Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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United Way coordinates 300 students to join forces at May 8 community event
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 17: Suspicious activity, person following caller, Brandon. Burning complaint, Edgefield Rd, Brandon. Wallet found, CR 17 and I-94, Alex. Grass fire, CR 65, Miltona. Lost...
No criminal charges will be filed after a rollover crash last fall killed a local teen. On October 17, 2014, at 2:43 a.m., three male teenagers were ejected from a vehicle that struck an embankment and rolled off County Road 23. In a news release Friday afternoon, Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson stated, "After careful review of the investigation, I have concluded that there is a lack of conclusive evidence as to who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash for purposes of a criminal prosecution." Michael Schluter, 17, of Alexandria was killed. Jonatha
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 16: Fraud, roofing estimates, Alex. Tax fraud, Alex. Check welfare, Evansville. Severe weather siren testing, countywide. Burning complaint, fire out when deputy arrived, Nelson. Harassing...
Federal health care response, preparedness scenario goes hands-on
Plan covers solar, wind energy development
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 15: Door found open, Spruce Hill Park, Miltona. Dog bite, Evansville. Tax fraud, Alex. Grass fire, person started small brush fire that spread to woods,...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 14 Noise complaint, shooting in area at night, Carlos. Bank, credit card fraud, Alex. Grass fire, Wilm Dr., Brandon. Corn planter blocking road, damaged road,...
Scholar will visit Alexandria to present insight on runes
Lake Region Arts Council to host reception at gallery