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Law Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 15-16
Greater Minnesota groups to get $1.5 million to grow child care access
Jasmine Block hailed as strong, brave, courageous: Final kidnapper sentenced
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Jan. 17
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 17
WATCH: Live shows streaming from Hockey Day Minnesota
Girls basketball: Knights keep cruising in win over Ashby
EXPLORE: A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
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....
Melvin & JuAnn
Melvin & JuAnn
Morken: Some takeaways from the 2018 deer season
Minnesotans 16 and older fish free this weekend if they take a kid
Seminar focused on outdoor first aid set for Jan. 23
Mike Frisch: Jig them up!
Ice climbing festival draws enthusiasts from Midwest and beyond
Phillip Carl Colbjornsen
James Lowell Swanson
Gary "Buzz" Grooters
1969: Thief swaps tattered coat for new
Commentary: Fire response was inspiring
In the Know: State at risk of losing innovators
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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
Wake Up Alexandria at NorthStar Complex
Farm Service Agency offices to reopen for three days
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ALP Utilities makes changes to rates
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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...
11 hours 43 min ago
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
April 30, 2018
Lightning to blame for house fire
Lightning is believed to be the cause of a house fire early Monday morning in Alexandria. Shortly after 4 a.m., the Alexandria Fire Department...
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
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 14, 2018
Fire contained at Parkers Prairie business
Thanks to an observant firefighter, a fire at Hart Travel bus company in Parkers Prairie was quickly contained. The firefighter was working...
March 14, 2018 - 6:50pm
February 26, 2018
Updated: Fire near Evansville destroys farmhouse
A fire Monday morning burned a home north of Evansville to the ground. The resident of the home at 18450 Stockhousen Road was not home when...
February 26, 2018 - 2:15pm
February 23, 2018
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
OTTERTAIL, Minn. – A fire destroyed the Periwinkle Marketplace here, and there was water damage to the attached Ottertail Liquors store Wednesday...
February 23, 2018 - 1:38pm
February 21, 2018
'I'm not ready to go': Woman survived fire, lost a friend and wants to help other disaster victims
Penny Parks awoke to the sound of screams. It was 5:20 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15. Parks, 47, had gone to bed only an hour earlier. All had been...
February 21, 2018 - 6:11am
February 12, 2018
Wood stove blamed for house fire
A wood stove in a garage is the probable cause of a house fire Monday in southeast Alexandria. The Alexandria Fire Department was called to...
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm