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Tennis: Cards sweep Eagles in CLC
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DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
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It's Our Turn: A whole lot of living to do
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Letter: Bike helmets prevent brain injuries
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Dairy council seeks candidates
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Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
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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 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