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Chamber welcomes four new members
More than Medicare
Big housing development seeks changes
WCI offers regional grants
Tennis: Shorthanded Cardinals go 1-2 at home quad
Track and field: Osakis gets one final indoor tuneup
Baseball: Chargers shutout Raiders, 13-0
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
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
Eleanor (Briese) Mattocks
David Leslie Lusty
Mildred A. Schroeder
LETTER: Switch to plant-based diet
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
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
On The Street
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April 15, 2018
Driver injured in rollover near Evansville
A 32-year-old St. Paul man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Evansville Sunday morning.Andrew Charles Peterson was driving a Chrysler Pacifica east on Highway 79 just west of Interstate 94 at about 6 a.m.
April 15, 2018 - 4:01pm
April 6, 2018
UPDATED: Driver airlifted after medical-related crash dies
The 80-year-old Alexandria man believed to have suffered a medical emergency while driving west on County Road 87 early Thursday morning has died. According to the Alex Air Apparatus Facebook page, Vern Wieberdink, the company's founder and president, died Thursday after he was airlifted...
April 6, 2018 - 12:57pm
April 5, 2018
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
A car caught fire after it veered off the road and struck an electrical box Wednesday morning. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office,...
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 29, 2018
SUV carrying former Alexandria family plunges off cliff
Mike Fealy remembers former Alexandria residents Sarah and Jennifer Hart — two of the women killed in a Northern California crash on Monday,...
March 29, 2018 - 3:45pm
March 27, 2018
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Sanibel Drive in south Alexandria Friday sent a 51-year-old passenger to the hospital....
March 27, 2018 - 1:21pm
March 23, 2018
Alexandria police release images that could yield clues in fatal hit-and-run
The Alexandria Police Department has released images of a vehicle that may provide more clues to a fatal hit-and-run that happened in Alexandria...
March 23, 2018 - 6:14pm
March 22, 2018
Minn. teen crashes into driver's license station while taking license test
BUFFALO, Minn. — A 17-year-old Minnesota woman crashed through the front of the building here that administers driver's license tests —...
March 22, 2018 - 2:04pm
March 21, 2018
UPDATE: Father of two killed in hit-and-run in Alexandria
A 26-year-old Alexandria man died in a hit-and-run after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in Alexandria Monday night. Travis Pennig was...
March 21, 2018 - 8:38am
March 13, 2018
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
March 12, 2018
Eight injured when school van, semi crash in western Minn.
HOLLOWAY, Minn. – The Swift County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a crash with multiple injuries on Monday, March 12, about 4...
March 12, 2018 - 11:56pm
January 23, 2018
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
No injuries were reported in a school bus crash Tuesday morning. According to a news release from the Alexandria School District, at 7:43 a.m.,...
January 23, 2018 - 9:20am
January 10, 2018
Wolf killed by vehicle in Douglas County
As Adam Kavanagh was making his way to a “vehicle versus timberwolf” call early Tuesday, he was in disbelief. Kavanagh, a deputy with the...
January 10, 2018 - 5:05pm
January 9, 2018
Driver injured after hitting light pole
A 27-year-old man was injured when his car crashed into a light pole in Alexandria Tuesday morning. Justin Aaberg of Alexandria was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu north on Maple Street at about 6:30 a.m. when he made a wide turn to go east on Third Avenue, swerved back to the right...
January 9, 2018 - 9:52am
January 4, 2018
Minn. woman airlifted for treatment after crashing into semi in Wadena County
WADENA COUNTY, Minn. — A Verndale, Minn., woman was airlifted to an area hospital Thursday, Jan. 4, after crashing into a semi. The Minnesota...
January 4, 2018 - 10:52pm
December 28, 2017
No injuries reported in five-vehicle crash
A five-vehicle crash Tuesday evening on Highway 29 North looked serious, but did not result in any reported injuries. The crash, at the intersection...
December 28, 2017 - 8:25am