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Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Sept. 22
Grand jury indicts Fergus Falls man for father’s murder
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Football: Christenson runs wild in win at Willmar
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 24
Football: B-E dominates in first-ever win over CGB
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
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What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
Kathleen L. Haining
"Monty" Francis Hevern
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
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On The Street
August 13, 2014
Alexandria's Most Wanted
Warrants according to the Alexandria Police Department website as of August 11, 2014. Wade Quinton Burnside, 23, Alexandria, warrant: wrongfully obtaining public assistance and fifth degree control substance crime. Shannon Kay Kaczor, 38, Alexandria, warrant: issuing worthless...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
POLICE August 3 A wallet was found on Fillmore Street near Sixth Avenue with marijuana in it. Police contacted the owner. The marijuana was destroyed. A woman reported that people in a four-door silver car drove by her and her children on Broadway near Third Avenue, yelled racist...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
Editorial: Officer's tragic death hits home
Last week’s shooting that killed Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick happened a hundred miles from here. But it hit home, right here...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Blotter - through June 1, 2014
SHERIFF May 27 A juvenile who appeared in court was served a citation paper for minor consumption of alcohol. A resident on Little Norway SE, Alexandria reported a scam: Someone claiming to work for a bail company told him to send money to get his grandson out of jail. A handgun...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Ask a Trooper: Can police officers patrol outside their jurisdictions
Question: I see a lot of city police officers out of their jurisdictions. Are they allowed to patrol outside the city and stop vehicles? Answer: Being that I am not familiar with which municipal police department you are referring and their policy and procedures, I will explain this...
August 28, 2013 - 8:58am
July 17, 2013
Osakis police officer receives VFW's top cop award
Calvin Uhl of Osakis took center stage in June to receive the state's Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) J.
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
Drug crimes, burglaries up
The good news: The number of car accidents, domestic violence calls and drunk driving arrests in Alexandria dropped in 2012. The bad news: Burglaries...
March 27, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
Motorcycle driver flees police in Alexandria
Alexandria police are looking for the public's assistance in locating the driver of a blue motorcycle that evaded police Monday, July 9, at 5:45...
July 10, 2012 - 2:37pm
June 18, 2012
E-charging triggers change at Osakis Police Department
Douglas County commissioners approved a renewed contract with the Osakis Police Department (OPD) that will streamline record keeping. E-charging, an initiative from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, has been implemented in Douglas County.
June 18, 2012 - 4:10pm
June 1, 2012
Cop talk: Prescription drug abuse is serious problem
What kinds of prescription drugs are being abused and what should I look out for? Prescription drug abuse can be broken down into three primary categories. The first category is opioids. Opioids are generally prescribed as a pain killer and include the common prescriptions such...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Osakis hires new police chief
Chad Gulbranson, a 12-year veteran of the Osakis Police Department (OPD), officially became Osakis' chief law enforcement officer on April 2...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Cop Talk - NIXLE provides timely information
Q: How can I get timely information from the Alexandria Police Department? A: The Alexandria Police Department uses a service called NIXLE. This is a free service to sign up for and it allows a person to receive e-mails, text messages, or both to get updates on incidents that occur...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
UPDATE WEDNESDAY: City needs more officers, says chief
Alexandria needs more police officers to keep the community and other officers safe. That's what Police Chief Rick Wyffels told the Alexandria...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 9, 2012
Alexandria needs more police officers, says chief
Alexandria needs more police officers to keep the community and other officers safe. That's what Police Chief Rick Wyffels told the Alexandria City Council while giving his annual report Monday night. The chief listed budget cuts and officer staffing as the department's biggest challenges. Wyffels...
April 9, 2012 - 10:56pm
March 30, 2012
Police Academy Part 3: Firing range and ride-along
Editor's note: This is the third of a three-part series on the Alexandria Citizens Police Academy as seen through the eyes of one of its participants...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am