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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 29
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
Bergquist officially hired as Osakis superintendent
Dog sniffs out marijuana on I-94 near Alexandria
Student-run restaurant opens Friday
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Playing with heart
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Alexandria's Hannah Boraas cards hole-in-one in Utah
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
STEAM Expo enters third year
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
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
Iona May Kreft
Lynda L (Halvorson) Mackie
Glenn W. Cording
Janice Carol Schultz
Nancy A. Pedersen
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: 3M plant construction started in Alexandria
IN THE KNOW: What competencies do we want?
LETTER: Miracle on ice thumbs up
LETTER: GOP plan guaranteed to fail
GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the enemy of the people
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
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
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
March 22, 2017
Arson trial set for Blue Smoke BBQ owner
An owner of Blue Smoke BBQ in Alexandria, which was lost in a fire more than three years ago, is scheduled to go on trial on three felony charges...
March 22, 2017 - 6:00am
March 17, 2017
Fire cancels classes at Minnewaska schools
A fire Thursday night at the Minnewaska High School has canceled all classes in the district for Friday, March 17. According to a statement on the school district's website, a fire occurred sometime Thursday evening at the high school, which is on state Highway 28 between Glenwood...
March 17, 2017 - 8:44am
March 14, 2017
Homeowner charged with arson after fire destroys Ottertail home
OTTERTAIL, Minn. — Fire heavily damaged a home here Saturday night, March 11, resulting in officials calling it a complete loss, an Otter...
March 14, 2017 - 8:26am
March 10, 2017
Bill gives $5 million for Minn. wetlands affected by road construction, $1.4 million for fire recovery
ST. PAUL — The City of Madelia will receive $1.4 million in aid to help recover from a fire that destroyed much of the south central Minnesota...
March 10, 2017 - 12:45pm
March 1, 2017
UPDATE: Fire at northern Minnesota church donation site for poor ruled arson
DEERWOOD, Minn. -- A fire -- ruled an arson -- not only destroyed two structures early Wednesday morning in Deerwood in northern Minnesota, but...
March 1, 2017 - 9:55pm
Two people, cat rescued from Fergus Falls apartment fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- Two people were rescued from a burning apartment late Tuesday night, Feb. 28, in Fergus Falls after police and the fire...
March 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
February 22, 2017
Mouse to blame for truck fire
A mouse is the probable cause for a truck that caught on fire early Tuesday morning near Evansville. According to Evansville Fire Chief Ben Hohman, a semi-tractor that was sitting on a farm site along County Road 41 Northwest near Evansville caught on fire after a mouse chewed through...
February 22, 2017 - 3:54pm
February 11, 2017
Truck carrying cars catches fire on I-94 near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Traffic was backed up for miles on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls on Friday night after a truckload of cars caught fire....
February 11, 2017 - 3:57pm
February 10, 2017
Fire victim: 'I just wanted to thank all of you'
Recovery for Amanda Scott is a full-time job. And it's painful and hard work, she said. Scott, the Alexandria woman who was rescued from her...
February 10, 2017 - 6:00am
January 16, 2017
Update: Four pets die in mobile home fire (w/video)
The Alexandria Fire Department was paged to a mobile home fire at Meadowland Estates near the Viking Plaza at about 11 a.m. this morning, Friday....
January 16, 2017 - 7:34am
January 15, 2017
Man found dead inside burned Motley home
MOTLEY, Minn. — A man has been found dead inside a residence in Motley in north-central Minnesota that was lost to fire. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a house fire at 6:42 a.m. Friday off Minnesota Highway 64 in rural Motley about 22 miles west of Brainerd....
January 15, 2017 - 9:47pm
January 13, 2017
Gentle giants demolish Townsend home
"They took it down so gently," Sarah Townsend was told by her daughter, referring to the big pieces of machinery that tore down the family home....
January 13, 2017 - 6:00am
December 27, 2016
Fire spreads from fish house near Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences. According to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m. Sunday...
December 27, 2016 - 11:19am
December 16, 2016
A few local entities are doing their part to help the Alexandria family who lost their home to a fire Friday, Dec. 9. Each year, both Burger King restaurants in town adopt a local family in need and raise money to buy them Christmas gifts. Burger King North has adopted the Scott...
December 16, 2016 - 8:00am
December 14, 2016
Overnight blaze engulfs Perham tire store
PERHAM, Minn. — A tire store fire in Perham late Tuesday, Dec. 14, prompted firefighters from six communities to respond in an attempt...
December 14, 2016 - 9:41am