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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Douglas County under flash flood warning until 9:30 a.m.
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Be a pickle pro
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Brandon D. Randt
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
August 24, 2016
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
All of his stories are true and some of them even happened. That is what Bob Welsh told a room full of law enforcement personnel and those who...
August 24, 2016 - 10:12am
August 12, 2016
K9s get new friend
While taking in the booths at the Douglas County Fair next week, fair-goers may notice a new booth present, serving as the kickoff for a new...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
What do you do if you get pulled over?
You're driving along when all of a sudden you glance in your rearview mirror and see a sight you don't want to see: red and blue flashing lights. The familiar sound of a police siren drowns out the music coming from your stereo. You panic and realize you are getting pulled over. Now...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
Community Night Out draws nearly 1,000
Members of the Alexandria community and the Alexandria Police Department came together the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 2 for the APD's 33rd annual...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
LETTER: Treat each other with dignity and respect
To the editor: I am very grateful for those who choose to don the law enforcement uniform and protect and serve us every day. They see and hear the extremes of human emotion as they respond to intense situations that would leave many of us cowering. I am thankful for those who live...
July 22, 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
July 9, 2016
Prayer gathering in Alexandria to support law enforcement officers
The wives of local law enforcement officers in Douglas County have organized a prayer gathering tonight, Saturday, July 9, at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office lawn in Alexandria from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The following message from the wives was posted on the Douglas County Sheriff's...
July 9, 2016 - 2:59pm
June 29, 2016
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
While most Minnesotans understand that seat belts and child restraints save lives, thousands of drivers were cited not buckling up during the Click It or Ticket extra enforcement campaign from May 23 to June 5. Law enforcement handed out 7,233 seat belt and 213 child restraint citations...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
LETTER: Thank you for support of law enforcement
To the editor: I would like to thank Rep. Cornish for having the courage to stand up for the men and women in law enforcement. He had to know the scrutiny he was going to take from the left-leaning media and the groups that are definitely anti-law enforcement.
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
March 11, 2016
IT'S OUR TURN: Officers deserve reciprocated respect and kindness
For the past few weeks, some comments made about law enforcement officers on posts on the Echo Press Facebook page have been weighing on my mind. The comments I'm referring to were posted in response to articles about the marijuana growing operation that was busted in Garfield and...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
Citizen's Police Academy wraps up
As of March 8, 18 Alexandria community members are the proud new owners of an Alexandria Police Department (APD) badge. They are the most recent...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Shine a blue light for fallen Fargo police officer
Shine a blue light at your home or business and show your support for the Fargo police officer shot and killed in the line of duty. Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer was shot during a standoff after a domestic disturbance Wednesday; he didn't survive. Moszer, 33, was a Fargo officer...
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
The changing world of law enforcement
In recent years, there have been numerous media accounts of alleged police brutality and racism across the U.S. Debates and protests — some peaceful, many not — have been plentiful. Minnesota joined national headlines last November when two police officers shot and...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Dispute leads to gunfire
A domestic disturbance in Alexandria on Thanksgiving night resulted in gunfire, an arrest and felony charges. Ladetrick Rone, 36, of Alexandria...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 25, 2015
Stepped up DWI enforcement planned for weekends through New Year’s
More than 300 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will be working overtime this holiday season to try to prevent drunken driving. The percentage of drunk-driving related deaths compared with total traffic fatalities is significantly higher for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday...
November 25, 2015 - 8:41am