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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Feb. 28
Committee on Indian students formed
A design duo
When will ice leave lake?
Filling a need for hunger on campus
Boys Basketball: Ashby falls a point short against Henning
Boys Basketball: Steele Senske sinks 37 in defeat of the Knights
Boys Hockey: Advance sale tickets available for section championship
Boys basketball: Cold shooting halts B-E's winning streak
Boys basketball: Silverstreaks clinch a title
Prepare for septic system freezing potential
WCA Knights take multiple ribbons at latest meet
Nieland named 2017 Miss Teen Douglas County
Age is just a number to 84-year-old skier
Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Births - Feb. 24, 2017
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
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
Dr. James "Jim" Swenson
Robert L. Janke Jr.
Violet L. Angen
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
GUEST EDITORIAL - Wanted: spring hunters for water research
IN THE KNOW: We can all work together
LETTER: Support renewable energy
LETTER: The diet of Lent
Choosing a garden style
Multiple FSA deadlines are approaching
It's fruit tree pruning time
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
Ollie's Service named Dealer of the Year
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
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