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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvia Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
June 11, 2014
SHERIFF June 4 A handgun was stolen from a residence on Muyres Avenue in Carlos sometime between May 17-26. A resident near County Roads 56 and 40 NW, Garfield reported that gravel trucks have been kicking up a lot of dust, which he said “is in the way of his right of pursuit...
June 11, 2014 - 12:00am