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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
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Paulson honored as Knights MVP
Four B-E players named LEC, Pheasant all-league
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
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On The Street
April 8, 2016
UPDATE: Driver injured in I-94 crash near Alexandria
A 37-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a rollover on Interstate 94 near Alexandria Friday morning. Danny K. Ecklund of Oslo was driving a 1999 Ford truck westbound at around 5 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle near milemarker 100. The pickup went through the median...
April 8, 2016 - 10:58am
March 22, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash in Alexandria results in injuries
A 77-year-old Osakis man was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Alexandria Saturday morning. The crash happened at the intersection of Third Avenue...
March 22, 2016 - 8:35am
March 18, 2016
Two injured in I-94 rollover
Two people were injured in a rollover on Interstate 94 near the Lake Burgen Rest Area east of Alexandria early Friday morning. At about 3:30 a.m., Deantione Kellum of Bourbonnais, Illinois was driving a Chevrolet Suburban east on I-94 when he attempted to pass a slower vehicle, according...
March 18, 2016 - 7:57am
March 17, 2016
Light pole crashes down in front of sheriff's office
A minor accident sent a light pole crashing down in front of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) in Alexandria this afternoon, Thursday....
March 17, 2016 - 3:13pm
March 16, 2016
UPDATE: More information about crash that injured two teens
More information has been released about a one-vehicle crash that injured two teens in southern Douglas County Monday. The crash happened in...
March 16, 2016 - 12:20pm
Driver gets two-day jail sentence in crash that killed Garfield man
A 19-year-old North Dakota college student received a sentence of two days in jail after pleading guilty to a charge of negligent homicide in...
March 16, 2016 - 9:42am
Vehicle ends up in river
A medical condition reportedly caused a vehicle to end up in the Long Prairie River Friday afternoon. The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. where...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
Woman injured in crash early Saturday on I-94
One person was injured in a crash on I-94 early Saturday. According to the State Patrol, Jean Haakenson, 34, of Ellendale, North Dakota was westbound in I-94 when she went off the road and crashed into the median cable. She was transported to Douglas County Hospital with non-life...
March 12, 2016 - 4:19pm
March 1, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash causes injuries
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Geneva Golf Club Drive and Liberty Road, east of Alexandria, caused serious injuries Tuesday afternoon....
March 1, 2016 - 9:39pm
February 25, 2016
Driver seriously injured in Otter Tail County crash
A two-vehicle broadside crash near Deer Creek in Otter Tail County resulted in serious injuries this morning. Gerald Barthel, 77, of Perham was driving a Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway 106 and Joshua Weekley, 20, of Bertha was driving east on Otter Tail County Road 52. Weekley,...
February 25, 2016 - 2:37pm
February 24, 2016
State Patrol releases video of train hitting truck
By Forum News Service The Minnesota State Patrol on Tuesday released dashcam video footage showing a train striking a tractor-trailer west of Eveleth last month. The incident happened Jan. 20 at the railroad crossing where St. Louis County highways 7 and 101 meet, about 3 miles west...
February 24, 2016 - 10:24am
February 20, 2016
Update: Fatal crash reported in Todd County; name released
The person who died in a rollover in Todd County this morning, Saturday, has been identifed as Allen D. Howard of Staples. He was driving a 2004 Dodge Intrepid east on Highway 210/Highway 71 near milepost 216 when the car went off the right side of the road, according to the State...
February 20, 2016 - 8:37pm
February 18, 2016
After surviving initial crash, two people killed as car gets hit again
By Forum News Service Two people who survived an initial crash Wednesday night near Spicer were killed when they were struck by a third vehicle as they were standing near the accident scene in west-central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol the initial accident, which...
February 18, 2016 - 9:58am
February 17, 2016
Two injured in two-vehicle crash near Miltona
A two-vehicle crash near Miltona Tuesday injured two people. At about 5:11 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received multiple phone calls about crash at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 3 east of Miltona. Anthony Noetzelman of Parkers Prairie was driving...
February 17, 2016 - 7:39am
Two injured in crashes Sunday
Two men were injured in separate crashes near Alexandria Sunday. The first crash happened on Interstate 94 at 7:53 a.m. According to Minnesota State Patrol, Jeffrey Kaiser, 58, of Bloomington was westbound on I-94 when he slowed down due to road conditions. The vehicle behind him,...
February 17, 2016 - 12:00am