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3 killed, more than 100 injured in N.J. train crash
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Sept. 28
I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Engaged - Robinson and Haugen
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mark E. Ebsen
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
hires and promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
September 12, 2013
Two killed, four injured in Otter Tail County crash
Two people were killed in a head on crash Wednesday in Otter Tail County. According to the State Patrol, at 6:40 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 108 and County Road 16, a vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lane and the oncoming vehicle was unable to avoid...
September 12, 2013 - 7:58am
June 11, 2013
Tractor rollover kills Parkers Prairie man
A Parkers Prairie man was killed Saturday when a tractor flipped and landed on him. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, around 2 p.m. Saturday, rescue crews responded to 15271 County Highway 59 for a report of a tractor on top of a man who was not breathing. The...
June 11, 2013 - 9:05am
June 5, 2013
UPDATE WEDNESDAY: Miltona woman killed in crash near Staples
Amanda Cowan of Miltona was one of two people who died in a rollover off Highway 210 near Staples in Todd County Tuesday morning. Cowan, 23, and Daniel Waldron, 33, of Fridley both died in the crash, according to the State Patrol. They were not wearing seat belts. A total of six...
June 5, 2013 - 7:38am
May 25, 2013
19-year-old man killed in crash on I-94 near Alexandria
A 19-year-old man was killed in a rollover crash around 2 a.m.
May 25, 2013 - 11:06am
May 21, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash near Villard Tuesday
Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, a two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of State Highway 28 and 150th Street (Pope County Road 29),...
May 21, 2013 - 1:28pm
February 26, 2013
Douglas County library director dies in foggy crash near Glenwood
Karen Simmons, 62, of Glenwood, the director of the Douglas County Library, died in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday morning. The broadside...
February 26, 2013 - 6:30am
July 11, 2012
Four die in crash near Medina
July 11, 2012 - 10:09am
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
February 9, 2011
Driver accused of texting before fatal crash in Parkers
An 18-year-old driver in a head-on crash that killed Lucille Vogt, 77, of Parkers Prairie last September is accused of sending text messages...
February 9, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Crashes drop - 2010: 4 traffic fatalities locally, 410 statewide
Last year, across the state, 410 people were killed in traffic crashes on Minnesota's roads. As they wait for final 2010 reports to trickle...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Behind every crash statistic is a story
Every community, unfortunately, has to endure losses from time to time.
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Body of missing Crookston man found
A Crookston man who had been missing since Friday night was found dead Monday afternoon in the yard of an Alvarado, Minn., home, Marshall County Chief Deputy Randy Olson said. Olson said an Alvarado fireman who happened to be driving by discovered the body of Roy Gustofson, 50, on...
December 14, 2010 - 5:09pm
November 23, 2010
Marshall man killed in on ice-caused crash in southern Minnesota
LESUEUR -- Icy roads are being blamed for a two-vehicle crash Monday morning south of LeSueur that killed a young Marshall man. According to the State Patrol, Benjamin Dirckx, 22, was killed when the 2001 Ford Explorer he was driving crossed the median and was hit broadside by a...
November 23, 2010 - 2:45pm
November 22, 2010
Second woman dies from injuries suffered in Saturday night accident near Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- Another woman has died due to injuries suffered in a multiple-vehicle accident late Saturday night on Minnesota Highway 22 south of here. Barbara A. Wold, 55, of Spicer, died today at St. Cloud Hospital, according to a Willmar, Minn., funeral home. According...
November 22, 2010 - 4:39pm
Crash near Hillsboro, N.D., kills 1, injures 1
HILLSBORO, N.D. - A man died Sunday from injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 29 about seven miles north of here, the North Dakota Highway Patrol announced in a news release. Jacob Ochsner, 24, of Fargo, was heading north shortly before 12:30 p.m. when he lost control of his...
November 22, 2010 - 10:11am