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Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, March 27
Council moves to censure Batesole
Five things to know from city council
Sale of land to council member finalized
Boys golf: Two all-conference golfers return for WCA
Lakers to rely on seniors, pitching this spring
Hoops for Hope night includes Aces, area alumni players
Softball: New Ashby head coach looks to improve on 2-13 season
Softball: Knights win battle of young lineups in the spring opener
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Clarence Raymond Lehn
Nancy A. Pedersen
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
February 3, 2017
From druggie to 'darn good' dad
In the wee hours of a warm summer night in June 2013, Jamie Johnson woke up from a drunken, drug-filled stupor to see the outside street lamp...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
February 1, 2017
Long Prairie man sentenced for manslaughter
A Long Prairie man who was convicted of first degree manslaughter for fatally striking his ex-wife with a shoe hammer was sentenced to 12 and...
February 1, 2017 - 3:39pm
January 27, 2017
Homes evacuated during standoff
Residences in close proximity to a home on Runestone Drive in east Alexandria were evacuated for safety reasons after a standoff with a male...
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
January 25, 2017
Underwood man accused of assaulting child
UNDERWOOD, Minn. -- A 13-month child is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive by his mother after an alleged assault to the child, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Adam Sundby of Underwood, 30, has been arrested for first-degree assault and malicious...
January 25, 2017 - 6:07pm
January 23, 2017
2 employees of Minn. group home face sexual assault charges
Two Detroit Lakes group home employees are facing serious sexual assault charges in separate incidents. In the first case, Varfee Kamara, 30,...
January 23, 2017 - 10:47am
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