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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
SHERIFF July 23 Dispatch received a report that there were about 20 cattle on County Road 53 NW. Someone crawled through the back slider window of an unlocked truck parked near the Long Prairie River and stole $150 in cash from a wallet. In the process, the suspect dropped...
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
July 25, 2014
SHERIFF July 21 Six hand guns were taken into evidence from Becker County to the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force. Also, three long guns were transferred from the task force safe and placed into the Douglas County evidence room. Five dock sections with a swimming ladder,...
July 25, 2014 - 12:00am
July 23, 2014
SHERIFF July 16 Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in front of the jail at 2:54 a.m. The vehicle’s brake lights were on and someone was passed out in the front seat. They issued a citation to the passenger for possessing drug paraphernalia and arrested...
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
July 18, 2014
SHERIFF July 14 A couple was walking on Miltona Bay Road NE, Alexandria when a yellow lab ran onto the road and bit the woman in the upper right thigh. A deputy spoke with the owner and issued a potentially dangerous dog form. Two juvenile shoplifters who tried to steal a dozen...
July 18, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
SHERIFF July 9 An attempted break-in was reported at Evansville Sports and Lawn on Main Street. The suspect damaged two windows in a back service door but did not gain access. A purple Mongoose bicycle was stolen from Johnson Street in Evansville. July 10 A long board and a...
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
July 11, 2014
SHERIFF July 4 A man wearing a Vikings jersey in a pontoon with a Happy Fourth of July banner was reportedly slinging water balloons onto cars parked at Rotary Beach. A deputy patrolled the area but didn’t find anything. Deputies assisted with a crash on I-94 near mile marker...
July 11, 2014 - 12:00am
July 9, 2014
SHERIFF July 1 A theft of pallets was reported on Front Street in Brandon. A driver of a pickup reportedly chased children who were riding bikes in Brandon. During a traffic stop on Second Street in Brandon, a deputy arrested the driver for fourth-degree drunk driving, minor consumption...
July 9, 2014 - 12:00am
July 3, 2014
POLICE June 29 A large tree fell in the alley of the 800 block behind Broadway and took down some wires. A gas leak was reported at the Holiday station on 50th Avenue West. June 30 Hand tools were stolen from a residence on Rosewood Lane SE. June 30 A driver’s license was...
July 3, 2014 - 12:00am
July 2, 2014
SHERIFF June 25 An employee at Reprocessed Plastics Inc., Garfield was hit in the face by a piece of plastic and was bleeding. A deputy assisted with medical care. June 26 An Alexandria resident reported that someone has written checks on her bank account. June 27 Someone...
July 2, 2014 - 12:00am
June 27, 2014
SHERIFF June 21 Several items were stolen from a storage unit on 39th Avenue NE, Alexandria. A lock was cut. A Jet Ski was found floating on Little Darling. Also, an older boat floated up to shore and got hung up in the weeds near Edgewater Drive. A baby was reportedly attacked...
June 27, 2014 - 12:00am
June 25, 2014
SHERIFF June 18 A Jet Ski was found drifting and half sunk near a lake home on Darling Ln. NW, Alexandria. Eight television sets and a microwave were illegally dumped at the Brophy Lake public landing. A resident on Fish Hook Dr. SW, Alexandria found a knife with a broken tip...
June 25, 2014 - 12:00am
June 20, 2014
SHERIFF June 15 An Evansville firefighter noticed a couple of vehicles at the storage units near County Roads 82 and 24 shortly after midnight. Deputies issued tickets for underage alcohol consumption. Deputies cited two juveniles for underage alcohol consumption in Kensington A...
June 20, 2014 - 12:00am
June 18, 2014
SHERIFF June 11 Deputies assisted at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover in Grant County near Sand Lake Road, northwest of Evansville at 8:02 a.m. A 65-year-old man suffered shoulder pain. June 12 A resident on Lake Ida Way NW, Alexandria reported damage to a fox pelt. An 8-foot-long...
June 18, 2014 - 12:00am
June 13, 2014
SHERIFF June 9 A resident on Melvina Lane SW, Alexandria reported getting a strange e-mail that said she needed to respond to court. She was advised this was a scam. Law enforcement does not send e-mails to summon people to court. A Culligan’s employee was bit on the calf by...
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
June 11, 2014
SHERIFF June 4 A handgun was stolen from a residence on Muyres Avenue in Carlos sometime between May 17-26. A resident near County Roads 56 and 40 NW, Garfield reported that gravel trucks have been kicking up a lot of dust, which he said “is in the way of his right of pursuit...
June 11, 2014 - 12:00am