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Law Enforcement Blotter: May 17-19
Koopman dies in rollover; recalled for helping others
Minnesota begins another 'Click It or Ticket' campaign on 10th anniversary of seat belt law
Softball: Ashby splits doubleheader with HLA
Baseball: Errors lead to Chargers' loss
Free Play Ball! Minnesota youth baseball clinic coming to Alexandria
Baseball: Late run propels Sauk Rapids over Alexandria
Golf: Cardinals distance themselves with CLC 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
John Sr Bosek
John Sr Bosek
Otter Tail County to host 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
After winter fish kill, how will Lake Christina respond?
Host community selected for 2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener
Governor’s Fishing Opener celebrates fishing tourism in Minnesota
Not a bad bite on opening morning
Lorraine C. Rachel
Shirley A. Larson
Georgene F. Gunderson
Francis "Frank" Krafthefer
Letter to the Editor: Stop throwing stones and make country better
Letter to the Editor: CIA has blood on their hands
Letter to the Editor: Protect our elections, authorize funding
Commentary: For health care, build on what works
Letter to the Editor: More information on Arthur Hesse
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
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Alex grad helps newlyweds
Make room for a new press: Alexandria Industries breaks ground on expansion
Farmers under pressure
Miltona native wins UMD Shark Tank event
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May 13, 2019
Details released in Kensington shooting
The names of the four deputies involved in a May 7 shooting in Kensington have been released by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, along with...
May 13, 2019 - 11:02am
May 7, 2019
Deputy shoots man in Kensington
A Douglas County sheriff’s deputy shot a man in Kensington after a confrontation early Tuesday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has requested the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to investigate the officer-involved shooting that took place shortly before 1 a.m. Three...
May 7, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 12, 2019
Zion to present Easter story The message of the Easter season will come to life at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Starting this Friday, "History on 3rd" — formerly known as the Passion Drama — will take place outside the church along Alexandria's Third Avenue. Over...
April 12, 2019 - 7:08am
Play about Runestone in development
For more than a hundred years, people have debated whether the Kensington Runestone is real or fake. Now, a playwright with ties to the Kensington...
January 12, 2019 - 12:08pm
September 1, 2018
Urbank church holds bazaar Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Urbank is inviting the public to its annual Polka Mass and chicken and ham dinner and bazaar on Sunday, Sept. 2. Polka Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. with polka music by the Night Owls, followed by dinner from 11 a.m.-1:30...
September 1, 2018 - 8:13am
July 19, 2018
Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
Kensington is on its way to getting a new water tower. Last week, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced a $600,000 grant for the tower. It's the first large funding piece to be announced for the estimated $2.4 million project, which includes not...
July 19, 2018 - 5:07am
July 4, 2018
A brave girl and a lawnmower
At just 10 years old, Skylar Hedstrom is mature beyond her years. When part of a lawnmower blade sheared off and struck her in the face, leaving...
July 4, 2018 - 5:12am
June 17, 2018
Update: Sprinkles don't ruin fun in Kensington (w/video)
A few sprinkles and downpours didn't dampen the Kensington Runestone Days over the weekend. The community festival still provided tons of fun...
June 17, 2018 - 4:28pm
June 14, 2018
Party in Kensington
Kensington Runestone Days is no small deal to this town of 302, where organizers say a Saturday night street dance sometimes brings close to...
June 14, 2018 - 8:18am
March 30, 2018
Andes Tower Hills poised to set two records
It looks like Andes Tower Hills ski resort is about to set two new records, thanks to unseasonably cold weather last October. The ski, snowboard...
March 30, 2018 - 11:52am
March 2, 2018
Towering needs: Clean water funds would help three cities in Douglas County
Help could be on the way for three cities in Douglas County that want to improve their water systems. Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed spending...
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 1, 2018
Calves, barns lost in fire near Kensington
Three barns and 22 calves were lost in a fire Wednesday night on a farm north of Kensington. The fire apparently started when a skid loader was...
February 1, 2018 - 6:34am
January 12, 2018
Driver uses cell phone to guide rescuers to her vehicle
A driver who rolled her vehicle along a rural Douglas County was rescued Friday, Jan. 12, after she was able to guide responders to the crash...
January 12, 2018 - 3:43pm
December 2, 2017
Grass fire burns 30 acres near Kensington
A grass fire burned about 30 acres north of Kensington on an unusually mild early December day Saturday. Firefighters were called just before...
December 2, 2017 - 4:31pm
Brandon man dies in rollover near Kensington
A man was killed Sunday evening in a rollover crash near Red Rock Lake north of Kensington. Mitchell Brazel, 33, died in the crash about 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Brazel was driving east on Elk Lake Road when he came to a T...
October 2, 2017 - 6:45am