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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Boys basketball: Defense guides WCA past Sebeka
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Benjamin Harvey Meyers
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 2, 2016
Pot farm busted in Garfield
A 29-year-old man faces four felony charges involving the attempted manufacturing or selling of marijuana after authorities uncovered a pot growing...
March 2, 2016 - 12:00am
September 4, 2013
Cardoza charged in Osakis burglary, theft cases
Christopher Cardoza, 21, of Osakis is in Douglas County Jail after his alleged involvement in thefts and burglary in Osakis. According to the...
September 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
September 3, 2013
Man arrested after thefts in Osakis
A local man is in Douglas County Jail after his alleged involvement in thefts and burglary in Osakis. According to Osakis Police, a burglary was reported on August 24 at a home on the 200 block of 2nd Avenue West. The homeowner said she heard a noise around 3:30 a.m. in her house...
September 3, 2013 - 7:47am
May 17, 2013
Speeding driver caught with backpacks full of marijuana
The Douglas County Attorney filed charges against 20-year-old Dillon Anderson of Alexandria on Monday after he was stopped for speeding near Casey's Amusement Park on Friday. According to the criminal complaint, Alexandria police officer Chad Melton observed two beer cans inside...
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Officers arrest 605 drunk driving suspects during statewide campaign
Minnesota law enforcement officers have arrested 605 drunk drivers two weekends into a statewide driving while under the influence (DWI) enforcement campaign, according to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety preliminary reports. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
2,399 drunk drivers arrested statewide in December
A December-long, statewide increased DWI enforcement campaign generated 2,399 DWI arrests and 2,178 seat belt violations. Preliminary arrest totals were reported by 315 of around 400 participating agencies. Locally, the Alexandria Police Department made seven DWI arrests for the month...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Three suspects face felony charges related to OVR gang
Three suspects were arrested in Alexandria Thursday on felony charges involving assault and property damage that authorities believe are connected to gang activity. The Alexandria Police Department, with assistance from the Douglas County SWAT Team and Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Police stop downtown burglary
Three suspects were arrested after midnight this morning for an alleged attempted burglary at The Faction, 612 Broadway in Alexandria. Alexandria police officers responded to the board shop at about 12:50 a.m. to investigate a call from a concerned resident about suspicious activity...
July 27, 2010 - 10:55am
August 21, 2009
Four arrested in Alexandria in drug sting
Three Alexandria men and one Minneapolis woman were arrested for second-degree controlled substance crimes. Agents from the West Central Minnesota...
August 21, 2009 - 9:45am
March 11, 2009
Driver arrested after fleeing cop during blizzard
A high-speed chase in Alexandria during Tuesday's winter storm resulted in an arrest - and fortunately, no injuries. The incident started at about 3:20 p.m.
March 11, 2009 - 12:52pm
January 14, 2009
Barroom bragging in Perham lands snowmobiler in jail
Snowmobiler Cody Vanlith, 22, Maple Lake, learned a lesson about bragging after his barroom tale ended up getting him arrested on Saturday night. The story started on Friday, January 9, when the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a snowmobile for operating against...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am