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Alexandria police recover stolen items
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
UPDATE: Four injured in crash near Evansville
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 17
Swimming and diving: Cards knock off Tech in CLC
Girls basketball: Chargers win defensive battle with Hawley
Wrestling: Alex takes third at Parker Prairie
Sports schedule for Monday, Jan. 16
Ecumen Bethany Community celebrates 100 years with birthday party
Packing a punch line
Persistence pays off
FIRST Robotics students visit Garfield Elementary
Christian illusionist featured during Faith at Work Lunch
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Capturing the moment: Hunt Down Your Photos contest winners
Mike Frisch: Find those mid-winter crappies
DNR release: Third case of CWD in deer identified in southeastern Minnesota
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
Noy Veronica Wagner
Arlene Lissete Ohland
Lynn M. Hanson
Edward J. Morrison
LETTER: Electoral College votes for us
LETTER: Kudos to construction workers
LETTER: Pray for Trump
EDITORIAL: How to make 2017 a financial success
IT'S OUR TURN: Memories made to last
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Producers should utilize all available resources
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Beef home study courses offered online
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
December 27, 2016
Fire spreads from fish house near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 11:19am
December 26, 2016
Car hits pedestrians near Frazee; one killed, one injured
FRAZEE, Minn.—One person died and another was critically injured when a vehicle struck two pedestrians early Sunday, Dec. 25, about five miles north of Frazee, according to a report released by Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander. According to the report, a vehicle driven by Alexis...
December 26, 2016 - 9:44am
December 22, 2016
Swift County man may have died due to cold weather
BENSON, Minn. -- The Swift County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota is investigating the death of a 57-year-old rural Benson man who was found last Sunday, Dec. 18, near the Lake Hassel access north of Benson in western Minnesota.. It’s believed he may have died due to the cold weather....
December 22, 2016 - 6:02pm
October 11, 2016
Fergus Falls teen dies in hit-and-run bicycle crash in Texas
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—A bicycle ride was held Monday night in memory of a Baylor University sophomore from Fergus Falls, who died after being...
October 11, 2016 - 9:28am
August 22, 2016
Murder, kidnapping charges await man accused of killing Watkins 5-year-old
BRAINERD, Minn. --An Amber Alert on Saturday for a missing 5-year-old Watkins girl turned into a homicide investigation within hours, after tips...
August 22, 2016 - 6:01pm
July 14, 2016
County Road 17 road work begins: Detours in place
Reconstruction of County Road 17 (known as Gene’s Barn Road) near Nelson has begun. According to Douglas County Public Works, the asphalt surface between County Road 79 and South Lake Jessie Road will be ground up this week and then the earthwork will start next week. The portion...
July 14, 2016 - 10:36am
July 4, 2016
Slight risk for storms on the Fourth
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of the WDAY/WDAZ/Forum area inside a Slight Risk area for severe thunderstorms...
July 4, 2016 - 3:05pm
June 30, 2016
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
By Tom Olsen, Forum News Service HIBBING, Minn. -- A sexual assault allegation led to the beheading of a 20-year-old Hibbing man last week in rural Itasca County, according to murder charges filed Wednesday. Authorities said David Alexander Haiman also was beaten with a baseball bat...
June 30, 2016 - 8:04am
June 18, 2016
More Storms Late Tonight, NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch throughout ND
The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch 272 in effect until 6 am CDT Sunday for the following areas In North Dakota...
June 18, 2016 - 7:02pm
June 1, 2016
YOU ASKED: How does Sentence-to-Serve work?
A community member asked how Sentence-to-Serve (STS) works and what the guidelines are for offenders to be eligible for the program. STS is...
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
April 25, 2016
Artist Terry Redlin dies
By Rob Beer, Forum News Service WATERTOWN, S.D. -- A famed South Dakota artist died Sunday and while Terry Redlin wasn't able to put a brush...
April 25, 2016 - 3:54pm
March 8, 2016
Man fires gun near bar to scare away the 'corpses'
By Forum News Service WATSON, Minn. -- A west-central Minnesota man who fired a gun near an area bar and told authorities he was "just protecting his country" and to “get away from the corpses that were after him” made his first appearance Monday in Chippewa County District Court....
March 8, 2016 - 12:44pm
February 25, 2016
Driver seriously injured in Otter Tail County crash
A two-vehicle broadside crash near Deer Creek in Otter Tail County resulted in serious injuries this morning. Gerald Barthel, 77, of Perham was driving a Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 106 and Joshua Weekley, 20, of Bertha was driving east on Otter Tail County Road 52. Weekley,...
February 25, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 16, 2016
Authorities seeking pickup that hit man along road near Waubun
By Forum News Service WAUBUN, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a vehicle that struck a man who had left his car after it slid off of a road and into a ditch in Mahnomen County on Sunday. According to Minnesota State Patrol, Mohamed Paya, 28, Fargo, was driving a 1994 Cadillac...
February 16, 2016 - 7:46am
February 3, 2016
Woman found dead on ice in St. Cloud died of fall, autopsy shows
By Forum News Service A woman found dead Sunday on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud has been identified. The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said Hannah Pauline Udvig, 21, of St. Cloud, was found near the Granite City Crossing Bridge, on State Highway 23, on the ice of the river...
February 3, 2016 - 9:19am