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Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Weather changes Senior Fishing Day events
Planned Parenthood: Patients at risk - Organization cites potential loss of some federal funds
Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Junior legion tournament: Rain postpones Alex Black game to Friday
Girls basketball: Cardinals win Breakdown state title
Alexandria youth teams top three at Pacesetter Tournament
Junior legion tournament: Alex Black loses first bid for state tournament berth
Junior legion playoffs: Alex Blacks one win away from a state berth
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Harold A. Ranum
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lahtinen
Letter to the Editor: Constitution is straightforward, plain English
In the Know: Avoid stereotyping employees
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
Letter to the Editor: Victim advocates are unsung heroes
An Echo Press Editorial: A guide to newspaper terms
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
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
hires and promotions
on the street
July 12, 2018
Crash near Carlos Corners injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash north of Alexandria on Highway 29 sent a passenger to the hospital on Saturday, July 7. Jerry Degn, 56, of Bloomington was driving a 2010 Nissan Murano south on Highway 29 near South Riverview Drive, just north of Carlos Corners, and was slowing to 30 miles per...
July 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
July 2, 2018
Driver injured in crash near Osakis
A 38-year-old man was injured in a one-vehicle crash off Interstate 94, east of Osakis Monday, July 2.
July 2, 2018 - 9:39pm
June 24, 2018
Two injured in motorcycle crash
Two motorcycle drivers were taken to the hospital Saturday after one of them struck a deer near Lake Christina in northwest Douglas County. A...
June 24, 2018 - 10:07am
Three injured when ATV overturns
Two boys and a woman suffered minor injuries in an all-terrain vehicle crash near Leaf Valley Saturday. At 3:59 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call that an ATV struck a house at 3091 Basswood Shores Lane NW, and t627he driver, Diane Westphal, 64 of Alexandria,...
June 24, 2018 - 10:05am
June 18, 2018
Update: Deputy was in right place at right time for lake rescue
Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Jarvi had just finished his shift on water patrol and put the truck and boat away when his night took a detour...
June 18, 2018 - 5:13pm
June 17, 2018
UPDATE: Deputy rescues driver after car plunges into Lake Latoka
A driver traveling through a closed section of Interstate 94 plunged into Lake Latoka Saturday night. At about 9:15 p.m., Beverly Toso, 76, of Hoffman was driving a 2010 Toyota Avalon east on I-94 in the westbound lanes that were closed for construction near milepost 100 west of Alexandria,...
June 17, 2018 - 9:56am
June 10, 2018
Carlos man injured in motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Carlos man was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday, June 8. Shortly after 6 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a motorcycle crash on County Road 9 near the intersection with Crooked Lake Road NE about three miles north of Nelson. According...
June 10, 2018 - 10:42am
June 6, 2018
An Echo Press Editorial: Expect the unexpected on roads
In the spring and summer, when the roads are free of snow and ice, it's easy to get lulled into thinking that nothing bad can happen out there. Even when visibility is unlimited, don't let down your guard. A crash can happen anytime, anywhere. Over Memorial Day weekend, six people...
June 6, 2018 - 1:17pm
June 5, 2018
Fire truck involved in crash in Alexandria
A two-vehicle crash involving an Alexandria fire truck sent two firefighters to the hospital Monday afternoon. At about 4:35 p.m., Joshua Hills, 38, of Alexandria was driving a 2017 GMC Sierra west on 50th Avenue when he entered the intersection with Highway 29 on a green light, according...
June 5, 2018 - 12:41am
May 12, 2018
Villard woman airlifted after rollover
A 59-year-old Villard woman was airlifted after her vehicle rolled over Friday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was called out at 8:56 p.m., May 11, for a rollover on County Road 4 and Childs Lake Road near Forada. Debra Marie Berger was found in the vehicle with head...
May 12, 2018 - 9:41am
April 15, 2018
Driver injured in rollover near Evansville
A 32-year-old St. Paul man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Evansville Sunday morning.Andrew Charles Peterson was driving a Chrysler Pacifica east on Highway 79 just west of Interstate 94 at about 6 a.m.
April 15, 2018 - 4:01pm
April 6, 2018
UPDATED: Driver airlifted after medical-related crash dies
The 80-year-old Alexandria man believed to have suffered a medical emergency while driving west on County Road 87 early Thursday morning has died. According to the Alex Air Apparatus Facebook page, Vern Wieberdink, the company's founder and president, died Thursday after he was airlifted...
April 6, 2018 - 12:57pm
April 5, 2018
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
A car caught fire after it veered off the road and struck an electrical box Wednesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 29, 2018
SUV carrying former Alexandria family plunges off cliff
Mike Fealy remembers former Alexandria residents Sarah and Jennifer Hart — two of the women killed in a Northern California crash on Monday,...
March 29, 2018 - 3:45pm
March 27, 2018
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Sanibel Drive in south Alexandria Friday sent a 51-year-old passenger to the hospital....
March 27, 2018 - 1:21pm