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Planned Parenthood: Patients at risk - Organization cites potential loss of some federal funds
Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
Student accomplishments, scholarships
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 17
Minneapolis day care provider who hanged toddler receives 10 years of probation
Junior legion tournament: Rain delays 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
Carolyn E. Koudela
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
Letter to the Editor: White Evangelicals bring sadness
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
hires and promotions
on the street
June 4, 2018
Omnibus hearing delayed for Traut
A new date was set Monday for the omnibus court hearing for Troy Traut. It will now take place Thursday, July 19, at 2:30 p.m. Traut, 33, of...
June 4, 2018 - 4:07pm
May 18, 2018
Update: Two charged with manslaughter in Hlinsky death
Manslaughter charges have been filed against two men in connection with the May 5 assault of Steven "Beaver" Hlinsky of Forada, Douglas County...
May 18, 2018 - 9:12pm
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
As a young boy, when Steven Hlinsky wrote his name on his schoolwork he never used his real name. Instead, his mother, Dorothy Hlinsky, said...
May 18, 2018 - 6:40am
May 16, 2018
Details emerge in assault case
Search warrants requested by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office for cell phone records in the assault case of 46-year-old Steven "Beaver' Hlinsky...
May 16, 2018 - 4:56pm
February 28, 2018
Bemidji man charged with beating developmentally disabled resident at group home
BEMIDJI, Minn.-- A group home employee was charged with third-degree assault Wednesday after allegedly hitting a developmentally disabled resident...
February 28, 2018 - 6:01pm
January 21, 2018
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
"It was a different time!" "Those women are just after the money and attention." "No man is safe anymore!" These are some of the comments I've heard in response to the latest slew of headlines surrounding high profile men being accused to past sexual harassment and assault. People...
January 21, 2018 - 6:45am
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 6, 2017
Minn. man accused of slamming into ex-girlfriend, new boyfriend on their bikes with his car
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Tremaine Michael Bucholz, 20, of Minneapolis, made his first appearance Tuesday in Chippewa County District Court in...
September 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
September 5, 2017
Police question three suspects after 21-year-old badly hurt in assault near NDSU
FARGO – Fargo police are investigating a brutal assault on a man near the North Dakota State University campus last week, according to a Tuesday,...
September 5, 2017 - 3:08pm
Osakis man accused of attempted stabbing at Alexandria bar
An Osakis man was arrested late Saturday after police say he attempted to stab another man at Fat Daddy's Bar. Jeremy John Opperud, 30, was...
December 5, 2016 - 8:24am
November 9, 2016
Sexual assault victims benefit by going to a hospital
New analysis from the Minnesota Department of Health shows that about 1,400 men and women a year sought hospital services after a sexual assault between 2010 and 2014. Public health officials expect that there are far more victims of sexual assault who could benefit from seeking hospital...
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
September 1, 2016
Charges: Man was angry with bouncers at Zorbaz in Spicer when he fired gun
WILLMAR, Minn.—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday...
September 1, 2016 - 8:18am
July 20, 2016
Charges dropped in felony assault case
Charges have been dismissed against a 26-year-old Alexandria woman in an assault case. Quashieka Nicole Cook was charged in Douglas County District Court March 7 with felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor domestic assault in connection with an incident that occurred on March...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
September 18, 2015
Alexandria man faces assault charges
An Alexandria man is facing five felony charges for an incident that happened in Nelson on Tuesday, September 15. James Elroy Sletten, 45,...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
Brandon man sentenced to three years for felony assault
A 61-year-old Brandon man was sentenced to three years in prison for second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Walter David Tischer received the sentence in Douglas County District Court on July 14. He was given credit for the two days he spent in jail before posting bail....
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am