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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Walter (w/video)
Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15
Miltona celebration combines Oktoberfest with Fire Prevention Week
Second body recovered from plane that struck power lines and crashed in Mississippi
Events mark domestic violence awareness
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
Tennis: Lanoue falls in quarterfinals
Swimming & Diving: Alex takes fourth at True Team tournament
Section 8A boys soccer: Cardinals fall just short at Hillcrest
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Van Wakeren: A single smile can go a long way
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Sizing up the local deer herd
Lori K. Thorson
Lorraine R. Juul
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Letter: Overpaid for defending a lousy football
Letter: Tear down Big Ole statue?
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
Myrin joins Echo Press sports staff
hires and promotions
on the street
September 14, 2016
Suspect charged after driving through wall at ALP
A 21-year-old Alexandria man was charged with two felonies – motor vehicle theft and first-degree criminal damage to property – after he...
September 14, 2016 - 4:54pm
September 8, 2016
Two level-three offenders moving to Alexandria
Two level-three sex offenders are moving to Alexandria later this month. Chad Allen Larson, 35, is being released from a state correctional facility...
September 8, 2016 - 12:58pm
September 7, 2016
Chase through golf course, yards ends with a crash
A 20-year-old Farwell man was arrested following a high-speed chase that began in Alexandria, cut across a golf course, went through yards and...
September 7, 2016 - 4:04pm
September 3, 2016
UPDATE: Wetterling suspect leads authorities to remains, KSTP reports
By Mary Divine, St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. JOSEPH, Minn. -- After nearly 30 years of searching, wondering, waiting and hoping, Patty and Jerry...
September 3, 2016 - 9:10am
August 16, 2016
Garfield woman sentenced for stealing pills
A 55-year-old Garfield woman was sentenced to 42 days in jail for stealing prescription pills from an Alexandria pharmacy where she once worked....
August 16, 2016 - 10:54am
August 10, 2016
Suspect sentenced for possessing heroin, credit card fraud
A 21-year-old Fargo man was sentenced to serve 13 months in prison for fifth-degree possession of heroin. Tyler David Cote was sentenced in...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
July 23, 2016
UPDATE: Miltona driver charged after high-speed chase
A 32-year-old Miltona man faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle during a high-speed chase that began in downtown...
July 23, 2016 - 9:59pm
July 20, 2016
Charges dropped in felony assault case
Charges have been dismissed against a 26-year-old Alexandria woman in an assault case. Quashieka Nicole Cook was charged in Douglas County District Court March 7 with felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor domestic assault in connection with an incident that occurred on March...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
July 7, 2016
Owner of Blue Smoke BBQ charged with arson
An owner of the Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria, which shut down three years ago after it was badly damaged in a fire, has been charged with arson....
July 7, 2016 - 3:35pm
June 30, 2016
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
By Dave Olson, Forum News Service Police in Fargo and Moorhead arrested 18 men over the course of two days this week and all 18 were being held in jail Thursday, June 30, on pending charges relating to soliciting minors for sexual activity, according to jail records. At a Thursday...
June 30, 2016 - 11:33am
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
By Tom Olsen, Forum News Service HIBBING, Minn. -- A sexual assault allegation led to the beheading of a 20-year-old Hibbing man last week in rural Itasca County, according to murder charges filed Wednesday. Authorities said David Alexander Haiman also was beaten with a baseball bat...
June 30, 2016 - 8:04am
June 3, 2016
UPDATE: Names released in Fergus Falls homicide
By Forum News Service Thursday was a shocking day for people in Fergus Falls and throughout Otter Tail County. Police say a man was killed Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m., and the alleged killer is in custody. This afternoon, the suspect in the killing has been identified by the...
June 3, 2016 - 2:11pm
May 26, 2016
Assault-chase suspect ordered to pay fine
A 27-year-old Browerville man was sentenced to three years of supervised probation and ordered to pay $4,263 in restitution, fines and fees for...
May 26, 2016 - 1:03pm
Police investigate shooting; no injuries reported
The Alexandria Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot at 401 34th Avenue at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. A nearby citizen reported hearing the shot. Upon investigation, police determined a disturbance had taken place inside a mobile home where a pistol was discharged by a 19-year-old...
May 26, 2016 - 9:56am
May 18, 2016
Elbow Lake woman sentenced for fleeing Alexandria police
An 19-year-old Elbow Lake woman was sentenced to 84 days in jail for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, a felony, on Dec. 25, 2015....
May 18, 2016 - 12:02pm