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Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Trying to pull through
When the chase is on
Tennis: Osakis sweeps Mainstreeters
AGC Junior Golf Academy finishes summer program
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 27
Girls soccer: Knoblach's goal stands up at Cathedral
Boys soccer: Cards can't find the net in loss at Cathedral
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
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Gladys M. Vogt
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
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
Police looking for robbery suspect
September 24, 2016
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
The Brandon Fire Department was called to a fire at the Brandon Pro Ag Farmers Elevator shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday night. There was a fire...
September 24, 2016 - 12:14am
September 19, 2016
Fire destroys hay shed in Forada
Fire destroyed a shed full of hay in Forada early this morning. At 2:24 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a passerby about a structure fire at 9946 County Road 21 SW, Alexandria. After speaking with the homeowner, the sheriff's office confirmed that...
September 19, 2016 - 7:26am
September 16, 2016
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94 w/video
Jim Aure thought he was making a routine trip down Interstate 94 in his garbage truck on Wednesday morning. “All I know I was going down the...
September 16, 2016 - 9:39am
Garbage truck catches fire on I-94
A garbage truck caught fire as it drove east on Interstate 94 through Douglas County on Wednesday morning. Alexandria firefighters met the...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 6, 2016
Fire damages Bello Cucina in Morris
By Sue Dieter, Forum News Service MORRIS, Minn. - An early morning fire has damaged the Bello Cucina restaurant in Morris. Morris Fire Chief...
September 6, 2016 - 10:05am
September 4, 2016
Fire damages house in Garfield
A late night fire gutted a house in Garfield Saturday. At 11:57 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office was notified of the fire at 4438 County...
September 4, 2016 - 11:57pm
August 12, 2016
Increasing steps for safety
The Viking Speedway stands were packed on Saturday, July 30. It was the night of Jam the Stands, during which the track offers free admission to the races. The races that night began as scheduled and continued without issues until one of the last events. During the modified race,...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
July 19, 2016
Fire damages Alexandria business
A fire caused about $100,000 in damage to IRD Ceramics at 428 Geneva Road NE in Alexandria Tuesday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., Alexandria police and fire departments were dispatched for a report of a fire inside the business. When police officers arrived on scene, they confirmed...
July 19, 2016 - 11:31pm
May 21, 2016
Fire destroys mobile home
Multiple callers reported a structure fire just shortly before 10 p.m. at 552 First Avenue West in Evansville Friday evening. The Douglas County Sheriff's Department and Evansville Fire Department responded to find an unoccupied mobile home fully engulfed. The fire was extinguished...
May 21, 2016 - 8:52am
May 5, 2016
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
By Jennifer Stockinger and Chelsey Perkins, Forum News Service A wildfire ignited northwest of Staples in northern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon,...
May 5, 2016 - 8:24am
April 13, 2016
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to refrain from burning after several fire departments battled two grass fires over the...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00am
April 9, 2016
UPDATED: Sheriff's office urges no burning after two fires burn hundreds of acres over the weekend
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to refrain from burning after fire departments responded to two grass fires over the weekend...
April 9, 2016 - 8:23pm
April 8, 2016
YOU ASKED: Can you burn things in the city limits?
Last weekend, an Alexandria resident saw four fires burning in the city limits near Elm Street and 10th Avenue. People were burning yard debris, construction materials and other garbage. He said it created a smoky haze throughout the neighborhood. His question: What are the city's...
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Fire destroys shed in rural Alexandria (w/video)
Firefighters from Alexandria and Forada battled a shed fire in southeast Alexandria Monday afternoon. The fire was reported to the Douglas County...
April 4, 2016 - 8:35pm
March 30, 2016
Grass fire believed to have sparked barn fire
A fire broke out at a hay barn on County Road 17 near Forada around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 27. The Alexandria Fire Department responded to the call and contacted the Forada Fire Department for mutual aid. According to officials, at this time it is believed that the fire began...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am