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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
February 12, 2018
Priest was choked with speaker wire, left for dead; Alexandria man charged
The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in an attempt to choke him...
February 12, 2018 - 8:49pm
Anamoose priest choked with speaker wire was left for dead
ANAMOOSE, N.D. — The Rev. Robert Wapenski was beaten on the face, head and back, and speaker wire was used by his alleged assailant in...
February 12, 2018 - 8:19pm
August 23, 2017
Osakis man faces stolen property, meth charges
A 27-year-old Osakis man was charged on Aug. 17 with three felonies for allegedly possessing stolen property, damaging property and possessing...
August 23, 2017 - 6:41pm
July 26, 2017
Burglary, chase suspect sentenced
A 40-year-old Clarissa man was sentenced to 28 months in prison for burglarizing a house in Nelson and 13 months in prison for trying to elude...
July 26, 2017 - 3:11pm
May 31, 2017
Man arrested after burglar hits Brandon
Four burglaries and two thefts in Brandon led to the arrest of a man at Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. According to a media release, on the morning of Sunday, May 28, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to Brandon after numerous residents noticed items missing. One...
May 31, 2017 - 1:07pm
May 1, 2017
Corral Saloon and Eatery burglarized, investigation ongoing
An undisclosed amount of cash and property were taken from the Corral Saloon and Eatery in Nelson in the early morning hours of Monday, May 1. According to a media release, at 4:07 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received notice of an alarm at the Corral. Deputies determined...
May 1, 2017 - 11:53am
December 2, 2016
Burglary suspect caught after being trapped in garage
An Alexandria man was arrested after police say he was caught while trapped inside a garage. Brandon Daniyel Deontay Johnson, 19, of Alexandria,...
December 2, 2016 - 9:41am
April 20, 2016
Tips sought for burglary in Evansville
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary that happened at Backroads Steakhouse in Evansville...
April 20, 2016 - 3:04pm
January 27, 2016
LETTER: Security system is in place
To the editor: In response to the Jan. 15 opinion in the Echo Press from Chris Reese on no security after a break-in (Keep in mind the break-in happened in October 2014!), we do in fact lock all firearms up and follow all federal, local and state gun laws. In fact, in 25 years, we’ve...
January 27, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
LETTER: Hope thieves get caught
To the editor: I am writing on behalf of the other ice fishermen in Douglas County. There has been a string of fish house break-ins on various lakes in Douglas County. I went out to my fish house last Thursday to do some ice fishing on Lake Ida. When I got to my fish house, I found...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
September 17, 2015
Kensington city office burglarized
The Kensington city office and community center were recently burglarized, according to Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The burglary was reported just after 8 a.m. on Wednesday. Multiple rooms in the facility were entered and several items were taken. More information will...
September 17, 2015 - 11:35am
September 2, 2015
Unoccupied homes burglarized in county
During the month of August, two unoccupied residences were burglarized in Douglas County. On Wednesday, August 19, a neighbor to Mark Listrom on Golden Gate Avenue in Alexandria called the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) to report that Listrom’s back door was wide o...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 7, 2015
Burglary charge dismissed
Devon M.J. Pearson, 24, of Alexandria was fined and sentenced July 22 for his involvement in a July 3 burglary. Pearson was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary after police found him inside a foreclosed house on the 700 block of Seventh Avenue East in Alexandria. In...
August 7, 2015 - 12:00am
May 14, 2014
Authorities search for burglary suspect in Belle River Township
Authorities are searching for a burglary suspect in Douglas County. The incident began at 9:30 a.m. yesterday, Tuesday, when a relative of a local family came to visit their home on County Road 3 NE in Belle River Township and saw an unknown vehicle parked near a garage. When...
May 14, 2014 - 9:27am
November 19, 2013
Tipped by residents, police arrest burglary suspects
Two people were arrested Saturday for their alleged involvement in a burglary. Around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, authorities received calls about a burglary-in-progress at 514 5th Avenue East in Alexandria. According to Alexandria Police Department, after stealing several...
November 19, 2013 - 9:10am