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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 31, 2018
Update: All escape house fire in Brandon
Two people were awoken by a person who returned home to discover a fire at a Brandon house Friday morning, and all escaped the fire. The fire...
August 31, 2018 - 5:01pm
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
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 20, 2018
Air quality alert for Alexandria for Friday, Saturday
Canadian wildfire smoke has prompted state officials to issue an air quality alert for central and northern Minnesota for today and tomorrow,...
July 20, 2018 - 2:14pm
July 11, 2018
House explosion sends one to hospital
A house explosion June 30 in Todd County has left one person with severe burns to most of her body. The explosion happened around 3:30 p.m. at 22832 161st Ave., Osakis in Leslie Township, just northeast of the Head of the Lakes Resort. One person, identified as Christy Bearson, 34,...
July 11, 2018 - 6:23am
July 6, 2018
Camp, retreats at Pilgrim Point canceled after fire
All camps and retreats through most of July have been canceled after a July 4 fire damaged the dining hall at Pilgrim Point Camp. The camp and...
July 6, 2018 - 12:36pm
June 1, 2018
UPDATE: Fire destroys garage, house in Osakis
A fire that started in an attached garage moved quickly to Jeff and Mandy Lien’s house at 502 6th Ave. W. in Osakis Thursday evening, as members...
June 1, 2018 - 12:20am
May 19, 2018
Paying respect to one of their own
They came Saturday afternoon from several counties: firefighters, first responders, EMTs and law enforcement personnel from cities and counties,...
May 19, 2018 - 7:04pm
May 4, 2018
Red Flag Warning issued; area is ripe for wildfires
If you're thinking of burning things outside, think again. Almost all of state of Minnesota, including Douglas County, is under a Red Flag Warning issued today, Friday, by the Naitonal Weather Service. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds people that the warning means...
May 4, 2018 - 11:33am
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
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 27, 2018
Grassfire burns in strong winds, dry conditions
The Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos fire departments were called to a grass fire at about 10:30 a.m. Friday near Carlos Creek Winery and Oakwood...
April 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
April 26, 2018
School house burns in fire near Garfield
Embers from burning leaves ignited a grassfire and an old school house south of Garfield Wednesday, April 25. The schoolhouse became fully engulfed and was declared a total loss. According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Dena Hintermeister had set fire to a pile of leaves...
April 26, 2018 - 5:39pm