Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* October 1 Child sexual abuse report from social services, happened in 2013, due to lack of information, nothing further. Suspicious vehicle parked off road, located vehicle,...
Annual United Way fundraiser draws crowd
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 30 Shooting complaint, may be party going on and someone fired off shots, deputies watched area for 15 minutes, no noise, Brandon. Burglary, locks cut...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 29 Unoccupied vehicle with window left down, property inside it, unable to secure vehicle, Alex. Unoccupied vehicle in bank parking lot after hours, Alex. Stalled...
Crash victim's story intended to impact distracted drivers
Maritime Museum draws classic boat conference goers, authors
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* September 28 Carbon monoxide alarm, newer detector, asked owner to check batteries, windows opened, Evansville. Foot patrol, Nelson. Assault victim in ER, incident happened near Nelson,...
City councils in Carlos and Miltona have set proposed property tax levies for 2016. All cities must certify their final levy to the county auditor by December 28. The final...
Winery celebrates 15th annual event
The Kensington city office and community center were burglarized last week. According to Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), the forced-entry burglary happened sometime during the overnight hours on September 15 to September 16. Multiple offices in the building were entered and several items were taken from the community center. “I came to work like usual, came down the hallway to my office and saw a bunch of stuff in the hallway,” said Jennifer Kangas, clerk for the city of Kensington.