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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 21
County to sell parcel near Lake Le Homme Dieu
Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Alexandria fifth-graders win state Pacesetter title
Legion baseball: Osakis offense rolls in 14-1 rout
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Dennis & Ardelle (Botzet) Feda
Dick and Sue Anderson
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
Letter to the Editor: Separating children from parents
Commentary: Let's not live for the gaffes and 'gotchas'
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
on the street
February 8, 2018
Update: Alexandria man accused of attacking priest calls priest a rapist
The Alexandria man accused of attacking a priest in North Dakota claimed in court Thursday that the priest is a rapist.
February 8, 2018 - 2:27pm
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 2, 2018
Attorneys for Wetterlings, media, clash in court
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A legal clash unfolded in a Douglas County courtroom Friday about whether the family of Jacob Wetterling has a right...
February 2, 2018 - 7:32pm
January 30, 2018
Minn. adult home employee sentenced for sex crime
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who sexually assaulted a vulnerable adult while he was employed at an area REM home was sentenced to 180 days...
January 30, 2018 - 9:01pm
January 29, 2018
Cass Lake, Minn., woman faces aiding charges in fatal shooting
WALKER, Minn.—A Cass Lake, Minn., woman police say was present for the shooting death of Brandi Shank—also known as Brandi Strong—was...
January 29, 2018 - 11:12pm
January 16, 2018
March trial set in 2013 fatal stabbing case
A 30-year-old Alexandria man accused in a 2013 fatal stabbing is scheduled for a jury trial on March 5 after pleading not guilty to three murder...
January 16, 2018 - 7:49pm
January 12, 2018
Minn. woman finds wanted man in her basement after hearing 'strange sounds'
CLOQUET, Minn. - A Cloquet woman who reported hearing “strange sounds” in her basement last week discovered a home intruder who was wanted...
January 12, 2018 - 6:44am
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
Drop-off sites cutting into opioid drug problem
The main driver of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. is opioids, both prescription and illicit. In fact, according to the U.S. Center for Disease...
January 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
January 9, 2018
Minn. man faces federal murder charge in the death of his 1-year-old son, who died of blunt force trauma
RED LAKE, Minn. -- A northwest Minnesota man who allegedly killed his 1-year-old son faces a federal murder charge, according to court documents....
January 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 8, 2018
Minnesota cop placed on leave for allegedly punching man he once arrested
A Detroit Lakes, Minn. police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly punching a man he's arrested a couple times...
January 8, 2018 - 7:34pm
December 30, 2017
LETTER: Those charged are innocent until proven guilty
To the editor: Legally in the U.S., one is "innocent until proven guilty." But we all know that it is really just the opposite. In actuality, once a person has been charged with a crime and media sources choose to include it in their publications, that person is perceived as guilty...
December 30, 2017 - 11:37am
December 22, 2017
One person dead, deputy wounded in northern Minn. shootout
GILBERT, Minn. — One person died and a St. Louis County sheriff's deputy was wounded Friday afternoon, Dec. 22, in a shooting that took place...
December 22, 2017 - 6:57pm
December 21, 2017
Breckenridge man sentenced to nearly six years for sex with girl
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 30-year-old Breckenridge, Minn., man was sentenced in Clay County District Court on Thursday, Dec. 21, to five years...
December 21, 2017 - 6:59pm
December 19, 2017
BCA identifies teenager shot in Minneapolis City Hall by officers
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the person injured during an officer-involved shooting incident...
December 19, 2017 - 9:04pm