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Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 21
Warm-up has Polar Plunge on the move
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Boys Basketball: Alexandria wins battle of the Cardinals
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
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
February 1, 2017
Long Prairie man sentenced for manslaughter
A Long Prairie man who was convicted of first degree manslaughter for fatally striking his ex-wife with a shoe hammer was sentenced to 12 and...
February 1, 2017 - 3:39pm
January 4, 2017
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 28, 2016
Teacher charged with felony sex crime
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn.—A New York Mills high school teacher was charged Friday, Dec. 23, with felony criminal sexual conduct in the fourth...
December 28, 2016 - 7:00am
December 20, 2016
Parents of brothers killed in Dalton crash sue school, coach
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The father of two teenage boys killed in a 2015 rollover has filed a wrongful death suit against the boys' school, their...
December 20, 2016 - 8:03am
November 21, 2016
UPDATE: Before Heinrich sent to likely life in custody, victims tell how Wetterling killing filled them with sorrow, pain, anguish
MINNEAPOLIS — Jacob Wetterling’s younger sister Carmen is afraid of helicopters, can’t stand to be alone and struggles to answer the question:...
November 21, 2016 - 9:19pm
October 13, 2016
Wrongful death lawsuit filed in semi-tanker death case
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Jamie Hyatt's family says he died trying to save his friend, David Syring, who had lost consciousness after climbing...
October 13, 2016 - 4:56pm
September 6, 2016
Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling
Danny Heinrich, the man who led authorities to the remains of Jacob Wetterling, admitted in U.S. District Court Tuesday, Sept. 6, that he abducted...
September 6, 2016 - 6:31pm
August 31, 2016
Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
ST. PAUL—A group of American Indians whose ancestors rescued whites during an 1862 Indian war want to collect on a federal government promise...
August 31, 2016 - 5:22pm
August 23, 2016
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
WALKER, Minn.—The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was...
August 23, 2016 - 1:12pm
August 22, 2016
Woman sentenced for stealing $1.7 million from employer, most gambled away
MINNEAPOLIS—A Bird Island woman who has served as a caregiver to her two grandchildren and described as honest and giving to others will serve 42 months in federal prison for stealing $1.7 million from her former employer.
August 22, 2016 - 5:24pm
May 29, 2014
Jury: Peltier guilty of murdering boy
Amanda Peltier, the Starbuck woman charged with the murder 4-year-old Eric Dean, was found guilty by a jury Wednesday afternoon. After about five hours of deliberation, the jury returned the guilty verdict on all three counts against Peltier - first-degree murder, second-degree...
May 29, 2014 - 1:25pm