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Lyme disease on the rise in area counties
Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20
Nitrate clinic finds well water OK
Student accomplishments, scholarships
What's happening in old Kmart building?
Larson, Nohre card aces at Miltona
Byrne hired to head Alex volleyball team
Yoemans wins title at Minnewaska, Osakis’ Eldred ties for fifth
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Kreft, Pattrin top Pheasant Conference honors
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Dick and Sue Anderson
Marjorie (Marge) VanGorp
Alexandria shooters compete among state's best Friday
Trap shooting championship: Alexandria proves itself as a top team in Minnesota
Osakis natives bring home big payday from Lions Walleye Tournament
Trap shooters to converge on Alex Shooting Park
Morken: How frequent are bear sightings in Douglas County?
Donna Mae Lunemann
James M. Rutten
Shirley G. Botzet
In the Know: Hanging up on robocalls
1918: Townships run out of primary ballots
An Echo Press Editorial: Don't fall for this spoofing attack
Commentary: SNAP program is a failed system
Letter to the Editor: Abuse of farm safety net harms rural America
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
Carlos Creek Winery to open brewery
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
Carlos Creek Winery plans brewery
Heartland Orthopedics hits milestone
Hilltop Lumber to get BIAD award
hires and promotions
on the street
May 10, 2018
Victim’s family speaks out at manslaughter sentencing
As a photo of Phillip Altstadt with his two children was placed on a banister in a Douglas County courtroom Thursday afternoon, members of his...
May 10, 2018 - 8:32pm
April 17, 2018
21-year-old suspect in custody after two slain in Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Pine River man is custody after two people were killed at a rural Perham home early Tuesday, April 17. The Otter...
April 17, 2018 - 2:26pm
April 13, 2018
SWAT team, law enforcement conduct search warrant
There was a slight commotion in downtown Alexandria Friday morning around 9 a.m., as the Douglas County SWAT team entered a home in the area...
April 13, 2018 - 1:50pm
March 30, 2018
EDITORIAL: Are you doing enough to protect your identity?
Most people believe that the chances of having their identity stolen is microscopic. Until it happens to them. Identity thieves don't just target rich people or big corporations. They'll go after the average Joe or Jill as well. Sadly, the chances of becoming a victim are on the rise....
March 30, 2018 - 8:46am
March 14, 2018
Woman sentenced to 180 days in jail in YouTube stunt that killed boyfriend
ADA, Minn. — Paulita Ruiz skipped her prepared statement Wednesday, March 14, and told the woman who shot and killed her nephew in a YouTube...
March 14, 2018 - 9:20pm
March 13, 2018
Three Illinois men accused in Minnesota mosque bombing
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Federal officials in Illinois say they have arrested three men they think bombed a Bloomington mosque last summer. Law...
March 13, 2018 - 7:26pm
Gunman nears schools in Detroit Lakes prompts lockdowns
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—One man with a sawed-off shotgun has been arrested following a dramatic scene near the Detroit Lakes Middle School/Roosevelt...
March 13, 2018 - 7:08pm
March 9, 2018
Reports: 1 dead, 14 injured after drunk driver hits van full of Twins fans after spring training game
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - An Andover, Minn. woman is dead and 14 others were injured after a van full of Twins fans leaving a spring training game...
March 9, 2018 - 11:24am
March 8, 2018
Teenager arrested after making shooting threat to central Minn. school
BRAINERD, Minn.—A student, who reportedly was making verbal threats to commit a shooting at Brainerd High School, was taken into custody...
March 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
March 2, 2018
Tips sought for tree shed break-in
Sometime this past December or January, the Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District's tree shed building was broken into and numerous items were stolen. The district's 1980 three-quarter ton manual transmission pickup, baby blue in color, was stolen, along with an assortment...
March 2, 2018 - 11:39am
February 27, 2018
Street in far western Minnesota town barricaded, however standoff is over
APPLETON, Minn. — West Central SWAT has safely resolved the second armed standoff in seven months with a 37-year-old Appleton man. The Swift...
February 27, 2018 - 11:01pm
Principal found in East Battle Lake fish house facing charges
LAKEVILLE, Minn.—Criminal allegations against a Lakeville middle school principal, who was found in a fish house in Otter Tail County last...
February 27, 2018 - 12:29pm
February 26, 2018
Stabbing suspect pleads guilty to lesser charge
A 30-year-old Alexandria man accused in a 2013 fatal stabbing pleaded guilty to count one of manslaughter Monday morning. Kody Lee Klimek was...
February 26, 2018 - 4:02pm
February 20, 2018
Nine charged with cashing forged payroll checks at Minn. casino
GRANITE FALLS, Minn.—Nine people are charged with cashing, or attempting to cash, nearly $18,000 in forged payroll checks at a local casino....
February 20, 2018 - 7:54pm
February 14, 2018
12 people arrested in major drug bust operation on Red Lake reservation
RED LAKE, Minn. -- Twelve people were arrested and Red Lake police seized large amounts of drugs, cash and stolen property while executing search...
February 14, 2018 - 2:24pm