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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
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Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
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IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
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
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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On The Street
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
January 6, 2016
State Patrol seeks information about truck in fatal crash
The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and driver of a semitrailer in connection with a crash...
January 6, 2016 - 12:02pm
January 2, 2016
Man injured in snowmobile crash near Miltona
A Twin Cities man was injured in a snowmobile crash near Miltona on New Year's Day around 2:15 p.m. Mark James Fallen, 56, of Medina, was northbound in the ditch along Highway 29 when he tried to ride around a culvert and fell off the snowmobile and hit a metal post, according to...
January 2, 2016 - 3:38pm
December 16, 2015
UPDATE: Names released for fatal rollover near Miltona
Names have been released in a fatal rollover that happened on Highway 29 near Miltona Tuesday morning. The driver who died at the scene was William K. Omara, 72, of Parkers Prairie, according to the State Patrol. A passenger, Kathleen M. Omara, 70, suffered non-life-threatening injuries...
December 16, 2015 - 12:20pm
November 17, 2015
Woman injured in I-94 crash Monday morning
An Alexandria woman was injured in a crash early Monday on Interstate 94 near Osakis. At 5:49 a.m., Echo Gaines, 29, was westbound on I-94 when she reportedly lost control of her vehicle, ran off the road and hit the median cable barriers. Gaines’ infant son was also in the...
November 17, 2015 - 1:41pm
October 21, 2015
UPDATE: Crash injures one near fairgrounds Tuesday afternoon
One person was injured in a three-car crash that happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The crash happened at the intersection of Third Avenue West...
October 21, 2015 - 8:02am
October 20, 2015
Driver injured in Highway 29 crash
A 20-year-old Freeport man was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 north of Alexandria near Pike Road Monday. Nathan Wuebkers was driving south in a Ford Fusion at 4:40 p.m. when he slowed for turkeys crossing the road and was rear-ended by a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado driven...
October 20, 2015 - 6:32am
October 19, 2015
One killed, three injured in crash near Wadena
By Forum News Service WADENA, Minn. -- A Little Falls man died and three others were injured, including a Frazee man, in a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening on Highway 71 just south of Wadena. Adam J. Denny, 23, of Little Falls died in the crash. He was a passenger in...
October 19, 2015 - 9:17am
October 15, 2015
One injured in crash on Broadway
A two-vehicle crash at Fourth Avenue East and Broadway in Alexandria sent one of the drivers to the hospital Monday. The crash involved a car driven by Kyrstin Barrick of Alexandria and a minivan driven by Linda Wellman of Elbow Lake, according to the Alexandria Police Department,...
October 15, 2015 - 11:50am
Driver killed in crash with truck near Battle Lake
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – The driver of a car died in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning in Otter Tail County in northwest Minnesota. Sgt. Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol said the crash happened about 8:15 a.m. on Highway 210, west of Battle Lake....
October 15, 2015 - 9:24am
October 13, 2015
Pursuit ends in crash, arrest Monday
A pursuit on Interstate 94 ended in a crash and arrest Monday. According to the State Patrol, troopers were pursuing the driver of a stolen...
October 13, 2015 - 8:13am
Wind cited as factor in two crashes at same spot
Wind blew over a stop sign and was a factor in two crashes that happened near south Alexandria Sunday night. At about 8:30 p.m., a Douglas County sheriff's sergeant saw a vehicle in the ditch east of the "T" intersection at County Roads 4 and 28. While investigating that crash,...
October 13, 2015 - 8:05am
October 2, 2015
Accident on I-94 injures passenger
At 7:54 p.m. the Minnesota State Patrol responded to an accident on Interstate 94 near milemarker 100 the involved one passenger having an injury. Carie Bosch, 39, of Alexandria was heading westbound when she rear-ended another vehicle driven by John Lund, 71, of Brandon. Karen...
October 2, 2015 - 9:54pm
September 29, 2015
17-month-old hit, killed by car in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A 17-month-old child was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after being hit by a car in Fergus Falls. Fergus Falls police say Avah Mae Dirkman was struck about 12:30 p.m. by a 2009 Dodge Journey driven by Katie Diane Black, 29, of Fergus Falls. Reports...
September 29, 2015 - 2:09pm
September 21, 2015
Alexandria man killed riding bike on I94 in Twin Cities
An Alexandria man was hit by a vehicle and killed in the Twin Cities Sunday. According to the State Patrol, Jacob Kato, 21, of Alexandria, was riding a bike in a traffic lane on Interstate 94 near West Broadway in Minneapolis when he was struck and killed. The crash happened...
September 21, 2015 - 8:09am