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Law Enforcement Blotter: Dec. 11
Shooting: One suspect released, another still in jail
MnDOT seeks input on Hwy 29 overpass
Teen severely burned in gas pump fire in Twin Cities suburb
North-central Minnesota man charged with murdering his mother
Boys soccer: Wosepka earns MVP honors
Boys basketball: Cardinals drop road contest at Apollo
Boys basketball: So far, so good for Osakis
Boys basketball: Lakers move to 3-0 with OT win
Wrestling: Pins pave the way for Alexandria in win at Fergus Tri
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Faith Weisel Curtis
Shelbee Jean Kaufman
Morken: Buck tag left to fill? Why this could be the week
Presumptive positive for CWD in wild deer found in Houston County for first time
Mike Frisch: In the blink of an eye
DNR announces two December deer hunts as part of CWD management efforts
Harriet Elice Sharp
Gerald Bernard Schlosser
In the Know: Stories show impact of giving
Letter to the Editor: District dropped ball on school threat
An Echo Press Editorial: Smart salting can protect our lakes
Letter to the Editor: We're at a crossroads of truth vs. lies
Letter to the Editor: Time to reignite a sense of nationalism
4-H holds county competition
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
More store closings greet holiday shoppers: Sears, Payless to close its doors
Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill compromise, House vote expected as soon as Wednesday
Cupkie Christmas Village is a true holiday experience!
Creating a culture of mutual support: Adapting is part of survival
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November 8, 2017
13-year-old missing Bemidji girl found, Illinois man arrested
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- An Illinois man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with the short-lived disappearance of a Bemidji girl. According...
November 8, 2017 - 2:25pm
November 6, 2017
Former Minn. state official admits to arranging to hire prostitute
LITCHFIELD, Minn.—A former deputy commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Commerce admitted to arranging to pay a woman for sex after...
November 6, 2017 - 8:43pm
October 27, 2017
Woman charged with manslaughter in boyfriend's death during YouTube prank appears in court
ADA, Minn.—A woman charged with second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer made an initial appearance...
October 27, 2017 - 5:34pm
October 24, 2017
Neglect by a Minn. assisted living facility led to a client's death, state health department says
Neglect by the Heritage House of Pequot Lakes led to the death of a client living at the assisted living facility, the Minnesota Department of...
October 24, 2017 - 7:47am
October 18, 2017
Names released in officer-involved shooting in St. Cloud
ST. PAUL — The names of the Stearns County sheriff’s sergeant who fired his weapon during an officer-involved shooting Monday night at a...
October 18, 2017 - 5:19pm
October 17, 2017
Minn. dad, shot in back during Las Vegas shooting, returns home
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul man who was injured in the Las Vegas mass shooting earlier this month is home and recovering, his family said. He still...
October 17, 2017 - 2:55pm
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
BENSON, Minn. — A Benson man faces 11 felony charges of possessing child pornography in addition to two felony charges related to his alleged...
October 17, 2017 - 7:40am
October 12, 2017
Minn. man sentenced to prison time, lifelong supervised release for sexual assault
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Raymond man was sentenced on Wednesday, Oct. 11, to nine years in prison and 100 years on supervised release for sexually...
October 12, 2017 - 11:37am
October 4, 2017
Bemidji school administrator enters more guilty pleas to sex charges
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji Middle School's former assistant principal, who posed as a teenage boy online in order to have sexual conversations...
October 4, 2017 - 12:12pm
October 2, 2017
West Fargo man shot by Becker County officers has struggled for decades to overcome addictions, mother says
WEST FARGO, N.D.—Dean Robert Minnerath, a 55-year-old West Fargo man shot by Becker County sheriff's officers on Thursday night, has a...
October 2, 2017 - 8:48pm
US high court leaves Minnesota sex offender program running
ST. PAUL—Minnesota can keep its program that indefinitely locks up sex offenders after they finish serving prison terms. The U.S. Supreme...
October 2, 2017 - 5:17pm
September 29, 2017
Northern Minn. jail violated state rules in inmate death
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Beltrami County Jail violated state rules regarding inmate checks in the 2016 death of a man in custody there, according...
September 29, 2017 - 5:01pm
September 28, 2017
Large police presence near Detroit Lakes comes after reports suggesting officer-involved shooting
AUDUBON, Minn. – A large police presence on U.S. Highway 10 right outside this small Becker County town on Thursday evening, Sept. 28, followed...
September 28, 2017 - 10:56pm
Willmar musician pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct with nursing home resident with dementia
WILLMAR, Minn. — Willmar musician Terrance Raymond Shaw, 72, pleaded guilty Thursday, Sept. 28, to a felony charge of criminal sexual conduct...
September 28, 2017 - 8:29pm
September 27, 2017
Charge: Man stopped by Minn. trooper with 137 pounds of pot from Oregon
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A St. Paul man was charged with first-degree possession of marijuana after $400,000 worth of pot was allegedly found in...
September 27, 2017 - 6:43pm