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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cecil (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
State hockey: Ellingson's OT goal wins a thriller
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
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
December 5, 2016
Osakis man accused of attempted stabbing at Alexandria bar
An Osakis man was arrested late Saturday after police say he attempted to stab another man at Fat Daddy's Bar. Jeremy John Opperud, 30, was...
December 5, 2016 - 8:24am
November 9, 2016
Sexual assault victims benefit by going to a hospital
New analysis from the Minnesota Department of Health shows that about 1,400 men and women a year sought hospital services after a sexual assault between 2010 and 2014. Public health officials expect that there are far more victims of sexual assault who could benefit from seeking hospital...
November 9, 2016 - 6:00am
September 1, 2016
Charges: Man was angry with bouncers at Zorbaz in Spicer when he fired gun
WILLMAR, Minn.—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday...
September 1, 2016 - 8:18am
July 20, 2016
Charges dropped in felony assault case
Charges have been dismissed against a 26-year-old Alexandria woman in an assault case. Quashieka Nicole Cook was charged in Douglas County District Court March 7 with felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor domestic assault in connection with an incident that occurred on March...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
September 18, 2015
Alexandria man faces assault charges
An Alexandria man is facing five felony charges for an incident that happened in Nelson on Tuesday, September 15. James Elroy Sletten, 45,...
September 18, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
Brandon man sentenced to three years for felony assault
A 61-year-old Brandon man was sentenced to three years in prison for second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. Walter David Tischer received the sentence in Douglas County District Court on July 14. He was given credit for the two days he spent in jail before posting bail....
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am
February 4, 2011
Suspect faces charges in Grey Eagle assault and burglary
Authorities have filed a complaint against a 43-year-old rural Swanville man in connection with a home invasion and assault that happened in Grey Eagle last fall. According to the Todd County Sheriff's Office, Robert John Wilder faces a long string of charges.
February 4, 2011 - 12:33pm
October 14, 2010
Upset over playing time, parent accused of assault against volleyball coach
HASTINGS, Minn. - A woman in Hastings was charged with fifth-degree assault Monday night after shoving a volleyball coach at Hastings High School. According to a Hastings Police Department report, Kerrie Wichern was charged after grabbing junior varsity coach Tracy Anderson by the...
October 14, 2010 - 4:32pm
August 26, 2010
Man arrested in ditch after calling in his own crime
CLARA CITY, Minn. -- A 43-year old man is in custody in Chippewa County after allegedly sexually assaulting a 17 year-old girl and then reporting the crime on a cell phone while in a corn field. The man triggered a manhunt and rescue effort by also reporting he had stabbed himself. The...
August 26, 2010 - 3:10pm
May 14, 2010
Man who sexually assaulted elderly woman at central Minnesota church sentenced to 26 years in prison
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 62, was sentenced Thursday to 312 months in prison, and conditional release for the rest of his life, on a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for sexually assaulting a 73-year-old woman last November at Crow River Lutheran Church near...
May 14, 2010 - 11:44am
May 5, 2010
Man charged with kidnapping 14-year-old girl on her paper route
OLIVIA, Minn. -- Matthew Thomas Fahey, 25, of Marshall, Minn., is facing charges with possible prison sentences ranging from 30 to 50 years for allegedly abducting and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl Tuesday in Fairfax. The Renville County Attorney's Office filed four counts...
May 5, 2010 - 4:17pm
April 14, 2010
Morris man accused of assaulting 19-year-old from Alexandria
A 46-year-old Morris man faces two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct following an alleged weekend incident involving a 19-year-old from...
April 14, 2010 - 4:06pm
February 9, 2010
Elbow Lake man gets 12 years for 2009 teen abduction, sexual assault
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
February 9, 2010 - 10:46am
January 7, 2010
Sexual assault charge stems from Fargo house party
FARGO -- A 29-year-old from Fargo is accused of sexual assault after a 15-year-old girl told police he had sex with her while she was blacked out at a house party on Dec. 18. A sexual assault charge was filed in Cass County District Court on Wednesday against Lawrence Kolubah Pewee....
January 7, 2010 - 12:17pm
December 30, 2009
Alexandria man gets prison time for domestic assault in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Juanel Anthony Mikulak, 22, of Alexandria and formerly of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison on a felony domestic...
December 30, 2009 - 1:39pm