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In MN, farmers urge ag property tax credit and fix to school funding
Three Minn. students in critical condition after being struck at bus stop
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Jan. 18
UPDATE: Full recovery expected for Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 2, 2016
Pot farm busted in Garfield
A 29-year-old man faces four felony charges involving the attempted manufacturing or selling of marijuana after authorities uncovered a pot growing...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
Man charged with felony for fleeing police
A 19-year-old Alexandria man was charged with a felony for allegedly fleeing police officers on Feb. 23. Damien Stephen Donahue was charged with...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
UPDATE: Suspect faces four felonies after pot farm is found in Garfield
A 29-year-old Minneapolis man faces four felony charges involving the attempted manufacturing and selling of marijuana after authorities uncovered...
February 26, 2016 - 3:44pm
February 25, 2016
Man arrested for assaulting, threatening woman with blowtorch in Perham
A 25-year-old Perham man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting and also threatening a woman with various weapons and a blowtorch on Saturday, according to his case file. David Wilson Powell reportedly got into an argument with a woman on Southwest...
February 25, 2016 - 8:21am
February 24, 2016
Miltona burglary under investigation
According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a burglary was reported at a residence on County Road 14 near Miltona on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The burglary is currently under investigation. Items reported stolen include five guns, an iPod, a laptop and a game camera. The burglary...
February 24, 2016 - 12:00am
February 1, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 29 through Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* January 29 Domestic, comp’s son drunk, threatened to kill her and broke items in house, K-9 deployed, suspect arrested, transported to jail, then to ER, then back to jail, Grand Ave, Kensington. Child protection issue reported by Pope County Human...
February 1, 2016 - 11:29am
January 29, 2016
More fraud cases, more money taken in 2015
For the second year in a row, there were fewer cases of public assistance fraud in Douglas County, but more money was taken. Last year in Douglas...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am
January 25, 2016
No charges to be filed for now in death of Detroit Lakes woman
By Forum News Service The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reports no charges will be filed for now in the death of a Detroit Lakes woman who was found dead in a tent in Menahga in the summer of 2014. Previous reports said family members found Kelly Marie Lund, 32, dead in...
January 25, 2016 - 9:53am
January 12, 2016
Driver ejected in fatal crash in Becker County
By Forum News Service A driver was ejected in a fatal rollover crash near Osage that was discovered by a passing motorist Tuesday morning, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened on County Road 123, about three miles south of Osage. It appeared the crash...
January 12, 2016 - 1:39pm
December 27, 2015
Christmas at Spruce Hill
A crowd gathered at the small, historic Spruce Hill Church Sunday for a Christmas service that has become an annual tradition for many. The Christmas...
December 27, 2015 - 4:32pm
December 21, 2015
Alexandria woman imprisoned for smuggling meth to boyfriend in prison who died from overdose
By Forum News Service An Alexandria woman who smuggled in methamphetamine capsules into the state prison at Faribault that later killed her...
December 21, 2015 - 1:53pm
December 18, 2015
Alexandria man arrested in federal money laundering sting
A 46-year-old Alexandria man was arrested with two other men in a multi-million dollar money laundering sting conducted by federal authorities...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
Dispute leads to gunfire
A domestic disturbance in Alexandria on Thanksgiving night resulted in gunfire, an arrest and felony charges. Ladetrick Rone, 36, of Alexandria...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
Plea agreement reached for July meth bust
An Alexandria man arrested during a meth bust last summer will be sentenced early next year. On July 22, law enforcement searched the house...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
November 21, 2015
A day of crafts and socializing
Many people enjoyed the bright, sunny Saturday to take a drive for some shopping and socializing. Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City held...
November 21, 2015 - 12:21pm