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DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, August 25
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
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
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
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
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
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