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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Football: Morical, defense help Cards to a homecoming win
Football: Osakis pulls off 27-20 homecoming win
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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March 8, 2018
Teenager arrested after making shooting threat to central Minn. school
BRAINERD, Minn.—A student, who reportedly was making verbal threats to commit a shooting at Brainerd High School, was taken into custody...
March 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
March 2, 2018
Tips sought for tree shed break-in
Sometime this past December or January, the Douglas Soil and Water Conservation District's tree shed building was broken into and numerous items were stolen. The district's 1980 three-quarter ton manual transmission pickup, baby blue in color, was stolen, along with an assortment...
March 2, 2018 - 11:39am
February 27, 2018
Street in far western Minnesota town barricaded, however standoff is over
APPLETON, Minn. — West Central SWAT has safely resolved the second armed standoff in seven months with a 37-year-old Appleton man. The Swift...
February 27, 2018 - 11:01pm
Principal found in East Battle Lake fish house facing charges
LAKEVILLE, Minn.—Criminal allegations against a Lakeville middle school principal, who was found in a fish house in Otter Tail County last...
February 27, 2018 - 12:29pm
February 26, 2018
Stabbing suspect pleads guilty to lesser charge
A 30-year-old Alexandria man accused in a 2013 fatal stabbing pleaded guilty to count one of manslaughter Monday morning. Kody Lee Klimek was...
February 26, 2018 - 4:02pm
February 20, 2018
Nine charged with cashing forged payroll checks at Minn. casino
GRANITE FALLS, Minn.—Nine people are charged with cashing, or attempting to cash, nearly $18,000 in forged payroll checks at a local casino....
February 20, 2018 - 7:54pm
February 14, 2018
12 people arrested in major drug bust operation on Red Lake reservation
RED LAKE, Minn. -- Twelve people were arrested and Red Lake police seized large amounts of drugs, cash and stolen property while executing search...
February 14, 2018 - 2:24pm
February 8, 2018
Update: Alexandria man accused of attacking priest calls priest a rapist
The Alexandria man accused of attacking a priest in North Dakota claimed in court Thursday that the priest is a rapist.
February 8, 2018 - 2:27pm
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 2, 2018
Attorneys for Wetterlings, media, clash in court
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A legal clash unfolded in a Douglas County courtroom Friday about whether the family of Jacob Wetterling has a right...
February 2, 2018 - 7:32pm
January 30, 2018
Minn. adult home employee sentenced for sex crime
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man who sexually assaulted a vulnerable adult while he was employed at an area REM home was sentenced to 180 days...
January 30, 2018 - 9:01pm
January 29, 2018
Cass Lake, Minn., woman faces aiding charges in fatal shooting
WALKER, Minn.—A Cass Lake, Minn., woman police say was present for the shooting death of Brandi Shank—also known as Brandi Strong—was...
January 29, 2018 - 11:12pm
January 16, 2018
March trial set in 2013 fatal stabbing case
A 30-year-old Alexandria man accused in a 2013 fatal stabbing is scheduled for a jury trial on March 5 after pleading not guilty to three murder...
January 16, 2018 - 7:49pm
January 12, 2018
Minn. woman finds wanted man in her basement after hearing 'strange sounds'
CLOQUET, Minn. - A Cloquet woman who reported hearing “strange sounds” in her basement last week discovered a home intruder who was wanted...
January 12, 2018 - 6:44am
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm