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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
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...
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...
May 26, 2015 - 5:04pm
August 19, 2014
Glenwood woman says she fatally shot man who assaulted her
A Glenwood woman told authorities she shot a man to death on August 13 after he assaulted her for hours, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety reported. The man was identified as Anthony Ray Tullis, 25. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Anoka County found that he died...
August 19, 2014 - 11:54am
June 11, 2014
Investigation into February shooting clears deputy
A Douglas County sheriff’s deputy involved in a shooting this past February has been officially cleared of any wrongdoing. Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson reviewed the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s investigation into the shooting and released a statement Wednesday. “I...
June 11, 2014 - 3:46pm
June 4, 2014
Thousands take aim at Alex shooting park
The Alexandria High School trap shooting team is peaking at the right time of the season with its sights set on defending its home park in what...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
March 7, 2014
Couple in shootout with deputy tied to burglary at veterinary clinic
Authorities believe the Fargo couple who were involved in a shootout with a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy in rural Alexandria on February 24 were also responsible for a burglary at the Douglas County Animal Hospital hours before the shooting. "We have enough evidence to show...
March 7, 2014 - 2:36pm
February 28, 2014
Family, friends see drug addiction as factor in murder-suicide
By Wendy Reuer, Forum News Service ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Less than two weeks before a Fargo couple left behind three children in a murder-suicide...
February 28, 2014 - 9:52am
February 27, 2014
UPDATE THURSDAY: Possible motive emerges in shooting
Two suspects who were found dead after a shoot-out with a Douglas County deputy Monday didn’t die from that exchange of gunfire. Authorities...
February 27, 2014 - 11:20am
November 11, 2013
Sauk Rapids man injured in hunting accident
A Sauk Rapids man was seriously injured in a hunting accident in Todd County Saturday. Mike Dreher suffered a single gunshot wound to the right chest, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office, which received the report of the incident a little after 5 p.m. He was transported...
November 11, 2013 - 10:35am
December 20, 2012
Reward offered for information on Cold Spring police shooting
Up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker. Cold Spring Police Officer Tom Decker, 31, was shot to death just before 11 p.m. on November 29, 2012. Officer Decker...
December 20, 2012 - 11:10am
U of M Extension offers resources after school violence
ST. PAUL -- The news of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has affected many. University of Minnesota Extension has educational resources available to guide families, schools and communities as they help youth recover from school violence. Access Extension's "Violence...
December 20, 2012 - 11:07am
December 14, 2012
Education Minnesota responds to school tragedy in Connecticut
Education Minnesota President Tom Dooher released the following statement on the shootings that killed 27 people, 20 of them students, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut today. "The condolences of Minnesota's educators go out to the victims and their families,"...
December 14, 2012 - 3:10pm
October 31, 2012
Brothers in arms (w/video)
Behind the back, through the legs, over the shoulder and off the barrel; it sounds like a cutthroat game of P-I-G but instead of a basketball,...
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Card clay target: Alexandria team tops new high school league
The Jefferson High School clay target team is in the overall lead of the 1A conference after three weeks of competition in the Minnesota State High School clay target league. Alexandria has a total of 79.5 points (27 points week one, 27 points week 2 and 25.5 points week three),...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2011
Suspect charged in officer-involved shooting
A suspect who was shot by sheriff's deputies during a disturbance at a Garfield home appeared in Douglas County District Wednesday. Jonathan Patrick Benson, 30, of Garfield was charged with one count of assault in the first degree and two counts of assault in the second degree. Benson...
February 17, 2011 - 3:59pm