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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26
Minn. college student remains missing
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Bridge at Osakis exit closed starting today
SkillsUSA competition held Friday at ATCC
Softball: Knights win battle of young lineups in the spring opener
Sports schedule for Monday, March 27
Panthers' Denny looks forward with almost entire team intact from runner-up finish
Morken's musings: Reason to believe in Gophers future
Where are they now: Duwenhoegger wins MIAC shot put title
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Artists, crafters sought for Art of the Lakes tour
Love INC welcomes volunteer and Life Skills Class coordinator
Judy Slegh brings healing ministry to House of Prayer
Boy Scouts to conduct 29th annual Scouting for Food drive
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
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
Nancy A. Pedersen
Karen Jane (Evavold) Latzel
Janice Carol Schultz
Donald W. Anderson
Lois Elaine Lindberg
COMMENTARY: Proposed well ban could be disastrous
COMMENTARY: Bill promoted by NorthStar Christian Academy hurts Minnesota students
IT'S OUR TURN: Have you had 'the talk' yet?
FORUM EDITORIAL: Allow cameras in federal courts
IN THE KNOW: Alexandria is top micropolitan in Minnesota
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
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
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
hires and promotions
On The Street
May 7, 2012
Dealing with identity theft
Nearly 12 million adults were victims of identity fraud last year, up 13 percent from the previous year, according to Javelin Strategy and Research. Identity fraud or theft occur when thieves use your personal information to commit a crime, whether that means stealing your credit...
May 7, 2012 - 2:37pm
May 2, 2012
Worker at Nelson Gables stole money from clients, according to health investigators
A staff person at Nelson Gables Senior Care in Alexandria admitted stealing money from five clients and has since been fired. Last week, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released details of its investigation, which concluded that the employee committed financial exploitation...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 12, 2011
Securing your child's identity: Advice every parent should know
Online scammers are finding inactive Social Security numbers online - most of which are assigned to children under the age of 18 who have not started using them yet - and selling them under different names to help people establish fake credit. The scheme may lead to significant debts...
June 12, 2011 - 11:29am
December 8, 2010
Cattle case closed
A tip from a Wilkin County farmer led to the recovery of 17 calves stolen from Douglas, Todd and Stearns counties Thursday. The calves were stolen from eight farms throughout the three counties over the past two weeks. According to Todd County Investigator Scott Dirkes, they were...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
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