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Bags and Beer event held at RCC
Osakis and Brandon-Evansville proms underway
Douglas County residents celebrate Earth Day with Science Walk
Building activity is on council's agenda Monday
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
Sports scores from Friday, April 21
Boys golf: Lakers tested against top teams at Wayzata
Baseball: Lead slips away in extras for Osakis
Girls golf: Cards dominate another CLC meet at St. Cloud
Softball: B-E coasts past Owls behind Bukkila's big day
Free seminar discusses end of life planning
Amazing Journeys Together hosts special presentation
Births - April 21, 2017
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
A focus on the feud: AAAA stages 'Romeo and Juliet'
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Outdoor issues at stake in environmental bills: Viking Sportsmen on board with fee increases
DNR release: Spring burning restrictions begin today
Orville E. Lien
Earl Leroy Seaburg Jr.
Bernard 'Bernie' Kreemer
AnnaMae J. Strootman
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Letter: New buffer law will create problems
Letter: How to celebrate Earth Day
Letter: Science provides vital knowledge
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
April 4, 2012
Douglas County sheriff's office gets relief from heat
Things are heating up at the sheriff's office in Douglas County - literally. Recent summertime temperatures this spring have revealed a broken air-conditioning unit in the jail administration area. Sheriff Troy Wolbersen brought the item before the county commissioners on March...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 11, 2011
Sheriff's office could get fix-up
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has a new jail up and running, construction is under way on a courts-holding facility at the courthouse,...
February 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Up in smoke: Fire destroys home near Lobster Lake
The Garfield Fire Department was called to a house fire last Friday on the north side of Lobster Lake. The Douglas County Law Enforcement Center...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 5, 2011
2010 goes out with a slippery, dangerous bang
Minnesota state troopers were busy throughout the snowy New Year's Eve weekend. From the time the winter storms started on Thursday, December...
January 5, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Reporter falls through the ice: Dive team hones rescuing skills
Inch by inch, step by baby little step, we moved closer and closer to the edge. With every teeny-tiny step, the crackling and gurgling sounds...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Paying fines is easier now
If you receive a ticket from the State Patrol, Department of Natural Resources or any local law enforcement agency anywhere in Minnesota, paying...
December 17, 2010 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
On thin ice
Thinking about taking the snowmobile or fish house out? Hold your horses! Despite the cold temperatures and winter's early arrival, the ice...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
New radio dispatch system gains ground
A new era in emergency radio communications is making progress in Douglas County. Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen wants to move forward with the Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response (ARMER) system for Douglas County. He asked Douglas County commissioners at its last...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Mail truck and Blazer collide near Carlos
A driver of a U.S. mail truck suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash near Carlos Friday. The accident happened at about 12:25 p.m.
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Click It or Ticket enforcement effort cites 43 unbelted Douglas County motorists
During the October statewide Click It or Ticket enforcement effort, out of more than 100 vehicle stops, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Alexandria Police Department issued 43 seat belt and two child restraint citations. Around 400 law enforcement agencies statewide participated...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Scarier than ghosts and goblins: Drunk drivers on Halloween
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Alexandria Police Department will be out in full force looking for impaired drivers haunting the highways on Halloween weekend. The holiday is an annual concern and this year it falls on a weekend - increasing the potential for more Halloween...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Increased seat belt enforcement on the docket for October
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Alexandria Police Department will conduct intense Click It or Ticket seat belt patrols to increase seat belt use and stop preventable traffic deaths in October. The enforcement campaign includes around 400 Minnesota agencies and is coordinated...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Arson on 6th Avenue? Two suspects from Benson charged
Two people have been arrested in connection with the fire/burglary at Off Broadway Antiques in downtown Alexandria. Bernard Michael Drivdahl,...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
18-year-old dies in rollover near Evansville
An 18-year-old Evansville woman died in a one-vehicle rollover north of Evansville early Tuesday morning. Rae Danielle Dropps was driving south...
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
October 11, 2010
Two people arrested in connection with Off Broadway Antiques fire
Two people have been arrested in connection with the fire/burglary at Off Broadway Antiques in downtown Alexandria. Bernard Michael Drivdahl, 53, and his girlfriend, Cassandra Sue Steward, 39, both of Benson were arrested on Sunday, October 10 in Benson. The Benson Police Department...
October 11, 2010 - 10:35am