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Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
May 12, 2018
Villard woman airlifted after rollover
A 59-year-old Villard woman was airlifted after her vehicle rolled over Friday night. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office was called out at 8:56 p.m., May 11, for a rollover on County Road 4 and Childs Lake Road near Forada. Debra Marie Berger was found in the vehicle with head...
May 12, 2018 - 9:41am
April 15, 2018
Driver injured in rollover near Evansville
A 32-year-old St. Paul man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Evansville Sunday morning.Andrew Charles Peterson was driving a Chrysler Pacifica east on Highway 79 just west of Interstate 94 at about 6 a.m.
April 15, 2018 - 4:01pm
April 6, 2018
UPDATED: Driver airlifted after medical-related crash dies
The 80-year-old Alexandria man believed to have suffered a medical emergency while driving west on County Road 87 early Thursday morning has died. According to the Alex Air Apparatus Facebook page, Vern Wieberdink, the company's founder and president, died Thursday after he was airlifted...
April 6, 2018 - 12:57pm
April 5, 2018
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
A car caught fire after it veered off the road and struck an electrical box Wednesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 29, 2018
SUV carrying former Alexandria family plunges off cliff
Mike Fealy remembers former Alexandria residents Sarah and Jennifer Hart — two of the women killed in a Northern California crash on Monday,...
March 29, 2018 - 3:45pm
March 27, 2018
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Sanibel Drive in south Alexandria Friday sent a 51-year-old passenger to the hospital....
March 27, 2018 - 1:21pm
March 23, 2018
Alexandria police release images that could yield clues in fatal hit-and-run
The Alexandria Police Department has released images of a vehicle that may provide more clues to a fatal hit-and-run that happened in Alexandria...
March 23, 2018 - 6:14pm
March 22, 2018
Minn. teen crashes into driver's license station while taking license test
BUFFALO, Minn. — A 17-year-old Minnesota woman crashed through the front of the building here that administers driver's license tests —...
March 22, 2018 - 2:04pm
March 21, 2018
UPDATE: Father of two killed in hit-and-run in Alexandria
A 26-year-old Alexandria man died in a hit-and-run after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in Alexandria Monday night. Travis Pennig was...
March 21, 2018 - 8:38am
March 13, 2018
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
March 12, 2018
Eight injured when school van, semi crash in western Minn.
HOLLOWAY, Minn. – The Swift County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a crash with multiple injuries on Monday, March 12, about 4...
March 12, 2018 - 11:56pm
January 23, 2018
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
No injuries were reported in a school bus crash Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Alexandria School District, at 7:43 a.m.,...
January 23, 2018 - 9:20am
January 10, 2018
Wolf killed by vehicle in Douglas County
As Adam Kavanagh was making his way to a “vehicle versus timberwolf” call early Tuesday, he was in disbelief. Kavanagh, a deputy with the...
January 10, 2018 - 5:05pm
January 9, 2018
Driver injured after hitting light pole
A 27-year-old man was injured when his car crashed into a light pole in Alexandria Tuesday morning. Justin Aaberg of Alexandria was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu north on Maple Street at about 6:30 a.m. when he made a wide turn to go east on Third Avenue, swerved back to the right...
January 9, 2018 - 9:52am
January 4, 2018
Minn. woman airlifted for treatment after crashing into semi in Wadena County
WADENA COUNTY, Minn. — A Verndale, Minn., woman was airlifted to an area hospital Thursday, Jan. 4, after crashing into a semi. The Minnesota...
January 4, 2018 - 10:52pm