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Women jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Travel alert: Westbound I-94 blocked between Osakis and Alexandria
Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
Johnson’s first place finish leads DL boys to second at Milaca Mega Meet
No stopping Hall of Honor nominee Brent Eidenschink
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Ronald R. Aanerud
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
February 14, 2013
Three arrested near Alexandria after cocaine, stolen items are found in vehicle
Three suspects were charged with first degree controlled substance crimes after their vehicle was stopped on Interstate 94 near Alexandria Monday night. In addition to stolen property, the men were found in possession of more than 28 grams of crack cocaine concealed in the vehicle's...
February 14, 2013 - 9:02am
December 21, 2012
Robbery reported at Alexandria car wash
A robbery was reported at Mike's Car Wash in Alexandria Thursday night. A night attendant who had closed the business at about 9 p.m. was walking to his vehicle when he was assaulted by a male suspect wearing a white jacket, black pants and a ski mask, according to the Alexandria...
December 21, 2012 - 1:49pm
November 28, 2012
Woman flees police, crashes in Alexandria Tuesday night
A local woman led Alexandria Police on a brief high-speed chase Tuesday night. Just after 8 p.m. an officer stopped Talia Rae Hoffman, 21, on 30th Avenue for a burned-out taillight. She took off and headed north on Nokomis Street. The officer briefly pursued Hoffman, but the pursuit...
November 28, 2012 - 1:12pm
Lodging tax receipts up in Alexandria
November 28, 2012 - 8:27am
June 25, 2011
Alexandria to host 27th annual Vikingland Band Festival
The Vikingland Band Festival Internatinoal Parade and Marching Championship will kick off its 27th annual event on Sunday, June 26 starting at...
June 25, 2011 - 11:50am
July 3, 2010
Let the games begin
The Minnesota Senior Games are returning to Alexandria July 19-22. The Senior Games are an Olympic-style event in which senior athletes compete...
July 3, 2010 - 8:34pm
In Alexandria, armed robber comes back for seconds
Another armed robbery was reported at Papa Murphy's in Alexandria at about 9 p.m. last Thursday, February 25. It's the second time the take-and-bake pizza place at 1405 Broadway has been held up in eight days. The suspect was reportedly wearing the same mask from the movie, Scream,...
March 3, 2010 - 10:49am
New details released in snowmobile death of off-duty Alexandria officer as law enforcement community mourns
ALEXANDRIA -- New details have emerged about a snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of an off-duty Alexandria Police officer, Patrick Callaghan. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance were called to the scene on the Central Lakes Trail near Liberty Road east...
February 3, 2010 - 8:51am
February 1, 2010
Off-duty officer killed in snowmobile accident in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- An off-duty Alexandria police officer, Patrick Callaghan, was killed in a snowmobile crash Friday evening. The Douglas County...
February 1, 2010 - 8:35am
January 12, 2010
Alexandria teen hurt in weekend snowmobile accident
ALEXANDRIA -- A 16-year-old Alexandria boy was injured in a snowmobile crash Sunday afternoon. Ryan Thomas Franzen was taken to Douglas County Hospital shortly before 3 p.m.
January 12, 2010 - 8:59am
January 10, 2010
For puppy, magnetic toy pieces were an almost-fatal attraction
ALEXANDRIA -- A sick puppy taught Tina Qualls and her children a lesson they won't soon forget. Always pick up your toys. The Christmas season for Qualls and her children, Zachary, 7, Orion, 6, and Sorsha, 4, was a prolonged one. The family attended four different family celebrations...
January 10, 2010 - 1:42pm
January 8, 2010
Alexandria doctor is whistleblower in Medicare fraud case
ALEXANDRIA -- An Alexandria physician triggered a federal investigation of suspected Medicare fraud at a Wheaton hospital that resulted in a settlement of $846,461 with the U.S. government. Dr. Steven Radjenovich, who owns and operates the Midway Medical Clinic in Alexandria, is...
January 8, 2010 - 9:13am
Alexandria Divers Clubhouse performs vital service
ALEXANDRIA -- What does it take to lift a Ford F-150 pickup truck out of 21 feet of icy water? Time, perseverance, heavy-duty equipment and...
January 8, 2010 - 9:08am
January 7, 2010
Zebra mussel fight in Douglas County heating up
ALEXANDRIA -- The Douglas County Lakes Association (DCLA) is taking another step in its prevention efforts to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels. The association, according to Bonnie Huettl, a member of the DCLA, is planning to submit three grants...
January 7, 2010 - 8:42am
December 31, 2009
Alexandria man climbs Mount Kilimanjaro
ALEXANDRIA -- Marvin Jensen can cross off at least one thing from his bucket list. This past August, he climbed a mountain. "This is one thing...
December 31, 2009 - 2:24pm