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Driver dies after semi leaves I-94, strikes trees
Car hits ambulance in Pope County, five injured
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
High-speed pursuit ends with arrest
Gov. calls for big boost in higher education funding
Basketball scores from Friday, Feb. 17
Boys Basketball: Lakers lose close battle against Sauk Centre
State girls hockey: Cards to take on top-seeded Blake in opener
Boys Basketball: WCA downed by Wheaton-Herman-Norcross
Girls Basketball: Osakis clinches conference title
How spiritual life begins
Knights speech team brings home five individual ribbons
Broaden reading horizons at magazine discussion group
Alexandria Covenant Church's GriefShare begins Feb. 21
Growing Through Our Grief provides emotional support, education
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Hunters voice their opinions at deer management meeting in Alexandria
UPDATED: Cross-country snowmobile race won't reach Alexandria
Free fishing: Ice angling program for vets, kids coming to Alexandria
Marcella Martha Brendle
Perry L. Butcher
Cody M. Larson
Carroll D. Abel
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
LETTER: Project was seriously flawed
COMMENTARY: Do we need a water czar?
OUR TURN: Trust, facts and bathroom doors
LETTER: Travel ban is personal
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Outwintering Field Day includes tours of Morris dairy herd
Announcing extension intern positions
MDA encourages farmers to participate in nutrient initiative
Farm Storage Facility Loan program expands
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
November 30, 2016
Wetterling's killer confessed crime to cellmate months before admission in court
ST. PAUL—They were separated from the others. It wasn't much — one additional door blocking Danny Heinrich and Anton Martynenko's...
November 30, 2016 - 4:19pm
Update: Alexandria man charged after meth search
A 48-year-old Alexandria man was arrested Tuesday after a narcotics search warrant was executed by the Douglas County SWAT Team on the 500 block...
November 30, 2016 - 10:22am
November 21, 2016
UPDATE: Before Heinrich sent to likely life in custody, victims tell how Wetterling killing filled them with sorrow, pain, anguish
MINNEAPOLIS — Jacob Wetterling’s younger sister Carmen is afraid of helicopters, can’t stand to be alone and struggles to answer the question:...
November 21, 2016 - 9:19pm
November 18, 2016
Alexandria man arrested after officers seize drugs at residence
A recent search warrant resulted in one Alexandria man being arrested and a large amount of drugs being obtained by law enforcement. On Wednesday,...
November 18, 2016 - 1:40pm
November 17, 2016
Authorities identify boy as suspect in vague Minnesota school threat
ST. PAUL—State officials say they know who made a vague threat to northern Minnesota schools, causing dozens to be locked down on Wednesday,...
November 17, 2016 - 11:37am
November 16, 2016
Police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile charged with manslaughter
ST. PAUL — In a stunning decision that shook police and protesters alike, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile was charged with manslaughter...
November 16, 2016 - 8:07pm
Numerous MN schools lock down buildings after vague threat
ST. PAUL — Parents across northern Minnesota picked up their students Wednesday, Nov. 16, with a sense of relief. Many schools in the state...
November 16, 2016 - 5:17pm
November 14, 2016
Woman who took squad car denied lower bond
A woman accused of stealing an Alexandria officer's squad car appeared in court on Monday, Nov. 14, where she asked Judge David Battey to lower...
November 14, 2016 - 6:05pm
November 11, 2016
Crackdown uncovers illegal sports betting pool
By Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A regulatory crackdown across Minnesota uncovered an illegal sports betting pool in Austin and two other alcohol-related fines in Marshall. The state’s Department of Public Safety said that its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division and the...
November 11, 2016 - 9:48am
November 7, 2016
Updated: Arson suspect flees in squad car (w/video)
A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping...
November 7, 2016 - 5:33pm
November 4, 2016
Don't fall victim to scams
If you have a computer, phone or a mailbox, you could be the victim of a scam. Scams and schemes are a criminal's bread and butter and criminals don't care who you are, where you live, or how old you are. They are always on the attack. "These people don't have a conscience and do...
November 4, 2016 - 9:00am