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May 8, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female mutilation penalties
May 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
April 13, 2017
In the Know: How credible is breaking news?
April 13, 2017 - 3:49pm
February 22, 2017
Daryl Giese with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is waiting to be "rescued" from Lake Darling during a thin ice rescue training last Friday. Kevin Smith from the sheriff's office, the instructor, checks back to make sure his rescue crew is ready to pull Giese out of the water when the signal is given by the rescuer (in the yellow suit). (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Practicing for thin ice
February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
January 13, 2017
Training offered on domestic violence
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Ingebrigtsen
Ingebrigtsen appointed to law enforcement council
November 11, 2016 - 9:28am
November 4, 2016
Federal panel expands Minnesota police civil rights study
November 4, 2016 - 7:00am
The top gun is an older style rifle used by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The bottom one is the newer style rifle, or carbine, that will be donated to the sheriff's office by Alex Pro Firearms. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Sheriff's office receives two substantial donations
November 4, 2016 - 6:00am
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
October 31, 2016 - 4:41pm
October 12, 2016
During Saturday's training, first responders were encouraged to treat the role players as they would treat victims in a real hostile event situation. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Teamwork through training
October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
October 7, 2016
Jeff Roste (white shirt) takes photos that will be used on the billboard for the We Got Your Back campaign. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
'We Got Your Back' up and running
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 5, 2016
LETTER: A big thanks to law enforcement
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am
September 28, 2016
Jackie Notch, Douglas County Jail administrator, is the recipient of the Minnesota Sheriff's Association's Administrator of the Year. She is pictured with Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen (left) and Chief Deputy Brad Lake. (Contributed)
First female road deputy now admin of the year
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
Craig McMillan
New group forms to support law enforcement
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Law Enforcement Scholarship Program begins
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
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