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UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Council considers ban on vaping
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
on the street
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
Teamwork through training
Shots rang out in the halls. Screams followed. Law enforcement rushed in to assess the scene and search out the assailant. Then a whistle was...
October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
October 10, 2016
Firefighters battle garage fire in Alexandria (w/video)
Alexandria firefighters battled a garage fire at 3805 Hazel Hill Road SE Monday afternoon. When they arrived, flames could be seen from the roof...
October 10, 2016 - 5:57pm
Alex Fire Department to host open house tonight
The Alexandria Fire Department is hosting an open house tonight, Monday, Oct. 10. The event will take place at the fire station, 302 Fillmore...
October 10, 2016 - 1:46pm
October 9, 2016
Fire damages home near Garfield
Fire damaged a home near Garfield Saturday night. A Garfield firefighter reported a house fire at 6491 39th Ave. NW near Garfield at 8:09 p.m....
October 9, 2016 - 5:44am
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