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Fire strikes Alden Just
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Mildred A. Schroeder
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
LETTER: Douglas County Hospital has a secret
LETTER: Volunteers are vital part of Knute Nelson
LETTER: Some hate groups are in disguise
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: The Evangelical death spiral
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
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March 16, 2018
Conquering the wilderness
The moon that night looked stranger than the Girl Scout guide had ever seen. As Trina Weisel prepared to enter her tent in the Boundary Waters...
March 16, 2018 - 12:11pm
September 28, 2017
Five confirmed tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR, Minn. — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west-central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
September 20, 2017
Storm knocks out power in some parts of county
A thunderstorm that passed through the Douglas County early this morning caused widespread power outages, mainly north of Alexandria. Runestone Electric Association crews have been working through the night and will continue to do so until power is restored, according to the association....
September 20, 2017 - 8:39am
August 3, 2017
Weather Service confirms tornadoes near Carlos, Brandon during July storm
A damaging July 17 storm that cut through Douglas County produced two tornadoes, one that crossed Lake Carlos and the other that passed northeast...
August 3, 2017 - 4:22pm
July 18, 2017
Another big storm rumbles through Douglas County
Tornado sirens sounded Monday night as a severe thunderstorm rumbled through Douglas County. There were several reports of trees and branches...
July 18, 2017 - 8:56am
July 12, 2017
Updated: Tornado-like damage hits northwest Alexandria w/video
The sound of chainsaws could be heard loud and clear along Wallace Street, Woodcrest Road, Donna Drive and others in northwest Alexandria on...
July 12, 2017 - 5:29pm
July 6, 2017
Lightning provides unexpected encore to fireworks
Some surprised Alexandria residents awoke at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning to an encore of the Fourth of July fireworks, only this time nature lit...
July 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
June 23, 2017
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
Marlene Nelson pulled the family's golf cart to an abrupt stop and pointed out in the distance. "This is our shop," she said. Then she corrected...
June 23, 2017 - 8:51am
June 15, 2017
Storm update: REA crews restore power for most members
As of 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, June 14, Runestone Electric Association crews had restored power to all its members with the exception of several accounts that experienced extensive storm damage. The association expects restoration of all members to be complete by this afternoon,...
June 15, 2017 - 8:43am
June 14, 2017
Update: Storm damages property across Douglas County; tornadoes spotted in Stevens
Storms on Tuesday evening downed trees and damaged property in Douglas County.
June 14, 2017 - 8:23am
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm
December 6, 2016
Winter weather blows into area; events canceled
Snow and strong winds are resulted in poor visibility Tuesday afternoon throughout the area. Snow fell into the night with strong winds continuing...
December 6, 2016 - 6:27pm
September 9, 2016
Storm tears off roofs, damages new solar panels at Camp Ripley
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota...
September 9, 2016 - 10:54am
August 4, 2016
Storm Pictures from Wednesday
Storms popped up between Minot and Devils lake near highway 2 around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon. The storms spread eastward dropping hail and producing...
August 4, 2016 - 9:22am
July 13, 2016
DNR offers advice for dealing with storm-damaged trees
Cleanup following a storm can be an overwhelming task for homeowners. Knowing which trees to save and which to remove can impact safety and the...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am