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Alexandria celebrates in the streets
Meeting to address help for those with autism
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
So you think you can dance? It may not be legal under current city ordinance
As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Junior Legion: Blacks win District 9 title
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
At Douglas County Library: Fun socks, Legos and oh yeah, books!
Tickets available for 25th chamber music festival
Lakes museum plans events for book lovers
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Clifford W. Wunderlich
Lois Elaine Lindberg
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board: Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter: State's budget process is concerning
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
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On The Street
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 open....
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
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
June 5, 2013
Two attempted burglaries reported at Holmes City residence days apart
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received two 911 calls from the same residence in Holmes City reporting an attempted burglary once on Saturday and again on Monday. The first call was received on Saturday, June 1, at 6:56 p.m. Aaron Schultz reported he had found the door to his...
June 5, 2013 - 11:20am
January 18, 2013
Plow truck scam leads to burglaries
Don't get plowed by a burglar. Douglas and other counties in close proximity have experienced daytime burglaries in recent weeks. Incidents involving a charcoal grey, extended-cab four-door pick-up truck have been reported around Meeker County. A caucasian male estimated to be in...
January 18, 2013 - 2:14pm