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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Driver seriously injured in Otter Tail County crash
A two-vehicle broadside crash near Deer Creek in Otter Tail County resulted in serious injuries this morning. Gerald Barthel, 77, of Perham was driving a Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 106 and Joshua Weekley, 20, of Bertha was driving east on Otter Tail County Road 52. Weekley,...
February 25, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 24, 2016
State Patrol releases video of train hitting truck
By Forum News Service The Minnesota State Patrol on Tuesday released dashcam video footage showing a train striking a tractor-trailer west of Eveleth last month. The incident happened Jan. 20 at the railroad crossing where St. Louis County highways 7 and 101 meet, about 3 miles west...
February 24, 2016 - 10:24am
February 20, 2016
Update: Fatal crash reported in Todd County; name released
The person who died in a rollover in Todd County this morning, Saturday, has been identifed as Allen D. Howard of Staples. He was driving a 2004 Dodge Intrepid east on Highway 210/Highway 71 near milepost 216 when the car went off the right side of the road, according to the State...
February 20, 2016 - 8:37pm
February 18, 2016
After surviving initial crash, two people killed as car gets hit again
By Forum News Service Two people who survived an initial crash Wednesday night near Spicer were killed when they were struck by a third vehicle as they were standing near the accident scene in west-central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol the initial accident, which...
February 18, 2016 - 9:58am
February 17, 2016
Two injured in two-vehicle crash near Miltona
A two-vehicle crash near Miltona Tuesday injured two people. At about 5:11 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received multiple phone calls about crash at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 3 east of Miltona. Anthony Noetzelman of Parkers Prairie was driving...
February 17, 2016 - 7:39am
Two injured in crashes Sunday
Two men were injured in separate crashes near Alexandria Sunday. The first crash happened on Interstate 94 at 7:53 a.m. According to Minnesota State Patrol, Jeffrey Kaiser, 58, of Bloomington was westbound on I-94 when he slowed down due to road conditions. The vehicle behind him,...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am
February 16, 2016
Child killed, two others hurt in rollover near Elko
ELKO, Minn. -- A child was killed and two others hurt, one seriously, in an SUV rollover on icy Interstate 35 north of Elko Sunday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said the 2002 GMC Yukon, traveling north, lost control and rolled into the ditch about 8:15 p.m. One child, whose name...
February 16, 2016 - 7:48am
Authorities seeking pickup that hit man along road near Waubun
By Forum News Service WAUBUN, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a vehicle that struck a man who had left his car after it slid off of a road and into a ditch in Mahnomen County on Sunday. According to Minnesota State Patrol, Mohamed Paya, 28, Fargo, was driving a 1994 Cadillac...
February 16, 2016 - 7:46am
February 15, 2016
Man injured in Highway 27 crash Sunday
An Alexandria man was injured in a head on crash Sunday just after 6 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a semi truck driven by Byron Hickman, 36, of Eagle Mountain, Utah, was westbound on Highway 27 toward the eastbound Interstate 94 on-ramp. Hickman reportedly turned left...
February 15, 2016 - 4:07am
February 14, 2016
Injury crash on I-94 Sunday morning
A Bloomington man received non-life threatening injuries in a rearend crash on Interstate 94 early Sunday. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jeffrey Kaiser, 58, of Bloomington was westbound on I-94 near Alexandria when he slowed down due to road conditions. The vehicle behind...
February 14, 2016 - 1:48pm
February 8, 2016
UPDATE: Snowmobiler injured near Osakis
A 40-year-old Sartell man was injured in a snowmobile crash near Osakis Saturday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash on the southwest side of Smith Lake, near Dyrud Lane SE at about 7:30 p.m. The driver of the snowmobile, Daniel Schroers, had...
February 8, 2016 - 11:13am
February 7, 2016
Crash in Otter Tail County causes serious injury
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash in Otter Tail County Sunday morning. Zackary Willprecht, 20, of Breckenridge suffered serious injuries while Dillon Spanswick, 24, of Ottertail suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The crash...
February 7, 2016 - 5:03pm
January 26, 2016
Brainerd woman, 91, dies following crash
By Forum News Service A 91-year-old Brainerd woman died as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash at 11:43 a.m.Sunday on Highway 371 and Barbeau Road, north of Baxter, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. The state patrol identified the woman as Rosemary M. Potvin. Potvin...
January 26, 2016 - 8:41am
January 18, 2016
Two fatal crashes reported in Minnesota Sunday
Two fatal crashes were reported on Minnesota roads Sunday morning. Here are details: One killed, two injured in I-94 crash in Barnesville One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash on Interstate 94 in Barnesville on Sunday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol reports...
January 18, 2016 - 9:40am
January 14, 2016
UPDATE: One-vehicle crash on County Road 82 injures two (w/video)
More information has been released about a one-vehicle crash on County Road 82 west of Alexandria that resulted in injuries Wednesday afternoon....
January 14, 2016 - 12:00am