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Light Up the Night!
Osakis celebrates Christmas Downtown
Search for missing teen leads to three arrests in Alexandria
County board OKs refunding of hospital bonds
Alex is sweet spot for young families
Pushing for a new identity
Sports roundup from Friday, December 19
Sports roundup from Thursday, December 18
Cards continue their climb
Third period goals give Cards win
Extra warmth for the holidays
Music video shoot reset for Monday
Veterans associations assist food shelf
You're invited to Christmas dinner
A gift of love
Engaged - Owen and Krause
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 15, 2014
Births - Douglas County Hospital through November 30, 2014
Engaged - Pachan and Konzen
Engaged - Boyle and Sartore
Pheasant summit: Habitat improvements needed on private land
Controlling the common carp
Pheasant summit: Focus on improving private land habitat
Spring turkey hunting applications being accepted
Recipe for success: A look a few favorite venison recipes
Mayme Hokanson, 96
Reanie Mrnak, 87
Melvin Paradis, 75
Donald Huwe, 82
Memorial Service - Carl Kremer, 67
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
It's Our Turn: Holiday birthday myths debunked
Letter: Turn technology off for child’s development
Letter: The value of a quarter has risen
Letter: No one else can do it for you
Photo contest features birds for all seasons
More wildlife habitat approved
Last minute gifts for the constant gardener
Greater protection for specialty crop growers
Grant money available for agriculture teachers
Marine Corps League collects "Toys for Kids"
Solar Skies to close in Alexandria
Just a Jaunt’s $500 passport winner announced
Slumberland helps families during holidays
New building will house plumbing company
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