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Douglas County Sheriff's Office

April 20, 2018
Douglas County commissioners congratulate two Douglas County Sheriff's Office employees at Tuesday's regular board meeting. Deputy Bryan Ziegler and Jail Sergeant Kristie Reuss (right) were commended for completing an independent leadership program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Sheriff's employees get leadership training
April 20, 2018 - 12:43pm
April 5, 2018
A vehicle caught fire after it veered off the road and struck a transformer box at the intersection of County Road 73 Northeast and East Lake Geneva Road Northeast. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 29, 2018
Douglas County sheriff deputies and Alexandria police officers received new bullet proof vests donated through a partnership with the organizations Shield616 and We Got Your Back. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Supporters give gear to officers, deputies
March 29, 2018 - 6:48am
March 24, 2018
Douglas County sheriff deputies and Alexandria police officers received new bullet proof vests that were donated to them through a partnership with Sheild616 and We Got Your Back. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Donors stand behind law enforcement
March 24, 2018 - 3:02pm
February 12, 2018
Standing in the living room, looking into the garage where a wood burning stove once was, a resident at 3505 Maple Drive Southeast, along with Alexandria Firefighter Bill Thoennes, looks over damage from a fire. The wood burning stove, which was moved outside, is the probable cause of the fire. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Wood stove blamed for house fire
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 31, 2018
Updated with ID: Sheriff's office seeking driver who hit man lying in road
January 31, 2018 - 9:02am
January 29, 2018
Until the weather gets nice enough to ride her bike outside, Douglas County Jail Administrator Jackie Notch trains for the Road to Hope fundraiser on a trainer inside her home. She trains at least four days each week for the 250-mile ride that will take place in May. (Contributed)
Pedaling with honor: Jail administrator rides for fallen deputy Curt Felt
January 29, 2018 - 6:50am
January 25, 2018
Truck breaks through ice on Lake Ida
January 25, 2018 - 5:22am
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
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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