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UPDATE: Rollover crash injures 2 in Pope County
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
Historical Society Bake Sale held Friday
Commercial sex industry survivor speaks at Alexandria Area High School
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, Dec. 1
Sports schedule for Saturday, Dec. 3
Boys basketball: Bitzan, Hintermeister lead Chargers to win over Swanville
Boys hockey: Alex records six-goal first period in 10-1 win
Girls basketball: Chargers move to 2-0
Gymnastics: Cards fall at state-ranked Melrose
Event restores hope during the holidays
Empty Chair Gala to benefit REACH program
50 gigs in 50 states
Search for Miss Teen Douglas County announced
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
Wedding - Steinhagen and Sperl
Wedding - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - Nov. 25, 2016
Wedding - Carlson and Klohn
Births - Nov. 18, 2016
Morken: Some "hunters" don't represent hunting
Bucks on the ground
Morken: Run in circles by a giant
First buck is with a bow
DNR release: Stands not allowed overnight on WMAs
Ann C. Ebsen
Alyce L. Hanson
Julia I. Springer
LETTER: Collin Peterson is a class act Democrat
EDITORIAL: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
COMMENTARY: Cheap wages should anger Alexandrians
COMMENTARY: MNsure can make the best of a difficult situation for consumers
OUR TURN: Some protests are more effective than others
2016 University of Minnesota Top 10 performing annuals
Weak farm economy adds twists to rental negotiations
Producers encouraged to consider FSA options
Applications available for Conservation Stewardship Program
Tips for container-grown succulents
Making a new home
Alex Carpet One supports Building for America's Bravest
Knute Nelson Hospice delivers veteran-centric care
ATCC, area businesses host annual tour days
Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale to close at year's end
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 30, 2016
Local lawmakers assigned to committees
Committee assignments were recently determined for state legislators who represent parts of Douglas County. Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake...
November 30, 2016 - 6:00am
November 18, 2016
Update: Snowfall near 10 inches in Alexandria area
Nearly 10 inches of snow had fallen in the Alexandria area by midday Friday, Nov. 18, as a blizzard caused havoc with travel and events in west...
November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm
November 17, 2016
UPDATED: Storm still bearing down on Douglas County
It was only a matter of time before the beautiful weather would go away. The Alexandria area could get as much as 12 inches of snow and strong...
November 17, 2016 - 12:49pm
November 11, 2016
Crackdown uncovers illegal sports betting pool
By Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A regulatory crackdown across Minnesota uncovered an illegal sports betting pool in Austin and two other alcohol-related fines in Marshall. The state’s Department of Public Safety said that its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division and the...
November 11, 2016 - 9:48am
November 8, 2016
Man drove other people's cars while drunk, charges say
DONNELLY, Minn. -- Law enforcement officials learned a Stevens County man was driving under the influence when he drove two different cars he mistakenly thought he owned, a complaint filed in Stevens County District Court alleges. John Robert Bristle, 72, of Donnelly, drove another...
November 8, 2016 - 6:48pm
Updated: Victim, suspect identified in Wadena shooting
By Forum News Service WADENA, MINN -- Authorities have identified a female victim and a suspect in a fatal shooting after a man led authorities on a chase through Wadena and Otter Tail Counties on Monday, Nov. 7. Around 2:30 p.m. Monday, the sheriff's office was called to the 300...
November 8, 2016 - 7:37am
Zebra mussels found in Otter Tail County lake
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed zebra mussels in Adley Lake in southern Otter Tail County...
November 8, 2016 - 7:27am
November 7, 2016
1 killed, 3 injured in crash near Morris
MORRIS, Minn. – A Hancock man was killed and three others were injured Sunday in a head-on crash north of Morris. According to the State Patrol, the crash happened around 4:40 p.m. on Minnesota Highway 9 when a southbound 1997 Dodge Ram, driven by Randall R. Pashen, 53, of Morris,...
November 7, 2016 - 8:28am
November 3, 2016
Benson man dies after he was struck by van
BENSON, Minn. —A pedestrian struck by a van early Monday, Oct. 31, in Benson has died. Wayne Nicholson, of Benson, died Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. He was 78. Nicholson was hit about 5:30 a.m. Monday while crossing state Highway 29 in Benson. He had been...
November 3, 2016 - 12:19pm
October 7, 2016
Willmar girl charged in threats against school
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar teenager accused of posting a social media bomb threat directed toward the Willmar Public School District faces felony charges for threats of violence and terroristic threats. The threat, a Facebook post which read, "10 likes & I'll Blow Up Any Willmar...
October 7, 2016 - 8:40am
September 21, 2016
Girl stopped on state highway by fake officer
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A teenage girl was reportedly stopped on Minnesota Highway 23 on Tuesday night by a man posing as a law enforcement officer, authorities say.The man, driving a sedan-like vehicle with red and blue lights in the grill, reportedly told the girl he had stopped her...
September 21, 2016 - 6:24pm
Anti-Muslim sign at small-town restaurant causes protest, support
LONSDALE, Minn. --A sign put outside a family restaurant in the small southern Minnesota community of Lonsdale that says “Muslims get out” has caused a stir.The Lonsdale News-Review said after a weekend of national news coverage of attacks in New York, New Jersey and St. Cloud,...
September 21, 2016 - 12:28pm
September 20, 2016
Trapped in terror: Douglas County families affected by mall attack
While hundreds of people were on lockdown after a man attacked and stabbed people inside a St. Cloud mall Saturday, some area residents waited...
September 20, 2016 - 10:44am
September 18, 2016
St. Cloud mall attacker killed by police; 8 stabbing victims will survive
An attacker stabbed multiple victims at a St. Cloud mall Saturday but is now believed to be dead inside the mall, St. Cloud police said at...
September 18, 2016 - 7:19am
September 16, 2016
Meeker County man accused of using ax, beer bottle in violent rampage
LITCHFIELD, Minn. -- A criminal complaint against a Grove City man details a violent rampage at a Grove City residence Tuesday night, during which the man allegedly grabbed an ax, swung it at multiple vehicles and threatened to kill another man, who fled to a nearby cornfield to...
September 16, 2016 - 9:12am