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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
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Hunters, farmers talk deer management in Glenwood
Fishing Hall of Famer to host seminar on May 2
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CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
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EDITORIAL: Herberger's closing not all doom and gloom
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
Herberger's founded in Osakis by 19-year-old
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March 8, 2018
Teenager arrested after making shooting threat to central Minn. school
BRAINERD, Minn.—A student, who reportedly was making verbal threats to commit a shooting at Brainerd High School, was taken into custody...
March 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
January 10, 2018
3 dead cats leads to torture charges against Minn. man
A 38-year-old Brainerd man faces three felony animal mistreatment and torture charges after allegedly killing a cat named Tig and two other cats...
January 10, 2018 - 11:54am
January 2, 2018
Search secures two stranded motorists in subzero temps
PILLAGER, Minn. -- Two stranded Brainerd motorists were found after getting lost in the woods amid temperatures roughly 23 below zero early Sunday morning, Dec. 31. Pillager Fire Chief Randy Lee said his firefighters were dispatched just after 3 a.m. Sunday to aid the Cass County...
January 2, 2018 - 9:41am
December 20, 2017
Minn. siblings deck out Volkswagen van for the holidays
BRAINERD, Minn.—Perched on a hill near Ridge Drive in the Buffalo Hills neighborhood in Brainerd, a vintage 1971 Volkswagen Campmobile...
December 20, 2017 - 9:07pm
May 19, 2017
Protest erupts over Minn. high school yearbook comment saying student 'would like to behead' Trump
A comment made by a Brainerd (Minn.) High School student in the 2016-17 yearbook generated sizable controversy on social media. One page of the...
May 19, 2017 - 7:31pm
May 18, 2017
Brothers drag homeowner after house explodes in Minn.
MERRIFIELD, Minn. — Zack and Brady Houle sprang into action Wednesday afternoon when they heard their neighbor's house was on fire—running...
May 18, 2017 - 10:01am
May 4, 2017
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to northern Minnesota county
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A child from Crow Wing County in north-central Minnesota has become part of a measles outbreak, the Minnesota Department of...
May 4, 2017 - 2:40pm
Cause of death for missing Minnesota man found last week is undetermined
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has listed the provisional manner and cause of death of a Brainerd man missing...
April 4, 2017 - 9:57pm
March 28, 2017
Human remains identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
BRAINERD, Minn. — Human remains found Saturday night in a wooded area off Business Highway 371 south of Brainerd have been identified as...
March 28, 2017 - 5:34pm
March 27, 2017
Remains found may be those of missing Minnesota man
Law enforcement officials are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area south of Brainerd, Minn. Although law enforcement...
March 27, 2017 - 8:57am
November 11, 2016
Crackdown uncovers illegal sports betting pool
By Forum News Service ST. PAUL — A regulatory crackdown across Minnesota uncovered an illegal sports betting pool in Austin and two other alcohol-related fines in Marshall. The state’s Department of Public Safety said that its Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division and the...
November 11, 2016 - 9:48am
October 4, 2016
Report cites poor weather in helicopter crash
Weather played a major role in the helicopter crash that injured three crew members last month in Alexandria, according to an initial report...
October 4, 2016 - 11:40am
September 1, 2016
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
August 23, 2016
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, death of 5-year-old
WALKER, Minn.—The 25-year-old Coon Rapids man arrested in connection with the abduction and death of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl was...
August 23, 2016 - 1:12pm
August 22, 2016
Head-on crash kills man on Highway 210
IRONTON, Minn. — A 30-year-old Brainerd, Minn., man died early Monday morning in a head-on, two-vehicle collision on Minnesota Highway 210 near Crow Wing County Road 59 in Ironton, Minn.The man killed was identified as Richard D. Van Horn, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
August 22, 2016 - 5:43pm