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Extra day added for B-E students
Moorhead mayor declares flood emergency; sandbag filling to start next week with goal of 150,000
VA system lauded at town hall: Vietnam veterans recognized in ceremony
County employee recovers $1 million
Letter to the Editor: Time to end daylight stupid time
Wrestling: Wes Tessman to be inducted in Hall of Fame
A helping hand from Finland
Behind-the-scenes coverage from the NCHC's Frozen Faceoff
Battle of the Blades offers local skaters time to shine
Curling: Champs crowned at Vikingland Curling Club's bonspiel
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
Outdoor briefs: Local Viking Sportsmen, QDMA, NWTF banquets coming up
DNR release: Deer meeting changed from Glenwood to Wheaton
Minnesota moose holding their own
Working art: Garfield man recognized as Carver of the Year
All permanent shelters must be off northern Minnesota lakes by Monday
Lydia M. Olson
Jerry A. Emmert
Peter Robert Hjelm
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Letter to the Editor: Try net metering to help energy grid
In the Know: This fake news is frightening
2009: Temps shoot up 69 degrees, cause flooding
Letter to the Editor: Support Minnesota Health Plan, not reinsurance
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
UCC to sell Pilgrim Point
Alexandria VA hires coordinator
NDSU lobbies for new $78 million ag research center
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March 14, 2019
Firefighters called to RCC
Snow sliding off the roof over the west rink at the Runestone Community Center is blamed for damaging a gasline and starting a fire in the heating...
March 14, 2019 - 3:47pm
Body found in house fire in Menahga
MENAHGA, Minn. - Emergency first responders discovered a deceased individual in a burning home Wednesday night, Feb. 13, in Menahga.Wadena County...
February 14, 2019 - 11:37am
February 4, 2019
Grants aid area fire departments: Money will help buy new washers, dryers
Last year, the Osakis Fire Department went on 47 calls. Each time, whether it was an actual fire or not, firefighters were required to wear their...
February 4, 2019 - 6:12am
February 1, 2019
Miltona, Parkers Prairie fire departments respond to duplex fire
The Miltona Fire Department was called to a structure fire on 4th Avenue shortly after 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. Almost immediately, the Parkers...
February 1, 2019 - 6:22pm
Fighting fires in winter more challenging
On a cold day in January, back in 2011, 11 fire departments battled a blaze in 20 degrees below zero temperatures. "It was fairly cold that day,"...
February 1, 2019 - 7:08am
January 25, 2019
Fire destroys building near Carlos
An early morning blaze destroyed a shop building on private property on Friday, Jan. 25. Carlos Fire Chief Jake Steidl said there were no injuries...
January 25, 2019 - 10:16am
January 23, 2019
Firefighters battle big blaze in Glenwood
Firefighters from six departments are battling a fire at Northern Metals in northeast Glenwood Wednesday morning, Jan. 23. An employee from the business called in the fire at 5:26 a.m., according to Glenwood Police Chief Dale Danter. The business, located at 900 18th Ave. NE at the...
January 23, 2019 - 11:20am
January 17, 2019
Commentary: Fire response was inspiring
By Jon Gackle, Farwell, MN Just like the fire, news spread quickly that we lost near the entirety of our home on Tuesday evening/Wednesday of...
January 17, 2019 - 6:28am
January 10, 2019
Central Minnesota woman dies after her clothes catch fire
MINNEAPOLIS — A 78-year-old Brainerd woman died Saturday, Jan. 5, at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis after suffering complications of thermal...
January 10, 2019 - 4:11pm
October 19, 2018
Three fire departments battle field fire
Firefighters from three departments battled a bean field fire southeast of Osakis Thursday, Oct. 18. At about 4 p.m, the Douglas County Communications Center received a 911 call about a field on fire near 13461 East Cemetary Road SE in Orange Township. The Osakis Fire Department responded...
October 19, 2018 - 8:36am
October 4, 2018
Boom lift strikes power line near Fergus Falls construction site, catches fire
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — No one was injured after a fire broke out Thursday morning, Oct. 4, after a boom lift struck a power line near a...
October 4, 2018 - 1:59pm
September 16, 2018
Vehicle catches fire near Alexandria
A vehicle caught fire southeast of Alexandria early Sunday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of the fire at 2704 Golden Gate SE in Alexandria Township just before 1 a.m. The caller reported that the vehicle was possibly occupied by Donald Poczerwinski,...
September 16, 2018 - 11:33pm
September 12, 2018
Cabin receives minor damage from fire
A cabin on Maple Circle Drive near Forada received minor damage from a fire Wednesday morning, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. On Sept. 12 around 8:30 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a report from Ryan Fernholz of a cabin on fire at 13152 Maple Circle Drive...
September 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 23, 2018
National Guard helping fight state forest wildfire in northwest Minnesota
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the Minnesota National Guard to help in fighting a wildfire in the Beltrami Island State Forest...
August 23, 2018 - 4:39pm
June 9, 2018
Man hurt in kitchen fire
An early-morning fire Tuesday, June 5, that started in the kitchen of an Alexandria home sent a man to the hospital with injuries. The fire was reported just after 5 a.m. at 123 N. Oak St. Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow said a grease fire on the stove caused substantial damage...
June 9, 2018 - 8:07am