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Law Enforcement Blotter: June 21

Suspicious activity, vehicle heading west toward Garfield, five to six teenage boys driving erratically, threw a liquor bottle out of the window.Property damage crash, trailer carrying a cow flipped over, cow escaped and is now walking on the road, Garfield.Property damage crash, report of crash tha

ECHO PRESS - 2018-06-22 16:29:50

County to sell parcel near Lake Le Homme Dieu

At its regular meeting Tuesday, June 19, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved selling the 4.18 acres of land, which is north of Pike Road and East of County Road 120.According to Douglas County Auditor/Treasurer Char Rosenow, who brought the action forward at the meeting, county will n

ECHO PRESS - 2018-06-22 13:59:00

Baseball: Alex Black holds its own in legion tourney

“It’s all positive,” head coach Lee Backhaus said. “I told them right from the start, ‘Just go in there, have fun, learn. Every pitch, every out, (get) constant learning from the experience.’”Playing in the Alexandria Legion Tournament -- where the matchup is often sophomore versus senior for Alex B

ECHO PRESS - 2018-06-23 02:54:44

Tour of Minnesota rolls into Alexandria

The yearly bike ride across the state of Minnesota, begun back in 1974 by adventure/travel writer for the StarTribune, Jim Klobuchar, is making a stop in Alexandria. Most of the nearly 200 bicyclists are camping on the Discovery Middle School grounds during their stay.Klobuchar honorably led 39 bike


Little Falls residents urged to stay inside with dangerous suspect in the area

The suspect, 36-year-old Robert James Devereaux, was last seen on foot in the fairgrounds area, east of Walmart in Little Falls. Devereaux was wearing an aqua/green shirt and blue jeans.

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 23:48:42

Up in the air: Powered paraglider's flights are eye-catching...

His babysitter, who was also his grandfather, was a pilot and often took him flying a few times a week. So it was no surprise that Jevnager grew up with a love for planes and the air.As an adult, he dreamed of getting his pilot's license. But when medical issues prevented that, he decided to purchas

ECHO PRESS - 2018-06-22 15:56:00

Efforts made to stop rising water at Spitzer Lake

A road on the west side of Spitzer Lake, southeast of Battle Lake and west of Parkers Prairie, is in danger of being flooded. Tom Hintgen/Otter Tail County Correspondent.

PERHAMFOCUS.COM - 2018-06-22 14:58:00

Deputy saves woman after car goes off bridge near Alexandria, Minn.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. (KMSP)- A Douglas County sheriff's deputy saved a woman's life Saturday after she drove off a bridge into Lake Latoka near Alexandria, Minnesota.


Brookings TaeKwonDo at the rumble

Pictured are (from left): Laurissa Thomas, co-owner of Brookings TaeKwonDo, Coach Mark Anawski, Jasmine Anawski and Stephen Anawski.

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2018-06-22 14:43:56

6 Months Worth of Stings Turns up 31 Arrests, Lots of Drugs in New Ulm, Brown County

$18,5001,388 grams of methamphetamine687 grams of marijuanaPrescription pills10 grams of marijuana wax


Juvenile Charged With Arson In Historic Melrose Church Fire

On the afternoon of March 11, 2016, a deacon returning from errands first saw the flames at the 120-year-old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose.


Law Enforcement Blotter: June 20

Suspicious vehicle, parked near grandstand at fairgrounds, driver was playing game on his phone.

ECHO PRESS - 2018-06-21 21:48:42