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Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum hosts Smithsonian exhibit
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Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Outdoor issues after the legislative session: No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
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COMMENTARY: Ice programs not looking for handout
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
EDITORIAL: A frustrating session with tiny headway
IT'S OUR TURN: There's no book for adulting
LETTER: Socialism and communism are penetrating our society
Sabolik named a Princess Kay finalist
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Working buffers for water quality
Phosphorus, buffers and water quality on the ground
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
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Moen receives 2016 Humanitarian Service Award
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
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On The Street
May 26, 2016
Police investigate shooting; no injuries reported
The Alexandria Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot at 401 34th Avenue at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. A nearby citizen reported hearing the shot. Upon investigation, police determined a disturbance had taken place inside a mobile home where a pistol was discharged by a 19-year-old...
May 26, 2016 - 9:56am
March 30, 2016
Hennepin County attorney: No charges in shooting of Jamar Clark
By Robb Jeffries, Forum News Service There will be no charges against the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November shooting of Jamar Clark, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said. County attorney Mike Freeman announced the decision Wednesday morning, saying the...
March 30, 2016 - 11:23am
February 3, 2016
LETTER: Where's the help that is needed?
To the editor: The president recently spoke to the public after another gun-related incident where more innocent people were killed. President Obama was in tears as he asked, “What’s going on, and why can’t we get a solution to this problem?” My question is: What’s going...
opinion / letters
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 4, 2016
UPDATE: No charges filed in shooting of vehicle
As of Monday, no charges had been filed in connection with a shooting that was reported in Alexandria during the early morning hours of Friday, January 1. Alexandria police officers responded to a call at 3:20 a.m. that a man with a .22 rifle fired a shot at a moving vehicle along...
January 4, 2016 - 4:20pm
January 1, 2016
Man arrested after overnight shooting in Alex
A local man is in jail after an early morning shooting in Alexandria. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department (APD), at 3:20 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, officers were called after a man had shot a .22 rifle at a moving vehicle along the 110 block of Douglas Street....
January 1, 2016 - 1:54pm
October 21, 2015
EDITORIAL: Shooting shows the risk officers face
These days, there is no such thing as a "routine traffic stop." So many officers have lost their lives while pulling over vehicles that it's far from routine. This past Sunday, an officer was shot and killed in another setting where violence is not supposed to happen—in a...
opinion / editorials
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
How to respond to a shooter
What is the best way of dealing with someone who starts firing a gun inside a school or a business? Nineteen people from law enforcement,...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 18, 2015
Aitkin County deputy killed by inmate at St. Cloud Hospital
Bt Sam Louwagie, St. Cloud Times ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- An Aitkin County sheriff's investigator shot and killed at St. Cloud Hospital...
News / region
October 18, 2015 - 5:23pm
October 9, 2015
School shooting stirs chilling memories
The school shooting in Roseburg, Oregon last week that left eight students and one teacher dead brought back a flood of memories for Merton Johnson of Alexandria. It was a spring day in 1968.
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 5, 2015
Flags to be at half-staff Tuesday
In accordance with the proclamation issued by President Barack Obama, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the State of Minnesota on Tuesday, October 6, sunrise to sunset, in honor...
October 5, 2015 - 3:07pm
October 1, 2015
BCA investigating officer involved shooting in Mora
By Forum News Service MORA, Minn. -- One man is dead after an officer involved shooting Wednesday night in Mora, about an hour north of Minneapolis. Shortly before 9 p.m., a Kanabec County sheriff's deputy responded to a report from a man who said he was going to kill someone...
News / crime
October 1, 2015 - 2:26pm
September 29, 2015
UPDATE: Suspect in Fergus Falls shooting killed himself
By Archie Ingersoll, Forum News Service FERGUS FALLS, Minn. -- A Fergus Falls man suspected of shooting at his estranged wife's car on Interstate 94 died early Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a confrontation with police officers, according to the Minnesota Bureau...
September 29, 2015 - 7:14am
May 28, 2015
Gunman rode with two others to Wal-Mart
By Sarah Volpenhein, Forum News Service GRAND FORKS -- The gunman in Tuesday’s shooting had two passengers in the car when he pulled up to the Wal-Mart in south Grand Forks, a Grand Forks Police Department spokesman said Wednesday. Police Lt. Derik Zimmel said the two people...
News / region
May 28, 2015 - 8:33am
May 26, 2015
UPDATE: Airman identified as shooter in Grand Forks shooting
By Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A 21-year-old airman has been identified as the shooter early Tuesday morning when two people...
News / region
May 26, 2015 - 5:04pm