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News Alexandria,Minnesota 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549


July 28

A Kensington resident reported someone fraudulently opened accounts and credit cards in her name.

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July 29

A motorcycle driver was stopped near the intersection of County Roads 82 and 7 by Brandon and cited for no motorcycle endorsement, driving with a suspended license and having no proof of insurance. The bike was towed.

A woman lost her wedding ring while Jet Skiing on Lake Miltona. A private diving company searched the area, which was seven to eight feet deep, but was unable to find the ring. It’s white gold with a thin strip of small diamonds and a .8-carat diamond.

Two non-working vehicles were stolen from a farm yard near County Road 12 NW, Garfield. They were last seen 10 days ago.

A man got his hand stuck between a trailer frame and trailer box at the Alexandria Rubbish landfill on Pike Lane NE, Alexandria. An employee lifted the trailer box and the person was able to get his hand free.

A resident on West Meadow Lane NW, Alexandria reported a possible scam involving money orders and cashier checks. The resident created an account on a shopping website and then received multiple checks and directions on how to cash them. The case is being investigated.

A vehicle tore up the lawn at a residence on Latoka Beach Road SW, Alexandria.


July 28

Someone broke into a construction trailer on Iowa Street and stole equipment.

Someone stole a container of soap from the bathroom at Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf.

An employee at Alexandria Industries injured his hand.

A resident reported his family is being harassed by another family on Facebook.

A resident on Kenwood Drive reported that someone made a hole in her living room screen.

A resident turned in money that she found in the Viking Plaza parking lot.

Two adult males were apprehended for shoplifting at Mills Fleet Farm.

Patio furniture was stolen from a residence on Lake Street while the owners were in the process of moving.

A two-tone blue 21-speed racing bike was stolen from a bike rack on Third Avenue East.

July 29

A set of keys on a silver carabiner were found near Fillmore Street and 10th Avenue.

A garbage can fire was reported at 2501 County Road 82 NW, Alexandria at 9:07 a.m.

Security cameras were stolen from a residence on Unumb Court.

A purse and phone were stolen from a vehicle parked near Hawthorne Street.

Someone wrote vulgar comments on the parking lot and outside tables at Subway on Broadway using sidewalk chalk.

A possible burglary was reported at Target. No details available at press time.