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January 20, 2018
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ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
January 20, 2018 - 7:29am
January 12, 2018
vehicle crash
Driver uses cell phone to guide rescuers to her vehicle
January 12, 2018 - 3:43pm
January 10, 2018
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opioid most commonly used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. (Contributed)
Drop-off sites cutting into opioid drug problem
January 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
December 5, 2017
Keith Polipnick, a dispatcher with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and his wife Jaci adopted the 14-year-old foster dog named Tom who was rescued by law enforcement after falling through ice. (Contributed)
Falling into a forever home: 14-year-old foster dog who fell through ice is adopted by dispatcher and wife
December 5, 2017 - 11:56am
November 9, 2017
A woman was able to escape her vehicle, which was upside down in Blackwell Lake, and walk to a nearby residence for help. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)play button
Driver escapes after flipping vehicle into Blackwell Lake
November 9, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 30, 2017
farm accident
Updated: Farwell man dies in farm accident
October 30, 2017 - 11:15am
October 9, 2017
vehicle crash
Two-vehicle crash on Highway 27 sends one to St. Cloud Hospital
October 9, 2017 - 11:28am
October 2, 2017
Brandon man dies in rollover near Kensington
October 2, 2017 - 6:45am
September 25, 2017
Traffic on Interstate 94 between the Garfield and Evansville exits was backed up Saturday, Sept. 23, after three separate crashes. Only minor injuries were reported and no one was transported to the hospital. The crashes took place shortly after 3:30 p.m. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
Troopers: Illegal U-turn led to crashes
September 25, 2017 - 3:26pm
September 14, 2017
One man was flown by LifeLink III to St. Cloud after his truck left Interstate 94 and ended up upside down on the County Road 1. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Updated: Truck runs off I-94, crashes onto road below
September 14, 2017 - 11:55am
September 6, 2017
One of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash near Brandon was airlifted by LifeLink III. The crash happened Wednesday evening at the intersection of County Road 109 and Aldrich Road. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Updated: One airlifted after crash near Brandon, five others injured
September 6, 2017 - 7:10pm
August 25, 2017
Wade Lerfald with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and volunteers from the fire departments around Douglas County regroup before heading out to search another area for Jasmine Block, the 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Aug. 8. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Update: Searchers cover 300 acres looking for missing teen
August 25, 2017 - 4:40pm
August 21, 2017
Jon Dingwall, 9, and his sister, Taylor, 10, who were described by a family member as "best buds," were catching frogs at their grandma's house a few weeks ago. The siblings, the son and daughter of Jon and Kami Dingwall, are from Brandon. Jon died from injuries sustained in an accident involving a utility vehicle accident north of Millerville Thursday, Aug. 17. (Contributed)
Update: Boy helped sister escape before his death in rollover
August 21, 2017 - 4:35pm
August 20, 2017
Garfield firefighters were called out to a mobile home fire Sunday morning. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Fire destroys home in Garfield w/video
August 20, 2017 - 11:17am
August 6, 2017
One person died in a crash on County Road 82 near Brandon. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
Updated: Community leader dies in crash on County Road 82
August 6, 2017 - 3:53pm