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Westrom helps shape ag, environment bills
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 26
UPDATED: Victim identified in Otter Tail crash
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Death of 3-year-old Hubbard County girl under investigation
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
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