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As storms roll in, so does help for cleaning up
Architect discusses B-E design costs
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
Family OK after Jeep goes airborne near Evansville
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, July 19
The pitch for horseshoes
Storhaug locks up first triathlon win in Clearwater
Legion Baseball: Alex tops Fergus in substate opener
Flesner cards hole in one at Nordic Trails
Viking Speedway: Meyers take three out of top four in late models
New dates for weight-loss surgery support group
Looking for Mrs. Douglas County
A bit about Butter Days in Millerville
'Good memories' for Lund's Bait Shop
Downtown's Party in the Street is Friday
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Plenty of panfish for annual Senior Fishing Day
A booming bass bite: Local tournament circuit finds success on area lakes
Morken: Summer deer-hunting work will pay off in the fall
Joy L. McWhorter
Jean A. Johnson
Stella Mae Altnow
Robert O. Hubbard
Marilyn Martha Weedman
Commentary: Look at the big picture for B-E
Echo Press Editorial: Beware of storm-damage rebate offers
In The Know: The true side of volunteering
Observations from the Archives: 2007: New land for a new high school
It's Our Turn: The story of an imaginary gunslinger
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
Glenwood State Bank joins top workplace list
New wedding venue opens in Alexandria
National Elks leaders visit Alexandria
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On The Street
March 8, 2010
Ottertail woman killed in crash with bus near Detroit Lakes
The State Patrol has released the name of the woman who died in a collision with a bus Friday evening near Detroit Lakes. Tabitha T. Janssen, 25, of Ottertail, died following a Friday night crash with a charter bus on Highway 10 in Becker County. The crash occurred on dry pavement...
March 8, 2010 - 12:05pm
March 3, 2010
No felony charges in fatal crash west of Glenwood
Editor's note: The following story is reprinted, with permission, from the Pope County Tribune. Five months after a fatal crash west of Glenwood, no felony charges will be filed against a 16-year-old driver involved in the crash. The Minnesota State Patrol conducted a fatal crash...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2010
Charges filed in death of snowmobiler
Charges have been filed against Mark Andrew Ruder, the driver involved in the snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of off-duty Alexandria Police Officer Patrick Callaghan. Ruder, 25, was charged Thursday with two misdemeanor counts as a result of the incident - one count of...
February 26, 2010 - 12:05am
February 22, 2010
Alexandria man found dead in roadway
A 70-year-old Alexandria man was found dead in the roadway Saturday night. The Alexandria Police Department received a report at 10:20 p.m. from a passing motorist, who saw a man lying in the street not breathing. Police officers and North Ambulance responded to the scene, the 1600...
February 22, 2010 - 1:13am
February 19, 2010
Snowmobile crash driver, victim were under legal alcohol limit
Blood alcohol test results from the two people involved in the snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of off-duty Alexandria police officer, Patrick Callaghan, were released today, Friday, February 19. Blood from Callaghan and the other person involved in the crash, Mark Andrew...
February 19, 2010 - 12:18pm
Alcohol-related deaths decline but drinking and driving still accounts for one-third of fatalities
Alcohol-related deaths in Minnesota decreased to 163 in 2008, an all-time low. But that figure represents 36 percent of the 455 traffic deaths, matching historical trends. These are two of the key findings from the Minnesota Motor Vehicle Impaired Driving Facts 2008, the Department...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 8, 2010
Alexandria woman involved in fatal crash near Dalton
DALTON, MINN. - An 18-year-old from Eagle Lake, Minn., has died from injuries he suffered Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle while walking on Interstate 94 near Dalton, Minn. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim as Dustin D.
February 8, 2010 - 3:18pm
February 2, 2010
Lakeville man dies in Itasca County snowmobile crash
DULUTH -- A 61-year-old man died from injuries suffered in a snowmobile accident Sunday afternoon. The Itasca County Sheriff's Department identified the victim as John Gale Burns of Lakeville. According to Itasca County Sheriff Pat Medure, the accident was reported at 12:09 p.m....
February 2, 2010 - 10:48am
January 31, 2010
Family of train accident victim from Park Rapids looks for answers
January 31, 2010 - 12:29pm
January 22, 2010
16-year-old dies in Ashby snowmobile accident
A 16-year-old Ashby boy was killed in a snowmobile crash Tuesday afternoon in Grant County. According to authorities, Justin Carl Woldahl was...
January 22, 2010 - 12:05am
January 20, 2010
One dead, one seriously injured in rollover near Fosston
FOSSTON, Minn. - A female driver is dead and a juvenile passenger seriously injured following a rollover this morning on U.S. Highway 2 east of Fosston, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Names have not been released. The vehicle was westbound when the driver lost control, overcorrected,...
January 20, 2010 - 2:51pm
January 17, 2010
Woman killed in Detroit Lakes snowmobile crash lived life with no regrets
DETROIT LAKES -- A Christmas letter Amanda Bergstrom wrote to family and friends paints a picture of someone at peace with herself no matter...
January 17, 2010 - 12:29pm
January 15, 2010
Clara City woman dies in accident involving school bus
OLIVIA, Minn. -- A 27-year-old Clara City, Minn., woman who was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with a school bus died Thursday evening, according to a release from the Renville County Sheriff's Department. The school bus was transporting the RCW boys basketball team, returning...
January 15, 2010 - 11:41am
January 14, 2010
One dead, seven injured in crash on I-94 west of Fargo
BUFFALO, N.D. - An 81-year-old Bismarck woman was killed and seven others were injured in a violent five-car, chain reaction-type crash at the Buffalo interchange on Interstate 94 around midnight last night, the North Dakota Highway Patrol says. The deceased woman's name is being...
January 14, 2010 - 12:26pm
January 12, 2010
Authorities identify Cloquet man killed in snowmobile crash
Authorities have released the name of the Cloquet, Minn., man killed Saturday night in a Carlton County snowmobile accident. Kyle Jay Sims, age 22, was fatally injured after he failed to negotiate a turn while snowmobiling on a road in Perch Lake Township and skidded into a wooded...
January 12, 2010 - 10:47am