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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
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
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
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
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
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August 14, 2017
3 inches of rain adds to already wet summer
If you think this summer has been wetter than normal, you're right, the National Weather Service says. Three inches of rain fell in Alexandria...
August 14, 2017 - 7:06pm
July 7, 2017
Survey shows good economic news for region
The majority of Minnesota is expected to continue to experience strong economic growth over the next several months, according to new economic reviews and forecasts released Thursday by Secretary of State Steve Simon and the St. Cloud State University School of Public Affairs Research...
July 7, 2017 - 6:25am
July 2, 2017
Two killed near Redwood Falls when car hits truck
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Both the driver and passenger of a car were killed Friday in a head-on collision with a semi on U.S. Highway 71. Justin Michael Ahrens, 38, of Morton, and Brittany Renae Olson, 25, of Redwood Falls, died when the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Ahrens crossed...
July 2, 2017 - 6:49pm
June 24, 2017
Meeker deputy pleads guilty in stalking case
A Meeker County sheriff's deputy accused of stalking a man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Joel Christopher Engler, 43, of Litchfield, entered the plea Tuesday, June 20, in Meeker County District Court in Litchfield. The court dismissed a gross misdemeanor...
June 24, 2017 - 8:23am
April 28, 2017
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
The legacy of a boy from Sauk Rapids is now reaching the life of an 18-year-old senior at Alexandria Area High School and others with a life-threatening...
April 28, 2017 - 3:16am
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents in Traill County are the healthiest people in North Dakota, according to a University of Wisconsin study. The...
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
March 6, 2017
Pilot seriously hurt in plane crash near Paynesville
A pilot was seriously injured when his small, experimental plane crashed Saturday afternoon in a field near the Paynesville Airport.
March 6, 2017 - 9:16am
February 28, 2017
Two arrested in Pope County sex sting
Two men have been arrested after the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to an online ad and solicited sex from what they thought was a 14-year-old.
February 28, 2017 - 3:44pm
February 20, 2017
Woman hit, killed by train in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A woman is dead after being hit by a train in Detroit Lakes. At around 9 p.m. Saturday, Detroit Lakes police and paramedics responded to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian at a crossing at Washington Avenue and U.S. Highway 10, which is within sight...
February 20, 2017 - 11:40am
February 16, 2017
Prosecutor says deputy shot Evansville man in self-defense
A Stevens County sheriff's deputy acted in self-defense when he shot and killed an Evansville man last year, a prosecutor has ruled. Jay Johannes...
February 16, 2017 - 6:19pm
February 11, 2017
Truck carrying cars catches fire on I-94 near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Traffic was backed up for miles on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls on Friday night after a truckload of cars caught fire....
February 11, 2017 - 3:57pm
January 25, 2017
Underwood man accused of assaulting child
UNDERWOOD, Minn. -- A 13-month child is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive by his mother after an alleged assault to the child, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Adam Sundby of Underwood, 30, has been arrested for first-degree assault and malicious...
January 25, 2017 - 6:07pm
December 29, 2016
Minnesotans killed in Florida plane crash identified
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Funeral services for a New London woman and a Spicer man killed this week in a Florida plane crash are being planned...
December 29, 2016 - 8:25pm
December 26, 2016
Car hits pedestrians near Frazee; one killed, one injured
FRAZEE, Minn.—One person died and another was critically injured when a vehicle struck two pedestrians early Sunday, Dec. 25, about five miles north of Frazee, according to a report released by Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Alexis...
December 26, 2016 - 9:44am
December 23, 2016
Anderson added to 3 legislative committees
ST. PAUL — State Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, has accepted positions on three additional House committees, following his recent appointment...
December 23, 2016 - 7:00am