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Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
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Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
No injuries were reported in a school bus crash Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Alexandria School District, at 7:43 a.m.,...
6 hours 36 min ago
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 9, 2018
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the State Fire Marshal completed the investigation and said the fire at Viking City Mobile Home Park at...
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
December 28, 2017
Taking to the skies: 14-year-old Civil Air Patrol cadet takes first orientation flight
Greta Lundquist still has a couple of years before she can legally drive, but the ninth-grader from Benson is already learning how to fly. Lundquist,...
December 28, 2017 - 7:26am
What is the Civil Air Patrol?
The Civil Air Patrol is an aviation-oriented volunteer organization that is a federally chartered auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. It has three primary missions: • Emergency services — search and rescue, disaster relief, counter narcotics and civil defense to name a few....
December 28, 2017 - 7:25am
December 18, 2017
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Fire destroyed a garage near Nelson early Saturday morning. At 5:17 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a garage on...
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
December 8, 2017
Woodland school receives National Blue Ribbon award
Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is...
December 8, 2017 - 3:23pm
December 5, 2017
Snow must be removed from city sidewalks
With winter's arrival, Alexandria city officials are reminding property owners and businesses about the city's sidewalk snow and ice removal...
December 5, 2017 - 9:09am
November 21, 2017
Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
As the legal fight over funding for the Legislature drags on and the 2018 governor's race heats up, Greater Minnesota city leaders are urging lawmakers to keep their focus on the upcoming legislative session. More than 100 other city officials from throughout Greater Minnesota convened...
November 21, 2017 - 1:13pm
November 20, 2017
Christmas decorations go up on Broadway
Alexandria Light and Power workers Matt Duenow (top) and Bob Steidl put up Christmas decorations along Broadway Monday in preparation for the...
November 20, 2017 - 1:23pm
November 8, 2017
Man sentenced in heroin overdose case
An Alexandria man who was accused of supplying heroin that resulted in an overdose that nearly killed a woman in Fergus Falls was sentenced Nov....
November 8, 2017 - 12:10pm
November 1, 2017
November brings a taste of winter
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast...
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am
October 31, 2017
Utah shooting, Colorado homicide suspect has ties to Alexandria
A 24-year-old man being sought in a fatal shooting at the University of Utah on Monday, Oct. 30 has ties to Alexandria. The suspect, Austin...
October 31, 2017 - 9:39am
October 2, 2017
New in town: Several retail businesses open in Alexandria
Vacancies in Alexandria storefronts are being filled, as five businesses have relocated or opened in locations on Highway 29 North, downtown...
October 2, 2017 - 8:16am