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UPDATE 7:05 p.m. Wednesday w/video: Alexandria chase suspect in deeper trouble
Don't burn today or Friday
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
Beware of 'sweepstakes' scam
Osakis girls look ready for true team
Sports schedule for Thursday, May 5
Boys golf: Osakis runner-up in second CMC meet
Osakis boys track first at home quad
Growing with experience: Alex boys track focused on progress each meet
Destination ImagiNation teams perform well at regionals, state
Local Math Masters teams dominate top 10 at regionals
Mother's Day concert features family harmony
Luncheon serves up fun at senior center
Connecting Faith to Life: There's more to people than what meets the eye
Engaged - Bosek and Guetter
Engaged - Schaffer and Schultz
Births - April 29, 2016
Engaged - Hintermeister and Becker
Births - April 22, 2016
Youth Outdoor Activity Day gets a boost
State park taking reservations for all sites
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
Morken: A perfect morning, minus the ending
Donald D. Schaffer
Ervin H. Meyer
Leo J. Berning Jr.
Douglas V. Jewson, M.D.
LETTER: Questions some of the 'facts' referenced
LETTER: Westrom prison bill is wrong
IN THE KNOW: Gains in economic development are realized over decades
From the archives: 1916 - Glee Club girls picnic on Lake Geneva with gentlemen friends
EDITORIAL: Don't be fleeced by door-to-door solicitors
Taking a bite out of wasted pumpkins
New loans offered for portable storage, equipment
USDA seeks input from local food producers
Gardening Tips: Extend garden season with bulbs
Spring styles displayed in fashion show
Robotics Showcase highlights student teams, videos
Knute Nelson named in Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
ALP Utilities recognized for protecting drinking water supply
Take action against hunger
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On The Street
April 6, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, April 5 Stolen vehicle, comp states she thinks suspect took car last night, also stated she has an order for protection against suspect, comp doesn’t own vehicle but said her mom just bought it from her aunt, Lk Andrew Rd, Alex. Child...
April 6, 2016 - 1:19pm
April 5, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, April 4, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, April 4 Public assist, comp locked herself out of her villa, no luck connecting with 24-hour phone numbers provided, locksmith called for her, CR42, Alex. Public assist, deputy flagged down, person was left by friends and lost, transported...
April 5, 2016 - 2:47pm
April 6, 2016
What do you know about bird migration?
Spring is here and birds are migrating to their summer destinations — here, Canada, the northern U.S. and Arctic. We assembled several...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Fire destroys shed in rural Alexandria (w/video)
Firefighters from Alexandria and Forada battled a shed fire in southeast Alexandria Monday afternoon. The fire was reported to the Douglas County...
April 4, 2016 - 8:35pm
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, April 1 Suspicious vehicle, truck parked in middle of street with lights off, then person went into post office, nothing suspicious there, person had just bought truck and was testing some things, Main Ave, Carlos. Suspicious vehicle, it...
April 4, 2016 - 11:39am
April 2, 2016
Getting ready for fishing
About 100 kids were at Central Marine and Sports in Carlos Saturday morning for Kids Day. The event featured fishing demonstrations, safe boating...
April 2, 2016 - 11:22am
April 1, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, March 31, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, March 31 Check welfare of student who didn’t show up for school again, staff wants mother called or check on child, mom said daughter not feeling well, didn’t realize how late it was, will call school, E Lk Carlos Dr, Carlos. Check...
April 1, 2016 - 9:28am
March 31, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, March 30 Violation of court order, comp received text message, S Nelson St, Nelson. Property damage crash, E Lk Mary Rd/Hwy 27, Alex. Suicide threats, male talking suicide, possibly taken pills and alcohol, transported to ER, Country Estates...
March 31, 2016 - 10:51am
April 1, 2016
Last piece in place
The last piece is in place. All 142 acres of Lake Brophy Park are now owned by Douglas County. The new, yet-to-be-developed park is a mosaic...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, March 29 Injury crash, 23-year-old male patient walked in with injuries from crash, last remembers being in Brandon/Evansville area, Chippewa Heights Rd, Brandon. Public assist, comp reported their 14-year-old won’t get out of bed and...
March 30, 2016 - 10:01am
March 29, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, March 28, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, March 28 Traffic patrol requested for 4th Ave/Oak St, Miltona. Theft, garbage can stolen from comp’s street, garbage hauler reported there was miscommunication on billing issue with comp, new can will be delivered to comp, Country Estates...
March 29, 2016 - 9:50am
Development by Target gets approval
Plans to develop a 17-acre site of land near Target received a green light from the Alexandria City Council Monday night. The “Minnerath Addition” is on partially developed, unplatted land along the north side of Dakota Street, west of Highway 29 South. The land, often referred...
March 29, 2016 - 8:42am
March 28, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, March 25-Sunday, March 27, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, March 25 Public assist, civil process assignment, CR82, Alex. Fire, comp stated there's smoke coming from somewhere close to location, deputies searched area, no smoke or fire found, Reed Rd, Osakis. Threats, comp reported party who he bought...
March 28, 2016 - 12:48pm
March 25, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, March 24, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, March 24 Patrol activity, out with vehicle in parking lot, N Nokomis, Alex. Patrol activity, occupied vehicle at beach, occupants said they’re talking, Latoka Beach Rd, Alex. Suicide threat, person transported to ER for eval, CR7, Kensington....
March 25, 2016 - 10:46am
Man sentenced for assaulting officer
An Alexandria man was sentenced last week for assaulting a police officer. Last year, Quintin Isaiah Bianco, 25, punched an Alexandria police officer in the face during a welfare check at his home. In December, he pleaded guilty to a fourth-degree assault-of-an-officer charge, which...
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March 25, 2016 - 12:00am