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Warrantless searches in drunken driving cases at issue in 2011 crash
LP-A Early Learning Center plans unveiled
DLCCC to hold first indoor triathlon
Antarctica may have a new type of ice - diamonds
Vikings chuck Freeman audition in favor of competing with Cassel
Boys Basketball: Cihak goes off on Pats to pace DL to Mid-State win
Girls Hockey: West Fargo team snaps DL’s streak
Wrestling: Lakers score win over M/W
New Minneapolis football stadium loses out to Florida for college championship
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
Eric Bergeson: Just get me socks for Christmas
First Lutheran hosts holiday dinner
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
Danell Haspel: Ideas for holiday get-togethers at library
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
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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...
news / crime
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...
news / crime
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...
news / crime
November 28, 2012 - 1:12pm
Lodging tax receipts up in Alexandria
November 28, 2012 - 8:27am
September 5, 2012
Alexandria manufacturer cuts 30 jobs
(AEP) ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- ITW Heartland in Alexandria, a precision manufacturing firm, is eliminating about 30 jobs and closing its assembly business segment. ITW Heartland will continue to employ about 80 people in two other business segments, Servicing the machining and specialty...
September 5, 2012 - 9:45am
August 31, 2012
Gun-point robbery reported at Alexandria video store
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- An armed robbery was reported at Premiere Video in Alexandria just before midnight Wednesday. Alexandria police officers responded to a 911 call and were told an employee who was closing up for the night was robbed at gunpoint. There were no physical injuries...
August 31, 2012 - 3:12am
Wind turbine rejected after neighbors protest
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – The Douglas County Commission has rejected a proposed wind tower in Osakis after voiced opposition. The Douglas County Planning Commission approved property owner Barbara Trisco’s request to add the tower, with conditions, at its August 15 meeting, however,...
August 31, 2012 - 3:06am
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...
entertainment / news
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,...
news / crime
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...
news / accidents
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...
news / accidents
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.
news / accidents
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