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1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
Five things to know from city council
Tastefully Simple's zoning request approved
Boys Golf: Alexandria wins CLC title at AGC
Osakis High School celebrates state title
Softball: WCA suffers late-inning struggles heading into playoffs
Boys Tennis: Alex tops DL in regular season finale
Softball: Panthers' DeBoer hits walk-off over B-E
Outdoor religious drama ends May 25
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
Walk, open house for mental health awareness
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Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Mike Frisch: Tips for opening-day walleyes
An officer shortage: DNR enters opener down 25 COs statewide
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Marion G. Bauer
Gilbert G. Poepping
Frances L. Lesuer
Lola M. Olson
It's Our Turn: An astonishing blur of technology
Echo Press editorial: Who will pay for clean water?
Observations from the Archives: 2007: Freedom to Breathe Act bans public indoor smoking
Guest editorial: More urban-rural unity needed
Letter: Putting God in a box
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
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November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
It was only a matter of time before the beautiful weather would go away. The Alexandria area could get as much as 12 inches of snow and strong...
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
November 11, 2016
Crackdown uncovers illegal sports betting pool
By Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A regulatory crackdown across Minnesota uncovered an illegal sports betting pool in Austin and two other alcohol-related fines in Marshall. The state’s Department of Public Safety said that its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division and the...
November 11, 2016 - 9:48am
November 8, 2016
Man drove other people's cars while drunk, charges say
DONNELLY, Minn. -- Law enforcement officials learned a Stevens County man was driving under the influence when he drove two different cars he mistakenly thought he owned, a complaint filed in Stevens County District Court alleges. John Robert Bristle, 72, of Donnelly, drove another...
November 8, 2016 - 6:48pm
Updated: Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
By Forum News Service WADENA, MINN -- Authorities have identified a female victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting after a man led authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties on Monday, Nov. 7. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office was called to the 300...
November 8, 2016 - 7:37am
Zebra mussels found in Otter Tail County lake
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Adley Lake in southern Otter Tail County...
November 8, 2016 - 7:27am
November 7, 2016
1 killed, 3 injured in crash near Morris
MORRIS, Minn. – A Hancock man was killed and three others were injured Sunday in a head-on crash north of Morris. According to the State Patrol, the crash happened around 4:40 p.m. on Minnesota Highway 9 when a southbound 1997 Dodge Ram, driven by Randall R. Pashen, 53, of Morris,...
November 7, 2016 - 8:28am
November 3, 2016
Benson man dies after he was struck by van
BENSON, Minn. —A pedestrian struck by a van early Monday, Oct. 31, in Benson has died. Wayne Nicholson, of Benson, died Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. He was 78. Nicholson was hit about 5:30 a.m. Monday while crossing state Highway 29 in Benson. He had been...
November 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
October 7, 2016
Willmar girl charged in threats against school
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar teenager accused of posting a social media bomb threat directed toward the Willmar Public School District faces felony charges for threats of violence and terroristic threats. The threat, a Facebook post which read, "10 likes & I'll Blow Up Any Willmar...
October 7, 2016 - 8:40am
September 21, 2016
Girl stopped on state highway by fake officer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A teenage girl was reportedly stopped on Minnesota Highway 23 on Tuesday night by a man posing as a law enforcement officer, authorities say.The man, driving a sedan-like vehicle with red and blue lights in the grill, reportedly told the girl he had stopped her...
September 21, 2016 - 6:24pm
Anti-Muslim sign at small-town restaurant causes protest, support
LONSDALE, Minn. --A sign put outside a family restaurant in the small southern Minnesota community of Lonsdale that says “Muslims get out” has caused a stir.The Lonsdale News-Review said after a weekend of national news coverage of attacks in New York, New Jersey and St. Cloud,...
September 21, 2016 - 12:28pm
September 20, 2016
Trapped in terror: Douglas County families affected by mall attack
While hundreds of people were on lockdown after a man attacked and stabbed people inside a St. Cloud mall Saturday, some area residents waited...
September 20, 2016 - 10:44am
September 18, 2016
St. Cloud mall attacker killed by police; 8 stabbing victims will survive
An attacker stabbed multiple victims at a St. Cloud mall Saturday but is now believed to be dead inside the mall, St. Cloud police said at...
September 18, 2016 - 7:19am
September 16, 2016
Meeker County man accused of using ax, beer bottle in violent rampage
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- A criminal complaint against a Grove City man details a violent rampage at a Grove City residence Tuesday night, during which the man allegedly grabbed an ax, swung it at multiple vehicles and threatened to kill another man, who fled to a nearby cornfield to...
September 16, 2016 - 9:12am
Two illegal crayfish found in Minnesota lake
HITTERDAL, Minn. —Two red swamp crayfish have been found in Tilde Lake just northeast of Hitterdal and it's the first time the invasive...
September 16, 2016 - 8:31am
September 14, 2016
I-35 bridge to glow blue for Wetterling
MINNEAPOLIS — The Interstate 35W bridge will glow blue for 11 nights in honor of Jacob Wetterling.Gov. Mark Dayton directed the Minnesota Department of Transportation to illuminate the bridge over the Mississippi River with blue lights, representing child abuse prevention, beginning...
September 14, 2016 - 7:24pm