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Air quality alert for Alexandria for Friday, Saturday
One year later, frustration abounds: Problems persist with MNLARS
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 18
Weather changes Senior Fishing Day events
Planned Parenthood: Patients at risk - Organization cites potential loss of some federal funds
Junior legion tournament: Rain postpones Alex Black game to Friday
Girls basketball: Cardinals win Breakdown state title
Alexandria youth teams top three at Pacesetter Tournament
Junior legion tournament: Alex Black loses first bid for state tournament berth
Junior legion playoffs: Alex Blacks one win away from a state berth
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....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Rare white squirrels show up in Alexandria
Senior Fishing Day is a go again as Viking Sportsmen honor Bosek
Strege optimistic area pheasants came through the hatch OK
Dogfish grabs on and doesn't let go
Lake Ida producing again for area bass tourneys
Terry D. Mohrmann
Harold A. Ranum
Catherine Jane (Cathy) Lahtinen
A Guest Editorial: Government-funded news not the answer
Letter to the Editor: Constitution is straightforward, plain English
In the Know: Avoid stereotyping employees
1968: Alexandria native caught up in Miami hijacking
Letter to the Editor: Victim advocates are unsung heroes
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
County crafting buffer compliance rules
After 54 years on Broadway, Ben Franklin to close its doors
Hagstrom named 'Top 25 Women in Business'
On The Street
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
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July 16, 2018
Updated: Two injured when modified golf cart rolls over
Two men were injured and taken to hospitals when a modified golf cart rolled over Saturday night in Holmes City Township, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The accident was reported at 11:04 p.m. July 14 on Grubb Lake Road.
July 16, 2018 - 3:28pm
July 12, 2018
Crash near Carlos Corners injures passenger
A two-vehicle crash north of Alexandria on Highway 29 sent a passenger to the hospital on Saturday, July 7. Jerry Degn, 56, of Bloomington was driving a 2010 Nissan Murano south on Highway 29 near South Riverview Drive, just north of Carlos Corners, and was slowing to 30 miles per...
July 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
July 10, 2018
July deadliest for drownings
With more Minnesotans enjoying the cool rivers and lakes around the North Star state, drowning deaths usually goes up, but what does the data say? When looking at the summer months of May, June, July and August from 2007-2018, most of the non-boating drowning deaths occur in July,...
July 10, 2018 - 6:27am
July 5, 2018
Man dies in Todd County crash
A Sauk Centre man was killed in a one-car crash in Todd County Tuesday night. Allen J. Pagel, 72, died when the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche he was driving north of Sauk Centre went off the road and struck several trees, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash was reported...
July 5, 2018 - 7:58am
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
July 2, 2018
Driver injured in crash near Osakis
A 38-year-old man was injured in a one-vehicle crash off Interstate 94, east of Osakis Monday, July 2.
July 2, 2018 - 9:39pm
June 26, 2018
Fargo man's heroism helps save 76-year-old from drowning
FARGO-- Kenneth Fletcher is an ordinary guy from Fargo. He spends his days working as a service technician for Advanced Business Methods, and...
June 26, 2018 - 7:37pm
June 24, 2018
Three injured when ATV overturns
Two boys and a woman suffered minor injuries in an all-terrain vehicle crash near Leaf Valley Saturday. At 3:59 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call that an ATV struck a house at 3091 Basswood Shores Lane NW, and t627he driver, Diane Westphal, 64 of Alexandria,...
June 24, 2018 - 10:05am
June 19, 2018
Two-vehicle crash causes minor injuries
A two-vehicle crash north of Alexandria caused minor injuries Tuesday afternoon, June 19. Mark Raymond Miller, 56, of Henning was driving a 2011 Ford pickup north on Highway 29 and was yielding to a vehicle making a left turn when he was rear-ended by a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox driven...
June 19, 2018 - 4:53pm
June 18, 2018
Update: Deputy was in right place at right time for lake rescue
Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Ben Jarvi had just finished his shift on water patrol and put the truck and boat away when his night took a detour...
June 18, 2018 - 5:13pm
June 17, 2018
UPDATE: Deputy rescues driver after car plunges into Lake Latoka
A driver traveling through a closed section of Interstate 94 plunged into Lake Latoka Saturday night. At about 9:15 p.m., Beverly Toso, 76, of Hoffman was driving a 2010 Toyota Avalon east on I-94 in the westbound lanes that were closed for construction near milepost 100 west of Alexandria,...
June 17, 2018 - 9:56am
June 12, 2018
Family raises drug addiction problems after teen dies
HENNING, Minn.—A body found in Henning in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota last Friday has been identified as a 19-year-old man whose...
June 12, 2018 - 4:12pm
June 10, 2018
Carlos man injured in motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Carlos man was injured in a motorcycle crash Friday, June 8. Shortly after 6 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a motorcycle crash on County Road 9 near the intersection with Crooked Lake Road NE about three miles north of Nelson. According...
June 10, 2018 - 10:42am
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 31, 2018
Two sent to hospital after car crashes into tree
A brief chase through Alexandria streets ended with a car crashing into a tree Thursday afternoon and two people being sent to the hospital. According to a police department news release, the chase originated when an Alexandria police officer on patrol recognized the driver of another...
May 31, 2018 - 5:18pm