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New Minnesota license plate option up for vote
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, June 27
UPDATE: Alexandria man charged after near fatal heroin overdose
Alexandria to issue $9.8 million in bonds for energy projects, streets, refinancing
Up to the challenge
VFW 15s swept at Willmar
Legion baseball: Alexandria puts school season behind it to focus on a fifth run to Legion state
Legion baseball: Seven late runs lead Glenwood past Osakis
SUPing off the beaten path
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Mikkelson to host citywide prayer gathering
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
#ProsperityHabit brings color to art exhibit
The Jolly Zuks bring polka to concert on the lawn
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Mickelson's big pike
Sandra Rae Hinderschied
Inez Trueman (Gandrud)
James "Jim" Dittberner
COMMENTARY: What the new SAT really means for teachers and parents
COMMENTARY: Safe at Home can help victims of domestic violence
LETTER: Can constitutional government survive?
COMMENTARY: What it takes to be an effective citizen
LETTER: Let’s be Douglas County nice
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Producers should file crop certification report
Local work meeting scheduled in Douglas County
Gardening tips: Add sparkle to your landscape
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
May 13, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 12, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, May 12 911 hang-up, no answer on call back, verbal argument, Big Horn Bay Rd, Alex. Domestic, roommates arguing over property, agreed to work things out peacefully, 1st Ave, Evansville. Suspicious vehicle, comp stated van west on CR14 from...
May 13, 2016 - 10:55am
May 12, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, May 11 Juvenile trouble, disruptive student in office during in-school suspension, released to mother, 2nd Ave, Evansville. K9 assist, narcotics search, Pioneer Rd. Hit and run crash, CR6, Garfield. Hit and run crash, S Darling Dr, Alex....
May 12, 2016 - 11:10am
May 11, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, May 10 Patrol activity, checking on semi, driver pulled over to use phone, CR82, Alex. Suspicious activity, people sleeping in back of truck, owner said he was homeless and parked for night to sleep, will be on their way, Sunny Acres Rd,...
May 11, 2016 - 11:28am
Caswell sentenced in local meth bust
A local man has been convicted and sentenced after his role in a meth bust on Cherry Lane in Alexandria in July of 2015. Justin Michael Caswell, 34, of Brandon, was initially charged with four felonies related to the bust — two meth possession charges, meth storage in a child's...
News / crime
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 10, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 9, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, May 9 Patrol activity, nothing suspicious, storage facility south of Alex. Check welfare, comp hasn’t heard from son after deputy told her son would call her, she’s concerned his girlfriend’s parents are keeping him from his parents,...
May 10, 2016 - 11:28am
May 9, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, May 6 Domestic, female yelling at son across road, one person advised they’re not allowed on property, CR34, Alex. Theft, comp reporting former employee has IT equipment and won’t return it, Hwy 29, Alex. Public assist, comp requesting...
May 9, 2016 - 11:43am
May 6, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 5, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, May 5 Suicide threats, comp’s husband drank a bunch and took meds, person transported to ER for eval, State St, Evansville. Public assist, comp wants speak with deputy about issues with 6-year-old son, issues at school, advised him...
May 6, 2016 - 10:08am
May 5, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, May 4 Suspicious vehicle parked in front of comp’s house since 5 a.m., can’t see if it’s occupied, afraid to go check, unoccupied, attempt to contact owner, vehicle tagged, Highland Cir, Alex. Public assist, campground owner writing...
May 5, 2016 - 11:28am
May 4, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, May 3, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, May 3 Check welfare of suicidal male, request from Grant County Sheriff’s Office, stated he’s in woods near Alex, deputy talked to his friends, stated he’s fine. Burglary, comp came home found windows open, dog dish and other items...
May 4, 2016 - 1:15pm
May 3, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 2, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, May 2 Patrol activity, employee closing for the night, Hwy 29. Suspicious vehicle on side of road, car tore apart, seat is on roof, trunk lining out, owner said tow never showed up and he fell asleep in vehicle, vehicle moved out of traffic...
May 3, 2016 - 11:39am
May 2, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, April 29 Injury crash, driver rolled vehicle, cut on hand, CR91/Hwy27, Alex. Suspicious vehicle left in parking lot for several days, owner reported it has dead battery and will remove it, Dale Ave, Miltona. Possible fraud, Kensington Ave,...
May 2, 2016 - 11:36am
April 29, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 27 Suspicious vehicle parked in field approach off CR87/Brush Wolf Rd for last few days, vehicle not hazard, may be there for field work, Alex. Fraud, debit card, three transactions totaling $1,179 through Western Union, Lees Ct,...
April 29, 2016 - 9:35am
April 21, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 20 K9 assist, narcotics search, 1st Ave, Osakis. Traffic hazard, mud tracked onto road from field, county highway department asked to look into getting it off road, CR82, Osakis. Traffic hazard, huge mud pit on CR97, west of CR7,...
April 21, 2016 - 9:22am
April 20, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, April 19 Public assist, comp has questions about neighbor kids riding dirt bikes on township roads, comp wants patrols in area during weekends, comp advised to call if incident occurs again, Basswood Beach Dr, Brandon. Child protection issue...
April 20, 2016 - 11:10am
April 19, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, April 18, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, April 18 Fight/disturbance, comp’s ex attempting to kick in door, female arrested for 5th degree controlled substance and disorderly conduct, CR14, Miltona. Neighbor dispute, comp’s neighbor throwing pallets on comp’s land, deputy spoke...
April 19, 2016 - 12:16pm