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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
USA Cycling investigating Erickson claims, report says
Osakis girls must submit photo to go to prom
High-speed pursuit ends with arrest
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19
Girls basketball: Panthers drop first LEC game to Underwood
Girls Basketball: Chargers crush Battle Lake
Girls basketball: B-E dominates after slow start
Boys basketball: B-E a part of log jam atop LEC after win
Girls Basketball: Osakis clinches conference title
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Dorene R. Ost
Marcella Martha Brendle
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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...
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...
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
October 4, 2012
Alexandria man dies after his car crashes off Highway 29
A 42-year-old Alexandria man died following a one-vehicle crash on Highway 29 Friday night. Kyle Neitzert was driving his 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 north, just south of the intersection with County Road 13 at about 10:30 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, according to the...
October 4, 2012 - 11:05am