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Schools not reimbursed for state costs: Fewer fans, venue costs to blame
At least four tornadoes confirmed in southern Minnesota storm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Sept. 20
County sets preliminary levy
El Nino conditions likely across region throughout winter
Area football scores from Friday, Sept. 21
Football: Morical, defense help Cards to a homecoming win
Football: Osakis pulls off 27-20 homecoming win
Cross country: Alexandria teams take second at Rocori
Volleyball: Cardinals sweep for third straight win
Friends for a century: Two women, who are almost 101, form unique bond
Running down a dream: Osakis mom overcomes pain, finished marathon
Visiting the wall: Four area vets join Rolling Thunder protest and rally in D.C.
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Dr. Jerry and Jane McCrery
Duane and Connie Shelden
Zebra mussels confirmed in Barrett Lake in Grant County
Drawdown underway on Lake Christina
Opener comes in hot
Strong breeding-duck numbers make for expected good opener Saturday
Holding on to summer
Shirley Ann Battey
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Rebecca "Becky" Smith
Letter to the Editor: Problems with medicare
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
1968: St. Ann's gets new church
Paid Political Letter: Warlow represents Minnesota values
Letter to the Editor: Feedback welcomed on B-E strategic plan
4-H holds county competition
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
Skid steer row: Burgeoning Alexandria industry makes attachments for skid loaders
Minnesota's unemployment rate drops to 19-year low
Fraud-stricken Minnesota grain co-op looks for quick sale
Minnesota businesses confront opioid crisis
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
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Alexandria Police Department
September 19, 2018
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
Sgt. Keith Melrose with the Alexandria Police Department said people driving drunk to appointments unfortunately isn't anything new. Most recently, a woman is alleged to have driven while under the influence from Hancock to an Alexandria dental office, with her 3-year-old son in the...
September 19, 2018 - 6:48am
August 29, 2018
Police chief issues warnings of scams, theft
The Alexandria Police Department is warning citizens to be wary of scams and to lock vehicles because of numerous thefts being reported in the...
August 29, 2018 - 10:59am
August 27, 2018
Body cams for officers on hold
The Alexandria Police Department's decision to have officers wear body cameras has been put on pause — at least until the budgeting can be worked out. At the Alexandria City Council's Monday meeting, Police Chief Rick Wyffels talked about the body cam policy he put together,...
August 27, 2018 - 11:41pm
August 24, 2018
Shooting call a suspected case of 'swatting'
An investigation into a suspected case of "swatting" is underway after a man called the Douglas County dispatch center late Thursday night claiming...
August 24, 2018 - 3:43pm
Time changed for body cam hearing
A public hearing about the Alexandria Police Department's policy regarding portable recording systems, including body cams, will occur at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, during the Alexandria City Council meeting. The hearing was initially listed to begin at 7:30 p.m. on the council's...
August 24, 2018 - 9:41am
A look into the body cam policy
Here are some highlights from the Alexandria Police Department's proposed policy regarding portable recording systems that are body-worn, such as body cameras. The policy doesn't apply to mobile audio/video recordings or in-car camera systems. It also doesn't apply to interviews...
August 24, 2018 - 7:39am
Body cams: There's more to it than meets the eye
Drafting a policy for police body cameras may not seem complex. But there are several questions to consider: When will the cameras go on? Should...
August 24, 2018 - 7:38am
August 13, 2018
Council seeks input on body cams
The Alexandria City Council is working with the Alexandria Police Department to put together a policy for portable recording devices — or body cams — and the public has two opportunities to express their views. On Monday, Aug. 20, the police department will hold an open...
August 13, 2018 - 10:08pm
August 10, 2018
Community turns out for 'Night Out'
Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels had thought last year's "Community Night Out" was the best ever, but said all that changed Tuesday night....
August 10, 2018 - 12:18pm
Public invited to talk about body cams for police officers
The Alexandria Police Department is holding an open forum to explain portable recording devices -- known as "body cams" -- it is considering...
August 10, 2018 - 9:26am
August 8, 2018
Busy, fun night at annual 'Community Night Out'
Young kids on up the older adults enjoyed a night at Alexandria's City Park Tuesday for the annual "Community Night Out." The Alexandria Police...
August 8, 2018 - 6:02am
July 11, 2018
Search warrants lead to drug arrests in Alexandria
Four people were arrested and booked on various drug-related charges Tuesday morning after authorities executed two search warrants on the 900...
July 11, 2018 - 4:26pm
June 7, 2018
Four suspects face drug, gun, assault charges
Four people were arrested Wednesday and booked into the Douglas County Jail on various charges related to drugs, firearms and assault, according...
June 7, 2018 - 12:33pm
March 29, 2018
Supporters give gear to officers, deputies
March 29, 2018 - 6:48am
March 24, 2018
Donors stand behind law enforcement
As Jake Skifstad looked over the crowd Saturday afternoon at the Law Enforcement Building at Alexandria Technical and Community College, he told...
March 24, 2018 - 3:02pm