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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
November 19, 2015
Driver and passenger injured in icy crash
At 11:38 p.m. Wednesday, November 18, the Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle accident on I-94 west of Alexandria. A 1997 Toyota 4Runner driven by Christopher Roberts, 24, of Canmore, Alberta, Canada was westbound on I-94 when it spun out on the icy bridge overpass...
November 19, 2015 - 7:38am
October 15, 2015
Driver injured in I-94 crash
One person was seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 94 Wednesday. Brian McKusick, 34, of Maplewood ran off the westbound lane of I-94 at mile marker 90, near Brandon. The vehicle, a 2007 Ford Five Hundred, veered to the left and hit the cable median barriers, according to...
October 15, 2015 - 12:37pm
October 8, 2015
One injured in Millerville rollover
A female driver was injured in a rollover near the intersection of County Roads 7 and 24 north of Millerville on Wednesday, October 7 at about...
October 8, 2015 - 3:18pm
April 3, 2015
Alexandria woman injured in ATV-tree accident
A 22-year-old Alexandria woman was injured when a tree fell on her while she was driving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) near Aurora in northern Minnesota. Amber Franks was driving the ATV along a trail in White Township at about 4:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon when high winds blew down...
April 3, 2015 - 1:47pm
May 2, 2014
UPDATE Thursday: Driver in Evansville rollover in serious condition
Two people were injured, one severely, in a one-vehicle rollover near Evansville Wednesday morning. The crash happened about a mile west of...
May 2, 2014 - 12:27pm
March 28, 2014
Pedestrian hurt on Alexandria's Broadway
An 86-year-old Alexandria man was injured in a pedestrian accident in Alexandria Thursday. Donald Mike was walking through the crosswalk at...
March 28, 2014 - 1:46pm
January 3, 2014
Two injured in Todd County crash
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash that happened east of Osakis Thursday night. Dustin Gilson of Westport was northbound on Todd County Road 57 in a Chevrolet truck when he slid through the intersection at County Road 4 and struck Darwin Maus of rural Osakis, who...
January 3, 2014 - 9:25am
December 12, 2013
Woman killed in truck-train collision in Morris
By Kim Ukura, Forum News Service MORRIS, Minn. -- A woman was killed in a truck-train crash just after 2 p.m. Wednesday in Morris. ...
December 12, 2013 - 7:27am
November 4, 2013
UPDATE 7:30 A.M. TUESDAY W/VIDEO: Two-vehicle crash on Nokomis causes injuries
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Nokomis Street and 18th Avenue in Alexandria sent two people to the hospital Monday. The crash...
November 4, 2013 - 5:30pm
October 26, 2013
UPDATE MONDAY: 19-year-old injured in rollover near Brandon Saturday
A 19-year-old man from Barrett was injured in a rollover near Brandon early Saturday morning. Grant Alexander Reese, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was driving west on County Road 8 (the Barrett Road) shortly before 5 a.m. when he left the roadway and struck an approach near...
October 26, 2013 - 1:11pm
October 21, 2013
Driver injured in rollover near Alexandria Sunday
A 19-year old man from Waverly was injured in a one-vehicle rollover south of Alexandria Sunday night. Alexander Bersie was driving a 2001 Ford on Highway 29 near Brush Wolf Road at 9:39 p.m. when it veered off the right side of the road and rolled, according to the Minnesota State...
October 21, 2013 - 9:33am
August 29, 2013
Two motorcycle crashes in two days
August 29, 2013 - 9:58am
August 19, 2013
Four-vehicle crash injures two in Alexandria
A crash involving four vehicles sent two drivers to the hospital earlier this morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 29 and 34th Avenue in Alexandria at about 7:45 a.m. A semi-truck and trailer driven by Michael Rosen, 45, of Benson was stopped at the stop lights...
August 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
July 11, 2013
2013 motorcyclist fatalities pass 25-death milestone
More motorcyclists have died this year on Minnesota roads compared to last year at this time, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Motorcycle Safety Center (MMSC). Twenty-six riders have lost their lives in 2013; there were 18 motorcycle deaths at this time...
July 11, 2013 - 6:13am
July 10, 2013
Dump truck overturns near Forada
A Ferguson Brothers dump truck reportedly blew out a front tire, which caused it to leave the road and overturn southeast of Forada last Wednesday....
July 10, 2013 - 12:00am