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City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
Suicide prevention is key topic at mental health event
BBB hopes to tackle bogus ticket sellers
Ask a Trooper: Can teens younger than 18 use hands-free devices?
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Oct. 27
6A Cross Country: WCA teams head to state as Osakis finishes fifth, 15th
Area volleyball playoff scores from Thursday, Oct. 27
Volleyball: NL-S ends Lakers' season in 3AA opener
Another round in a rivalry
B-E's next step: Beating Verndale
Tara Brueske returns home to give concert
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Nominations open for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
Take up swing dancing at Harvest Ball
GriefShare meetings change location
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
The rush of the flush
From the stand: Bucks starting to move
DNR Report: Drawdown underway on Pope County lake
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
Gordon L. Peterson
Melissa Heen Peterson
Paul John Dalluge
Floretta A. Ziegelmann
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Top 10 fall garden chores
AgCountry Farm Credit Services to award scholarships
ASK A TROOPER: Do farm vehicles need pilot cars?
FSA is committed to assisting producers
Find out what is a fair farm rental agreement at meeting
Bremer Bank accepting video contest entries
Carlos Creek Winery honored with BIAD award
ATCC awarded Excellence in Education Award
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
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On The Street
October 12, 2016
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 7, 2016
'We Got Your Back' up and running
A community effort "to support those who protect us" is ready to roll. "We Got Your Back" is up and running and ready for the community to embrace...
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
October 5, 2016
LETTER: A big thanks to law enforcement
To the editor: A big thanks to Gordie Billmark and Craig McMillan for backing our law enforcement. It makes me mad when people have disrespect and bad behavior toward our law enforcement and they get the blame. They have a dangerous job and put their lives out there for us. Most...
October 5, 2016 - 1:00am
September 28, 2016
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Attention to detail. Ability to organize. Work experience. Dedication, commitment, tenacity, grit, care and compassion. These are just a few...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
Most people would like to live in a community that can be described as feeling peaceful. A number of things have been put into place to provide that feeling. Rules, or laws, are some of the things that help keep a community peaceful. In order for those laws to be effective, someone...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 16, 2016
New group forms to support law enforcement
There have been numerous efforts in support of local law enforcement and emergency management services over the years, but two Alexandria businessmen...
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Law Enforcement Scholarship Program begins
The Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2016 is now accepting applications. The Minnesota Sheriff's Association (MSA) Board of Directors established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
August 24, 2016
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
All of his stories are true and some of them even happened. That is what Bob Welsh told a room full of law enforcement personnel and those who...
August 24, 2016 - 10:12am
August 12, 2016
K9s get new friend
While taking in the booths at the Douglas County Fair next week, fair-goers may notice a new booth present, serving as the kickoff for a new...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
What do you do if you get pulled over?
You're driving along when all of a sudden you glance in your rearview mirror and see a sight you don't want to see: red and blue flashing lights. The familiar sound of a police siren drowns out the music coming from your stereo. You panic and realize you are getting pulled over. Now...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
Community Night Out draws nearly 1,000
Members of the Alexandria community and the Alexandria Police Department came together the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 2 for the APD's 33rd annual...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
LETTER: Treat each other with dignity and respect
To the editor: I am very grateful for those who choose to don the law enforcement uniform and protect and serve us every day. They see and hear the extremes of human emotion as they respond to intense situations that would leave many of us cowering. I am thankful for those who live...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Prayer service for officers draws big support
More than 100 people showed up in support of local law enforcement at an impromptu prayer service that took place Saturday evening in Alexandria....
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
July 9, 2016
Prayer gathering in Alexandria to support law enforcement officers
The wives of local law enforcement officers in Douglas County have organized a prayer gathering tonight, Saturday, July 9, at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office lawn in Alexandria from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The following message from the wives was posted on the Douglas County Sheriff's...
July 9, 2016 - 2:59pm
June 29, 2016
Thousands of motorists cited for not buckling up
While most Minnesotans understand that seat belts and child restraints save lives, thousands of drivers were cited not buckling up during the Click It or Ticket extra enforcement campaign from May 23 to June 5. Law enforcement handed out 7,233 seat belt and 213 child restraint citations...
June 29, 2016 - 12:00am