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Fish and Wildlife obtains wetland easement
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
Woman who stole squad car pleads guilty
The end of an era: Simpson steps down at B-E after 605 head coaching wins
Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
Engfer-Triebenbach takes over Osakis golf programs
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
Cancer benefit is set for Randy Beman
Organic Gardening Club to host barn dance
LIBRARY NEWS: Finding the time to read
Nowells to speak about merging of sports, Christianity
Sweetwater Revival to give concert of hope, encouragement
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Engaged - Lee and Dybdal
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
Lynnette "Lynn" M. Kalina
Betty A. Dittberner
Christina Michelle Jackson
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
LETTER: Asking nicely; this time only
LETTER: Please don't litter
LETTER: Don't doubt that people want jobs
GUEST EDITORIAL: Sail a course to Real ID
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Selecting fragrant flowers for your cutting garden
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
Dilley Zimny Insurance named a Circle of Excellence Agency
Ecumen Bethany Community receives workforce grant
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On The Street
September 2, 2015
Villard man cited for driving 115 mph
A Villard man was pulled over on Monday, August 24, for going 115 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone. At 6:32 p.m. on County Road 4, a Douglas County deputy clocked a 2013 Dodge Charger going 68 mph in a 55 zone. The vehicle was traveling westbound and turned north onto County...
September 2, 2015 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
July enforcement campaign nets 17,415 speeding motorists
Law enforcement cited 17,415 motorists for driving at illegal and unsafe speeds during a statewide speed enforcement campaign, July 6-21, according to preliminary reports from 328 law enforcement agencies. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety coordinated...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Local law enforcement tallies 45 speeding tickets
Driving at unsafe and illegal speeds is a leading crash death factor and accounts for around 80 traffic deaths annually in Minnesota. Across the state, July 6-21, 328 law enforcement agencies took part in speed enforcement efforts, citing 17,415 motorists for driving at illegal or...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 17, 2013
Summertime has proven to be the deadliest time of year on the roads in Minnesota, largely due to motorists traveling faster at unsafe speeds, with clear roads providing a false sense of security, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). As part of an effort to...
July 17, 2013 - 12:00am
July 27, 2012
Douglas County goes 'Street Smart'
Editor's note: The following information was provided by Amy Reineke, health educator with Douglas County Public health. Ever run a red light, jaywalk, or speed through a school zone? Some of us have. But none of us should. In our everyday travels, we make decisions that affect...
July 27, 2012 - 12:00am
September 2, 2010
Central Minnesota man arrested for driving 178 mph sentenced for DWI
WADENA, Minn. - A man who was stopped and arrested for reportedly driving a Corvette up to 178 miles per hour in Wadena County was sentenced Aug. 30 for driving while intoxicated during the incident. Michael James Johnson, 40, of Menahga, Minn. was convicted of DWI and careless driving...
September 2, 2010 - 3:47pm
August 13, 2010
Douglas County driver ticketed at 106 mph
A statewide, July-long extra enforcement of illegal and unsafe speed resulted in 27,638 motorists ticketed. The campaign was coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. Each year, illegal and unsafe speeding factors in around 130 deaths...
August 13, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Police, deputies arrest 81 drivers in July crackdown
Throughout July, Alexandria Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office conducted enhanced speed patrols and cited 81 motorists traveling at illegal speeds during a statewide speed enforcement campaign administrated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 18, 2010
Speeding drivers on the radar for July enforcement
ST. PAUL -- To counter the trend of motorists increasing speeds during summer, Minnesota law enforcement agencies are stepping up speed patrols in July. The added speed enforcement is coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), which reports illegal and unsafe...
July 18, 2010 - 12:29pm
July 2, 2010
Obey signs or pay the fines
Alexandria and Douglas County motorists will face enhanced speed enforcement patrols throughout July as part of a statewide campaign administrated...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Speeders, beware; state steps up enforcement, rolls out new ad campaign
Minnesota law enforcement agencies are accelerating patrols in 2010 to combat one of the state's leading contributors to fatal traffic crashes - speeding. Around 50 agencies will conduct extra enforcement to address speeding, and an ad campaign will remind drivers that the posted...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
April 18, 2010
State ramps up enforcement of speeding
Minnesota law enforcement agencies are accelerating patrols in 2010 to combat one of state's leading contributors to fatal traffic crashes - speeding. Around 50 agencies will conduct extra enforcement to address speeding, and an ad campaign will remind drivers that the posted speed...
April 18, 2010 - 11:26am
November 4, 2009
Editorial - How fast were you driving? Radar trailer knows
Safety efforts can - and do - work. They're not just "feel good" efforts.
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Speeders beware: New radar trailer will watch your speed
Drivers in Douglas County will now have a reminder to drive within the speed limit. The Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, which includes...
October 28, 2009 - 12:05am
September 3, 2009
Speeding stop may have nabbed bank robbers near Frazee
In the late evening hours of Tuesday on Highway 10 east of Detroit Lakes, a state trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding. Upon further investigation it was learned there was a warrant, from the FBI, for the driver in relation to a bank robbery.
September 3, 2009 - 12:40pm