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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
Carolyn E. Koudela
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 11, 2018
Search warrants lead to drug arrests in Alexandria
Four people were arrested and booked on various drug-related charges Tuesday morning after authorities executed two search warrants on the 900...
July 11, 2018 - 4:26pm
February 1, 2018
Search warrant of Minn. home turns up variety of drugs and weapons, including rocket-propelled grenade launcher
WILLMAR, Minn. — A search warrant Tuesday, Jan. 30, led to five arrests and uncovered drugs, nearly four dozen firearms and suspected explosives,...
February 1, 2018 - 6:35pm
January 31, 2018
Trooper finds 200 pounds of marijuana during I-94 traffic stop
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — An Oregon man has been charged with felony drug possession after a traffic stop on Interstate 94 found 200 pounds...
January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm
January 10, 2018
Drop-off sites cutting into opioid drug problem
The main driver of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. is opioids, both prescription and illicit. In fact, according to the U.S. Center for Disease...
January 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
January 5, 2018
Dentists, doctors see opioid crisis
Alexandria doctors and dentists have seen how opioids can lead to trouble. Alexandria dentist Dr. Tyler Geyen believes there is an opioid epidemic....
January 5, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 4, 2017
Authorities release name of northern Minn. shooting victim
WALKER, Minn.—Authorities have released the name of the woman killed Nov. 12 in a shooting at a Cass Lake residence. Cass County Sheriff...
December 4, 2017 - 7:22pm
November 30, 2017
Minnesota man who shot at federal helicopter sentenced to 60 months
MINNEAPOLIS—A defense attorney claims a Clearbrook, Minnesota, man sentenced this week for shooting at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
November 30, 2017 - 4:09pm
November 21, 2017
County to sue drug companies
Douglas County will be following suit with more than 60 other state, county and city governments around the country and suing opioid drug manufacturers...
November 21, 2017 - 4:34pm
November 8, 2017
Man sentenced in heroin overdose case
An Alexandria man who was accused of supplying heroin that resulted in an overdose that nearly killed a woman in Fergus Falls was sentenced Nov....
November 8, 2017 - 12:10pm
October 25, 2017
Minnesotans asked to drop off unneeded drugs during Saturday event
ST. PAUL—About 100 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will accept unneeded prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 28. "There were more opioid-related...
October 25, 2017 - 1:54pm
October 11, 2017
Four Osakis residents face felony drug charges
Four Osakis residents were charged with felony crimes involving methamphetamine or other drugs after the Osakis Police Department issued search...
October 11, 2017 - 2:11pm
August 18, 2017
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
A 49-year-old Alexandria man with a history of committing crimes was ordered to serve more than seven years in prison for possessing more than...
August 18, 2017 - 11:21am
June 22, 2017
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
Four people face charges after a drug at an Evansville home. The West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at 433 Main St. in Evansville on June 16, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. That led to the arrest...
June 22, 2017 - 7:51pm
April 21, 2017
Three sentenced in largest ever heroin seizure in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling heroin in the Bemidji area and two co-defendants will also...
April 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
Alexandria man convicted of felony, sentenced after drugs seized at residence
An Alexandria man who was arrested after officers seized drugs from his residence in November has been convicted of a felony and sentenced. On Tuesday, April 4, Kirk Johnson, 50, was convicted of a felony for a controlled substance crime in the second degree. He was sentenced to...
April 21, 2017 - 7:42am