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Baseball: Post 87 finishes home tournament on a high note
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4-H holds county competition
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Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
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Alexandria Fire Department
June 8, 2019
Flames engulf car in Menards parking lot
Firefighters from the Alexandria Fire Department were called to their second fire of the day Saturday, this one in the parking lot of Menards....
June 8, 2019 - 4:02pm
Alexandria mobile home catches fire
A rural Alexandria mobile home is reported to have sustained moderate damage from an overnight fire. The fire on Golden Gate Avenue SE was reported...
June 8, 2019 - 7:37am
May 6, 2019
Fire damages house near Lake Andrew
Alexandria firefighters were called to a house fire Friday evening, May 3, that caused an estimated $175,000 in damages, according to the Alexandria...
May 6, 2019 - 10:51am
April 3, 2019
Alexandria, Forada respond to house fire
Fire departments from Alexandria and Forada were called to battle a fire Wednesday at a home in Alexandria. A fire was reported at 5:26 p.m....
April 3, 2019 - 9:04pm
February 1, 2019
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
August 31, 2018
It's only a drill - but an important one w/video
Emergency vehicles with lights flashing and sirens blaring descended upon the scene of a school bus turned on its side last Monday evening on...
August 31, 2018 - 6:06am
August 15, 2018
Big turnout for Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee
Pork chops are in high demand each summer in Douglas County. They are on the menu at most of the summer celebrations at area towns, and never...
August 15, 2018 - 6:28pm
August 13, 2018
Work at RCC lot is ready for the fair
The work at the Runestone Community Center parking lot and entrance road is on schedule. City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven updated the Alexandria City Council on street projects Monday night. All of the work at the RCC that was planned to be done before the fair is complete, Schoonhoven...
August 13, 2018 - 10:07pm
July 29, 2018
UPDATE: Explosion causes house fire in Alexandria
A small explosion from a furnace or water heater caused a house fire at 1351 County Road 22 NW in Alexandria at about 2:20 p.m. Sunday, July...
July 29, 2018 - 3:23pm
July 23, 2018
Alexandria firefighters to get new grass rig
A new grass rig is on order for the Alexandria Fire Department. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow's request to accept a quote of $30,212 from Juettner Motors of Alexandria to purchase a 2019 Ford F-350. It will replace...
July 23, 2018 - 9:22pm
June 11, 2018
New fire rig will battle grass fires, help in rescues
A new vehicle for the Alexandria Fire Department will help in grass fires, searches, even rescues. At its meeting Monday night, the council authorized Fire Chief Jeff Karrow to get quotes for a new utility task vehicle, known as a side-by-side, that would seat four to six people....
June 11, 2018 - 9:30pm
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
June 5, 2018
Fire truck involved in crash in Alexandria
A two-vehicle crash involving an Alexandria fire truck sent two firefighters to the hospital Monday afternoon. At about 4:35 p.m., Joshua Hills, 38, of Alexandria was driving a 2017 GMC Sierra west on 50th Avenue when he entered the intersection with Highway 29 on a green light, according...
June 5, 2018 - 12:41am
May 1, 2018
Douglas County, others in burning ban
A grass fire near Carlos Creek Winery that butted up against Oakwood Terrace Neighborhood, aided by extremely windy conditions, was just the...
May 1, 2018 - 7:46am