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UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
Essentia in talks to join Sanford Health Plan provider network
Librarian charged with entering Grafton homes, saying she was looking for books
Man sentenced in crash that critically injured PR woman
Area artists paint women killed by domestic violence for Beautiful Life Project
Baumgartner, Dravis win medals
Fritze, Benson advance to state
Panthers eliminate Rams from tournament
Panthers host Rangers as section playoffs start
Browerville boys eliminate Menahga from section play
PERCY D. ANDERSON
IDA MAY BENHAM
Target plans to cut thousands of jobs in Minnesota
Basic Business Cents: Culture eats strategic plans for lunch every time!
Pending approval, new PR bank to be called Northview
Dog food made by Perham company is recalled
Figure skating extravaganza is 26th annual
Park Rapids High School choir performs March 2
Nevis graduate publishes first book
Chili Challenge Wednesday
Osprey platform goes to new heights
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
About Fishing: New wave for information on fishing; technology trumps know-how?
Black bear emergence is coming as hibernation ends
Local resorters meet with legislators: Post Labor Day school opening?
Letter: Thank you for making Cabin Fever a success
Letter: Obama’s remarks to WDAY were dishonest
Letter: Other options to transportation plan
Letter: Mental health jail diversion will save lives, money
Editorial: Social Security numbers are all over the place
August 15, 2011
Deck collapse in Alexandria sends 16 people to hospital
The deck on a Lake Geneva home collapsed Friday night and left several people injured. Autorities reported that 16 people were treated at Douglas...
August 15, 2011 - 7:28am
July 13, 2011
11-year-old saves mom and sister from possible car crash near Alexandria
Life's door can swing open or closed in just one moment. The Burns family of Alexandria understands those fragile circumstances all too well. But...
July 13, 2011 - 8:28am
May 23, 2011
Two killed in boating accident near Alexandria
A day on the lake among friends turned tragic in Alexandria Saturday - two were killed in a boating accident on Lake Victoria. The victims were...
May 23, 2011 - 7:40am
May 21, 2011
Motorcycle crash near Alexandria causes serious injuries
A 60-year-old man from Oak Grove was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 near Alexandria Thursday. The crash happened at about 5:15 p.m. near Nordic Trails Golf Course north of Alexandria. Alexander Haack, 16, of Alexandria was pulling out onto Highway 29 when...
May 21, 2011 - 9:40am
April 29, 2011
Earthquake rattles Alexandria this morning
An earthquake rattled the Alexandria area early this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a 2.5 magnitude rumbled at 2:20...
April 29, 2011 - 11:35am
February 15, 2011
Organizers issue statement after no fish were caught in Alexandria tourney
Organizers of the 2011 Ice Fishing Challenge, held on Lake Agnes in Alexandria Saturday, issued the following statement this morning: "As unbelievable as it may sound, there were no fish caught in the 2011 Ice Fishing Challenge. Because of this, the organizers of the Ice Fishing...
outdoors / region / fishing
February 15, 2011 - 4:31pm
Police officer escorts Alexandria council member out of meeting
A heated discussion at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night spun so out of control that Mayor Dan Ness ordered a police officer to escort Ward 1 council member Virgil Batesole out of the building. Ness and Batesole have repeatedly sparred over council procedures and decisions...
February 15, 2011 - 7:22am
February 11, 2011
Three Douglas County deputies shot suspect numerous times
More information has been released about an officer-involved shooting that happened at a Garfield home late Sunday night. According to Douglas County Sheriff's Sergeant Jason Peterson, the three deputies involved in the shooting were Arthur Vinson, Paul Trautman and Jacob Asfeld....
February 11, 2011 - 11:47am
February 7, 2011
Death of coach leaves Alexandria team fighting emotions
The Alexandria girls' hockey team experienced a whirlwind of emotions on Tuesday that finally ended with the Cardinals taking the ice against...
February 7, 2011 - 7:57am
January 21, 2011
Seven fire departments battle Alex blaze
Firefighters from seven departments are battling a fire at SunOpta in Alexandria this morning. The fire is now under control but clouds of smoke...
January 21, 2011 - 11:15am
May 4, 2010
Man in hot tub tried to save drowning girl in Alexandria pool
More information has been released about a 6-year-old Carlos girl who drowned in the pool at Holiday Inn Sunday evening, including her name - Kortni Botzet. At approximately 5:20 p.m., the Alexandria Police Department and North Ambulance responded to the Holiday Inn on Highway 29...
May 4, 2010 - 6:46am