Elbow Lake News


11/22/2017 02:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police locate person of interest in shootingWednesday, November... 

Police have found a man they consider a person of interest in a shooting at a downtown apartment early Tues. A Grant County deputy responded to a report of a suspicious person walking along a road near the Grant-Otter Tail County line.


10/09/2017 05:43 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man who helped missing Alexandria teen gives $7,000 reward to her family 

Alexandria Police Depaertment Earl Melchert, left, who helped rescue a 15-year-old kidnapping victim, with Police Chief Richard Wyffels of Alexandria, Minn. Earl Melchert was offered a $7,000 reward for helping rescue a teenage girl who had been kidnapped and missing for nearly a month.


10/08/2017 01:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man Helps Kidnapped Girl and Gives Her His $7,000 Reward 

Earl Melchert did not plan to be home on the afternoon of Sept. 5. He was supposed to be at work managing a fertilizer plant in a town in western Minnesota.


10/06/2017 04:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
'You guys deserve it': Reward in Jasmine Block disappearance returned to her family 

Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels shakes hands with Earl Melchert, the man who brought Jasmine Block to safety. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service Sarah Block, Jasmine's mother, hugs Earl Melchert as she meets him for the first time since Jasmine's return.