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Veterans seek answers on complicated driver issue
Economist gives Fargo audience glimpse into Trump's world
County pursues part-time drivers, shuttle service as possible options for veterans
Abduction suspect seeks to suppress evidence
New legislators start as Legislature begins
Boys hockey: Cardinals skate past Otters and head into semifinals
Up to the challenge: Alexandria's Bailey brushes aside nerves to help the Cards to state
Sports Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 20
Gymnastics: Alexandria takes third in section meet
Wrestling: Cardinals fall in the first round of section tournament
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
DiAnn E. Bakke
Ryan L. Beers
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
February 12, 2018
Wood stove blamed for house fire
A wood stove in a garage is the probable cause of a house fire Monday in southeast Alexandria. The Alexandria Fire Department was called to...
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 7, 2018
Fire destroys Evansville barn
Fire destroyed a barn near Evansville Wednesday afternoon. At 3:38 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Evansville Fire Department responded...
February 7, 2018 - 6:31pm
January 24, 2018
Answering the cry for help: Man helps neighbors escape deadly fire
It was just before 5:30 a.m. Jan. 15 when Demian Carter woke up to the sounds of his neighbor yelling. Half awake, the 21-year-old said he wasn't...
January 24, 2018 - 6:48am
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
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
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 16, 2018
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
Up until a couple of weeks ago, Douglas County hadn’t had a fatal fire in 15 years. Now, in the space of 11 days, two fires have claimed three...
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. There were no injuries...
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 12, 2018
Funeral for 'Jimmy' Chandler is Wednesday
The funeral for James "Jimmy" Chandler Jr., who died in a mobile home park fire on Jan. 5, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Viking City Mobile Home Park at 1 p.m. Chandler and his girlfriend, Rose Couillard, who both lived in the mobile home park, died in the fire, which...
January 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
Fire deaths a cause for alarm
Helpless. That is the only word Judith Young could produce as she explained what it felt like to watch her neighbor's home burn, knowing the...
January 12, 2018 - 1:01pm
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
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the State Fire Marshal completed the investigation and said the fire at Viking City Mobile Home Park at...
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
January 7, 2018
Man dies in house fire in southwest Minnesota
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. — One person has died in a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning near Lake Lillian in southwest Minnesota....
January 7, 2018 - 5:58pm
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
December 26, 2017
UPDATE: Northern Minn. fire claims three lives, two others injured
HIBBING — Hibbing Fire Chief Erik Jankila was reading from a news release, but he visibly choked up when he reached a summary paragraph....
December 26, 2017 - 9:15pm