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March 6, 2017
Record 488 pounds of meth seized in Minn. last year, double amount in 2015
March 6, 2017 - 4:54pm
February 3, 2017
Amy Hoffman
After a life of drugs, alcohol and gambling, God's word is now the focus
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
November 30, 2016
Timothy Brockopp
Update: Alexandria man charged after meth search
November 30, 2016 - 10:22am
June 10, 2016
Drug overdose deaths spike 11 percent in 2015
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 17, 2016
Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp speaks at the press conference held by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety on Wednesday at the Bemidji Law Enforcement Center. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Heroin overdoses on the rise across the region
March 17, 2016 - 7:56am
March 4, 2016
Meth seizure near Mapleton is biggest in Highway Patrol history
March 4, 2016 - 9:48am
December 23, 2015
LETTER: Meth has no place or benefit in world
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
COMMENTARY: Opposed to sentencing reform for worst drug offenders
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
COMMENTARY: Three steps to increase access to affordable prescription drugs
October 30, 2015 - 12:00am
August 19, 2015
Four people were questioned after a drug bust at 206 Cowdry Heights NW, just west of Alexandria, on August 14. The investigation continues.
Photo by Amy Chaffins, Echo Press.
Investigation continues after Friday's drug bust
August 19, 2015 - 12:00am
August 17, 2015
The drug bust happened at 206 Cowdry Heights NW, just west of Alexandria. The Douglas County SWAT team executed the search warrant and turned up manufactured marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the bust. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
UPDATE: Four people questioned after drug bust Friday
August 17, 2015 - 9:25am
July 23, 2015
Drug bust turns up meth, shotgun in Alexandria Wednesday
July 23, 2015 - 10:48am
May 15, 2015
Presenters at the United We Stand community forum answer questions from the audience regarding substance abuse and prevention Tuesday night. The panel consisted of (left to right) School Resource Officer Jim Gripne, Know the Truth (KTT) Prevention Professional Laura Zabinski, KTT presenter and former addict Kevin Beck, Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson, KTT intern and former addict “Jon,” Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen, and Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
Do Alexandria teens use drugs?
May 15, 2015 - 12:00am
Osakis couple face felony drug charges
September 15, 2014 - 10:13am
August 8, 2014
A Life Link helicopter was on hand at Tuesday’s Community Night Out. Families could sit inside and ask questions regarding the transportation.
Photo by Annie Harman - Echo Press
Community Night Out fills City Park
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am