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In the eye of Irma: Former Alexandria couple caught in hurricane
Soft lockdown lifted at West Central Area Secondary School
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, September 20
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal motorcycle crash on I-94
Gravel pit ‘would ruin this little town’ neighbors say
Volleyball: Cards sweep St. Cloud Apollo in conference match
Nice day for a run
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 21
Cross country: Chargers see progress in Melrose
Cross Country: WCA sets records and takes first in Melrose
Country Blossom Farm holds baking, eating contests
Community Education classes available
Events promote talking about suicide
Ecumen gives look at daytime senior care
New musicians invited to Open Mic Night
Don & Betty Kuelbs
Gary & Molly Buse
Gary & Molly Buse
DNR release: Optimistic about Saturday's duck opener
Posted, but done properly? Rules, prosecuting case can be complicated
Mike Frisch: Cover more water
A whirlwind of a win: Alexandria anglers take big payday in first pro tournament
DNR roadside survey: Pheasant index down 26 percent
Michelle Kay Miller
Lorraine K. Porter
Richard A. King
Harold M. Olson
Letter: Confederate statues promote division
Letter: No right way to protest
Echo Press Editorial: A wake-up call about drunk driving
In the Know: Armor - an unfortunate necessity
Observations from the Archives: 1992: Minnesotans pitch in after Hurricane Andrew hits
Dairy council seeks candidates
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
On The Street
Feds allow more time for comment on Internet access
Alexandria ReStore remains open, plans expansion
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
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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
September 11, 2016
Little Falls man killed in crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Little Falls man was killed in a head-on crash Friday morning near Leader, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 6:53 a.m. on County Road 103 in rural Leader, the sheriff’s office said in a release. When deputies...
September 11, 2016 - 7:24pm
September 9, 2016
Moorhead woman killed in Detroit Lakes crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An 83-year-old Moorhead woman died following a two-vehicle crash in Detroit Lakes Thursday afternoon, Sept. 8. Killed was Alys "Joan" Erickson, one of two passengers in a car driven by Shirley Mohr, 79, of Moorhead, The car was broadsided by a vehicle driven...
September 9, 2016 - 12:39pm
September 7, 2016
Man killed, juveniles injured in crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A person was killed and several juveniles were injured in a one-vehicle crash early Monday in Cass County. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash at 4:48 a.m. Monday on County Road 8 in Gould Township, south of Federal Dam. When deputies...
September 7, 2016 - 7:54am
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Sept. 6, that he abducted...
September 6, 2016 - 6:31pm
Dayton tour hits four western Minnesota counties
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton will continue the Dayton-Smith Administration’s “87 Counties in 86 Days” statewide tour this week, visiting the western Minnesota counties of Clay, Mahnomen, Otter Tail, and Wadena. Tuesday, Sept. 6, Dayton will greet students at Probstfield Elementary...
September 6, 2016 - 9:43am
September 2, 2016
Pickup hits, kills person walking north of Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A pedestrian was walking along Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes Thursday evening, Sept. 1, when the person was struck and killed by a pickup.The incident happened about 9:30 p.m. at U.S. Highway 59 and Brolin Beach Road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.The...
September 2, 2016 - 2:29pm
Jury finds Wadena man guilty of sexual assault of girl
DULUTH, MINN. -- A 43-year-old Wadena man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl when she was 7 or 8 years old.Shane Anthony Spicer, 43, was convicted Wednesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after the jury deliberated for about six hours,...
September 2, 2016 - 10:44am
September 1, 2016
Police suspect Bemidji woman who died in fire helped plan kidnapping
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Police suspect a Bemidji woman found dead at the scene of a fire from which a 5-year-old girl disappeared was involved in...
September 1, 2016 - 12:46pm
Brainerd man accused of threatening police, yelling racial slurs outside bar
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd man is accused of repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers Monday.John Christian Neville, 34, is facing four felonies and misdemeanor after officers were called to respond...
September 1, 2016 - 8:39am
Charges: Man was angry with bouncers at Zorbaz in Spicer when he fired gun
WILLMAR, Minn.—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday...
September 1, 2016 - 8:18am
August 31, 2016
Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
ST. PAUL—A group of American Indians whose ancestors rescued whites during an 1862 Indian war want to collect on a federal government promise...
August 31, 2016 - 5:22pm