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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Oct. 24
Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
Girls swimming: Cards split at SCSU tri
Football playoff schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 25
Volleyball: Montevideo drops Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
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Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
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A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
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LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
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How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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On The Street
April 29, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 27 Suspicious vehicle parked in field approach off CR87/Brush Wolf Rd for last few days, vehicle not hazard, may be there for field work, Alex. Fraud, debit card, three transactions totaling $1,179 through Western Union, Lees Ct,...
April 29, 2016 - 9:35am
April 22, 2016
Alexandria man sentenced for making violent threats
A 36-year-old Alexandria man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for making felony level threats of violence during a domestic disturbance last...
April 22, 2016 - 1:47pm
County sticking with state probation services
For now, Douglas County will continue to contract with the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) to provide probation services. During Tuesday's county board meeting, commissioners voted to continue with the DOC for probation services for the next two years, along with implementing...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
TV show features small town revitalization
Small towns and their survival will be in the spotlight Sunday on Pioneer Public Television. The public affairs show, Compass, will feature small towns that are being revitalized and steps every community can take to adapt to changing times. The program airs Sunday, April 24 at 12:30...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 21, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 20 K9 assist, narcotics search, 1st Ave, Osakis. Traffic hazard, mud tracked onto road from field, county highway department asked to look into getting it off road, CR82, Osakis. Traffic hazard, huge mud pit on CR97, west of CR7,...
April 21, 2016 - 9:22am
April 20, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, April 19 Public assist, comp has questions about neighbor kids riding dirt bikes on township roads, comp wants patrols in area during weekends, comp advised to call if incident occurs again, Basswood Beach Dr, Brandon. Child protection issue...
April 20, 2016 - 11:10am
Out & About around the county: Couples celebrate glitz, glamour of Prom 2016
Prom 2016 was a night packed with glamour at Alexandria Area High School Saturday night. As the lights dimmed at the performing arts center,...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
The state of Minnesota's water
Water is a finite resource and people converged last week in Alexandria to explore the state's water resource issues. The State of Water Conference...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 19, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, April 18, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, April 18 Fight/disturbance, comp’s ex attempting to kick in door, female arrested for 5th degree controlled substance and disorderly conduct, CR14, Miltona. Neighbor dispute, comp’s neighbor throwing pallets on comp’s land, deputy spoke...
April 19, 2016 - 12:16pm
April 18, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 15-Sunday, April 17, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, April 15 Suspicious activity, people on lake are loud, sound very intoxicated, unable to locate, E Lk Cowdry Rd, Alex. Burglary, forced entry into business, CR82, Evansville. Patrol activity, flagged down, complaint about guy jumping into...
April 18, 2016 - 11:34am
April 17, 2016
Pedestrian injured in Alexandria Saturday
A pedestrian was critically injured in Alexandria Saturday. The accident, involving a 16-year-old male pedestrian, happened on or near the 800 block of Irving Street, according to Alexandria Police Department (APD). The teen was significantly injured and flown to a Twin Cities hospital...
April 17, 2016 - 3:04am
April 16, 2016
Classy night for Alexandria prom
Alexandria Area High School's Prom 2016 began Saturday afternoon with a stunning grand march at the school featuring student couples dressed...
April 16, 2016 - 5:22pm
April 15, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, April 14, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, April 14 Foot patrol, monitored area, info passed on, Holmes City. Check welfare, comp requested check on female who is overwhelmed with life, West St, Miltona. Violation of court order, comp’s ex-husband contacting her, wants incident...
April 15, 2016 - 9:18am
April 14, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, April 13 Vehicle fire, I-94 Evansville exit. Grass fire in slough between Brandon and Evansville, was prescribed burn, CR15/CR82. K9 assist, narcotics search, Pike St, Osakis. Grass fire, CR1, Evansville. Trespassing complaint, property...
April 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
April 13, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, April 12 Suspicious vehicles, unoccupied, CR5/CR6, Alex. Jail incident, inmate fight. Grass fire, CR3/Ottertail Trl, Osakis. Check welfare, comp is mail carrier, elderly female hasn’t picked up mail in a week, unlike her, resident has...
April 13, 2016 - 11:33am