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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
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
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
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
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
LETTER: Thanking those who care for our youngest
LETTER: What are commissioners hiding?
EDITORIAL: County board misses chance to be upfront
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
Tip Top’s latest scoop: New owners
hires and promotions
on the street
March 29, 2018
'He's with the angels:' Hit-and-run victim's family works to move forward
After a 10-year relationship and two children together, Corrie Jennings is trying to learn to navigate life without her fiance, 26-year-old...
March 29, 2018 - 6:42pm
March 27, 2018
Hit-and-run driver comes forward
The person believed to have struck and killed Travis Pennig in a hit-and-run Monday, March 19, has contacted the Alexandria Police Department...
March 27, 2018 - 8:23am
March 21, 2018
UPDATE: Father of two killed in hit-and-run in Alexandria
A 26-year-old Alexandria man died in a hit-and-run after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in Alexandria Monday night. Travis Pennig was...
March 21, 2018 - 8:38am
January 22, 2018
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
Outgoing, courageous, spontaneous — these were the words Shandiin Rose Goodbird's twin sister, Nadean Goodbird, used to describe her....
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2018
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 9, 2018
No smoke detectors in fatal fire
Jimmy Chandler Jr. was a loving and kind person, according to his 18-year-old daughter, Deanna Chandler. "He loved everybody," she said. "He...
January 9, 2018 - 6:31pm
January 5, 2018
Update: Two people die in mobile home fire - names released
Two people died in a mobile home fire early Friday morning in Alexandria. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department,...
January 5, 2018 - 8:44am
November 29, 2017
Carlos man dies after ATV crash
The 36-year-old Carlos man involved in all-terrain vehicle crash Monday afternoon has died. According to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's...
November 29, 2017 - 4:57pm
October 2, 2017
3 die in crash near Benson
BENSON, Minn. — A crash early Saturday morning, Sept. 30, near Benson has claimed three lives. The three were identified by family and...
October 2, 2017 - 7:00am
March 12, 2017
One dies in north-central Minnesota crash
HILL CITY, Minn. — A 40-year-old Hill City man died early Saturday as the result of a rollover crash about 6 miles north of Hill City. The...
March 12, 2017 - 5:19pm
February 6, 2017
UPDATE: Patrol corrects information about fatal crash near Deer Creek
The State Patrol has corrected a report about a fatal crash near Deer Creek on Feb. 5, stating that all three people involved are from Wadena.
February 6, 2017 - 9:37am
August 23, 2016
Update: Body found in vehicle is missing Osakis man, says family
The family of Alan Michael Thomas, an Osakis man who went missing earlier this month, has confirmed that a body found Monday in a vehicle along...
August 23, 2016 - 7:15am
April 27, 2016
UPDATE: Driver dies in rollover near Kensington
A 25-year-old Kensington man died in a rollover south of Kensington late Friday night or early Saturday morning. The victim was Andrew Ernest Zupan, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The crash was reported at about 6 a.m. on Pope Douglas Road SW. The sheriff's office...
April 27, 2016 - 8:44am
April 18, 2016
Young woman, dog dead after train accident in Wadena
By Wadena Pioneer Journal A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in Wadena. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, a young female and dog were seen on the train tracks in town east of Highway 71. The train was stopped...
April 18, 2016 - 9:43am
February 20, 2016
Update: Fatal crash reported in Todd County; name released
The person who died in a rollover in Todd County this morning, Saturday, has been identifed as Allen D. Howard of Staples. He was driving a 2004 Dodge Intrepid east on Highway 210/Highway 71 near milepost 216 when the car went off the right side of the road, according to the State...
February 20, 2016 - 8:37pm