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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 22
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
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
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
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
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
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
hires and promotions
On The Street
Douglas County Sheriff's Office
February 28, 2017
Man arrested after SWAT team called to Evansville home
Students were kept inside the Evansville school Monday afternoon while the Douglas County SWAT team worked to resolve a domestic violence call...
February 28, 2017 - 12:04pm
February 10, 2017
Updated with ID: Driver found sleeping on I-94, then leads 100 mph chase
A driver found sleeping in his vehicle on Interstate 94 Friday morning led officers on a chase that topped 100 mph through Douglas and Pope...
February 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
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
Minnesota-made device aids in ice rescue
It may have looked like just an inflatable orange raft used in the Saturday ice rescue on Lake Ida, but there is more to it than meets the eye....
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
Hostile event training set for October
Members of the public may see smoke and hear gunfire coming from Woodland Elementary School in Alexandria on Saturday, Oct. 8 — but it won't be a real emergency. Fire Chief Jeff Karrow says the public should not panic, as the emergency personnel presence is part of a planned...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Prayer service for officers draws big support
More than 100 people showed up in support of local law enforcement at an impromptu prayer service that took place Saturday evening in Alexandria....
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
March 12, 2016
People, ATV go through ice; sheriff says stay off
Well, there goes the ice. With this early-March weather warm-up, law enforcement is offering a warning - stay off the ice... what's left of it....
March 12, 2016 - 4:09pm
January 20, 2016
An invaluable investment
This week alone, U.S. law enforcement lost at least two K-9 units. Jethro, of Canton, Ohio, and Krijger, of Norfolk, Virginia, both died after...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2015
Unoccupied homes burglarized in county
During the month of August, two unoccupied residences were burglarized in Douglas County. On Wednesday, August 19, a neighbor to Mark Listrom on Golden Gate Avenue in Alexandria called the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) to report that Listrom’s back door was wide open....
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
June 24, 2015
Law enforcement symbols of Douglas County
American children are taught at an early age that whenever they are in trouble or need help they can trust a police officer. Officers become...
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
March 18, 2015
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office puts airboat on its wish list
Airboat considered best option for thin ice rescues
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
Communication is critical
Two people trained to set up, keep communication going during incident
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
March 6, 2015
Sign up for CodeRED
If you have a landline, you are already registered
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
Rescue and Recovery
Man dies after fall through ice; 2-year-old in critical condition after ATV breaks through ‘bad ice’ on Lake Andrew, sinks 18 feet
March 6, 2015 - 12:00am
February 26, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: February 25, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE February 25 Report of possible sexual assault of a child 14 years ago. 6-year-old reporting missing after getting dropped off, child found still walking home from bus stop, Alexandria. Complainant found nails in vehicle tires,...
February 26, 2015 - 9:55am