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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
Getting a jump on spring
Alexandria junior earns perfect score on ACT
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Ratchet (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
Alexandria's Walker named section swim COY
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 16, 2017
Prosecutor says deputy shot Evansville man in self-defense
A Stevens County sheriff's deputy acted in self-defense when he shot and killed an Evansville man last year, a prosecutor has ruled. Jay Johannes...
February 16, 2017 - 6:19pm
February 10, 2017
Updated with ID: Driver found sleeping on I-94, then leads 100 mph chase
A driver found sleeping in his vehicle on Interstate 94 Friday morning led officers on a chase that topped 100 mph through Douglas and Pope...
February 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
February 8, 2017
UPDATED: Exposure, burglary charges filed against chase suspect
A man suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside the Target store in Alexandria was arrested after a chase...
February 8, 2017 - 3:33pm
January 4, 2017
Driver who fled police, crashed into pole is sentenced
A 20-year-old Kensington man who led officers on a high-speed chase in Alexandria that ended with a crash into a power pole was sentenced in...
January 4, 2017 - 1:53pm
Chase suspect sentenced
A 37-year-old Alexandria man who was charged with eight criminal counts a year ago, including fleeing police officers in a high-speed chase,...
January 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
December 30, 2016
Driver in two high-speed chases sentenced
A 32-year-old Miltona man who tried to elude police on two separate high-speed chases last summer was sentenced in Douglas County District Court...
December 30, 2016 - 4:11pm
November 7, 2016
Updated: Arson suspect flees in squad car (w/video)
A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping...
November 7, 2016 - 5:33pm
Chase through golf course, yards ends with a crash
A 20-year-old Farwell man was arrested following a high-speed chase that began in Alexandria, cut across a golf course, went through yards and...
September 7, 2016 - 4:04pm
June 20, 2016
Chase suspect pleads guilty to two of 13 charges
A 21-year-old Fargo man pleaded guilty in Douglas County District Court June 9 to two of the 13 charges he faces – possession of heroin and...
June 20, 2016 - 4:05pm
June 8, 2016
Motorcycle driver charged after chase
A 46-year-old Kensington man was charged on June 1 with fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a felony. Scott Dennis Armstrong also faces...
June 8, 2016 - 4:05pm
December 28, 2015
UPDATE: High-speed chase ends with arrest of 18-year-old driver
An 18-year-old Elbow Lake woman faces six criminal charges in connection with a motor vehicle pursuit that started in the city of Alexandria...
December 28, 2015 - 3:05pm
September 2, 2015
Driver who fled Alexandria police faces five charges
A 60-year-old Alexandria man faces five charges, including a felony, for trying to elude police officers on Monday. Mark Lloyd Hoium was charged...
September 2, 2015 - 3:03pm
August 6, 2015
Man arrested after high-speed chase Wednesday night
Late Wednesday, local law enforcement was involved in a high-speed chase that ended in an arrest in Todd County early Thursday. According to a news release issued Thursday afternoon, the Alexandria Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office were working with the West...
August 6, 2015 - 5:13pm
July 9, 2013
Suspect caught after high speed chase through Alexandria Tuesday
Joshua George Hamilton led Alexandria police on a high speed chase through the city of Alexandria and onto the Interstate around 4 p.m. on Tuesday...
July 9, 2013 - 6:15pm
November 28, 2012
UPDATE: Woman flees police, crashes in Alexandria Tuesday night
A local woman led Alexandria Police on a brief high-speed chase Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m. an officer stopped Talia Rae Hoffman, 21, on...
November 28, 2012 - 7:48am