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After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
For the record
Man who stopped traffic on I-94 dies while in custody
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
Legion Baseball: Post 188 tops Osakis at home
Mission accomplished: Parkers Prairie baseball gets its title a year later
State baseball: Hibbing, Marshall both stun Cards with walk-offs as Alexandria finishes fourth in Class AAA
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Ham radio demonstration June 24-25
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Timothy J. Olson
Orville Arnold Botner
Lorraine Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Eurasian milfoil appears in Lake Oscar
It's Our Turn: Building a solid foundation
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
Vaagenes receives hospital award
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 16, 2016
Battle Lake man shot outside bar, suspect in custody
By Forum News Service One man is in custody after shooting another man outside a Battle Lake bar early Sunday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports that they, along with the Battle Lake Police Department, responded to the Rusty Nail Bar at 1:37 a.m. to a shooting. According...
May 16, 2016 - 9:09am
May 13, 2016
UPDATE Thursday: Police pursue leads in Alexandria bank robbery
The Alexandria Police Department and FBI are continuing to follow up leads regarding the US Bank robbery on Monday. A suspect matching the description...
May 13, 2016 - 3:44pm
May 11, 2016
Farwell man sentenced for using gun recklessly
A 55-year-old Farwell man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and placed on supervised probation for three years for reckless discharge of a firearm,...
May 11, 2016 - 4:29pm
Eagle Bend woman sentenced in stabbing incident
A 26-year-old Eagle Bend woman was sentenced to 45 days in jail for stabbing her boyfriend in Alexandria last June. Billie Rae Yates was also...
May 11, 2016 - 4:28pm
UPDATE: Armed man taken into custody at Fergus Falls area rest stop
By Forum News Service The Hansel Lake Rest Area on Interstate 94 near Dalton was closed for about an hour Wednesday afternoon, May 11, after the Minnesota State Patrol and the Otter Tail County Special Response Team responded to a report of a man with a gun at the rest area. According...
May 11, 2016 - 4:20pm
May 5, 2016
UPDATE 7:05 p.m. Wednesday w/video: Alexandria chase suspect in deeper trouble
A suspect who was arrested Monday after police chased him through a restaurant now faces more legal trouble. He allegedly gave the Alexandria...
May 5, 2016 - 3:50pm
April 22, 2016
Alexandria man sentenced for making violent threats
A 36-year-old Alexandria man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for making felony level threats of violence during a domestic disturbance last...
April 22, 2016 - 1:47pm
April 20, 2016
Tips sought for burglary in Evansville
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving a burglary that happened at Backroads Steakhouse in Evansville...
April 20, 2016 - 3:04pm
April 5, 2016
News Briefs: Minneapolis police fatally shoot man during stabbing
The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers in Minnesota and media partners. Minneapolis police fatally shoot man during stabbing MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis police say they shot and killed a man after seeing him stab another man early Monday...
April 5, 2016 - 8:15am
March 30, 2016
Hennepin County attorney: No charges in shooting of Jamar Clark
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service There will be no charges against the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November shooting of Jamar Clark, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said. County attorney Mike Freeman announced the decision Wednesday morning, saying the...
March 30, 2016 - 11:23am
March 29, 2016
Alexandria man sentenced on stolen weapon charge
A 30-year-old Alexandria man who pleaded guilty to felony possession of stolen firearms was sentenced to 23 months in prison. Kenneth Freeland...
March 29, 2016 - 12:04pm
March 24, 2016
Bank robbery reported in Sunburg
By Forum News Service A bank robbery at the Lake Region Bank in Sunburg in west-central Minnesota was reported late Thursday morning. According to an initial report from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, the robbery was first reported at 11:53 a.m. at the bank at 219 Front St.,...
March 24, 2016 - 3:34pm
March 23, 2016
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
Greater Minnesota sexual assault victims are less likely to receive adequate care, a new study shows. "Our current response is inconsistent and...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
McArdell sentenced to one year in jail for dumping 18-year-old's body
A 21-year-old Starbuck man was sentenced to one year in jail for interfering with the body of Laura Schwendemann, who was found dead in a Forada...
March 22, 2016 - 9:49am
March 16, 2016
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