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A happy ending
Possible tornado reported near Villard w/video
News Briefs: Man arrested after meth delivered in package to Wadena home
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, May 24
Get ready for 'mumble strips"
8AA-South tennis: Cards upended by Bemidji
6A softball: Knights bull over C-G-B in first round
3AA softball: Lakers' season over after bitter 19-17 loss
6A softball: Ashby's season ends in Norby's final game
Sports roundup from Tuesday, May 24
Alexandria FFA team excels in top five at state convention
Alexandria Education Foundation awards $40,000 in Teacher Innovation grants
Track and field meet draws 600 students
The art of cooking artichokes
New book looks at a century of Minnesota art and food
Engaged - Lesnau and Johanneson
Births - May 20, 2016
Births - May 13, 2016
Wedding - Capp and O'Leary
Engaged - Kading and Poole
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
A little patience leads to Nohre's first bird
Stringer full of walleyes
Lamb, Trenne lead Alex shooters
Alvin W. Krueger
Gertrude K. Nelson
Aurelia Anna Schimmelpfennig
Calice "Cal" G. Courneya
LETTER: Socialism and communism are penetrating our society
IN THE KNOW: Plenty to do here at any age
From the archives - 1966: Twenty Great Northern Railroad cars derail near Ashby
EDITORIAL: A new way of fighting lake invaders
LETTER: Presentation not an attempt to convert to Islam
Sabolik named a Princess Kay finalist
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower care creates beautiful garden
Working buffers for water quality
Phosphorus, buffers and water quality on the ground
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Developmental Achievement Center honors sponsors, purchases wheelchair bus
Moen receives 2016 Humanitarian Service Award
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
Employment law update provides current information
Douglas Machine to open employee health clinic
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
March 23, 2016
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
Greater Minnesota sexual assault victims are less likely to receive adequate care, a new study shows. "Our current response is inconsistent and...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 22, 2016
McArdell sentenced to one year in jail for dumping 18-year-old's body
A 21-year-old Starbuck man was sentenced to one year in jail for interfering with the body of Laura Schwendemann, who was found dead in a Forada...
March 22, 2016 - 9:49am
March 16, 2016
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
March 15, 2016
Several scam attempts reported in area
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) has been receiving many calls regarding an IRS phone scam. Citizens have received phone calls advising they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes and the caller request payment for this over the phone. Remember, the IRS only conducts business...
March 15, 2016 - 9:49am
March 14, 2016
Police investigate scam at hotel
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating several incidents of fraud that occurred at a local hotel. An unknown caller contacted the hotel’s front desk and claimed to be calling on behalf of the corporate office. He requested credit card information on the guests currently...
March 14, 2016 - 12:50pm
Minnetonka man found not guilty in fatal Cass Lake boating accident
By Forum News Service BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Minnetonka man has been found not guilty in a boating accident that killed an Eden Prairie youth swimming coach last Fourth of July. Matthew Allen Kinghorn, 45, was cleared Friday morning of a criminal vehicular homicide charge in the death...
March 14, 2016 - 9:16am
March 11, 2016
Pull tabs stolen from storage unit
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a theft of several pull tab boxes. Someone cut through a lock at a storage unit at South Town Storage, 8030 Highway 29 South in Alexandria that was being rented by The Elks Lodge and stole the pull tabs, according to the sheriff's...
March 11, 2016 - 12:00am
March 8, 2016
Man fires gun near bar to scare away the 'corpses'
By Forum News Service WATSON, Minn. -- A west-central Minnesota man who fired a gun near an area bar and told authorities he was "just protecting his country" and to “get away from the corpses that were after him” made his first appearance Monday in Chippewa County District Court....
News / region
March 8, 2016 - 12:44pm
March 4, 2016
Meth seizure near Mapleton is biggest in Highway Patrol history
By Forum News Service A routine traffic stop netted 17 pounds of methamphetamine near Mapleton last Friday, the largest meth seizure in North Dakota Highway Patrol history. Francisco Torrez, 34, of Palmdale, Calif., was driving a Mercedes SUV on Interstate 94 near the Mapleton exit...
March 4, 2016 - 9:48am
March 1, 2016
Pot plants found in Glenwood are connected to Garfield case
Authorities found a marijuana growing operation in Glenwood on Feb. 26 that's connected with a Feb. 24 pot bust in Garfield that led to the arrest of Ronald Lee Hott, 29. Investigators seized 85 marijuana plants as well as packaged marijuana after obtaining a warrant to search a residence...
March 1, 2016 - 2:36pm
February 25, 2016
Man arrested for assaulting, threatening woman with blowtorch in Perham
A 25-year-old Perham man faces charges in Otter Tail County District Court for allegedly assaulting and also threatening a woman with various weapons and a blowtorch on Saturday, according to his case file. David Wilson Powell reportedly got into an argument with a woman on Southwest...
News / crime
February 25, 2016 - 8:21am
February 24, 2016
Domestic violence suspect arrested after chase
Alexandria police officers arrested a 19-year-old Alexandria man after a chase Tuesday morning. The incident began at about 9:30 a.m. when the suspect was seen driving a white four-door vehicle in the 400 block of Fillmore. Officers were looking for the suspect in connection with...
February 24, 2016 - 8:06am
February 19, 2016
Reward offered in killing of three wolves
FLOODWOOD, Minn. -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons involved in killing three wolves in northeast Minnesota last month. Federal wardens said they are investigating the case...
February 19, 2016 - 10:02am
February 18, 2016
'He still lives on in others': Slain Fargo police officer's organs help five patients
By Archie Ingersoll, Forum News Service As Fargo mourns the death of a police officer killed in the line of duty, a handful of folks are getting...
February 18, 2016 - 10:03am
February 12, 2016
Fargo police, city set up benefit fund for slain officer
By Forum staff reports The Fargo Police Department and the city of Fargo have set up a benefit fund for the family of slain officer Jason Moszer. The Moszer Family Benefit Fund will be through Bell State Bank and the Impact Foundation.Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said at a Friday morning...
February 12, 2016 - 11:27am