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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
December 8, 2015
Car crashes into Carlos garage
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a Carlos resident shortly before 8 a.m. Sunday, December 6 stating that a green...
December 8, 2015 - 4:05pm
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