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Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of slain 5-year-old Watkins girl
New effort tries to draw more people into area
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Following its headline year: Christensen steps in for Minnewaska football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
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DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
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Roy A. Johnson
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IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
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
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
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On The Street
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
July 10, 2015
UPDATE: Pedestrian hit near Lake L'Homme Dieu Thursday
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle near Lake L'Homme Dieu around 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The incident happened on County Road 42 between the lake...
July 10, 2015 - 1:13pm
November 18, 2013
Pedestrian struck, killed on Highway 10 near Sauk Rapids
By Forum News Service SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a driver Saturday morning on Highway 10 near Sauk Rapids. The Minnesota State Patrol said Robert C. Schmit, 23, of St. Cloud, was struck by a 1990 Buick Century around 5:30 a.m. at milepost 176....
November 18, 2013 - 9:15am
November 28, 2012
Pedestrian injured in Broadway accident
An Alexandria woman was taken to the Douglas County Hospital for evaluation following a pedestrian accident Monday afternoon. Lillian Schuneman was in the crosswalk of Broadway and 6th Avenue at about 2 p.m. when a Chevrolet Silverado driven by Stephen Crane of Alexandria ran over...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2011
Alexandria, Minn., bicycle rider killed when hit by gravel truck on county road
Riding her bike on Monday, Judith Stumpf-Bolin, 73, of Alexandria was killed when she was hit by a gravel truck near the intersection of County...
September 6, 2011 - 6:51am
July 26, 2011
Pedestrian killed in crash near Lowry
A 27-year-old pedestrian from Glenwood was killed in an accident near Lowry on Saturday. Wesley Tessman was struck by a 2004 Saturn driven by James Poock, 34, of Glenwood, according to the State Patrol. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Poock, who was not injured, was charged...
July 26, 2011 - 8:35am
May 28, 2011
Minnesota above average in pedestrian safety; rural areas deadlier
Crossing the street in Greater Minnesota can be more deadly than on the busier avenues of the Twin Cities. That's according to a report released this week by Transportation for America. It says the pedestrian death rate was above the national average in Cass, Becker and Itasca Counties...
May 28, 2011 - 11:40am
December 23, 2010
Wadena pedestrian struck by vehicle in Hewitt
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a collision between a pedestrian from Wadena and a Chevy Tahoe driven by a rural Bertha woman Sunday morning, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office. The driver of the 1998 Tahoe was southbound in Hewitt when she struck Shawn Peters of...
December 23, 2010 - 7:38am
June 24, 2010
Willmar man sentenced for running over blind pedestrian last November
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A 56-year-old man here was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail and fined $1,000 for running over a blind man who was trying to cross an intersection last November. Gary Lee Mattson also was ordered to take a vision test and to begin serving 30 of the 90 days in jail...
June 24, 2010 - 12:58pm
May 21, 2010
Let's make Alexandria a pedestrian-friendly community
Take a walk down Broadway Street in Alexandria, and then head up 3rd Avenue. You'll encounter quite a number of traffic control devices to support safe routes for pedestrians. You'll see painted crosswalks, pedestrian warning signs and signals. All this is terrific.
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 17, 2010
Wadena pedestrian hurt in Saturday accident
A Wadena woman was listed in critical condition after she was hit by a car while walking in the middle of U.S. Highway 10 just before 3 a.m. Saturday. Tiffany J. Walker, 25, was taken to Tri-County Hospital and then airlifted to St. Cloud after she was hit by a 2005 Dodge Caravan...
May 17, 2010 - 5:36pm
April 6, 2010
Train kills pedestrian in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
April 6, 2010 - 3:03pm
December 31, 2009
Bemidji woman struck as pedestrian in Wadena County
Felicity Nyaronge, 21, of Bemidji, was struck at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71 north of Sebeka, Minn., as she stood alongside the roadway, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol out of Detroit Lakes. Nyaronge suffered a leg fracture and was taken to Tri-County...
December 31, 2009 - 10:18am
April 9, 2008
Agreement reached in Wussow case
The case against Roger Edwin Wussow, who was arrested last August in connection with a pedestrian hit and run that resulted in the death of 72-year-old Burdette "Bud" Olson of Alexandria, will not be going to trial. On March 31, Wussow, 65, of Garfield, pleaded guilty to illegally...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am