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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
Jeri L. (Petterson) Harris
Myrna A. Zimmerman
Ruth Ann Struck
Ardelle Margaret Muzik
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
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July 8, 2013
Fire damages five businesses, displaces families in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A fire that started in a downtown Fergus Falls apartment Sunday night has grown to displace five families and damage five businesses and it continues to burn this morning, according to a written statement released by Fire Chief Mark Hovland. One Fergus Falls...
July 8, 2013 - 9:13am
June 21, 2013
Park Rapids area man accused of murdering roommate who was found dead in fire
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A northern Minnesota man is accused of shooting and killing his roommate with a shotgun before their home started on fire. Frederick William Bachman, 26, was arrested Wednesday, more than two weeks after the fire at the Lake Hattie home he shared with the victim,...
June 21, 2013 - 2:18pm
June 20, 2013
Moorhead police investigating homicide
MOORHEAD - Moorhead police are investigating a homicide after being called to 1209 Main Ave. around 9:25 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to that address for a medical assist. When they got there, officers found the body of an adult male. Police say it is early in the investigation...
June 20, 2013 - 7:45am
June 18, 2013
There will be beer at WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
June 18, 2013 - 3:13pm
May 22, 2013
A glimpse into military life and death
Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Menahga fire 0 percent contained, several buildings lost
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Firefighters are working to contain a wildfire that is now between 3,000 and 4,000 acres in north-central Minnesota as of this morning. Officials are now calling it the Green Valley Fire. It started at about 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon southwest of Park Rapids...
May 15, 2013 - 11:59am
May 12, 2013
Stories from State Hospital to be presented in Fergus Falls
The Otter Tail County Historical Society's popular tour Myths & Legends: Stories from the State Hospital kicks off on Friday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. The tour begins in front of the 1890 West Detached ward and proceeds around the building. With its wonderous architecture as a backdrop,...
May 12, 2013 - 11:16am
May 7, 2013
School in Murdock evacuated after truck hauling anhydrous ammonia hits train
MURDOCK, Minn. -- Students at a west-central Minnesota elementary school are being evacuated to a nearby high school in response to the collision involving a semi-trailer hauling anhydrous ammonia and a train about 8:30 a.m. this morning. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office,...
May 7, 2013 - 11:08am
May 1, 2013
Rescued Mississippi man tells of ordeal on the ice
SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Brett Finch is probably moving back home to Mississippi, where the only ice he wants to see is in a drink. Finch spent much of Monday night in the drink and on ice chunks in the St. Louis River. The construction worker from Iuka, Miss., drove his black Buick out...
May 1, 2013 - 9:16am
April 27, 2013
Speakers on recovery from mental illness to present in Long Prairie
In Our Own Voice (IOOV), a free public education program featuring two speakers sharing their compelling personal stories of living with a mental illness and achieving recovery, will be offered in Long Prairie on May 9, at 1 p.m., at Todd Co. Health and Human Services, 212 2nd Avenue...
April 27, 2013 - 2:57pm
Conservation group to host fundraiser dinner in St. Cloud
The Central Minnesota Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 23rd Annual Conservation and Sportsmen's Banquet on Monday, May 20 at the Kelly Inn-Best Western, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN, beginning with a social hour at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. ...
April 27, 2013 - 9:32am
April 22, 2013
Two inmates who escaped Becker County jail are back in custody
Two Becker County jail inmates are back in custody after a short-lived escape Saturday. Sheriff Kelly Shannon said 30-year-old Scott Allan Sellers and 20-year-old Arlan Ray Bergstrom escaped from the jail by removing a metal plate from the handicap shower, then breaking out a 9-inch-wide...
April 22, 2013 - 9:27am
April 18, 2013
Baby found at laundry had been stillborn
RED WING, Minn. -- The baby's body that ended up in a linen bin at Red Wing's Crothall Laundry came from the morgue of Regions Hospital in St. Paul, officials said Wednesday. The stillborn, premature boy was delivered at the hospital April 4. The body had been wrapped in linen in...
April 18, 2013 - 7:22am
April 16, 2013
Section of Highway 23 named in honor of slain Cold Spring police officer
Today, joined by the family of fallen Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker, Governor Mark Dayton signed a bill designating a segment of Highway 23 in Stearns County to be named "Officer Tom Decker Memorial Highway." The legislation (SF76/HF146), authored by Rep. Jeff Howe and...
April 16, 2013 - 2:22pm
April 15, 2013
'Birding by Ear' spring workshop offered in Fergus Falls
"Spring is the perfect time to challenge yourself to identify a greater variety of bird species by their calls since new migrants are arriving quickly," encouraged Matt Conner, Visitor Services Manager at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center (PWLC) in Fergus Falls. You can join...
April 15, 2013 - 2:45pm