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Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Prom and Plunge to benefit Special Olympics
For the record
Enter our St. PETrick's Day photo contest by March 2
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Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Girls basketball: Knights beat Wolverines in over time
Boys basketball: Knights push past Falcons in section game
Wrestling: Knights fall to Ottertail Central in section championship
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Dorothy M. Wiswell
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
Dorothy M. Weaver
Arlene L. Zavadil
Alice "Marmer" R. Akenson
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
1918: Local 'soldier boys' on torpedoed ship
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
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
hires and promotions
on the street
July 30, 2013
Starbuck woman charged with child's murder
Amanda Lea Peltier, 31, of Starbuck has been charged with the murder of 4-year-old Eric Parker Dean, her fiance's son. Eric was the son of Sommar...
July 30, 2013 - 1:54pm
June 21, 2013
Park Rapids area man accused of murdering roommate who was found dead in fire
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A northern Minnesota man is accused of shooting and killing his roommate with a shotgun before their home started on fire. Frederick William Bachman, 26, was arrested Wednesday, more than two weeks after the fire at the Lake Hattie home he shared with the victim,...
June 21, 2013 - 2:18pm
April 15, 2013
Charges allege Detroit Lakes man killed woman with crossbow
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A man who allegedly shot and killed 69-year-old Geraldine Kading with a crossbow here Wednesday before turning the arrows on himself has been charged with second-degree murder. The Becker County Attorney's Office filed charges against David Lee Stensrud, 56,...
April 15, 2013 - 10:13am
March 28, 2013
Drunken 911 call at issue in custody case prompted by murder-suicide in Otter Tail County
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
March 28, 2013 - 8:16am
August 3, 2012
It's been nearly 15 months since his wife was murdered and Mike Fortenberry said his family is doing the best they can. Diane Fortenberry, 51,...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Osakis murder-suicide cause of deaths released
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has released the causes of death for two individuals who died in April in a murder-suicide case. Sharon Christina Love, 38, was found dead in her Alexandria home on April 19. Love's death has been ruled a homicide; a result of multiple traumatic...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
A closer look into sentencing of a murderer
Confessed murderer Jeffery Allen Brooks, 54, Alexandria, was sentenced to 35 years in prison June 12 for the killing of Diane Fortenberry, 51,...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Brooks to be sentenced June 12
A little more than one year after a rural Osakis woman was killed in her home, the man who pleaded guilty to the murder will be sentenced. Jeffrey Allen Brooks, 53, of Alexandria is scheduled for sentencing on Tuesday, June 12 at 1:30 p.m. in Todd County District Court. On May 20,...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
No plea change for Brooks
A last ditch effort to avoid a prison term by Jeffrey Allan Brooks, who pleaded guilty to the second degree murder of Diane Fortenberry, 52,...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
UPDATE TUESDAY: Relationship ends in murder-suicide
The investigation continues into a murder-suicide that happened last week in Alexandria. Sharon Christina Love, 38, was found dead last Thursday...
April 24, 2012 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2012
UPDATE: Alexandria woman killed, Osakis man found dead Friday afternoon
UPDATE - Friday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m. An Alexandria woman was found dead in her home Thursday and this afternoon, authorities reported that...
April 20, 2012 - 7:39am
February 22, 2012
Hearing set in murder case
A murder suspect's request to change his plea is delaying the case. Jeffrey Allan Brooks, 52, of Alexandria, was scheduled to be sentenced in Todd County District Court on Monday, February 13. That didn't happen. Instead, a hearing about his motion to withdraw his guilty plea is...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Osakis murder trial takes a twist
February 8, 2012 - 11:48am
November 21, 2011
Brooks pleads guilty in Fortenberry murder in Osakis
November 21, 2011 - 3:59pm
September 16, 2011
Murder charges dismissed against Alexandria man
Murder charges are being dismissed against a 34-year-old Alexandria man who was awaiting a new trial in the 2004 death of his 4-month-old daughter. The Douglas County Attorney's Office filed a motion today, Friday, to dismiss the indictment that charged Michael Ray Hansen with murdering...
September 16, 2011 - 4:30pm