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Get your water checked at upcoming clinic
‘She’s all of ours’: Candlelight vigil and prayer service held for missing teen
Ready, set, mow! Lawn mowers become battle-tested at fair
Weekend rain strains sewer plant's capacity
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, August 17
Sports schedule for Saturday, Aug. 19
Sports schedule for Friday, August 18
Football: B-E ready to make next step
Next man up: Empting takes over at QB after Roste's three-year run
A promise kept: Plan started at the Viking Speedway is rekindled after the death of a friend
Christian group forms to challenge government corruption, tyranny
Knute Nelson to celebrate Alexandria's seniors
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Habitat for Humanity dedicates two new homes
Photo of the Week
Johnson - Engebretson
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
James "Jim" K. Davern
Orvis L. Jibben
John "Jack" McLaughlin
Delores M. Johnson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views of the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: Will we let hatred divide us?
Letter: We need to work and pray together
Commentary: Think of the possibilities new school would bring
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Tomato tasting at the library
What's wrong with my tomato plant?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
hires and promotions
on the street
August 1, 2014
SHERIFF July 28 A Kensington resident reported someone fraudulently opened accounts and credit cards in her name. July 29 A motorcycle driver was stopped near the intersection of County Roads 82 and 7 by Brandon and cited for no motorcycle endorsement, driving with a suspended...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
SHERIFF July 23 Dispatch received a report that there were about 20 cattle on County Road 53 NW. Someone crawled through the back slider window of an unlocked truck parked near the Long Prairie River and stole $150 in cash from a wallet. In the process, the suspect dropped...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 25, 2014
SHERIFF July 21 Six hand guns were taken into evidence from Becker County to the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force. Also, three long guns were transferred from the task force safe and placed into the Douglas County evidence room. Five dock sections with a swimming ladder,...
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
July 23, 2014
SHERIFF July 16 Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in front of the jail at 2:54 a.m. The vehicle’s brake lights were on and someone was passed out in the front seat. They issued a citation to the passenger for possessing drug paraphernalia and arrested...
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
July 18, 2014
SHERIFF July 14 A couple was walking on Miltona Bay Road NE, Alexandria when a yellow lab ran onto the road and bit the woman in the upper right thigh. A deputy spoke with the owner and issued a potentially dangerous dog form. Two juvenile shoplifters who tried to steal a dozen...
July 18, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
SHERIFF July 9 An attempted break-in was reported at Evansville Sports and Lawn on Main Street. The suspect damaged two windows in a back service door but did not gain access. A purple Mongoose bicycle was stolen from Johnson Street in Evansville. July 10 A long board and a...
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
July 11, 2014
SHERIFF July 4 A man wearing a Vikings jersey in a pontoon with a Happy Fourth of July banner was reportedly slinging water balloons onto cars parked at Rotary Beach. A deputy patrolled the area but didn’t find anything. Deputies assisted with a crash on I-94 near mile marker...
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
SHERIFF July 1 A theft of pallets was reported on Front Street in Brandon. A driver of a pickup reportedly chased children who were riding bikes in Brandon. During a traffic stop on Second Street in Brandon, a deputy arrested the driver for fourth-degree drunk driving, minor consumption...
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
July 3, 2014
POLICE June 29 A large tree fell in the alley of the 800 block behind Broadway and took down some wires. A gas leak was reported at the Holiday station on 50th Avenue West. June 30 Hand tools were stolen from a residence on Rosewood Lane SE. June 30 A driver’s license was...
July 3, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
SHERIFF June 25 An employee at Reprocessed Plastics Inc., Garfield was hit in the face by a piece of plastic and was bleeding. A deputy assisted with medical care. June 26 An Alexandria resident reported that someone has written checks on her bank account. June 27 Someone...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
June 27, 2014
SHERIFF June 21 Several items were stolen from a storage unit on 39th Avenue NE, Alexandria. A lock was cut. A Jet Ski was found floating on Little Darling. Also, an older boat floated up to shore and got hung up in the weeds near Edgewater Drive. A baby was reportedly attacked...
June 27, 2014 - 12:00am
June 25, 2014
SHERIFF June 18 A Jet Ski was found drifting and half sunk near a lake home on Darling Ln. NW, Alexandria. Eight television sets and a microwave were illegally dumped at the Brophy Lake public landing. A resident on Fish Hook Dr. SW, Alexandria found a knife with a broken tip...
June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
SHERIFF June 15 An Evansville firefighter noticed a couple of vehicles at the storage units near County Roads 82 and 24 shortly after midnight. Deputies issued tickets for underage alcohol consumption. Deputies cited two juveniles for underage alcohol consumption in Kensington A...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
June 18, 2014
SHERIFF June 11 Deputies assisted at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover in Grant County near Sand Lake Road, northwest of Evansville at 8:02 a.m. A 65-year-old man suffered shoulder pain. June 12 A resident on Lake Ida Way NW, Alexandria reported damage to a fox pelt. An 8-foot-long...
June 18, 2014 - 12:00am
June 13, 2014
SHERIFF June 9 A resident on Melvina Lane SW, Alexandria reported getting a strange e-mail that said she needed to respond to court. She was advised this was a scam. Law enforcement does not send e-mails to summon people to court. A Culligan’s employee was bit on the calf by...
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am