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I-94 west ramps to close in Alexandria
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Volleyball: Osakis drops first in Prairie play
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
December 18, 2015
COMMENTARY: Opposed to sentencing reform for worst drug offenders
By Chad M. Larson, Douglas County Attorney, Alexandria, MN The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission has approved by a 7-3 vote a proposal to significantly reduce the sentences for the most serious drug offenders – first degree defendants. The proposal changes their prison...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
December 2, 2015
A fix for crowded prisons: reducing sentences
State officials are looking into reducing some drug sentences and whether the action could help relieve prison overcrowding. Drawing from available data, Executive Director Nathaniel Reitz of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission said that “probation may be something that...
December 2, 2015 - 12:00am
April 3, 2013
Willmar man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drug crime in Douglas County
Alfredo Jaquez, 35, of Willmar was sentenced in Douglas County District Court on Friday to prison for 125 months following a conviction for first...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Garfield man sentenced for building road through wetland
A Garfield man won't serve jail time for constructing a road through land that authorities said he knew was a federally protected wetland basin. In federal court in Fergus Falls on March 27, James Bosek, 49, was sentenced to two years of probation on one misdemeanor count of filling...
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
Driver who killed baby in crash near Glenwood sentenced
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 14, 2012
Burglary suspect sentenced
An Alexandria man who pleaded guilty to committing a series of residential burglaries in Alexandria last February and March was recently sentenced in Douglas County District Court. Cody Eugene Pedersen, 28, initially faced 20 counts involving burglary, criminal damage to property,...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
It's been nearly 15 months since his wife was murdered and Mike Fortenberry said his family is doing the best they can. Diane Fortenberry, 51,...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
Brooks to be sentenced June 12
A little more than one year after a rural Osakis woman was killed in her home, the man who pleaded guilty to the murder will be sentenced. Jeffrey Allen Brooks, 53, of Alexandria is scheduled for sentencing on Tuesday, June 12 at 1:30 p.m. in Todd County District Court. On May 20,...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Hearing set in murder case
A murder suspect's request to change his plea is delaying the case. Jeffrey Allan Brooks, 52, of Alexandria, was scheduled to be sentenced in Todd County District Court on Monday, February 13. That didn't happen. Instead, a hearing about his motion to withdraw his guilty plea is...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
Harsher sentences proposed for sex offenders
February 12, 2010 - 12:05am