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Creating their future: B-E Class of 2018 turns tassels
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Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
Baseball playoffs: Five area teams to host home playoff openers
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Listen to living veterans and their stories
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
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
Leadership program graduates 25
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
hires and promotions
on the street
April 30, 2018
Lightning to blame for house fire
Lightning is believed to be the cause of a house fire early Monday morning in Alexandria. Shortly after 4 a.m., the Alexandria Fire Department...
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
March 5, 2018
Police identify body found after fatal weekend house fire in northwest Minn.
CROOKSTON, Minn.—Crookston police have identified the person who was found dead this weekend after a house fire. The early Sunday morning fire...
March 5, 2018 - 4:09pm
November 9, 2017
Man dies in fire after home explosion
HINES, Minn. — A Hines man died in a home explosion and fire early Thursday, Nov. 9, in Hines Township, according to a press release from...
November 9, 2017 - 12:54pm
June 11, 2017
House in Alexandria catches fire during storm
Lightning may have started a house fire in Alexandria Sunday morning. At 6:21 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting a fire at the Richard and Ann Gail residence at 3127 Lake Andrew Road in southwest Alexandria, possibly started by a lightning strike....
June 11, 2017 - 11:08am
April 23, 2014
Four minutes to make a hero
Neighbor doesn't hesitate to help couple escape a fire
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Neighbor helps couple escape Belle River fire
At 11:42 p.m. Tuesday night, multiple 911 calls came in for a house that was fully engulfed in flames near Carlos in Belle River Township at...
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
February 26, 2014
11-year-old honored for saving lives in house fire
She heard smoke alarm, alerted others, ‘did everything right’
February 26, 2014 - 12:00am
February 12, 2014
Another weekend, another bad fire
It’s 10th one in two months in county
February 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 24, 2014
House fires on the rise
At least eight fires break out in Douglas County in last six weeks
January 24, 2014 - 9:15am
January 21, 2014
Fire and ice
Mobile home in Alexandria goes up in flames
January 21, 2014 - 11:20pm
In disasters big and small, local Red Cross is there
Aiding fire victims is one of many priorities
January 21, 2014 - 11:19pm
House fire reported in Brandon
Brandon firefighters responded to a house fire at 11000 Chippewa Heights NW on Thursday. They requested mutual aid assistance from Garfield and Millerville. The owner of the home got out safely and no one else was in the house, according to reports on the police scanner. Firefighters...
January 21, 2014 - 11:17pm
Fond memories of house lost to fire
To the editor: I am the granddaughter of Leona Diedrich, who owned the home on 409 Elm Street in Alexandria before the Wagners did. She owned the home for 40 years. We as a family are completely saddened by the fire of the home. We have so many fond memories, but we know it is just...
January 21, 2014 - 2:52pm
January 20, 2014
UPDATE 8:30 a.m. Firefighters battle mobile home fire (w/video)
Alexandria firefighters battled a mobile home fire – and wind chills of 35 below zero Monday night. They were called to the Olson Mobile...
January 20, 2014 - 10:35pm
January 15, 2014
Fire early Tuesday morning damages Alexandria home
Alexandria firefighters battled a house fire at 409 Elm Street early Tuesday morning. A neighbor called 911 at about 5 a.m. When firefighters...
January 15, 2014 - 8:55am