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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Morken: South Dakota is still worth the hunt
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
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Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
Letter: Zaun's commentary was right on
Echo Press Editorial: Here comes the plow - what do you do?
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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January 6, 2011
Dentist murder case: Kilkpatrick's lawyers seek change of venue
FARGO - Attorneys for Gene Kirkpatrick have asked a Cass County judge to move his upcoming jury trial out of Fargo and suppress statements he made to detectives during the investigation into the murder of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso. Kirkpatrick, whose daughter was married to Gattuso...
January 6, 2011 - 11:59am
December 29, 2010
Bail set at $2 million in Olivia child murder case, two people arrested in courtroom
OLIVIA -- Unconditional bail was set at $2 million this afternoon for Sergio Turrubiates Jr., 20, of Olivia, who faces a second-degree murder charge for killing a 19-month-old Olivia girl last week. Conditional bail was set at $1 million by District Judge Dwayne Knutsen in Renville...
December 29, 2010 - 11:50am
December 24, 2010
'I Saw Mommy Killing Santa Claus'
The Alexandria Arts Association (AAAA) will present I Saw Mommy Killing Santa Claus, a murder mystery dinner theater experience. The evening...
December 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 30, 2010
Dewey's accused killer wants trial moved again
The attorney for the man accused of fatally shooting a Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy wants the trial to be moved a third time. Thomas Lee Fairbanks, 34, of Mahnomen, Minn., is charged with first-degree murder and a dozen other felonies in connection with the killing of Christopher...
November 30, 2010 - 5:02am
October 7, 2010
Surprise guilty plea entered in Mahnomen murder case
October 7, 2010 - 2:49pm
October 4, 2010
Double-murder suspect in Mahnomen County described as generous and trusted
A man held on suspicion of murdering two elderly rural Mahnomen County, Minn., residents is being described as generous and trusted by others at a center for chemically dependent people where he lived. Timothy James Thorson, 53, is being held in the Benton County Jail, booked at...
October 4, 2010 - 9:33am
August 12, 2010
Man accused in Deputy Dewey shooting now faces murder charge
Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against the man accused of shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Dewey. Thomas Fairbanks now faces second-degree murder instead of attempted murder for the February 2009 shooting in Mahnomen, Minn., when Dewey was responding to a drunken...
August 12, 2010 - 3:40pm
May 27, 2010
Man hunt begins in Fargo, N.D., for husband of slain Illinois woman
FARGO, N.D. - Police are investigating a vehicle found here that authorities say may be linked to a case in Illinois in which a pregnant woman was stabbed to death. Fargo Police Lt. Pat Claus said the discovery of the car in a downtown parking lot was prompted by a citizen who reported...
May 27, 2010 - 12:36pm
March 13, 2010
Grygla man faces murder charge in 4-month-old son's death
A Grygla, Minn., man was charged with murder Thursday in the death of his 4-month-old son. An autopsy showed that Damien Marsden's son, Rylin, died of "traumatic head injuries due to physical assault," including a fractured skull, the Minnesota Attorney General's Office said in a...
March 13, 2010 - 12:46pm
The Murdered Family: New book by former UND professor tells story of a crime 90 years ago in rural N.D.
Probably everyone who grew up at Turtle Lake, N.D., has heard the story of the murdered family, an immigrant Germans-from-Russia farmer and his...
March 13, 2010 - 8:37am
December 11, 2009
Man arrested in Oklahoma in connection with Morris woman's death
The Associated Press is reporting that 21-year-old Ryan Hurd was arrested December 4 in west Tulsa after the body of 19-year-old Kathryn Rose...
December 11, 2009 - 1:41pm
December 7, 2009
Tips sought in Morris woman's murder
The body of a Morris woman who investigators believe died of "homicidal injuries" was found near a roadside in rural Owatonna on Thursday. On...
December 7, 2009 - 11:15am
November 25, 2009
Man accused of plotting Fargo dentist murder is on his way to Cass County Jail
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - The 63-year-old man charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the Oct. 26 fatal hammer beating of Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso was released from the custody of an Oklahoma County jail this morning and is expected to be in the Cass County Jail...
November 25, 2009 - 11:39am
November 6, 2009
Nakvinda bail set at $1 million
FARGO, N.D. - Bail was set at $1 million cash Friday for Michael Allen Nakvinda, the Oklahoma City man accused of murdering Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso. The 41-year-old Nakvinda also requested a single-person jail cell during his initial appearance via interactive television in...
November 6, 2009 - 4:04pm
November 5, 2009
Accused murderer of Fargo dentist no longer in Oklahoma jail
OKLAHOMA CITY - The man accused of murdering Fargo dentist Philip Gattuso is no longer in the Oklahoma County Jail. An e-mail notification from the jail states Michael Nakvinda, charged in Cass County District Court with four felony counts, was released today. Earlier this week,...
November 5, 2009 - 2:41pm