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Attorney for Alexandria Kidnapping Suspect: 'There Are Two Sides to Every Story'

The attorney for a man accused of taking part in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl said there's more to the story. Authorities say the Alexandria teenager was held captive for 29 days, before making a run for help earlier this month. Thomas Barker is one of three men charged i

KSTP - 2017-09-19 00:21:00

Men accused of kidnapping make first court appearance

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The first court appearance of the three men suspected in the kidnapping and assault of a 15-year-old Alexandria girl drew a nearly full courtroom at the Douglas County Courthouse on Monday, Sept. 18. The men - Thomas Barker, 32, of Carlos, Minn.; Steven Powers, 20, of Benson, Min

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 00:51:18

Meet the new Pet of the Week: Viktor (w/video)

Viktor is a 2 to 3 year old male cat. If you are interested in adopting Viktor, call the LAHS at (320) 759-2260. The LAHS animal shelter is open to the public Mondays and Wednesdays (noon to 6 p.m.), Thursdays and Fridays (noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) at 3811 Nevada Street SW in

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-19 12:55:15

Big hills to climb: Group takes on Mount Everest, cure for debilitating disease

Shae Ennis received specific instructions from Gus Dreher of everything he wants her to take pictures of while she is on a 15-day hiking trip to Mount Everest. First and foremost, Shae was instructed to take pictures of every stray dog she sees. In addition, 12-year-old Gus wants a picture of footpr

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-20 10:40:00

Area Girls Swimming and Diving: S-M's Schneider a double winner

FOSSTON-Lili Schneider won two individual events and swam on a winning relay for the Staples-Motley Cardinals in a 61-33 non-conference loss to the Fosston Greyhounds Tuesday. Schneider won the 200-yard freestyle with a personal best 2:14.24 and won the 100 breaststroke by more than seven seconds. S

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:37:37

Habitat for Humanity dedicates home, seeks more clients

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County will hold a dedication for a new home for a mother and her 2-year-old daughter at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the home, 3646 Pawnee Dr. SE in Alexandria. Two days later, it will host an open house event for anyone interested in affordable housing or in its new

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-18 11:31:00

Swimming and diving: Cards fall to Sabres on Sept. 12

The young Alexandria swimming and diving team had a meet against Sartell on Sept. 12 that ended with the Sabres swimming away with a 107-74 win. Sartell-St. Stephen is a top-tier program in the state and showed that with a bunch of wins throughout the lineup. That started with a 1-2 finish in the 20

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-18 18:03:22

Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17

Public assist, kid crying on side of road, crying because his friend ditched him and took of running from him, person one was attempting to walk home with both his bikes, transported person one home with his bikes, Alex. Saturday, September 16 Suspicious person, person walking bike, having trouble

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-18 19:29:58

Cross country: Osakis takes on competitive field at Pierz

The Osakis cross country teams went to Pierz on Monday night and competed in a big field as the boys finished 12th overall among the 18 programs and the girls were 11th out of 14 squads. "We always look forward to this meet because it is a relatively fast course with a lot of good AA and A competiti

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-19 14:24:58

Aloys "Al" Wander, 90

Aloys "Al" Wander, age 90, of Belgrade, died Friday, September 15, 2017 surrounded by his family at CentraCare Health Hospital, Sauk Centre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 19th at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Elrosa with Rev. David Grundman officia

DAIRYLANDPEACH.COM - 2017-09-19 21:38:00

Prime minister attends gay pride march in a first for Serbia

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Serbia's first openly gay prime minister joined several hundred activists Sunday at a gay pride march that was held amid tight security in the conservative Balkan country. Holding rainbow flag

WINONA DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 18:30:53

New musicians invited to Open Mic Night

Evansville Art Center invites musicians to play at Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at 111 Main St. The art center says it offers an excellent sound system and a full keyboard Yamaha piano. A regular group of musicians plays and always welcomes new performers to its intimate setting. Thi

ECHO PRESS - 2017-09-19 20:35:51

New York Burlesque Festival celebrates 15 years with 100 acts

This New York Burlesque Festival is expected to attract around 3,000 people and 100 performers from around the world. (Credit: Burlesque Beat / Jen Gapay) Stocking by stocking, more than 100 dancers from around the world will strip down and strut their stuff at this year's 15th Annual New York Burl

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:11:00

Opioid manufacturers, distributors subpoenaed by New York AG, 40 other states

Attorneys general of 41 states, including New York, have subpoenaed opioid manufacturers and distributors in an investigation into whether the companies are responsible for addiction among users of the drugs. State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said investigators want to take a "deep dive" i

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 18:47:00

Man, 20, killed in triple shooting in Newark

NEWARK -- A 20-year-old man was killed Monday night in a shooting that injured two other men on the city's West Side, authorities said. The three were shot at 7:25 p.m. on the 600 block of South 20th Street in Newark, authorities said. Alshadeem Q. Green, 20, of Newark, died about 30 minutes later a

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:06:30

Enough Fentanyl to Kill 32M People Seized in Single NYC Bust: Prosecutors

The drugs are worth a street value of $30 million, according to narcotics prosecutors Authorities confiscated nearly 195 pounds of fentanyl in a pair of busts that prosecutors said included one sting that netted 32 million lethal doses of the drug, an opioid 50 times stronger than heroin. Four peopl

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-20 04:48:13

Mayor de Blasio OKs creation of office to manage issues affecting city’s nightlife

Ramones drummer Marky Ramone speaks during a press conference and bill signing where Mayor de Blasio created a director of Nightlife for New York City on Tuesday at the House of Yes in Brooklyn.(@NYCMayor) Want to get paid to know everything about New York City nightlife? Mayor de Blasio has a job

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 02:51:20

‘Parco, P.I.’ reality star crafted honeypot hooker romps for leverage over client’s opponents: prosecutors 

A well-known private investigator played dirty for a client fighting sex abuse charges by snooping on hooker sex romps he orchestrated for the victim's family member - all so the woman would stop cooperating with authorities. Vincent Parco - the mustachioed gumshoe and onetime reality show star of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:33:42

We went to a Toys R Us store the day after the bankruptcy announcement - and we were surprised by what we found

Getty/Bennett Raglin Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy. The company has said it is not closing any stores or altering any opening hours. The specialty toy store has struggled as it increasingly competes with online retailers in its two main businesses: baby goods and toys. Amazon sells more than do

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-19 21:28:21

Coach Bus in Deadly Queens Crash Was Going Double the Speed Limit When It Barreled Into MTA Bus: NTSB

The charter bus operator has also been involved in a number of previous fatal crashes The private coach bus that slammed into an MTA bus at a busy Queens intersection Monday morning, killing three people and injuring 16 others, was going roughly double the speed limit at the moment of impact, a prel

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-19 21:21:22