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Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 14-18
Board dissects report card data
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
Enrollment in BE school district goes up again
Vinson, Jacobson named Brandon-Evansville king and queen
Volleyball: Osakis makes quick work of Upsala
Geneva crowns club champs
Volleyball: Knights edge Ortonville in five sets
Tennis: Osakis coasts to a 12th win
Girls soccer: Defense, Paschka help Cards to a fourth-straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
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....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Minnesota Treasured Places event coming to Alexandria
DNR release: Despite wet spring, state pheasant index up 19 percent from 2017
Shirley Ann Battey
Donald "Don" Skrove
Patrice "Patty" Den Hartog
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
In the Know: A lot to like about street project
An Echo Press Editorial: Early smoking carries big risks
Paid Political Letter: Claims against Franson are ridiculous
Paid Political Letter: Franson's flippant excuses linger
4-H holds county competition
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
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Widseth Smith Nolting, Carlos Creek Winery recognized
Destined for digital? Herberger's parent company Bon-Ton bought by online tech company
hires and promotions
on the street
May 14, 2018
Alexandria man arrested after high-speed chase ends with crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- An Alexandria, Minn., man was arrested Saturday, May 12, after a high-speed chase through Becker County. According to...
May 14, 2018 - 12:17pm
November 21, 2017
Motorcycle speeder who fled from police sentenced
A 23-year-old Alexandria man will serve 30 days in jail after outrunning sheriff's deputies during a chase that began near Nelson and hit speeds...
November 21, 2017 - 9:11am
July 26, 2017
Burglary, chase suspect sentenced
A 40-year-old Clarissa man was sentenced to 28 months in prison for burglarizing a house in Nelson and 13 months in prison for trying to elude...
July 26, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 8, 2017
Update: Suspect in motorcycle chase arrested
Douglas County sheriff's deputies arrested Brandon Lee Cada, 23, of Alexandria Wednesday as a suspect in the motorcycle pursuit that took place...
June 8, 2017 - 12:34pm
May 3, 2017
Two juveniles arrested after chase in Alexandria
Two juveniles were taken into custody early Tuesday morning after leading authorities on a chase in Alexandria. At 12:32 a.m, a Douglas County sheriff's deputy saw a vehicle driving east on Third Ave. East and attempted to stop it for a traffic violation. The vehicle began to accelarate...
May 3, 2017 - 7:41am
April 25, 2017
UPDATE: Chase of Miltona man topped 100 mph
A 25-year-old Miltona man is being held at the Otter Tail County Jail on charges of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, receiving stolen...
April 25, 2017 - 9:43am
February 16, 2017
Prosecutor says deputy shot Evansville man in self-defense
A Stevens County sheriff's deputy acted in self-defense when he shot and killed an Evansville man last year, a prosecutor has ruled. Jay Johannes...
February 16, 2017 - 6:19pm
February 10, 2017
Updated with ID: Driver found sleeping on I-94, then leads 100 mph chase
A driver found sleeping in his vehicle on Interstate 94 Friday morning led officers on a chase that topped 100 mph through Douglas and Pope...
February 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
February 8, 2017
UPDATED: Exposure, burglary charges filed against chase suspect
A man suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside the Target store in Alexandria was arrested after a chase...
February 8, 2017 - 3:33pm
January 4, 2017
Driver who fled police, crashed into pole is sentenced
A 20-year-old Kensington man who led officers on a high-speed chase in Alexandria that ended with a crash into a power pole was sentenced in...
January 4, 2017 - 1:53pm
Chase suspect sentenced
A 37-year-old Alexandria man who was charged with eight criminal counts a year ago, including fleeing police officers in a high-speed chase,...
January 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
December 30, 2016
Driver in two high-speed chases sentenced
A 32-year-old Miltona man who tried to elude police on two separate high-speed chases last summer was sentenced in Douglas County District Court...
December 30, 2016 - 4:11pm
November 7, 2016
Updated: Arson suspect flees in squad car (w/video)
A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping...
November 7, 2016 - 5:33pm
Chase through golf course, yards ends with a crash
A 20-year-old Farwell man was arrested following a high-speed chase that began in Alexandria, cut across a golf course, went through yards and...
September 7, 2016 - 4:04pm
June 20, 2016
Chase suspect pleads guilty to two of 13 charges
A 21-year-old Fargo man pleaded guilty in Douglas County District Court June 9 to two of the 13 charges he faces – possession of heroin and...
June 20, 2016 - 4:05pm