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September 6, 2017
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Mom: Two suspects involved in Alexandria kidnapping, assault were 'best friends,' roommates
September 6, 2017 - 9:04pm
May 1, 2017
A memorial to JaLysa Anne Cook sits next to flowing water where the Central Lakes Trail crosses the channel between lakes Cowdrey and Darling. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
12-year-old Minn. girl who apparently drowned was longboarding along trail near lake
May 1, 2017 - 8:45pm
April 29, 2017
The swampy area that was searched was next to the channel between lakes Darling and Cowdry along the Central Lakes Trail.(Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
November 17, 2015
Two area hunters found dead over the weekend
November 17, 2015 - 3:06pm
October 27, 2015
Laura Ann Schwendemann
Tuesday Update: Authorities believe human remains found are those of missing teenager
October 27, 2015 - 11:51am
December 12, 2014
Seven people have been indicted on federal drug charges for possessing and distributing methamphetamine in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Charges are pending for two others. Individuals who have been sentenced include (top, left to right) Craig Johnson of rural Alberta, Lorelei Dierks of rural Chokio, Darren Ascheman of Alexandria, James Caswell of Fergus Falls, (bottom, left to right), Cynthia Hoffman of Campbell, Scott Anderson of Fargo and Mitchell Fink of Tenney.
Dec. 12, 2014: Nine indicted on federal drug charges for meth possession, distribution
December 12, 2014 - 3:27pm
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash
February 26, 2013 - 10:27am
July 9, 2010
UPDATE: Name of victim released in Garfield crash
July 9, 2010 - 6:56am
December 25, 2009
Douglas County Commissioners split over elected officials' salaries
December 25, 2009 - 7:02am
Dispatchers for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Alexandria Police Department may end up in two separate locations. Dispatchers, including Keith Polipnick (front) and Marilyn Peterson (back), answer 911 calls, as well as other calls that come in for the two agencies.

Echo Press photos by Celeste Beam
Joint LEC in jeopardy: County pulls out of plan
September 25, 2009 - 8:50am
September 14, 2009
Douglas County board divided over LEC timeline: Some want to proceed; others want to wait
September 14, 2009 - 6:37am
July 31, 2009
Douglas County Board holds off decision on LEC
July 31, 2009 - 9:23am