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Second half real estate tax due Oct. 17
House candidates disagree about gridlock, light rail
Douglas County financial website is not free
Runestone Museum makes television appearance
Students cut ribbon at NorthStar Christian Academy
Sports schedule for Friday, Sept. 30
Six-overtime encore: Osakis hosts Frazee for homecoming clash
Football: B-E looks for fourth-straight win at Friday's homecoming
Benson: How I remember The Kid
Sports schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29
Keeping the food shelf stocked
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Wedding - Niemczyk and Koudela
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Gladys M. Vogt
Mark E. Ebsen
William "Bill" Henry Williams
LETTER: Is there life before death?
LETTER: Laws should help seriously ill
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
hires and promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
December 3, 2010
17 stolen calves recovered; some were from Osakis
December 3, 2010 - 11:32am
December 1, 2010
Impounded vehicles targeted by criminals
Vehicles impounded by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office are frequent targets of theft and vandalism. That's why the sheriff's office wants to move the impound lot to a more secure location - near the north side of the new Douglas County Jail on 3rd Avenue West where security cameras...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Protect your debit card number from ATM skimming; one in five are victims
Even if you're choosy about which ATMs you use, you can still become a victim of identity thieves who place seamless devices on machines to steal debit card information. ATM skimming is a growing problem and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) recommends...
November 6, 2010 - 11:44am
August 27, 2010
Five suspects charged with felony theft
Five suspects, all from the Alexandria area, face felony charges of first-degree burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and possession of stolen...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Five suspects face felony theft charges
Five suspects, all from the Alexandria area, face felony charges of first-degree burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and possession of stolen property. The West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force made the arrests Saturday at 1611 6th Avenue East. Two of the suspects, Gunner Michael...
August 24, 2010 - 6:43pm
Man who cries wolf about hotel fight steals from safe
FARGO - A hotel clerk who left the front desk early today to check on a reported fight didn't find one, but when she returned, she did find money missing from the safe - and the man who cried wolf about the fight was gone. The man came to the front desk at Comfort Suites, 1415 35th...
May 24, 2010 - 4:30pm
Letter - A theft along the trail
To the editor: On March 17, my wife and 4-year-old daughter went for a walk down the Central Lakes Trail east of Alexandria. My daughter was ridding her "Princess" bike and was tired out. My wife decided to leave it on the side of the trail, assuming that no one would ever steal...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Three suspects face burglary charges
Charges have been filed against three suspects for their alleged involvement in burglaries at Harms Brothers Manufacturing near Bertha and Grandma's Country Kitchen in Hewitt. The suspects are Nicholas Charles Warborg of Parkers Prairie, Kayla Anne Kasten of Miltona and Robin Joseph...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Tips sought in camper theft case
Local authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a stolen pop-up camper that was taken from the Alexandria Recreational Vehicles' lot early Monday morning. A video camera recorded the time of the theft at about 3 a.m. Alexandria RV is located at 5701 Highway 29 South. The...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
June 2, 2009
ATM stolen from Osakis business
The Osakis Police Department received a report of a burglary at the Walleye Lodge in Osakis early Monday morning, May 25. According to Chief Mark Gilson, unknown individuals forced the door open and stole the ATM machine. By early evening a landowner called and reported an ATM machine...
June 2, 2009 - 6:00pm
May 30, 2009
'Shred Day' guards against identity theft
Here's a way to keep your identify safe - participate in Shred Day. Through a partnership with Paper Storm Secure Document Shredding, Mid-Minnesota is offering free community-wide Shred Days at all their locations. The idea is to keep the wrong person from finding out your social...
May 30, 2009 - 12:15pm
February 14, 2009
Bill targets metal thefts
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and U.S.
February 14, 2009 - 3:40pm
August 13, 2008
Police seek tips in Wal-Mart theft
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a felony theft suspect. Wal-Mart store security cameras captured video footage of a young white male who is believed to be involved in a felony level theft incident on or around August 4. Anyone with...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Former WesMin director pleads guilty to theft
An agreement was reached Wednesday during a hearing in Douglas County District Court for Sheila Barsness of Brandon, the suspect accused of fabricating grants and organizations. Barsness, the former director of WesMin Resource Conservation and Development (WesMin RC&D), pleaded guilty...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am