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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, April 24
Charges dropped against Bio Corp
Student takes second in statewide speech event
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Track and field: A-B-E throwers stand out in Barnesville
Baseball: Silverstreaks take opener over Milaca
Softball: Knights sweep doubleheader against WHN
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
An awesome opening weekend
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
Paul L. Sand
Virgil M. Zins
Andrew Paul Slavik
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
LETTER: Tasty food, good cause
IN THE KNOW: Tourism puts money in your pockets
EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
Mall-goers mourn store closings
Challenging times for mall: Manager says it still has a future
Foreclosure notice filed against mall
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April 10, 2018
Former VFW manager charged with theft
The former manager of the Osakis VFW Post faces two felony theft charges for allegedly taking money from the post's ATM machine for her own personal use. Michelle Renee Manders, 39, was charged in Todd County District Court on April 3 with theft of more than $5,000 and theft of more...
April 10, 2018 - 3:27pm
March 2, 2018
Tips sought for tree shed break-in
Sometime this past December or January, the Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District's tree shed building was broken into and numerous items were stolen. The district's 1980 three-quarter ton manual transmission pickup, baby blue in color, was stolen, along with an assortment...
March 2, 2018 - 11:39am
December 7, 2017
Two Park Rapids, Minn. men accused of cattle theft
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. - Two Park Rapids, Minn. men have been charged with felonies after allegedly selling cattle they did not own. Bret Ricardo...
December 7, 2017 - 8:15pm
December 1, 2017
Former creamery manager sentenced
A former general manager of the Osakis Creamery Association who was accused of taking money from the business will serve 60 days in jail and...
December 1, 2017 - 9:18am
November 15, 2017
Dayton orders task force to look into elder abuse following 'appalling' reports of neglect, assault and theft
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said he will form a task force to find out why the state of Minnesota has failed to investigate thousands of...
November 15, 2017 - 9:01pm
September 7, 2017
Woman sentenced for theft at restaurant
A 37-year-old Alexandria woman was sentenced to 180 days in the Douglas County Jail after she pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor theft charge — taking money from AJ's Restaurant in Osakis. Kristy Ann Heuchert was initially charged with felony theft but that charge was dismissed...
September 7, 2017 - 6:28am
Manager accused of theft at Subway
A 44-year-old Osakis woman is accused of taking money from the Subway sandwich shop she was managing in Osakis. Nikki Colleen Gillespie was charged with felony theft in Douglas County District Court on Aug. 28. According to the criminal complaint, deposits from the store were missing...
September 7, 2017 - 5:50am
June 12, 2017
Minnesota man admits stealing from rural neighbors, cries in court
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 45 months in prison for a long list of felony theft and burglary charges for taking...
June 12, 2017 - 10:15pm
May 31, 2017
Man arrested after burglar hits Brandon
Four burglaries and two thefts in Brandon led to the arrest of a man at Shooting Star Casino in Mahnomen. According to a media release, on the morning of Sunday, May 28, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to Brandon after numerous residents noticed items missing. One...
May 31, 2017 - 1:07pm
April 16, 2017
Country club's former golf pro, general manager accused of stealing $292K
NEW LONDON, Minn. — The former general manager of the Little Crow Country Club, has been charged with one count of theft-divert corporate...
April 16, 2017 - 8:49am
Alexandria police recover stolen items
If you've had something stolen out of a storage unit lately, the Alexandria Police Department may have it. As part of a long investigation of...
January 16, 2017 - 5:03pm
November 30, 2016
LETTER: There is a word for that
To the editor: The excellent column by Lowell Anderson, "The high cost of denial" (Echo Press, Nov. 11, Page 4, It's Our Turn), reminded me of what Walter Williams, a black professor of economics at George Mason University, said: "We must take care of people who through no fault...
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am
The threat of theft
As the winter months roll around, your summer items may get put into storage. Or, if you're a snowbird, you may head to a warmer climate for...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
October 20, 2016
Reward offered to solve theft at Central Specialties trailer
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is seeking information about a break-in and theft that was reported at a trailer belonging to Central Specialties, Inc. On Oct. 17, Central Specialties employees reported that one of their construction trailers was broken into and several thousand...
October 20, 2016 - 3:19pm
July 1, 2016
LETTER: Why steal flowers from graves?
To the editor: I noted that in the Friday, June 17 edition in the Thumbs Up/Down section, there was a thumbs down about flowers stolen at Evergreen Cemetery. The same happened at the Carlos Trinity Lutheran Cemetery this Memorial Day. Flowers were taken from the graves of two of my...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am