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Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
For the record
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
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
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office
May 9, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter - May 4 - 8
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, May 8 Suspicious vehicle, abandoned vehicle left in turned lane after dark. Towed due to being a hazard,...
May 9, 2017 - 2:59pm
May 5, 2017
Driver seriously hurt in head-on crash near Garfield
A driver was seriously injured after in a head-on collision with a truck Friday north of Garfield. A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's...
May 5, 2017 - 4:45pm
May 3, 2017
Three charged in Garfield drug case
A man smashing a windshield with a shovel lead to charges against three individuals after a felony amount of various drugs were found in their...
May 3, 2017 - 2:12pm
April 26, 2017
Man faces weapons, burglary charges after guns stolen near Miltona
A 42-year-old Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man made his first appearance in Douglas County District Court on Monday after he was charged with six...
April 26, 2017 - 6:13am
April 23, 2017
Miltona home destroyed by fire; two dogs die
A home near Miltona was destroyed by fire Sunday, April 23, with two of the homeowner's dogs unable to escape. No people were inside the house...
April 23, 2017 - 4:36pm
April 13, 2017
Man overboard on Lake Ida prompts emergency response
A 59-year-old man was knocked out of his fishing boat on Lake Ida but was able to get himself back into the boat and to shore before law enforcement arrived. About 10 a.m., the Law Enforcement Center received a call of a male hanging off the side of a boat in the northwest bay...
April 13, 2017 - 1:14pm
April 12, 2017
Updated: Body of missing man found in Lake Agnes
Divers searched Lake Agnes in Alexandria on Sunday, April 9, searching for a man last seen Thursday night. Clothing and credit cards belonging...
April 12, 2017 - 3:47pm
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