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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, January 19 through Sunday, January 21
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Wrestling: Cardinals win 15-team tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Girls basketball: Knights finish off LPGE with late run
Boys basketball: Knights win third game in as many days
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Eugene Kenneth "Doc" Karnis
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
June 11, 2017
134,000 chicks believed dead in poultry barn blaze near Hawley
HAWLEY, Minn. – Up to 134,000 chicks are believed dead after a large fire Sunday afternoon at a chicken barn near here. The blaze was reported...
June 11, 2017 - 6:17pm
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