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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
March 8, 2018
Teenager arrested after making shooting threat to central Minn. school
BRAINERD, Minn.—A student, who reportedly was making verbal threats to commit a shooting at Brainerd High School, was taken into custody...
March 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
January 10, 2018
3 dead cats leads to torture charges against Minn. man
A 38-year-old Brainerd man faces three felony animal mistreatment and torture charges after allegedly killing a cat named Tig and two other cats...
January 10, 2018 - 11:54am
January 2, 2018
Search secures two stranded motorists in subzero temps
PILLAGER, Minn. -- Two stranded Brainerd motorists were found after getting lost in the woods amid temperatures roughly 23 below zero early Sunday morning, Dec. 31. Pillager Fire Chief Randy Lee said his firefighters were dispatched just after 3 a.m. Sunday to aid the Cass County...
January 2, 2018 - 9:41am
December 20, 2017
Minn. siblings deck out Volkswagen van for the holidays
BRAINERD, Minn.—Perched on a hill near Ridge Drive in the Buffalo Hills neighborhood in Brainerd, a vintage 1971 Volkswagen Campmobile...
December 20, 2017 - 9:07pm
May 19, 2017
Protest erupts over Minn. high school yearbook comment saying student 'would like to behead' Trump
A comment made by a Brainerd (Minn.) High School student in the 2016-17 yearbook generated sizable controversy on social media. One page of the...
May 19, 2017 - 7:31pm
May 18, 2017
Brothers drag homeowner after house explodes in Minn.
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — Zack and Brady Houle sprang into action Wednesday afternoon when they heard their neighbor's house was on fire—running...
May 18, 2017 - 10:01am
May 4, 2017
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to northern Minnesota county
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A child from Crow Wing County in north-central Minnesota has become part of a measles outbreak, the Minnesota Department of...
May 4, 2017 - 2:40pm
Cause of death for missing Minnesota man found last week is undetermined
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has listed the provisional manner and cause of death of a Brainerd man missing...
April 4, 2017 - 9:57pm
March 28, 2017
Human remains identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
BRAINERD, Minn. — Human remains found Saturday night in a wooded area off Business Highway 371 south of Brainerd have been identified as...
March 28, 2017 - 5:34pm
March 27, 2017
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area south of Brainerd, Minn. Although law enforcement...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
November 11, 2016
Crackdown uncovers illegal sports betting pool
By Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A regulatory crackdown across Minnesota uncovered an illegal sports betting pool in Austin and two other alcohol-related fines in Marshall. The state’s Department of Public Safety said that its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division and the...
November 11, 2016 - 9:48am
October 4, 2016
Report cites poor weather in helicopter crash
Weather played a major role in the helicopter crash that injured three crew members last month in Alexandria, according to an initial report...
October 4, 2016 - 11:40am
September 1, 2016
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
August 23, 2016
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
WALKER, Minn.—The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was...
August 23, 2016 - 1:12pm
August 22, 2016
Head-on crash kills man on Highway 210
IRONTON, Minn. — A 30-year-old Brainerd, Minn., man died early Monday morning in a head-on, two-vehicle collision on Minnesota Highway 210 near Crow Wing County Road 59 in Ironton, Minn.The man killed was identified as Richard D. Van Horn, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
August 22, 2016 - 5:43pm