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Mice: The 'hole' story
Farewell to Randy's
Help available for MNsure signup
Runestone is back in the limelight
Sports schedule for Friday, Oct. 28
Football: Silverstreaks determined entering final four in 5AA play
Cross country: Cards send three to state as teams finish fifth
6A-South VB: Chargers pull away to set up matchup with top-seeded Rockets
Sports schedule for Thursday, Oct. 27
Otterness takes top honors in national field competition
Ecumen Bethany Community offers free memory screenings
Anishinaabe-Ojibwe storyteller to present at EAC
Hope and healing after abortion
Carlos to host youth Halloween party
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Delores E. Johnson
Floretta A. Ziegelmann
Melissa Heen Peterson
Paul John Dalluge
EDITORIAL: Mayor does plenty for Alexandria
EDITORIAL: Our choice for Senate: Ingebrigtsen and Westrom
LETTER: Thank you to VA clinics
LETTER: Odell fully understands issues
LETTER: Time clocks are good business practice
Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 24, 2016
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
OLIVIA, Minn. — As the years have gone by, new leads about the death of 56-year-old Cosmos man Robert "Bob" Verdon have dwindled. Renville...
October 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
Man accused of fleeing police, knocking over fence, DWI
A 56-year-old Florida man faces multiple charges after fleeing an officer and damaging property after police say he crashed his vehicle into...
October 24, 2016 - 5:32pm
October 21, 2016
Prosecutor says officers justified in shooting of sex offender
A man who was shot and killed by officers at an Alexandria home in August was within 4 feet of the officers while armed with a knife, a release...
October 21, 2016 - 4:10pm
October 10, 2016
1 arrested after stabbings at Mall of America
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Police arrested a 33-year-old Richfield man Sunday evening for allegedly stabbing two people at the Mall of America.A fight broke out about 5:30 p.m. Sunday on the third level of the mall’s east side. Two men were stabbed. The fight was among a group of people...
October 10, 2016 - 1:22pm
October 7, 2016
Willmar girl charged in threats against school
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar teenager accused of posting a social media bomb threat directed toward the Willmar Public School District faces felony charges for threats of violence and terroristic threats. The threat, a Facebook post which read, "10 likes & I'll Blow Up Any Willmar...
October 7, 2016 - 8:40am
Someplace Safe receives $10,000 grant award
Someplace Safe Douglas Advocacy Office recently received a $10,000 Difference Maker Grant from the Alexandria Area General Fund of the Alexandria Area Community Foundation. These funds will be used to provide crime victims and survivors utilizing Someplace Safe services in Douglas...
October 7, 2016 - 2:00am
October 6, 2016
FBI says Minnesota mall attack was premeditated
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A stabbing attack at a Minnesota mall last month that wounded 10 was premeditated and the attacker, who was fatally...
October 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
September 30, 2016
3 dead, another injured in shooting inside Minneapolis apartment
MINNEAPOLIS — Two teens and an adult male are dead after a shooting inside a Minneapolis apartment building on Friday, Sept. 30. A fourth victim, an adult woman, has been taken to a Minneapolis hospital with unknown injuries. Minneapolis Police Officer Cory Schmidt police...
September 30, 2016 - 12:11pm
September 27, 2016
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
The Alexandria Police Department made an arrest in connection with the reported robbery at All Stop Gas Station. James Larsen, 39, of Alexandria...
September 27, 2016 - 5:49pm
September 23, 2016
Grand jury indicts Fergus Falls man for father’s murder
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A state grand jury has indicted a man on first-degree premeditated murder for the death of his father in Fergus Falls earlier this year. The indictment, filed Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Otter Tail County District Court, is in addition to a second-degree murder charge...
September 23, 2016 - 10:18am
September 21, 2016
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
ST. PAUL—A Stillwater woman who took her two daughters to western Minnesota to keep them from their father in Lakeville will serve nearly...
September 21, 2016 - 10:49pm
Girl stopped on state highway by fake officer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A teenage girl was reportedly stopped on Minnesota Highway 23 on Tuesday night by a man posing as a law enforcement officer, authorities say.The man, driving a sedan-like vehicle with red and blue lights in the grill, reportedly told the girl he had stopped her...
September 21, 2016 - 6:24pm
Teen stabbed in St. Cloud mall thought attacker was 'playing around' at first
WILLMAR, Minn.—It was a matter of seconds and small decisions. If Ryan Schliep, of Willmar, and his girlfriend, Jaylynn Patzoldt, of Spicer,...
September 21, 2016 - 4:48pm
September 20, 2016
Trapped in terror: Douglas County families affected by mall attack
While hundreds of people were on lockdown after a man attacked and stabbed people inside a St. Cloud mall Saturday, some area residents waited...
September 20, 2016 - 10:44am
September 19, 2016
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn.—A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 1:28pm