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Law enforcement blotter: January 23-25, 2015
News Briefs: Dayton signs tax conformity bill
Cards and games bring seniors together
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Sports schedule for Monday, January 26
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Sports roundup from Saturday, January 24
Speaker to share about weight loss journey
Harper’s Chord to perform at Carlos Creek
Tribute band plays at upcoming Alexandria Marching Band fundraiser
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Where are they now?
Engaged - Wilts and Hedstrom
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 12, 2015
Births - Douglas County Hospital through January 3, 2015
Engaged - Pavek and Jossart
Births - Douglas County Hospital through December 28, 2014
Wildlife of Douglas County: Fisher
Dayton proposes expanded buffer zones along Minnesota waters
Wildlife of Douglas County: Short-tailed weasel
Ready for a challenge?
Buck bagged in Wyoming
Ruby Benson, 73
Allan Altnow, 87
LaVaun Schoeck, 84
Helen Howie, 88
Service - Ruby Benson, 73
Letter: Can’t afford pro sports
Letter: Quotes can shed light on disputes
Letter: Practicing good hygiene habits is important during cold, flu season
It's Our Turn: Twins take refreshing approach at caravan stop
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars offered
Minnesota Grown Directory seeks new members
Funding secured for water quality initiative
Potato growers invited to hearing on check-off fees January 23
Winter garden college planned
Jody Hanson promoted within Lakes Newspaper Group
JCPenney reports good, bad news
Alexandria Industries CEO outlines keys to company’s success
Alexandria Clinic lab earns accreditation
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 11, 2014
Rollover closes westbound lanes on I-94 near Garfield
A semi rollover west of Alexandria closed the westbound lanes on Interstate 94 for about three hours this morning. Casey Wagner, 37, of Fargo was driving the semi, with a double trailer, west near mile marker 97 at about 5 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and it went off...
January 11, 2014 - 10:32am
May 9, 2013
Driver of semi rollover near Alexandria had been put out of service
The driver of a semi that rolled and spilled its load of Diet Coke bottles on Interstate 94 near Alexandria early Wednesday had been put out of service at the I-94 weigh station in Moorhead about six hours before the crash, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash was reported...
May 9, 2013 - 7:11am
July 24, 2012
A wild ride for semi
A semi driver traveling east on Interstate 94 about seven miles from Alexandria lost control of the vehicle Saturday shortly before 5 p.m. The...
July 24, 2012 - 10:46am
April 7, 2012
Ghost truck smashes into transformer
The Alexandria Police Department is looking for the driver/owner of the semi truck and trailer that crashed into a large electrical transformer on Friday at 9:40 p.m. After striking the transformer in the parking lot of Plaza Discount Liquors, the vehicle continued driving, a witness...
crime / news
April 7, 2012 - 12:49pm
October 4, 2010
Wadena woman hurt in southern Minnesota crash
A Wadena woman was badly hurt in a car crash with a semi in southern Minnesota Monday. Kristina K. Deppa, 35, was eastbound near the intersection of Highways 16 and 63 in Fillmore County when Deppa's 1999 Ford Taurus crossed the center line and struck a truck driven by Nicholas J....
news / region
October 4, 2010 - 5:27pm
July 14, 2010
Semitrailer driver injured in crash with train near Kensington
A semitrailer driver suffered serious injuries after crashing into a train near Kensington Friday. The crash happened at about 12:20 p.m. on...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Semi rolls over near Kensington
A semi-truck driver suffered minor injuries when his rig rolled over near Kensington Wednesday afternoon. Frederick R. Morin of Johnstown, Colorado was traveling northbound on County Road 1 about one mile north of Kensington shortly after 2 p.m.
May 20, 2010 - 7:24am
March 19, 2010
New semi-pro football team looking for players
The Alexandria Lightning of the Semi Pro Football League (SPFL) is once again looking for athletes to fill out its roster for the upcoming season. The Lightning still have several spots open on their 40-man roster. Those holes need to be filled by athletes in Alexandria and the...
Cardinals / sports
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 21, 2010
LaVerne Rentz was early Wadena trucker
Big trucks and Wadena have always been synonymous. Between 1926 and 1994, some 71 semis did business in Wadena. The urge to get into trucking...
news / region
February 21, 2010 - 3:34pm
February 20, 2009
Players needed for new area SPFL football team
Anyone 18 or older who has a passion for football will have a new opportunity to get on the field in 2009. Robert Davis, director of new-team development for the Semi-Pro Football League (SPFL), is looking for players to fill out a 40-man roster with athletes from Alexandria and...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am