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Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
'Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener ...'
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Engaged - Berglin and Wood
Engaged - Dahlquist and Ripley
Births - June 17, 2016
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Natalie M. Klein
Warren V. Meissner
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 1, 2013
Jeep crashes into parked vehicles in Alexandria, flips upside down
A Jeep traveling on Park Street near 8th Avenue in Alexandria Monday morning left the road, went over a curb, crashed into two unoccupied parked...
July 1, 2013 - 11:50am
June 5, 2013
Store damaged in crash
Around 2:30 a.m. on May 29, law enforcement received several calls about a white truck that had been driven into the Perry's Furniture building on Nokomis Street in Alexandria and then fled from the scene. According to Alexandria Police Department, a 23-year-old man was driving the...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
May 11, 2013
Annandale man injured at Douglas County Hospital
An Annandale man fell approximately 20 feet from a bucket lift in the Douglas County Hospital parking lot Friday afternoon. Brian Hermes, 51,...
May 11, 2013 - 1:08pm
May 8, 2013
UPDATE 8:45 A.M.: Both eastbound I-94 lanes now open after crash
Both lanes of eastbound Interstate 94 east of Alexandria re-opened at 8:45 a.m. this morning, Wednesday. The lanes were closed following a semi rollover at about 5:15 a.m. to allow crews to clean up debris in the median. Eastbound traffic was being re-routed through Alexandria on...
May 8, 2013 - 6:34am
This past weekend was deadliest of year for crashes in state; eight killed
At least eight people were killed on Minnesota roads this past weekend, April 6 through early Monday morning, April 8, making it the deadliest weekend of the year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). The eight deaths include five on Sunday, the deadliest...
April 8, 2013 - 11:49am
March 1, 2013
Tears and memories overflow at library
Sympathy and words of support for those who worked with Karen Simmons flowed into the Douglas County Library this week. So much so that library...
Library / News
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
February 19, 2013
UPDATE 9:30 A.M. Tuesday: I-94 closes near Barnesville after fatal crash on icy roads
More information has been released about a fatal crash that temporarily closed the westbound lanes on Interstate 94 near Barnesville Monday afternoon. The accident, which happened at about 12:40 p.m., killed two people and seriously injured another. It involved three vehicles and...
News / region
February 19, 2013 - 9:30am
January 3, 2013
One injured in two-car crash Wednesday
Wednesday morning, one person was injured in a two-car crash at the intersection of 3rd Avenue East and Kenwood Street in Alexandria. According...
January 3, 2013 - 10:53am
January 2, 2013
Evansville man dies in machinery work accident
A 50-year-old Evansville man died in a work-related machinery accident at the Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) facility Thursday night. Alexandria...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 17, 2012
A bad weekend for drivers
Minnesota State Troopers kept busy over the weekend in cetral, west central and northwest regions with slippery road conditions. Troopers responded to 60 crashes, according to Jesse Grabow, public information trooper for the Douglas County region. Fifteen of those were rollovers,...
December 17, 2012 - 12:09pm
November 28, 2012
Pedestrian injured in Broadway accident
An Alexandria woman was taken to the Douglas County Hospital for evaluation following a pedestrian accident Monday afternoon. Lillian Schuneman was in the crosswalk of Broadway and 6th Avenue at about 2 p.m. when a Chevrolet Silverado driven by Stephen Crane of Alexandria ran over...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2012
Carlos man dies on local hunting trip
November 5, 2012 - 9:08am
November 2, 2012
Car runs into shed; driver injured
A Chevrolet Malibu driven by Derek Ellingson, 29, of Alexandria ran partially into a shed at a residence on Rosewood Lane and 8th Avenue in Alexandria...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Close call with semi
It could have been much worse. Randy Gene Bye, 53, of Kensington was driving his Jeep on Highway 27 near Interstate 94 last Thursday afternoon...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am