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Minnesota struggles with sex offender reintegration as latest plan ‘backfired on us’
Law enforcement blotter: Monday, Oct. 24
Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Area football scores from Tuesday, Oct. 25
Football: Chargers overcome slow start in playoff opener
5AA football: Quick start sends Osakis to section semis past Benson
6A volleyball: Hancock ends Knights' season in first round
8-5A Football: Cards moving past a loss to Tech
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 1, 2016
Police suspect Bemidji woman who died in fire helped plan kidnapping
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Police suspect a Bemidji woman found dead at the scene of a fire from which a 5-year-old girl disappeared was involved in...
September 1, 2016 - 12:46pm
Brainerd man accused of threatening police, yelling racial slurs outside bar
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd man is accused of repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers Monday.John Christian Neville, 34, is facing four felonies and misdemeanor after officers were called to respond...
September 1, 2016 - 8:39am
Charges: Man was angry with bouncers at Zorbaz in Spicer when he fired gun
WILLMAR, Minn.—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday...
September 1, 2016 - 8:18am
August 31, 2016
Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
ST. PAUL—A group of American Indians whose ancestors rescued whites during an 1862 Indian war want to collect on a federal government promise...
August 31, 2016 - 5:22pm
November 24, 2015
A renewed rhythm
On the morning of November 1, Howard Windhorst knew something was off. He was taking the garbage out as he did many mornings at his...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
Fear of flight conquered
Doug Garin used to have a fear of flying. But instead of avoiding that fear, as so many do, he decided to approach it head on —...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
October 8, 2015
Co-parenting can be done well
Program offers training; advice for making it work
October 8, 2015 - 9:09am
October 2, 2015
Cha Cha Chicken Chili wins the cook-off
Annual United Way fundraiser draws crowd
October 2, 2015 - 12:00am
September 30, 2015
'It doesn't just happen to everybody else'
Crash victim's story intended to impact distracted drivers
September 30, 2015 - 8:30am
International Boat Society motors to Alex
Maritime Museum draws classic boat conference goers, authors
September 30, 2015 - 8:20am
April 13, 2015
Six fire departments battle grass fire in Todd County
By Forum News Service Several fire departments and the DNR continued to battle a large fire southeast of Aldrich into the early morning hours...
April 13, 2015 - 10:41am
December 30, 2013
Authorities rule death in Montevideo a homicide
By Tom Cherveny, Forum News Service MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Authorities have ruled that the death of Thomas Dickson, 64, on Dec. 23 in Montevideo is a homicide, Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christropher announced on Saturday. Dickson’s body reportedly had been found about...
December 30, 2013 - 7:08am
September 18, 2013
Suspect in double homicide arrested
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- The suspect in a double homicide two weeks ago in Granite Falls is in custody. Andrew Joseph Dikken was arrested about 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Renville County Sheriff’s Office in Olivia, according to a news release from the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension....
September 18, 2013 - 9:08am
August 26, 2013
Fatal crash reported near Sauk Centre; authorities searching for driver
Authorities are seeking the public's help to find the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a fatal crash near Sauk Centre Saturday. The crash happened at approximately 9:45 p.m. when the Minnesota State Patrol responded to and investigated a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 71 just...
August 26, 2013 - 9:10am
August 22, 2013
Highway 78 detour between Battle Lake, Ottertail begins Aug. 26
Motorists on Highway 78 between Battle Lake and Ottertail will encounter a detour beginning Monday, Aug. 26, while crews replace several culverts south of Ottertail and begin reconstruction work in downtown Battle Lake. Traffic will be diverted to Highway 108 and Highway 210....
August 22, 2013 - 8:12am