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16-year-old injured in hunting accident
Jury trial canceled in Minn. horse starvation case, plea hearing set
Running for a reason -- suicide awareness
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
Football: Chargers hold on to hand Bears their first loss
Girls Tennis: Alexandria adds two wins for 12-7 record
Girls Soccer: Tigers hand Cards another CLC loss, 1-0
Sports schedule for Saturday, Sept. 23
Football: Panthers drop district game against Patriots
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Faith Events: Speaker coming to Osakis High
Don & Betty Kuelbs
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Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
James "Jim" W. Anderson
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Commentary: A dialogue on race and a Confederate flag
It's Our Turn: The importance of precise guesstimation
Letter: Who earned the right to sit during anthem?
Echo Press Editorial: Feds delay in health care hurts consumers
Letter: Don't put gravel pit in Forada
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Tastefully Simple confirms layoffs, opening up building space for tenants
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Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
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September 22, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, September 21 Comp was delivering papers and saw a man in all black behind a building, Nelson. Trespassing...
September 22, 2017 - 1:31pm
September 19, 2017
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police have made an arrest in a Sunday crash in which a driver fled and left behind a passenger who died of her injuries....
September 19, 2017 - 8:49pm
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
MINNETONKA, Minn. -- Halloween may be a month away, but the Minnesota State Patrol already has sent a message to motorists about operating vehicles...
September 19, 2017 - 8:34pm
September 18, 2017
Homeowner shoots at invader in northern Minnesota
BACKUS, Minn. —The Cass County Sheriff's Office is still looking for a person who was shot at while apparently attempting a home invasion in...
September 18, 2017 - 2:57pm
September 14, 2017
Drunken driver in Douglas County was four times over the limit
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a driver with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.38 — more than four times the legal...
September 14, 2017 - 11:45am
September 8, 2017
Decision pending on reward in Jasmine Block case
The fate of the $7,000 reward for the safe return of Jasmine Block remains undetermined, as law enforcement and the Block family have not yet had time to discuss it. According to Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels, the reward will be discussed in the coming weeks and the Block...
September 8, 2017 - 10:47am
September 7, 2017
Police say suspects moved around; farmers asked to look for evidence in girl's disappearance
Law enforcement officials are working to retrace the steps of the three men who are suspected of abducting and assaulting 15-year-old Jasmine...
September 7, 2017 - 4:04pm
Woman sentenced for theft at restaurant
A 37-year-old Alexandria woman was sentenced to 180 days in the Douglas County Jail after she pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor theft charge — taking money from AJ's Restaurant in Osakis. Kristy Ann Heuchert was initially charged with felony theft but that charge was dismissed...
September 7, 2017 - 6:28am
Manager accused of theft at Subway
A 44-year-old Osakis woman is accused of taking money from the Subway sandwich shop she was managing in Osakis. Nikki Colleen Gillespie was charged with felony theft in Douglas County District Court on Aug. 28. According to the criminal complaint, deposits from the store were missing...
September 7, 2017 - 5:50am
September 6, 2017
Minn. man accused of slamming into ex-girlfriend, new boyfriend on their bikes with his car
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Tremaine Michael Bucholz, 20, of Minneapolis, made his first appearance Tuesday in Chippewa County District Court in...
September 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
September 5, 2017
Minnesota sheriff seeking predatory sex offender
SEBEKA, Minn. -- A predatory sex offender is being sought by the Wadena County Sheriff’s office in northwest Minnesota. The offender, Timothy...
September 5, 2017 - 3:03pm
August 30, 2017
Detroit Lakes man accused of body-slamming puppy, breaking its leg
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes man is accused of body slamming a 14-week-old puppy three or four times and breaking its leg after...
August 30, 2017 - 4:15pm
August 14, 2017
Nelson man arrested in sex sting
A 60-year-old Nelson man was charged with three felony counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a juvenile after a sting by the Pope County Sheriff's Office. Dean Lee Swerman was arrested by the Pope County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 11. According to authorities, Swerman "randomly...
August 14, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 11, 2017
Man pleads guilty in heroin overdose case
A plea agreement has been reached in the case of a 28-year-old Alexandria man who was accused of supplying heroin that resulted in an overdose...
August 11, 2017 - 10:39am
August 8, 2017
St. Cloud police: Man who punched another in face charged with murder
ST. CLOUD — A St. Cloud man is being charged with second-degree murder after punching another man in an early Saturday morning confrontation....
August 8, 2017 - 5:11pm