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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
Sue Jung honored with statewide General Manager of the Year award
Sen. Klobuchar honors Roers Family Bakery
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
'Awesome response' by police, fire departments
Although he has been a police officer for about six years, Officer Jon Dahlheimer said a fire early last Friday was one of the worst ones he's...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
December 3, 2016
Fire breaks out in Alexandria apartment
A fire broke out in a small Alexandria apartment Saturday morning, apparently caused by a heater. No one was inside the unit at Lakeside Village...
December 3, 2016 - 10:50am
December 2, 2016
'It's just a house:' Couple moves on after fire
As he stood outside in the early morning hours of Oct. 12, in his snowmobile boots and pajamas, Fred Townsend felt lost and completely out of...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 22, 2016
Farm shed catches fire near Osakis
A shed caught fire near Osakis Tuesday morning, damaging farm machinery that was inside. The Douglas County Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call about the fire at the Morrison farm on 13681 Hope Road SE in Osakis Township at 7:10 a.m. Osakis firefighters and Douglas County sheriff's...
November 22, 2016 - 9:43am
October 21, 2016
LETTER: This house was a welcoming home
To the editor: It's a sad situation when any home goes up in flames, but this one, without any intention of the photographer, left us with a message: It was a home that welcomed. It's sadly ironic that one picture demonstrated in silent, yet powerful terms what this home represented....
October 21, 2016 - 7:00am
October 20, 2016
Fire destroys truck in Alexandria
A pickup was destroyed in a fire Wednesday night. At 8:31 p.m., the Douglas County Law Enforcement Center received a call of a vehicle on fire...
October 20, 2016 - 7:44am
October 14, 2016
Having a blast at fire department's open house
It was hard to tell who was having the most fun at the Alexandria Fire Department's open house Monday — the children, the parents or firefighters....
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
Forada Fire Department installs free fire detectors in homes
The Forada Fire Department, which includes 30 members, teamed up with the American Red Cross on Monday, Oct. 10 to visit several residential...
October 14, 2016 - 1:00am
October 12, 2016
UPDATED: Fire erupts in Alexandria home
An Alexandria home appeared to be a total loss after a fire broke out early Wednesday. Firefighters were called just before 6:30 a.m. to 1506...
October 12, 2016 - 5:08pm