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UPDATE: Farwell garage total loss after fire
Douglas County Hospital celebrates early expansion completion with open house
Applefest harvest celebration in full swing
AgweekTV: Soil Your Undies
Council considers ban on vaping
Blizzard Hockey: Alex teamwork scores another win
Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 21
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
OUR TURN: A wish list for Alexandria
LETTER: Concerts provide rich source of enjoyment
EDITORIAL: A gun bill that needs to be passed pronto
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
on the street
October 2, 2017
West Fargo man shot by Becker County officers has struggled for decades to overcome addictions, mother says
WEST FARGO, N.D.—Dean Robert Minnerath, a 55-year-old West Fargo man shot by Becker County sheriff's officers on Thursday night, has a...
October 2, 2017 - 8:48pm
September 22, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, September 21
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, September 21 Comp was delivering papers and saw a man in all black behind a building, Nelson. Trespassing...
September 22, 2017 - 1:31pm
August 27, 2017
Search continues for man missing at West Battle Lake
WEST BATTLE LAKE, Minn. - Authorities are still searching Sunday, Aug. 27, for a man who was reported missing after riding a personal watercraft on West Battle Lake, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reported. About 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, the sheriff's office received a report...
August 27, 2017 - 3:47pm
August 4, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 3
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thursday, August 3 Attempted fraud/scam, man reported that someone called him several times accusing him of...
August 4, 2017 - 12:11pm
August 3, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 2
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, August 2 Check welfare of a person, 16-year-old girl smoked what she thought was marijuana, but...
August 3, 2017 - 1:44pm
August 2, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: August 1
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Tuesday, August 1 Found property, wallet found in roadway, Kensington. Driving complaint, female driving...
August 2, 2017 - 11:48am
August 1, 2017
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 31
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Monday, July 30 Criminal damage to property, city worker discovered some damage to the park, storage and bathroom...
August 1, 2017 - 3:33pm
June 15, 2017
In the Know: Council support helps police
Partnerships between the community and the Alexandria Police Department is of the utmost importance when it comes to setting goals and steering the course for this agency. Those of you that read this column with any regularity have heard me talk about it before and I will continue...
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am
3 felonies filed in horse starvation case
A rural Waubun, Minn., man has been charged with three felonies in Becker County District Court for allegedly causing the death of three horses...
May 15, 2017 - 11:22am
May 10, 2017
Motorcycle crashes near Target
A 40-year-old Alexandria man was transported to Douglas County Hospital after his motorcycle crashed into the back of a pickup Wednesday afternoon....
May 10, 2017 - 5:40pm
April 13, 2017
In the Know: How credible is breaking news?
The explosion of technology, whether that is social media or the constant barrage of the various news outlets, has certainly changed how law enforcement conducts business from time to time. The average person has Internet access right in their pocket today. Because of this convenience,...
April 13, 2017 - 3:49pm
April 8, 2017
Witnesses report possible child abduction in Battle Lake area, police say
BATTLE LAKE—Battle Lake police are looking into a possible child abduction after they responded to witness reports Friday night, April...
April 8, 2017 - 1:57pm
March 31, 2017
LETTER: Mount machine guns on police cars
To the editor: Wouldn't it make sense for all police cars to have machine guns mounted on the front of the cars? I see so many times when stupid idiots go down the road at high speed and kill or injure innocent people. Police cars also have crashed. If they had a machine gun and they...
March 31, 2017 - 8:00am
March 27, 2017
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area south of Brainerd, Minn. Although law enforcement...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
March 22, 2017
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The Alexandria woman accused of stealing an Alexandria police officer's squad car will be sentenced next month after pleading on two charges....
March 22, 2017 - 6:00am