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Barrett teen dies in car fire
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Knowledge Bowl students head to regionals
Girls basketball: Alexandria finishes sixth in Class AAA state tournament
The difference a year makes for Boline
Cousins or Keenum: What's the debate?
Boys basketball: Lakers show resolve all the way to a section title
Girls basketball: Cardinals sail past DeLaSalle to reach consolation championship
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
Peggy A Karnis (Steidl)
Archery program keeps seeing growth
New pike regulations coming for opener
Mike Frisch: Plan those 2018 bass outings
Rudy Zwieg Show this weekend: Quick change makes carver a winner
Ice more complex than just frozen water
Joyce Elizabeth Bronson
Jane Johnson Huhn
Rudolph "Rudy" G. Nelson
Brian B. Eide
COMMENTARY: Now is time to address old views on aging
COMMENTARY: What makes new buffer law special?
EDITORIAL: Make LGA a priority this session
LETTER: A possible solution to gun safety
IN THE KNOW: Big need: affordable transportation
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
Farmer noticing effects of cold with little snow
Grocery Grab goes toward giving
Smile Drive aims to improve dental health
Brand specialist to speak
Heartland near top for knee replacement
hires and promotions
on the street
February 1, 2018
Search warrant of Minn. home turns up variety of drugs and weapons, including rocket-propelled grenade launcher
WILLMAR, Minn. — A search warrant Tuesday, Jan. 30, led to five arrests and uncovered drugs, nearly four dozen firearms and suspected explosives,...
February 1, 2018 - 6:35pm
January 31, 2018
Trooper finds 200 pounds of marijuana during I-94 traffic stop
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — An Oregon man has been charged with felony drug possession after a traffic stop on Interstate 94 found 200 pounds...
January 31, 2018 - 5:30pm
January 10, 2018
Drop-off sites cutting into opioid drug problem
The main driver of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. is opioids, both prescription and illicit. In fact, according to the U.S. Center for Disease...
January 10, 2018 - 12:17pm
January 5, 2018
Dentists, doctors see opioid crisis
Alexandria doctors and dentists have seen how opioids can lead to trouble. Alexandria dentist Dr. Tyler Geyen believes there is an opioid epidemic....
January 5, 2018 - 5:28pm
December 4, 2017
Authorities release name of northern Minn. shooting victim
WALKER, Minn.—Authorities have released the name of the woman killed Nov. 12 in a shooting at a Cass Lake residence. Cass County Sheriff...
December 4, 2017 - 7:22pm
November 30, 2017
Minnesota man who shot at federal helicopter sentenced to 60 months
MINNEAPOLIS—A defense attorney claims a Clearbrook, Minnesota, man sentenced this week for shooting at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
November 30, 2017 - 4:09pm
November 21, 2017
County to sue drug companies
Douglas County will be following suit with more than 60 other state, county and city governments around the country and suing opioid drug manufacturers...
November 21, 2017 - 4:34pm
November 8, 2017
Man sentenced in heroin overdose case
An Alexandria man who was accused of supplying heroin that resulted in an overdose that nearly killed a woman in Fergus Falls was sentenced Nov....
November 8, 2017 - 12:10pm
October 25, 2017
Minnesotans asked to drop off unneeded drugs during Saturday event
ST. PAUL—About 100 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will accept unneeded prescription drugs Saturday, Oct. 28. "There were more opioid-related...
October 25, 2017 - 1:54pm
October 11, 2017
Four Osakis residents face felony drug charges
Four Osakis residents were charged with felony crimes involving methamphetamine or other drugs after the Osakis Police Department issued search...
October 11, 2017 - 2:11pm
August 18, 2017
Drug conviction earns more than seven years in prison
A 49-year-old Alexandria man with a history of committing crimes was ordered to serve more than seven years in prison for possessing more than...
August 18, 2017 - 11:21am
June 22, 2017
Four arrested in Evansville drug bust
Four people face charges after a drug at an Evansville home. The West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at 433 Main St. in Evansville on June 16, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. That led to the arrest...
June 22, 2017 - 7:51pm
April 21, 2017
Three sentenced in largest ever heroin seizure in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling heroin in the Bemidji area and two co-defendants will also...
April 21, 2017 - 5:05pm
Alexandria man convicted of felony, sentenced after drugs seized at residence
An Alexandria man who was arrested after officers seized drugs from his residence in November has been convicted of a felony and sentenced. On Tuesday, April 4, Kirk Johnson, 50, was convicted of a felony for a controlled substance crime in the second degree. He was sentenced to...
April 21, 2017 - 7:42am
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm