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Jump into cold river cools off Minnesota shoplifting suspect for police
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 9-11
Back in the field one year after cancer
For the record
Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 8
A top-two finish at state for Mountaineers' middle schoolers
Volleyball: Chargers rack up big LEC honors
Sports briefs: B-E boys basketball alumni game set for Jan. 5
Section swim: Cardinals' 4x400 relay earns a spot at state
Blizzard hockey: Lumberjacks defend their home ice for weekend sweep of Alexandria
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Ruth Willman Dahl
DNR report: Deer farm with past CWD cases identifies more
Deer report: An incredible week turns into such a low, and what to take from it
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
An opener to remember
Deer report November 4: Another close call, the ultimate frustration
Gary A. Fjoslien
Dale Gordon Serum
Bruce Allen Jaspersen
Robert Edward Richardson
Ardean A. Hollatz
Letter to the Editor: Abuse survivors are inspirational
Commentary: Streamline drug approval process
It's Our Turn: The marvelous makeup of Minnesodah
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Speak up to end racism and hate
4-H holds county competition
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
Co-op seeking access to inventory taxidermy, property
Seasonal worker didn’t know former boss was escaping after fraud accusations
Land rent workshop set
'The Empire' rises on North Broadway: Eyesore property gets new look
'Remember to look up': Power company offers safety tips
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April 26, 2013
VIDEO: Late spring packs a punch
It may seem like a distant memory at this point, but it was only a year ago that most of Minnesota was soaking in the sun during a beautiful...
April 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Photo of the Week - Robins
Roma Thompson of Alexandria took this photo of a tree full of robins. They were hungrily eating berries off the tree. She took it on April 14,...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 18, 2013
Wintry weather closes some schools early
The heavy snowfall is causing some schools in the area to close early today, Thursday. As of 1:15 p.m., Osakis school is closing at 1:40 p.m. and Minnewaska Schools at 1:30 p.m. Douglas County remains under a winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. on Friday. Snow accumulations of...
April 18, 2013 - 1:17pm
April 11, 2013
Winter storm causing crashes in Douglas County
Today's mix of rain and sleet is causing slippery road conditions and limited visibility in the Douglas County area. There have been several...
April 11, 2013 - 12:10pm
UPDATE 7:35 A.M.: Winter storm closes schools in area
Yet another winter storm has closed or delayed schools in the Douglas County area today, Thursday. As of 7:35 a.m., the following schools in the area are closed: Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, Minnewaska and West Central Area. Douglas County remains under...
April 11, 2013 - 6:57am
March 20, 2013
The winter that won't go away
Enough already! That seemed to be the collective mood in Douglas County Monday after another winter storm wrecked routines, closed roads and...
March 20, 2013 - 12:00am
March 18, 2013
Lingering storm delays start of schools Tuesday
Drifting and blowing snow will delay the start of several schools on Tuesday, March 19. Schools that will be running two hours late include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Minnewaska, Osakis, Parkers Prairie and West Central Area. Douglas County is under a winter weather advisory...
March 18, 2013 - 9:41pm
I-94 re-opens near Alexandria; travel still not advised
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened three roadways in west central Minnesota at 5 p.m. The highways include: --Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Alexandria --Highway 10 between Moorhead and Audubon --Highway 210 between Breckenridge...
March 18, 2013 - 5:07pm
March 17, 2013
I-94 between Alexandria and Moorhead closes
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol closed three highways at 11 p.m. tonight, Sunday, due to heavy snow, high winds and low visibility. Highways closed include: --Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria --Highway 10 from Moorhead to Audubon --Highway...
March 17, 2013 - 10:57pm
March 13, 2013
It was another weird weather weekend in Douglas County. A wintry mix of sleet and big pelting flakes of snow descended on central Minnesota...
March 13, 2013 - 12:00am
March 9, 2013
UPDATE at 5:30 PM: Rain, snow make for sloppy Saturday in Alexandria area
First came the rain, then the sleet and now, as of 5:30 p.m., it's still snowing... A winter storm warning remains in effect for the Alexandria...
March 9, 2013 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2013
The ever-shifting wintry weather is causing a familiar sight in Douglas County: ice dams. They occur when heat leaks into an attic and melts...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
March 5, 2013
UPDATE 6:15 A.M.: Schools, including Alexandria, running two hours late because of snow today
Schools in the area are running two hours late today, Tuesday, because of a winter storm warning that remains in effect until noon. Schools that will start two hours late include Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Minnewaska (buses will run on plowed roads only), Parkers Prairie...
March 5, 2013 - 5:23am
March 4, 2013
Winter storm cancels some Alexandria District 206 activities tonight
A winter storm is causing some cancellations in Douglas County. Because of the current and projected weather and road conditions, the following Alexandria School District 206 activities are cancelled: --Discovery Middle School 8th and 9th grade bands and the DMS Jazz Band Concert...
March 4, 2013 - 4:32pm
February 21, 2013
Don't push snow on to roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. "Snow improperly placed on or near a public road creates hazards including sight obstruction and unsafe access," said Jamie Hukriede,...
February 21, 2013 - 10:48am