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Rough legislative road smooths out at end
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Grand Forks man dies, another injured in head-on crash in Becker County
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 24
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls win West Central Conference Championship
Softball: Chargers' experience shines through as B-E advances in winner's bracket
Softball: Hardy tosses shutout, hits game-ending homer in first round of 8AAA playoffs
Softball: Streaks rally for three seventh-inning runs to take second in the 6AA-North
Girls golf: Lakers first after day one of 3AA Tournament
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Flags to fly on Veterans Hill
Alexandria students write their own play within a musical
Bus tour visits Arboretum
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Marion G. Bauer
Lee Howard Urness
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 20, 2017
Bonfire spreads, burns two buildings in Wolverton, Minn.
WOLVERTON, Minn.—Two shops caught fire here when a bonfire burned out of control Saturday afternoon, May 20. Fire crews suspect someone...
May 20, 2017 - 10:13pm
April 27, 2017
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Firefighters from four departments are battling a house fire in Garfield. The initial fire call went out a little after 11:30 a.m. at a residence...
April 27, 2017 - 12:16pm
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
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