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Can you SKOL? The Echo Press wants to hear your best chant
Students, businesses give each other a lift
County board: 'We want to support our veterans'
Competitors unleash their chants in Moorhead in attempt to become state's top auctioneer
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Boys basketball: Hoepner's trey sinks the Storm
Boys basketball: Hoepner’s trey sinks the Storm
Morken: No matter what happens, Vikings fans got their moment
Wrestling: Knights dominate their way to 8-1
Boys basketball: Shorthanded Osakis knocks off Johnnies
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Faye M. Luberts
Mary Louise (Miller) Orlowski
Sally L. Falk
Dr. James L. Adams
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
Letter: Commissioners should support veteran service
Letter: Reinstate stipend for veteran drivers
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office
January 27, 2017
Homes evacuated during standoff
Residences in close proximity to a home on Runestone Drive in east Alexandria were evacuated for safety reasons after a standoff with a male...
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Minnesota-made device aids in ice rescue
It may have looked like just an inflatable orange raft used in the Saturday ice rescue on Lake Ida, but there is more to it than meets the eye....
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
Hostile event training set for October
Members of the public may see smoke and hear gunfire coming from Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 8 — but it won't be a real emergency. Fire Chief Jeff Karrow says the public should not panic, as the emergency personnel presence is part of a planned...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Prayer service for officers draws big support
More than 100 people showed up in support of local law enforcement at an impromptu prayer service that took place Saturday evening in Alexandria....
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
People, ATV go through ice; sheriff says stay off
Well, there goes the ice. With this early-March weather warm-up, law enforcement is offering a warning - stay off the ice... what's left of it....
March 12, 2016 - 4:09pm
January 20, 2016
An invaluable investment
This week alone, U.S. law enforcement lost at least two K-9 units. Jethro, of Canton, Ohio, and Krijger, of Norfolk, Virginia, both died after...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Unoccupied homes burglarized in county
During the month of August, two unoccupied residences were burglarized in Douglas County. On Wednesday, August 19, a neighbor to Mark Listrom on Golden Gate Avenue in Alexandria called the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) to report that Listrom’s back door was wide o...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Law enforcement symbols of Douglas County
American children are taught at an early age that whenever they are in trouble or need help they can trust a police officer. Officers become...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office puts airboat on its wish list
Airboat considered best option for thin ice rescues
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Communication is critical
Two people trained to set up, keep communication going during incident
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Rescue and Recovery
Man dies after fall through ice; 2-year-old in critical condition after ATV breaks through ‘bad ice’ on Lake Andrew, sinks 18 feet
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Sign up for CodeRED
If you have a landline, you are already registered
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
February 26, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 25, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 25 Report of possible sexual assault of a child 14 years ago. 6-year-old reporting missing after getting dropped off, child found still walking home from bus stop, Alexandria. Complainant found nails in vehicle tires,...
February 26, 2015 - 9:55am
February 25, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 24, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 24 Person harassing complainant’s daughter left items in car, Garfield. Bullet hole found in garage door, rifle round in garage, Carlos. Assisted in attempting to locate adult children of deceased party, Alexandria. ALEXANDRIA...
February 25, 2015 - 10:46am
February 20, 2015
Burglar makes off with guns, other items
At 12:14 p.m. on Saturday, February 14, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) responded to a residential burglary at 5630 Waterfowl Drive SW in Alexandria. The homeowner had returned home earlier that day to find that his house had been broken into. Eighteen guns, jewelry,...
February 20, 2015 - 12:00am