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Healthy Kids Day at YMCA offers kids a chance to get active
Law enforcement blotter: April 23, 2015
A new christian school here?
Local transportation needs: safe roads, dedicated funds
Church Maypole tradition returns
Bluedogs baseball forced to fold
Sports schedule for Friday, April 24
Sports roundup from Thursday, April 23
WCA boys golf fifth at Ortonville
Nohre named Most Valuable for Knights
Arts accessibility grant offered
Youth and parents invited to ‘Xtreme’ event
Restored organ to be the star at recital
Mount Carmel offers women’s retreat
Connecting Faith to Life: Faith, uncertainty and doubt
Engaged - Anderson and Jennissen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 21, 2015
Engaged - Lanoue and Negen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Engaged - Owen and Moran
A morning to remember
Teaching moment in the turkey woods
Hunters asked to help with HPAI surveillance
DNR offers guidance for cleaning wild turkeys
Wildlife of Douglas county: Wild turkey
Funeral - Dennis Tuel Sr., 79
Service - William Stone, 93
Death Notice - Douglas Nordmeyer, 88
Myrna Hammar, 73
Dennis Tuel Sr., 79
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
What happened to Rose City... and will your town be next?
A Bible meditation for Earth Day
World-class concert to be held in Alexandria
Low wages are real reason for napping
Stay off the grass!
Farmers should file certification form by June 1
Largest Minnesota Grown Directory released
Ask a Trooper: Can irrigators legally spray water over a highway?
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
First solar sale
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a top agency partner
Contributed Widseth Smith Nolting raises funds for food shelf
Funding available for home repairs
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
April 20, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: April 17-19, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 17: Suspicious activity, person following caller, Brandon. Burning complaint, Edgefield Rd, Brandon. Wallet found, CR 17 and I-94, Alex. Grass fire, CR 65, Miltona. Lost black cat, Latoka Ln, Alex. Found child in...
April 20, 2015 - 10:55am
April 17, 2015
No charges in fatal crash last October
No criminal charges will be filed after a rollover crash last fall killed a local teen. On October 17, 2014, at 2:43 a.m., three male teenagers were ejected from a vehicle that struck an embankment and rolled off County Road 23. In a news release Friday afternoon, Douglas County...
April 17, 2015 - 6:31pm
Law enforcement blotter: April 16, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 16: Fraud, roofing estimates, Alex. Tax fraud, Alex. Check welfare, Evansville. Severe weather siren testing, countywide. Burning complaint, fire out when deputy arrived, Nelson. Harassing phone calls, Alex. Stolen...
April 17, 2015 - 8:33am
April 16, 2015
Get ready for sirens today
Sirens will sound today, Thursday, as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 13-17. Sirens will go off statewide and here in Douglas...
April 16, 2015 - 12:22pm
Law enforcement blotter: April 15, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 15: Door found open, Spruce Hill Park, Miltona. Dog bite, Evansville. Tax fraud, Alex. Grass fire, person started small brush fire that spread to woods, CR 3, Miltona. Burglary, $20 in change and photos taken,...
April 16, 2015 - 8:46am
April 15, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: April 14, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 14 Noise complaint, shooting in area at night, Carlos. Bank, credit card fraud, Alex. Grass fire, Wilm Dr., Brandon. Corn planter blocking road, damaged road, county hwy dept notified, CR 1, Evansville. Child abuse/neglect,...
April 15, 2015 - 8:38am
April 14, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: April 13, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 13 Patrol, unoccupied vehicle at business, Evansville. Motorist assist, Carlos. Tax fraud, Alex. Suspicious activity, person in red vehicle taking photos of house, requested extra patrol, Alex. Tax fraud, Carlos. Neighbor...
April 14, 2015 - 3:01pm
$9 million warehouse project gets tax break
A $9.1 million project to build a refrigerated warehouse, office and loading docks in south Alexandria will receive a tax break. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved a tax increment financing (TIF) request from R & R Investments, LLC. It’s...
April 14, 2015 - 11:07am
Extra enforcement targets distracted driving this week
Law enforcement is putting extra attention on distracted drivers now through April 18. Distracted driving is a leading factor in crashes each year in Minnesota, despite the fact that it is illegal for drivers to read, compose or send texts and emails or access the web while their...
April 14, 2015 - 10:52am
April 13, 2015
Ice leaves L'Homme Dieu early this year
High winds and 70-degree temperatures made short work of the ice on Lake L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria Saturday, making April 11 this year’s official ice-off date. The date is 15 days earlier than last year’s mark of April 26 and more than a month ahead of 2013’s ice-out of...
April 13, 2015 - 1:40pm
April 6, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: April 3-5, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 3 Psych escort from DCH to Sanford Hospital, Fargo. Neighbor’s dog out on ice, dog got off ice on its own, Alexandria. Trespassing, kids had been in press box, but nothing taken, Evansville. Check welfare, elderly male driver...
April 6, 2015 - 10:27am
April 4, 2015
One way to celebrate Easter: Run
The Alexandria Area YMCA held an Easter Bunny Run today, Saturday. At the starting line, YMCA CEO Conrad Bostron thanked the nearly 100 runners for signing up for the Easter weekend event, which included a 5K and a 10 race, adding the ultimate champion for this holiday is Jesus...
April 4, 2015 - 12:59pm
April 3, 2015
Law enforcement blotter: April 2, 2015
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE April 2 Suspicious activity, snow blower dropped off behind shed at property that caller rents out, Carlos. Harrasing phone calls, officer left message to stop calling complainant, Alexandria. Report of possible child abuse, Garfield. Theft,...
April 3, 2015 - 9:25am
April 2, 2015
Wind whips up grass fire north of Brandon
Firefighters were on the scene of a grass fire north of Brandon Thursday afternoon. Brandon Fire Department was called to a field near 14150 Edgefield Road, just west of County Road 7. West winds were gusting up to 45 miles per hour this afternoon. The National Weather Service...
April 2, 2015 - 4:49pm
Douglas County under red flag warning for fires
Don't even think about starting a fire. Douglas County and other parts of west central Minnesota are under a "red flag warning" through 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday. Strong west to northwest winds are gusting up to 30 miles per hour. The winds and low humidity are combining to create...
April 2, 2015 - 4:12pm