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Expect I-94 detour west of Alexandria Tuesday
Hope, heat index run high at Relay for Life
AgweekTV: Dicamba Damage in 2018
Law Enforcement Blotter: July 11-12
Sports schedule for Sunday, July 15
Roses capture a special title at AGC
Junior legion: Alex Black runs away from Reds ahead of districts
Sports schedule for Saturday, July 14
Snowmen to welcome in Minot with playoff implications
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
The day Curt Felt died
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
Breeding duck, goose numbers improved from last year
Caryl M. White
Harold A. Ranum
Leland Ray Evavold
It's Our Turn: Balancing on the shoreline
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
Letter to the Editor: Vinegar, honey and truth
Letter to the Editor: Outlandish letter doesn't reflect Muslim views
1968: State warns pollution threatens lakes Winona-Agnes-Henry
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
Viking Plaza sale postponed again
Deadline for farmers approaching
Report: Small businesses increasingly wary of fraud
New housing project begins: It includes 28 townhomes, 56-unit complex
hires and promotions
on the street
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
March 17, 2018
Updated with ID: Barrett teen dies in car fire
An 18-year-old man from Barrett died early Saturday, March 17, in a vehicle fire near Barrett in Grant County. A Minnesota State Patrol report said the victim's name would be released later Saturday. The report said a 1991 Olds Cutlass was northbound Highway 55 and went off the road...
March 17, 2018 - 8:53am
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
Two die in Minn. mobile home fire
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Kari Fellows smelled smoke Sunday night after stepping outside to let her dog out. At first, Fellows feared it...
February 26, 2018 - 7:51pm
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