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Council asks Legislature to help pay for community center expansion
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, November 23, 2015
Upcoming blood drive
Out & About - around the county this week
Blizzard hockey: Alex gets much-needed sweep
Local team takes first at Midwest tournament
Back and better than ever
Sports schedule for Tuesday, November 24
Lakers blow out Bulldogs in opener
Alisa Star featured in country compilation CD
Flat Top Junction comes to town
Thanksgiving dinner offered to Alexandria area
Event helps cancer warriors
Annual radiothon aims to end child abuse
Wedding - Tuma and Phillipe
BIRTHS Through Nov. 18, 2015
BIRTHS (Nov. 6-9, 2015)
Births (through Nov. 3, 2015)
Buck of a lifetime comes early
Deer harvest numbers continue to rise
Luedeke's Miltona giant
A shot at redemption
Howard J. Linser
Thomas E. Caron
Alice M. Carlson
Fern Mary Strouth
IN THE KNOW: Let's give them the recognition they deserve
EDITORIAL: Five tough questions to ask aging parents
FROM THE ARCHIVES: 2005 - Twelve failed in 39 tobacco compliance tests
LETTER: Who defined boundaries of sea?
LETTER: Republicans dream up scandals
Help yard trees survive the winter
Sustainable agriculture grants due in December
Workshop to detail houseplant care
Herbicide resistance survey asks for farmers' help
Tax-Aide volunteers needed
Local company to give away free house cleanings
Angel Tax Credit Program opens new round of funding
Alex Tech is named a Military Friendly School
ON THE STREET - Nov. 20, 2015
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On The Street
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...
News / crime
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...
News / crime
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...
News / state
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,...
crime / News
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...
crime / News
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...
crime / News
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.
crime / News
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