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Be entertained at the county fair!

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Cactus Blossoms to perform free concert Thursday

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Find fun at the fair

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Douglas County Fair celebrates historic 125th anniversary. Continue Reading

Gymnast Gabby Douglas is golden on ‘Tonight Show”

August 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LOS ANGELES (AP) Olympic champion Gabby Douglas basked in the “Tonight” spotlight and the admiration of fellow guest Michelle Obama, but the teenager already is thinking ahead to 2016. Continue Reading

Starbuck man dead after rollover north of Lowry, Minn.

July 30, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ALEXANDRIA A 40-year-old Starbuck man died at St. Cloud Hospital from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 4:20 p.m. Sunday near Lowry. Continue Reading

2 men headed to court in Douglas Co. in drug sting

March 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

OKAKIS, Minn. (AP) Two men arrested in a West Central Narcotics Task Force sting are expected in Douglas County District Court Friday. Continue Reading

Facing prison for fraud, Twin Ports woman’s life comes to an abrupt end

January 31, 2012 in DL-Online

A prominent Minneapolis attorney called Frances Emily Jones a “classic hard-luck case.” On the same day that the Superior Telegram reported that Jones was involved in an identity-theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing more than $2 million, she was killed in a traffic accident on slippery roads in the Village of Superior. Continue Reading

Facing prison for fraud, Twin Ports woman’s life comes to an abrupt end

January 31, 2012 in DL-Online

A prominent Minneapolis attorney called Frances Emily Jones a “classic hard-luck case.” On the same day that the Superior Telegram reported that Jones was involved in an identity-theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing more than $2 million, she was killed in a traffic accident on slippery roads in the Village of Superior. Continue Reading

Thieves steal markers from Superior cemetery, possibly for scrap metal

September 28, 2011 in DL-Online

Ellie Hanson’s humor softens the cruel fact that in May, it was discovered that someone pried the brass plaque off her future grave in Superior and probably sold it for scrap. Continue Reading

Zebra mussels found in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria

August 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ALEXANDRIA Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologists confirmed on Friday a report that zebra mussels are now in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria.
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