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UPDATE: Le Homme Dieu drowning victim identified
Still time to attend Vikingland Builder's Association Home Tour this weekend
Don't get ripped off at State Fair
Minnesota wolf population stable
5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
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
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
August 26, 2016
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
"All the gear, all the time." This is a motto that Jim and Jaque Rasmussen live by when riding their motorcycles. And it was Jim's gear that...
August 26, 2016 - 8:32am
August 19, 2016
Smell tops list of concerns about proposed feedlot
Smell was the number one issue residents have with the proposed expansion of a beef facility located along Douglas County Road 7 NW near Millerville....
August 19, 2016 - 12:00am
August 18, 2016
Train derails special session plans
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative leaders failed to agree on a special session agenda. "I've concluded ... I am not going to call a special session," Democratic Gov....
August 18, 2016 - 4:45pm
August 10, 2016
Festivals offer fun and food for all
Celebrations took place in two Douglas County communities this weekend — Brandon and Forada. The annual Brandon Summer Fest and the annual...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
August 5, 2016
'Great River Clean-Up' to take place Sunday
The Long Prairie River is home to various kinds of fish, turtles and other wildlife. Every year, dozens of people come to the river to float down its current. The river is a place for laughter and having fun with friends outdoors. However, this fun comes with a cost. Because of the...
August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
August 3, 2016
Learn more about commissioner candidates
Voters in the 10 townships and eight cities that make up Douglas County Commissioner District 1 have their work cut out for them. They will have to choose between four candidates who have filed for the county commissioner seat currently held by Jerry Johnson. Johnson, who has been...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's minimum wage rises Aug. 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50...
August 3, 2016 - 12:00am
August 1, 2016
AgweekTV: Tractor love
Tractor runs are gaining in popularity recently and for many it's a chance to enjoy a common interest and meet new friends, but also a way to...
August 1, 2016 - 6:00am
July 22, 2016
Elected officials present salary requests to county board
The four Douglas County elected officials went before the Board of Commissioners at Tuesday's meeting with their salary requests. The officials included Dawn Crouse, recorder; Chad Larson, attorney; Troy Wolbersen, sheriff; and Char Rosenow, auditor/treasurer. No numbers were discussed...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Man drowns in Lake Miltona
A 55-year-old Miltona man drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Scott A. Gagner....
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 12, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, May 12 911 hang-up, no answer on call back, verbal argument, Big Horn Bay Rd, Alex. Domestic, roommates arguing over property, agreed to work things out peacefully, 1st Ave, Evansville. Suspicious vehicle, comp stated van west on CR14 from...
May 13, 2016 - 10:55am
May 12, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, May 11 Juvenile trouble, disruptive student in office during in-school suspension, released to mother, 2nd Ave, Evansville. K9 assist, narcotics search, Pioneer Rd. Hit and run crash, CR6, Garfield. Hit and run crash, S Darling Dr, Alex....
May 12, 2016 - 11:10am
May 11, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, May 10 Patrol activity, checking on semi, driver pulled over to use phone, CR82, Alex. Suspicious activity, people sleeping in back of truck, owner said he was homeless and parked for night to sleep, will be on their way, Sunny Acres Rd,...
May 11, 2016 - 11:28am
May 10, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 9, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, May 9 Patrol activity, nothing suspicious, storage facility south of Alex. Check welfare, comp hasn’t heard from son after deputy told her son would call her, she’s concerned his girlfriend’s parents are keeping him from his parents,...
May 10, 2016 - 11:28am
May 9, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, May 6 Domestic, female yelling at son across road, one person advised they’re not allowed on property, CR34, Alex. Theft, comp reporting former employee has IT equipment and won’t return it, Hwy 29, Alex. Public assist, comp requesting...
May 9, 2016 - 11:43am