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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
hires and promotions
On The Street
September 11, 2016
Little Falls man killed in crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Little Falls man was killed in a head-on crash Friday morning near Leader, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 6:53 a.m. on County Road 103 in rural Leader, the sheriff’s office said in a release. When deputies...
September 11, 2016 - 7:24pm
September 9, 2016
Moorhead woman killed in Detroit Lakes crash
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—An 83-year-old Moorhead woman died following a two-vehicle crash in Detroit Lakes Thursday afternoon, Sept. 8. Killed was Alys "Joan" Erickson, one of two passengers in a car driven by Shirley Mohr, 79, of Moorhead, The car was broadsided by a vehicle driven...
September 9, 2016 - 12:39pm
September 8, 2016
County backs off tax plan for restaurant
After Douglas County commissioners voted Tuesday to undo a tax payment plan for an Alexandria restaurant and decided not to reconsider the issue,...
September 8, 2016 - 11:22am
September 7, 2016
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Once again, thousands poured in through the gates to hear the Minnesota State Fair sing its swan song to summer....
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
Man killed, juveniles injured in crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A person was killed and several juveniles were injured in a one-vehicle crash early Monday in Cass County. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash at 4:48 a.m. Monday on County Road 8 in Gould Township, south of Federal Dam. When deputies...
September 7, 2016 - 7:54am
Buffers now set in law, farmers making effort to comply
When the initial buffer law to help protect Minnesota waterways was first presented and signed by Gov. Mark Dayton in June 2015, Evansville farmer...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
September 2, 2016
Pickup hits, kills person walking north of Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A pedestrian was walking along Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes Thursday evening, Sept. 1, when the person was struck and killed by a pickup.The incident happened about 9:30 p.m. at U.S. Highway 59 and Brolin Beach Road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.The...
September 2, 2016 - 2:29pm
Jury finds Wadena man guilty of sexual assault of girl
DULUTH, MINN. -- A 43-year-old Wadena man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl when she was 7 or 8 years old.Shane Anthony Spicer, 43, was convicted Wednesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after the jury deliberated for about six hours,...
September 2, 2016 - 10:44am
September 1, 2016
Police suspect Bemidji woman who died in fire helped plan kidnapping
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Police suspect a Bemidji woman found dead at the scene of a fire from which a 5-year-old girl disappeared was involved in...
September 1, 2016 - 12:46pm
Brainerd man accused of threatening police, yelling racial slurs outside bar
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd man is accused of repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers Monday.John Christian Neville, 34, is facing four felonies and misdemeanor after officers were called to respond...
September 1, 2016 - 8:39am
Charges: Man was angry with bouncers at Zorbaz in Spicer when he fired gun
WILLMAR, Minn.—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday...
September 1, 2016 - 8:18am
August 31, 2016
Sioux want court to grant them Minnesota land promised in 1862
ST. PAUL—A group of American Indians whose ancestors rescued whites during an 1862 Indian war want to collect on a federal government promise...
August 31, 2016 - 5:22pm
March 30, 2016
Cardinal Knowledge Bowl is heading to state
The Cardinal Knowledge Bowl section qualifying teams recently competed in the section tournament, looking to earn a fourth consecutive trip to...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 16, 2016
DECA students represent at state competition
Seventy-three Alexandria Area High School students participated in the annual Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis,...
March 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
State adds 9,100 jobs in December
Minnesota employers added 9,100 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate dropped a notch, according to seasonally adjusted figures released Jan. 21 by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Those figures, combined with November figures that were...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am