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UPDATED: Vehicle and motorcycle collide in Miltona
Pilot dies in plane crash en route to Wisconsin air show
Access to close temporarily on Big Chippewa Lake
Alexandria students perform well on MCA tests
ATV rollover off County Road 14 sends two minors to hospital
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
Living in a terroristic world
Gospel crusade brings mission to Alexandria
Jazz band gives concert at Mount Carmel
Music, sweet music
Billy and the Willies will perform Aug. 4
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Engaged - Solyntjes and Triplett
Births - July 22, 2016
Engaged - Buschette and Krivanek
Births - July 15, 2016
Big smallmouth caught during boat parade
Locals make good on Minnewaska
DNR release: Muskies to be stocked in Gull and Fairmont chain of lakes
Seniors get their day on the water (W/video)
Hess brings in nice bass on Whiskey Lake in Brandon
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
IT'S OUR TURN: Yellowstone memoirs – The impact of experience
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Helping people see truth is true compassion
LETTER: Repent your sins before it's too late
LETTER: Yes, let the truth be known
Save money, water by using rain barrels
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Corn Views: Farmers take leadership role on water quality issues
Stay up-to-date on Douglas County FSA
Gardening for the senses
Bell State Bank and Trust to simplify its name
Three single moms can now get to work
DEED offers updated legal guide to privacy and data security
Chamber Ambassadors celebrate two businesses
Hilltop Lumber goes 'above and beyond'
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 22, 2016
Elected officials present salary requests to county board
The four Douglas County elected officials went before the Board of Commissioners at Tuesday's meeting with their salary requests. The officials included Dawn Crouse, recorder; Chad Larson, attorney; Troy Wolbersen, sheriff; and Char Rosenow, auditor/treasurer. No numbers were discussed...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Man drowns in Lake Miltona
A 55-year-old Miltona man drowned in Lake Miltona Saturday afternoon. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Scott A. Gagner....
June 15, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 12, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, May 12 911 hang-up, no answer on call back, verbal argument, Big Horn Bay Rd, Alex. Domestic, roommates arguing over property, agreed to work things out peacefully, 1st Ave, Evansville. Suspicious vehicle, comp stated van west on CR14 from...
May 13, 2016 - 10:55am
May 12, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, May 11, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, May 11 Juvenile trouble, disruptive student in office during in-school suspension, released to mother, 2nd Ave, Evansville. K9 assist, narcotics search, Pioneer Rd. Hit and run crash, CR6, Garfield. Hit and run crash, S Darling Dr, Alex....
May 12, 2016 - 11:10am
May 11, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, May 10, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, May 10 Patrol activity, checking on semi, driver pulled over to use phone, CR82, Alex. Suspicious activity, people sleeping in back of truck, owner said he was homeless and parked for night to sleep, will be on their way, Sunny Acres Rd,...
May 11, 2016 - 11:28am
May 10, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 9, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, May 9 Patrol activity, nothing suspicious, storage facility south of Alex. Check welfare, comp hasn’t heard from son after deputy told her son would call her, she’s concerned his girlfriend’s parents are keeping him from his parents,...
May 10, 2016 - 11:28am
May 9, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, May 6 Domestic, female yelling at son across road, one person advised they’re not allowed on property, CR34, Alex. Theft, comp reporting former employee has IT equipment and won’t return it, Hwy 29, Alex. Public assist, comp requesting...
May 9, 2016 - 11:43am
May 6, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, May 5, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Thursday, May 5 Suicide threats, comp’s husband drank a bunch and took meds, person transported to ER for eval, State St, Evansville. Public assist, comp wants speak with deputy about issues with 6-year-old son, issues at school, advised him...
May 6, 2016 - 10:08am
A passion for vintage vehicles
For his wife Audrey's 55th birthday, Jerry Cline of Alexandria went all out. He bought and restored a 1955 Crown Victoria, one of only 33,000...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
May 5, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Wednesday, May 4 Suspicious vehicle parked in front of comp’s house since 5 a.m., can’t see if it’s occupied, afraid to go check, unoccupied, attempt to contact owner, vehicle tagged, Highland Cir, Alex. Public assist, campground owner writing...
May 5, 2016 - 11:28am
May 4, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, May 3, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Tuesday, May 3 Check welfare of suicidal male, request from Grant County Sheriff’s Office, stated he’s in woods near Alex, deputy talked to his friends, stated he’s fine. Burglary, comp came home found windows open, dog dish and other items...
May 4, 2016 - 1:15pm
May 3, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 2, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Monday, May 2 Patrol activity, employee closing for the night, Hwy 29. Suspicious vehicle on side of road, car tore apart, seat is on roof, trunk lining out, owner said tow never showed up and he fell asleep in vehicle, vehicle moved out of traffic...
May 3, 2016 - 11:39am
May 2, 2016
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1, 2016
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE* Friday, April 29 Injury crash, driver rolled vehicle, cut on hand, CR91/Hwy27, Alex. Suspicious vehicle left in parking lot for several days, owner reported it has dead battery and will remove it, Dale Ave, Miltona. Possible fraud, Kensington Ave,...
May 2, 2016 - 11:36am
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 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