Skip to main content
Boulder Tap House gets liquor license from Alexandria
Zebra mussels found in Lake Osakis
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ansel (w/video)
Crowds enjoy Party in the Street in Alexandria
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
Alexandria set to host VFW tournament this weekend
Bemidji takes Sub-state 14 title from Alex
Alex Horseshoe League results
The Salty Dogs to perform on the Courthouse lawn
Community auction to raise funds for missions
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
The Color Dash is coming to Forada
Luther Crest gets whole new look
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Births - June 28-July 2, 2016
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Four-year-old reels in big bass on L'Homme Dieu
Morken: The search for the perfect stand location
Donald A. Crossley
Carol Diane Jeffries
Wendy Jo (Muzik) Kuhnau
Megan E. Movold
COMMENTARY: The passing of a giant in Runestone research
LETTER: Need bigger indoor location in case of rain
LETTER: Headlights on when using wipers is a law
LETTER: Treat each other with dignity and respect
EDITORIAL: Small gestures seng big message to local officers
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Horticultural services available to local residents
GARDENING TIPS: Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors
Horticulture Night set for July 28
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Bell State Bank and Trust receives five stars from bank research firm
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 18, 2016
UPDATE: Driver dies after two-vehicle crash near Nelson
One of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash near Nelson, Amber Lynn Martinson, 28, of Alexandria, has died. The St. Cloud Hospital confirmed the...
July 18, 2016 - 12:20pm
July 9, 2016
Boats collide on Lake L'Homme Dieu
Two boats collided on Lake L'Homme Dieu Friday night but all the occupants escaped injury. At 8:24 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received multiple 911 calls about a watercraft accident on the lake along County Road 120 NE. The initial reports were that two boats collided...
July 9, 2016 - 6:19am
June 28, 2016
UPDATE: Second crash near Miltona results in injuries (w/video)
A second crash on County Road 5 near Miltona -- about six miles west of a crash that occurred five hours earlier today -- sent four people to...
June 28, 2016 - 4:35pm
Two-vehicle crash injures Parkers Prairie driver
A 27-year-old Parkers Prairie woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash near Miltona Tuesday morning. The crash happened at about 10:45 a.m. at the intersection of County Roads 3 and 5 between a full-size SUV and a semi truck and trailer. Rachel Brenna Bjork was traveling east in the...
June 28, 2016 - 3:26pm
April 30, 2016
Saturday morning rollover sends two to hospital
Two young women sustained injuries in a one-vehicle rollover on I-94 near Alexandria early Saturday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Alexis Smith, 17, of Apple Valley, went off the right side of the roadway, went over a cable barrier...
April 30, 2016 - 7:48am
April 25, 2016
UPDATE: Driver faces four felonies in crash that injured toddler
A 41-year-old Sauk Centre woman faces five alcohol-related charges, four of them felonies, in connection with a crash that seriously injured...
April 25, 2016 - 3:30pm
March 17, 2016
Light pole crashes down in front of sheriff's office
A minor accident sent a light pole crashing down in front of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) in Alexandria this afternoon, Thursday....
March 17, 2016 - 3:13pm
February 24, 2016
State Patrol releases video of train hitting truck
By Forum News Service The Minnesota State Patrol on Tuesday released dashcam video footage showing a train striking a tractor-trailer west of Eveleth last month. The incident happened Jan. 20 at the railroad crossing where St. Louis County highways 7 and 101 meet, about 3 miles west...
February 24, 2016 - 10:24am
February 7, 2016
Crash in Otter Tail County causes serious injury
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash in Otter Tail County Sunday morning. Zackary Willprecht, 20, of Breckenridge suffered serious injuries while Dillon Spanswick, 24, of Ottertail suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. The crash...
February 7, 2016 - 5:03pm
January 25, 2016
Freightliner overturns on I-94
A 2015 Freightliner tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 94 just west of Osakis at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. The driver was Stefan Jovanovski, 22, of Spokane, Washington. Jovanovski was moving from the right lane to the left lane of the Interstate when he lost control...
January 25, 2016 - 11:39am
January 23, 2016
Rollover reported in Otter Tail County
A driver sustained serious injury after a rollover occurred on I-94 in Otter Tail County Saturday morning. Katie Luhning, 24, of Battle Lake was driving a 2003 Ford SuperDuty truck westbound on I-94 just after 7:30 a.m. when she lost control. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled....
January 23, 2016 - 12:00pm
January 22, 2016
Woman injured in parking lot incident
The Alexandria Police Department responded to a call just before 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18 of a 73-year-old woman being struck by a vehicle. The incident occurred in a parking lot at 4911 State Highway 29 S in Alexandria. Linda Meyer, 73, was reportedly "bumped" by a vehicle that was...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
January 14, 2016
UPDATE: One-vehicle crash on County Road 82 injures two (w/video)
More information has been released about a one-vehicle crash on County Road 82 west of Alexandria that resulted in injuries Wednesday afternoon....
January 14, 2016 - 12:00am
December 31, 2015
Driver injured in I-94 accident
Rachel L. Magnuson of Perham was injured when her vehicle left the road on Thursday, Dec. 31. Magnuson was traveling west bound on I-94 when her 1998 Buick Century left the roadway near mile marker 104 just east of Alexandria. The Buick traveled through the cable barriers and the...
December 31, 2015 - 2:51pm
December 30, 2015
Woman injured in rollover
A one-vehicle rollover occurred on County Road 34 NW near Alexandria on Sunday, Dec. 27 at 3:08 p.m. The vehicle involved was a 2003 Ford F-350 driven by 47-year-old Rena Marlette Lesnar of Alexandria, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The Alexandria Fire Department...
December 30, 2015 - 12:00am