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Verndale man is missing
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cecil (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, Feb. 22
More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
State hockey: Ellingson's OT goal wins a thriller
NA3HL: Blizzard gains cushion heading into weekend series
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Stephany (Buschmann) Clay
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Steven James Velde
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
August 21, 2013
Detroit Lakes man convicted of murder in mobile home shooting
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
August 21, 2013 - 9:25am
August 19, 2013
Former Bemidji police chief injured on bicycle tour
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. -- A former Bemidji police chief was struck by a car and injured Friday while biking on a tour across central Minnesota. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened at 9:12 a.m. Friday when a motorist allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign about...
August 19, 2013 - 9:43am
Four teen girls hurt in Belgrade crash
BELGRADE, Minn. -- Four teenage girls were injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night in Belgrade. Two of the individuals suffered serious injuries. According to the State Patrol, at about 10 p.m. a 2001 Nissan Altima driven by Arianna Vidger, 18, of Fargo, was going north...
August 19, 2013 - 9:40am
August 13, 2013
Father, son from Fergus Falls suspected of murdering relative
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.
August 13, 2013 - 10:57am
August 10, 2013
Perham museums grow with new executive hire
In continuing its efforts to strengthen two museums, Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County announced hiring Darla Ellingson as its new executive director and chief operating officer. Ellingson will manage the History Museum, In Their Own Words Veterans Museum and...
August 10, 2013 - 10:20am
August 2, 2013
Three Willmar teens arrested in killing
August 2, 2013 - 11:11am
UPDATE FRIDAY 11 AM.: Two people shot in Otter Tail County
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. - One man is dead and another was in critical condition Thursday after a shooting late Wednesday near New York Mills, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said. Authorities received a call at 9:13 p.m. from a 21-year-old woman who reported gunshots at a location...
August 2, 2013 - 11:00am
August 1, 2013
Arrests made in death of Willmar woman
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said two people were arrested Wednesday evening in connection with the death of a 79-year-old woman. Hartog said Brok Nathaniel Junkermeier, 19, was booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail on second-degree murder and first-degree...
August 1, 2013 - 10:05am
July 31, 2013
15-year-old boy dies in crash near Detroit Lakes
A 15-year-old boy died this morning in a one-vehicle rollover south of Detroit Lakes, according to Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon. Shannon said in a written statement that the incident happened about 2:44 a.m.
July 31, 2013 - 10:50am
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Lida in Otter Tail County
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lake Lida, a popular Otter Tail County lake that is home to Maplewood State Park, according to a news release issued recently by the Pelican River Watershed District. A landowner recently discovered adult zebra mussels in the lake and brought...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
Boyer joins West Central Initiative board
West Central Initiative (WCI) welcomes Jessica Boyer to the WCI board of directors. Boyer is executive director of the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties and has lived and worked in Alexandria for seven years. She is an active member of the community through Lakes Area Professional...
July 31, 2013 - 12:00am
July 30, 2013
Willmar woman, 79, killed in her home; no arrests made
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A 79-year-old woman was killed inside her Willmar home and authorities are seeking the public's help in the case. Lila Warwick was found dead in her residence Monday afternoon on the east side of Willmar. According to Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, officials...
July 30, 2013 - 1:36pm