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Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Friday meeting to address ag, environment legislative issues
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 24, 2017
Alexandria upgrades office technology
At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council agreed to spend $20,092 to upgrade the city's email and computer systems. The action was recommended by the city's technology team that's been studying the issue for the last six months. There will also be an ongoing monthly...
April 24, 2017 - 9:47pm
October 14, 2016
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Fire department awarded grants for gear, training
The Alexandria Fire Department has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $85,500. Philip Drown of Philip Drown Consulting along with Pat Conroy, Senior Funding Specialists with Widseth Smith Nolting, collaborated with the Alexandria Fire Department and...
September 14, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Carlos Fire Department receives grant for Jaws of Life
The Carlos Fire Department recently received a grant of $19,985 that was used to buy new Jaws of Life, a machine used to pry apart crashed vehicles...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Garfield Fire Department hosts breakfast
The Garfield Fire Department will host its annual pancake and French toast breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Garfield Fire Hall, Sanstead Street E. The public is invited to attend. "We look forward to welcoming the community, have the community...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Area children learn about fire dangers
As part of National Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria and Osakis Fire Departments hosted open houses this week. Children of all ages turned...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
A battle of the bats
The streak was finally broken at Monday night's charity softball game as the Douglas County Law Enforcement team locked up a 13-7 win against...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Annual charity softball game set for August 2
The Alexandria Fire Department and Douglas County Law Enforcement charity softball game has been set. The charity game will take place on Monday, August 2 at the Knute Nelson Ball Field. The game starts at 5 p.m. The gates will open at 4 p.m. with food and drink specials, the fire...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Public invited to see new Forada fire hall
The Forada Fire Department and Forada First Responders invites the public to an open house at the new fire station. The open house is slated for Saturday, June 19 from 4 to 9 p.m. The new fire hall is located at 1639 4th Street SE in Forada. During the open house, from 5 to 8...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
January 8, 2010
A costly fire in Belle River
Firefighters from Carlos and Miltona responded to a large structure fire near Belle River at 12:14 p.m. Tuesday. The fire happened at Brian...
January 8, 2010 - 12:05am
December 31, 2009
New fire chief takes over
As of today, January 1, there'll be a new chief in town. A new fire chief, that is. Jeff Karrow took over the role from Shane Schmidt, who...
December 31, 2009 - 12:05am
November 18, 2009
Rainbow Rider catches fire
Alexandria firefighters responded to a Rainbow Rider bus that was on fire near the intersection of Spruce Street and 5th Avenue Monday shortly...
November 18, 2009 - 12:05am
AFD given grant to buy rescue equipment
Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America recently announced a $6,381 grant donation to the Alexandria Fire Department. The grant is part...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am