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For the record
Graduates leave trail of good deeds
Flower basket sale to help Honor Flight
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
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
October 28, 2017
Two bodies found after hunting cabin fire in northwest Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The bodies of two brothers from the Twin Cities area were found Saturday morning, Oct. 27, after firefighters responded to a mobile home fire southeast of Clearbrook. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office received a call about a structure fire southeast of Clearbrook...
October 28, 2017 - 5:37pm
March 27, 2017
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area south of Brainerd, Minn. Although law enforcement...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
January 17, 2017
Authorities ID Motley man who died in fire
MOTLEY, Minn. — Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said Tuesday, Jan. 17, that Alan Dumpprope, 20, of Motley, has been identified as the person...
January 17, 2017 - 12:04pm
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
June 10, 2016
Drug overdose deaths spike 11 percent in 2015
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) show drug overdose deaths, including those involving unintentional deaths and suicides,...
June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
January 15, 2016
Traffic deaths in state worst in five years
Traffic deaths increased rather dramatically statewide last year compared to 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Preliminary numbers from the department showed 396 people died on Minnesota roads last year compared with 361 for 2014. After all reports are...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Zero-death initiative falls short of goal
The 5,600 mile initiative referred to as the I-90/94 Challenge fell short of its zero death goal after one person died Monday afternoon in Montana. Since 2011, more than 524 crashes have been recorded on Interstates 90 and 94 that span from Massachusetts to Washington during the...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
March 15, 2014
Funeral - Leonard Velander, 93
Leonard Velander, 93, Alexandria, died Thursday, March 13, 2014. A funeral service will be held Monday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m. at Grand Arbor on Pioneer Road in Alexandria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Memorials are preferred to Knute Nelson Hospice. Arrangements...
March 15, 2014 - 8:42am
June 28, 2013
Traffic deaths up 7 percent from 2011
A mild winter, a slight increase in miles traveled and a spike in motorcyclist deaths in 2012 are a few of the reasons Minnesota had its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007.
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
Death toll from crashes rises in Douglas County
For the first time in five years, the number of traffic deaths increased in Minnesota. Crashes killed 378 people in the state in 2012, according to preliminary reports from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. In 2011, 368 people died in crashes on Minnesota...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
November 16, 2012
Unbelted deaths: October deadliest month
October was the deadliest month for unbelted traffic deaths in 2012, according to preliminary reports from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. To date for the year, 87 motorists killed in crashes were not buckled up, of which 15 were in October. All...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Six lives lost in three hours
In the space of three hours, six lives were lost in three separate crashes on snowy, slushy roads near Alexandria and Glenwood on Monday. The...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2011
Flood battle claims life
OAKPORT, Minn. - Volunteers filled and stacked sandbags at the Goehring family farm here Thursday, but it was chaotic without Quentin Goehring...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
201 teens die on state roads in five years
Minnesota teens in the state's northwest and southern corners are less likely to travel buckled up compared to their peers in other parts of the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. And while teen belt use in the seven-county...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am