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Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Warm spell closes ice rinks at Noonan Park
One injured in I-94 truck crash
Grant to help car program keep rolling
Orgeman-Crumb honored again as coach of the year
Boys basketball: Sabres edge Alexandria in CLC play
Wrestling: Knights take two more
Wrestling: Minnewaska tops B.O.L.D. by criteria
Girls basketball: Panthers still perfect in LEC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 17, 2017
Willmar businessman to be re-sentenced on criminal sexual conduct charges
WILLMAR, Minn. – Willmar businessman Peter Hoagland, currently serving nearly 19 years in prison for sexually abusing young boys in the 1980s...
January 17, 2017 - 6:54pm
January 16, 2017
Alexandria police recover stolen items
If you've had something stolen out of a storage unit lately, the Alexandria Police Department may have it. As part of a long investigation of...
January 16, 2017 - 5:03pm
January 13, 2017
State says police did not discriminate against mentally ill man
After an investigation into the way Alexandria police responded to a case involving a mentally ill man, a state agency has decided that the officers didn't discriminate against the man based on his disability. The recent ruling by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights stemmed from...
January 13, 2017 - 10:00am
January 6, 2017
In sex crimes, statute of limitations varies
One question that has been raised by Alexandria native and champion cyclist Missy Erickson's allegations that she was sexually abused as a 17-year-old...
January 6, 2017 - 3:02pm
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
Cases closed: Judge Battey looks back on his career
David Battey's last day as a judge was Jan. 3, but he didn't go out with a bang of the gavel. In fact, he never used the gavel during his 22...
January 4, 2017 - 6:00am
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 22, 2016
Minn. teacher jailed in Otter Tail County on alleged sex charge
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. -- Kris Koll, an ag teacher listed as a member of the New York Mills High School faculty, is in the Otter Tail County jail...
December 22, 2016 - 5:03pm
December 14, 2016
Beware of Microsoft pop-up scam
Computer users beware. Yet another scam is making its way around the county and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office wants the public to know about it. Mike Tvrdik, a detective sergeant with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, explained how the scam works. He said people have been...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 12, 2016
Grant County man accused of trying to kidnap wife on I-94
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A man accused of trying to kidnap his wife early Sunday, Dec. 11, was arrested after outrunning officers twice, the...
December 12, 2016 - 8:37am
December 8, 2016
Mall evacuated after bomb threat; no bomb found
Viking Plaza in Alexandria was evacuated because of a bomb threat, Wednesday, Dec. 7. Alexandria police said someone called the mall and told an employee there was a bomb inside some clothing at the JC Penney store. Police responded at 4:20 p.m. and worked with Viking Plaza security...
December 8, 2016 - 7:03am
December 7, 2016
Minnesota hunter’s death being investigated as homicide
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Authorities in central Minnesota reported Wednesday that the death of a hunter last month is now being treated as a homicide,...
December 7, 2016 - 2:21pm
December 5, 2016
Osakis man accused of attempted stabbing at Alexandria bar
An Osakis man was arrested late Saturday after police say he attempted to stab another man at Fat Daddy's Bar. Jeremy John Opperud, 30, was...
December 5, 2016 - 8:24am
December 2, 2016
Burglary suspect caught after being trapped in garage
An Alexandria man was arrested after police say he was caught while trapped inside a garage. Brandon Daniyel Deontay Johnson, 19, of Alexandria,...
December 2, 2016 - 9:41am