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Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Girls basketball: Knights finish off LPGE with late run
Boys basketball: Knights win third game in as many days
Swimming and Diving: Cards land in third place in home True Team meet
McFeely: Local Vikings fans not feeling the heat in Philly
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
hires and promotions
on the street
December 7, 2017
ASK A TROOPER: How do we turn left on a green light?
Question: When I learned to drive 50 years ago, my driver's ed teacher instructed me to pull into the intersection on a green light, even when there was oncoming traffic, to attempt to make a left turn. I still practice this, green arrows or not. I actually asked a driver's test person...
December 7, 2017 - 10:19am
November 29, 2017
WATCH: Warm temperatures turn West Battle Lake from skating rink to 'chandelier ice'
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. - The region's recent string of warmer temperatures has turned a Minnesota lake from pure glass into a loud, shattered mess....
November 29, 2017 - 5:52pm
November 27, 2017
Western Minn. police chief sentenced for helping friend avoid DUI; keeps his job
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A small town police chief in western Minnesota has been sentenced on a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge,...
November 27, 2017 - 11:06pm
Detroit Lakes, Minn. man dies in fire at local condominium
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - One man died in a fire at Edgewater Condominiums near the Detroit Lakes City Park on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 25. The...
November 27, 2017 - 3:59pm
November 24, 2017
Christmas in the Fort brings festive cheer
In the unusually warm late November weather, families gathered to watch Mr. and Mrs. Claus make their entrance outside of the Runestone Museum,...
November 24, 2017 - 4:21pm
November 22, 2017
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., faces new allegations of sexual assault after two unnamed women have come forward accusing Franken of grabbing...
November 22, 2017 - 8:44pm
November 21, 2017
White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
At this Thanksgiving celebration, there could only be one "Drumstick." Two Alexandria turkeys were gobbling up attention at the White House...
November 21, 2017 - 5:13pm
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
An ongoing investigation into the cause of an accidental shooting Sunday morning in Deer Creek has revealed the .22 caliber rifle used had been hidden from view. At 7:34 a.m. the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s office received a report that a five-year-old boy had accidentally shot...
November 21, 2017 - 12:57pm
November 20, 2017
Historic environmental lawsuit has Minnesota seeking $5 billion from 3M, motion says
Minnesota is seeking $5 billion in damages from the 3M Corp. — in what could become one of the largest environmental lawsuits in the nation’s...
November 20, 2017 - 4:47pm
November 8, 2017
13-year-old missing Bemidji girl found, Illinois man arrested
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- An Illinois man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with the short-lived disappearance of a Bemidji girl. According...
November 8, 2017 - 2:25pm
November 7, 2017
2017 Douglas fair: Small shortfall, big impact
The Douglas County Agricultural Association invested heavily into the fair this year, making improvements and bringing in new attractions like...
November 7, 2017 - 5:28pm
November 2, 2017
Dayton acts to end propane delivery issues
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton's action to ease problems that farmers report of getting propane brings back memories of the 2013-14 winter in...
November 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
Henning man dies, wife seriously injured in two-vehicle accident
Kenneth Arthur Dunker, 71, died Wednesday morning and his wife, Beverly, 74, was seriously injured when the Henning couple's 2001 Ford pickup collided with a 2014 Ford pickup driven by 22-year-old Marissa Dawn Roden of Henning.
November 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Two-vehicle accident on Highway 29 results in fatality, injuries
The driver of a 2001 Ford pickup traveling north on State Highway 29 in Elmo Township of Otter Tail County was killed Wednesday morning and a passenger sustained life-threatening injuries when their vehicle collided with a southbound 2014 Ford pickup. The Minnesota State Patrol is...
November 2, 2017 - 9:13am
November 1, 2017
November brings a taste of winter
Snow fell on sidewalks and streets in Alexandria Wednesday morning as the first day of November brought a taste of winter to the area. The forecast...
November 1, 2017 - 11:03am