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Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
March 23, 2016
Copper theft penalty under debate
The penalty for stealing copper from an electric substation or similar facility would be five years in prison under a bill that stalled in a Senate committee March 17. While most Judiciary Committee members indicated general support, many said the legislation’s language was too...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
State board revokes license of Alexandria accountant
The Minnesota Board of Accountancy revoked the certified public accountant (CPA) certificate held by Michael Paradee of Alexandria. The board also revoked the CPA permit for his firm, located at 115 Third Avenue West, Alexandria, and imposed a civil penalty of $2,000 against him. The...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
Cardoza charged in Osakis burglary, theft cases
Christopher Cardoza, 21, of Osakis is in Douglas County Jail after his alleged involvement in thefts and burglary in Osakis. According to the...
September 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
September 3, 2013
Former armored truck driver pleads guilty to stealing from ATMs
A former armored truck driver pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to stealing money from automated teller machines (ATMs) in numerous locations in Minnesota, including Alexandria, and North Dakota. Christopher James Diestler, 31, of Fergus Falls, pleaded guilty to one count...
September 3, 2013 - 8:32am
April 17, 2013
Metal theft up 80 percent
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar recently proposed the Metal Theft Prevention Act to underscore the importance of federal action to help fight metal theft. Metal theft has jumped more than 80 percent in recent years. Thieves steal high-priced metal from critical infrastructure as well...
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
January 16, 2013
Theft reported from West Union auto business
The Todd County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) is asking for the community's help in a theft case that happened on January 8. According to TCSO, John Eischen reported the theft from Central Automotive in West Union. Sometime within the past week, someone took various items of scrap metal...
January 16, 2013 - 12:00am
November 30, 2012
Klobuchar introduces bill to limit metal theft
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on the growing problem of metal theft. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) are co-sponsors of the bill. Metal theft has jumped more than 80 percent in recent years, as thieves steal high-priced...
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am