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Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Former Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness passes away
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, June 30
Two more roundabouts coming soon
New signs designate area as boat-free zone
Local semipro football team continues to take shape
DNR: Camp Ripley deer hunt applications now being taken
Legion baseball: Bemidji sweeps Alex
Tops among nation's youth: 11-year-old Sladek wins at Illinois golf tourney
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Paint your world purple
'River' presents a tribute to female songwriters
Fourth of July, Lightning Creek concerts set for next week
The Fourth of July: The price of freedom
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Births - June 21-27, 2016
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Waterfowl numbers soar
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Keith D. McCoy
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
LETTER: Performance brought standing ovation
LETTER: Let the truth be known
COMMENTARY: Bridges, not walls, foster peace and security as refugees arrive
COMMENTARY: Celebrate our independence this Fourth of July
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Fischer named executive director at Ecumen Bethany Community
Echo Press earns five awards in national contest
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 19, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, April 18, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, April 18 Fight/disturbance, comp’s ex attempting to kick in door, female arrested for 5th degree controlled substance and disorderly conduct, CR14, Miltona. Neighbor dispute, comp’s neighbor throwing pallets on comp’s land, deputy spoke...
April 19, 2016 - 12:16pm
April 18, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 15-Sunday, April 17, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, April 15 Suspicious activity, people on lake are loud, sound very intoxicated, unable to locate, E Lk Cowdry Rd, Alex. Burglary, forced entry into business, CR82, Evansville. Patrol activity, flagged down, complaint about guy jumping into...
April 18, 2016 - 11:34am
April 17, 2016
Pedestrian injured in Alexandria Saturday
A pedestrian was critically injured in Alexandria Saturday. The accident, involving a 16-year-old male pedestrian, happened on or near the 800 block of Irving Street, according to Alexandria Police Department (APD). The teen was significantly injured and flown to a Twin Cities hospital...
April 17, 2016 - 3:04am
April 16, 2016
Classy night for Alexandria prom
Alexandria Area High School's Prom 2016 began Saturday afternoon with a stunning grand march at the school featuring student couples dressed...
April 16, 2016 - 5:22pm
April 15, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, April 14, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, April 14 Foot patrol, monitored area, info passed on, Holmes City. Check welfare, comp requested check on female who is overwhelmed with life, West St, Miltona. Violation of court order, comp’s ex-husband contacting her, wants incident...
April 15, 2016 - 9:18am
April 14, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 13 Vehicle fire, I-94 Evansville exit. Grass fire in slough between Brandon and Evansville, was prescribed burn, CR15/CR82. K9 assist, narcotics search, Pike St, Osakis. Grass fire, CR1, Evansville. Trespassing complaint, property...
April 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
April 13, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, April 12 Suspicious vehicles, unoccupied, CR5/CR6, Alex. Jail incident, inmate fight. Grass fire, CR3/Ottertail Trl, Osakis. Check welfare, comp is mail carrier, elderly female hasn’t picked up mail in a week, unlike her, resident has...
April 13, 2016 - 11:33am
Public, private or hybrid? Which way should hospital go?
It's been six months since Douglas County Hospital's board of directors publically announced they're exploring the option to convert the county-owned...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 12, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, April 11, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, April 11 Public assist, intoxicated male party requesting to go to detox, transported, Latoka Dr, Alex. School assist, child absent from school, unable to reach parent, student home sick, mom was at work, Oak St, Miltona. Attempted fraud,...
April 12, 2016 - 8:59am
April 11, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 8-Sunday, April 10, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, April 8 Property intake, comp turned over two firearms he had inherited but doesn’t want, DCSO lobby. Burglary, theft from business, four spray pumps and a drill, numerous items, CR82, Alex. Stolen vehicle, take from driveway sometime last...
April 11, 2016 - 11:10am
April 8, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, April 7, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, April 7 Domestic, 12 and 13-year-old cousins fighting over sweatshirt, they will stay separated for night, Central Ave, Brandon. Civil matter, comp needs advice on pending divorce and his future wife is harassing him, wants to document...
April 8, 2016 - 12:45pm
UPDATE: Driver injured in I-94 crash near Alexandria
A 37-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a rollover on Interstate 94 near Alexandria Friday morning. Danny K. Ecklund of Oslo was driving a 1999 Ford truck westbound at around 5 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle near milemarker 100. The pickup went through the median...
April 8, 2016 - 10:58am
County approves bump for mowing money
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners moved quickly through a slate of business during Tuesday's meeting. Following is a brief overview of a few action items. • Commissioners authorized an increase in the county's allocation to the Douglas County Agriculture Association, which...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
April 7, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 6 Patrol activity, patrolled area, info to task force, 30th Ave, Alex. Patrol activity, patrol request for intersection of 4th Ave/Oak St, Miltona. Suspicious vehicle, comp concerned about vehicles in area, White Oak Rd, Brandon....
April 7, 2016 - 10:01am
April 6, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, April 5 Stolen vehicle, comp states she thinks suspect took car last night, also stated she has an order for protection against suspect, comp doesn’t own vehicle but said her mom just bought it from her aunt, Lk Andrew Rd, Alex. Child...
April 6, 2016 - 1:19pm