing...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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.
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