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Healhy Kids Day at YMCA offers kids a chance to get active
Law enforcement blotter: April 23, 2015
A new christian school here?
Local transportation needs: safe roads, dedicated funds
Church Maypole tradition returns
Bluedogs baseball forced to fold
Sports schedule for Friday, April 24
Sports roundup from Thursday, April 23
WCA boys golf fifth at Ortonville
Nohre named Most Valuable for Knights
Arts accessibility grant offered
Youth and parents invited to ‘Xtreme’ event
Restored organ to be the star at recital
Mount Carmel offers women’s retreat
Connecting Faith to Life: Faith, uncertainty and doubt
Engaged - Anderson and Jennissen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 21, 2015
Engaged - Lanoue and Negen
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Engaged - Owen and Moran
A morning to remember
Teaching moment in the turkey woods
Hunters asked to help with HPAI surveillance
DNR offers guidance for cleaning wild turkeys
Wildlife of Douglas county: Wild turkey
Myrna Hammar, 73
Dennis Tuel Sr., 79
Clarence Mielke, 85
Joan Doering, 83
Funeral - Dennis Tuel Sr., 79
Are you ready, really ready, to launch?
What happened to Rose City... and will your town be next?
A Bible meditation for Earth Day
World-class concert to be held in Alexandria
Low wages are real reason for napping
Stay off the grass!
Farmers should file certification form by June 1
Largest Minnesota Grown Directory released
Ask a Trooper: Can irrigators legally spray water over a highway?
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
First solar sale
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a top agency partner
Contributed Widseth Smith Nolting raises funds for food shelf
Funding available for home repairs
Operation Round Up grants announced
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
January 11, 2014
Rollover closes westbound lanes on I-94 near Garfield
A semi rollover west of Alexandria closed the westbound lanes on Interstate 94 for about three hours this morning. Casey Wagner, 37, of Fargo was driving the semi, with a double trailer, west near mile marker 97 at about 5 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and it went off...
January 11, 2014 - 10:32am
May 9, 2013
Driver of semi rollover near Alexandria had been put out of service
The driver of a semi that rolled and spilled its load of Diet Coke bottles on Interstate 94 near Alexandria early Wednesday had been put out of service at the I-94 weigh station in Moorhead about six hours before the crash, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash was reported...
May 9, 2013 - 7:11am
July 24, 2012
A wild ride for semi
A semi driver traveling east on Interstate 94 about seven miles from Alexandria lost control of the vehicle Saturday shortly before 5 p.m. The...
July 24, 2012 - 10:46am
April 7, 2012
Ghost truck smashes into transformer
The Alexandria Police Department is looking for the driver/owner of the semi truck and trailer that crashed into a large electrical transformer on Friday at 9:40 p.m. After striking the transformer in the parking lot of Plaza Discount Liquors, the vehicle continued driving, a witness...
crime / news
April 7, 2012 - 12:49pm
October 4, 2010
Wadena woman hurt in southern Minnesota crash
A Wadena woman was badly hurt in a car crash with a semi in southern Minnesota Monday. Kristina K. Deppa, 35, was eastbound near the intersection of Highways 16 and 63 in Fillmore County when Deppa's 1999 Ford Taurus crossed the center line and struck a truck driven by Nicholas J....
news / region
October 4, 2010 - 5:27pm
July 14, 2010
Semitrailer driver injured in crash with train near Kensington
A semitrailer driver suffered serious injuries after crashing into a train near Kensington Friday. The crash happened at about 12:20 p.m. on...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Semi rolls over near Kensington
A semi-truck driver suffered minor injuries when his rig rolled over near Kensington Wednesday afternoon. Frederick R. Morin of Johnstown, Colorado was traveling northbound on County Road 1 about one mile north of Kensington shortly after 2 p.m.
May 20, 2010 - 7:24am
March 19, 2010
New semi-pro football team looking for players
The Alexandria Lightning of the Semi Pro Football League (SPFL) is once again looking for athletes to fill out its roster for the upcoming season. The Lightning still have several spots open on their 40-man roster. Those holes need to be filled by athletes in Alexandria and the...
Cardinals / sports
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 21, 2010
LaVerne Rentz was early Wadena trucker
Big trucks and Wadena have always been synonymous. Between 1926 and 1994, some 71 semis did business in Wadena. The urge to get into trucking...
news / region
February 21, 2010 - 3:34pm
February 20, 2009
Players needed for new area SPFL football team
Anyone 18 or older who has a passion for football will have a new opportunity to get on the field in 2009. Robert Davis, director of new-team development for the Semi-Pro Football League (SPFL), is looking for players to fill out a 40-man roster with athletes from Alexandria and...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am