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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
Final lesson for grads: Don't drink and drive
Another day, another missed Minnesota legislative deadline
A 'Good' run for retiring early childhood program coordinator
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Alexandria horseshoe league results
Baseball: Weir sends Osakis into playoffs as walk-off winner
Boys track: Cards third after originally announced as CLC winners
Softball: Lakers fall in second round, face long road to championship
Softball: WCA wins 6A first round matchup
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Christian singer returns to Alex area
Car Care Program names volunteer of the year
Dance benefits shoeless Ugandan children
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 18, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
By Wadena Pioneer Journal A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped...
April 18, 2016 - 9:43am
April 17, 2016
Pedestrian injured in Alexandria Saturday
A pedestrian was critically injured in Alexandria Saturday. The accident, involving a 16-year-old male pedestrian, happened on or near the 800 block of Irving Street, according to Alexandria Police Department (APD). The teen was significantly injured and flown to a Twin Cities hospital...
April 17, 2016 - 3:04am
April 14, 2016
Driver injured in Highway 29 rollover
A 58-year-old Alexandria woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 29 north of Alexandria Thursday afternoon. Debra L. Anderson was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger south on Highway 29 near the intersection with County Road 5 just south of Jim and Judy's gas station when she...
April 14, 2016 - 4:03pm
April 8, 2016
UPDATE: Driver injured in I-94 crash near Alexandria
A 37-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a rollover on Interstate 94 near Alexandria Friday morning. Danny K. Ecklund of Oslo was driving a 1999 Ford truck westbound at around 5 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle near milemarker 100. The pickup went through the median...
April 8, 2016 - 10:58am
March 22, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash in Alexandria results in injuries
A 77-year-old Osakis man was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Alexandria Saturday morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Third Avenue...
March 22, 2016 - 8:35am
March 18, 2016
Two injured in I-94 rollover
Two people were injured in a rollover on Interstate 94 near the Lake Burgen Rest Area east of Alexandria early Friday morning. At about 3:30 a.m., Deantione Kellum of Bourbonnais, Illinois was driving a Chevrolet Suburban east on I-94 when he attempted to pass a slower vehicle, according...
March 18, 2016 - 7:57am
March 17, 2016
Light pole crashes down in front of sheriff's office
A minor accident sent a light pole crashing down in front of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) in Alexandria this afternoon, Thursday....
March 17, 2016 - 3:13pm
March 16, 2016
UPDATE: More information about crash that injured two teens
More information has been released about a one-vehicle crash that injured two teens in southern Douglas County Monday. The crash happened in...
March 16, 2016 - 12:20pm
Driver gets two-day jail sentence in crash that killed Garfield man
A 19-year-old North Dakota college student received a sentence of two days in jail after pleading guilty to a charge of negligent homicide in...
March 16, 2016 - 9:42am
Vehicle ends up in river
A medical condition reportedly caused a vehicle to end up in the Long Prairie River Friday afternoon. The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. where...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
Woman injured in crash early Saturday on I-94
One person was injured in a crash on I-94 early Saturday. According to the State Patrol, Jean Haakenson, 34, of Ellendale, North Dakota was westbound in I-94 when she went off the road and crashed into the median cable. She was transported to Douglas County Hospital with non-life...
March 12, 2016 - 4:19pm
March 1, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash causes injuries
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Geneva Golf Club Drive and Liberty Road, east of Alexandria, caused serious injuries Tuesday afternoon....
March 1, 2016 - 9:39pm
February 25, 2016
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