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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 21
County to sell parcel near Lake Le Homme Dieu
Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
House passes its version of farm bill on tight vote
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Alexandria fifth-graders win state Pacesetter title
Legion baseball: Osakis offense rolls in 14-1 rout
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Dennis & Ardelle (Botzet) Feda
Dick and Sue Anderson
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Shirley G. Botzet
Donna Mae Lunemann
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
Letter to the Editor: Separating children from parents
Commentary: Let's not live for the gaffes and 'gotchas'
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
on the street
March 13, 2018
Minnesota woman arrested for heroin possession after traffic stop
MOTLEY—A traffic stop resulted in the seizure of heroin and the arrest of a 34-year-old Red Lake woman Saturday in Morrison County. The Morrison...
March 13, 2018 - 10:38am
March 12, 2018
Eight injured when school van, semi crash in western Minn.
HOLLOWAY, Minn. – The Swift County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a crash with multiple injuries on Monday, March 12, about 4...
March 12, 2018 - 11:56pm
Committees unlikely to take up Minnesota gun bills
ST. PAUL — The most bipartisan Minnesota gun safety bills offered so far this year were all but shot down as soon as they were introduced....
March 12, 2018 - 6:16pm
Minnesota GOP legislators want Medicaid recipients to work
ST. PAUL—Republican Minnesota lawmakers want a law requiring able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work. They said the bill they unveiled...
March 12, 2018 - 5:18pm
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The first zebra mussel babies, called veligers, were confirmed in Lake Winnibigoshish in 2012. By 2016 the first...
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
March 11, 2018
Group is helping Columbian orphans seek new homes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — For almost two decades, older orphans have visited the United States through a child advocacy organization meant to help the children find permanent families. Sixty to 70 Colombian orphans will travel to the United States from June 28 to Aug. 3 to stay with host families...
March 11, 2018 - 9:06pm
March 9, 2018
Minnesota high school teachers are having sex with older students - legally
ST. PAUL—Minnesota high school teachers, administrators and contractors are legally allowed to have sex with their students over the age...
March 9, 2018 - 8:51pm
Woman accused of trying to shoot trooper near Moorhead makes first court appearance
MOORHEAD, Minn.—The woman accused of trying to shoot a Minnesota State Patrol trooper in the head after he stopped to help her and a companion...
March 9, 2018 - 4:36pm
Ditch mowing legislation delayed another year, debate rages on
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans know farmers are upset about state-mandated buffers next to water, but that is nothing compared to what many rural...
March 9, 2018 - 3:29pm
Capitol Chatter: Service animal owners want protection against fakes
ST. PAUL—It's a safe bet that few Minnesotans knew about fake service animals until recently. Some national news about people trying to...
March 9, 2018 - 12:24pm
March 8, 2018
Woman accused of trying to shoot Minnesota trooper outside Moorhead charged with attempted murder
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A woman accused of trying to shoot a Minnesota State Patrol trooper in the head near Moorhead faces felony charges of...
March 8, 2018 - 8:55pm
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
ST. PAUL—A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes. Why would we...
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
UMN wants another $10M to freeze in-state tuition
ST. PAUL—The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for an extra $10 million to finance a tuition freeze next year for Minnesota residents at all of its campuses. The two-year budget lawmakers adopted last year awarded the university $658.7 million in base funding...
March 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
Teenager arrested after making shooting threat to central Minn. school
BRAINERD, Minn.—A student, who reportedly was making verbal threats to commit a shooting at Brainerd High School, was taken into custody...
March 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
March 7, 2018
Male passenger in officer-related shooting near Moorhead says he's of 'sovereign nation,' claims arrest was a kidnapping
MOORHEAD – The driver of a vehicle who was wounded in an officer-involved shooting on Interstate 94 on Monday, March 5, allegedly tried to...
March 7, 2018 - 8:58pm