Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota.
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DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 6 Deputy noticed business gate open, employee working late, Alexandria. Driver fell asleep, Hwy 29 and Co Rd 13, Carlos, drove into ditch, no injuries...
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 5 Suspicious vehicle with expired Nebraska registration and no plates, Alexandria. Head-on injury crash, Hwy 27 W and Co Rd 15 SE, Kensington. Stolen vehicle,...
Sign valued at about $5,000
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Board approves amended ordinance for housing during construction, family care
Conviction could lead to three years in jail, fine
Burglars reportedly took items from a burned out house over the weekend. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO), a washer, dryer and table were taken from a home at 5034 County Road 42 NE, Alexandria. Fire extensively damaged the house on December 13, 2014. The homeowner and her dog safely escaped. DCSO reported that the items stolen had been damaged by the fire.
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 4 Transport male from Prairie St. John to Douglas County Court. Report of cow in ditch, Co Rd 3 and Trisco Cove Rd, Osakis. Vehicle...
Staff wins 14 awards in Minnesota newspaper contest
A vehicle broke through the ice on Lake L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria late Saturday. No one was injured, but the SUV had to be towed out of the water. Ronald...