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Rollover sends one to hospital

The crash happened Monday, Nov. 12 shortly before 7 p.m. Sanford was transported to Alomere Health with non-life threatening injuries. She was not wearing her seat belt, according to the State Patrol.Assisting the State Patrol were the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Alexandria Fire Department and


Baseball: Stockert ready for any role as he signs with NDSU

His buddies, Jake Drew and Brock Anderson, from the Alexandria baseball program have committed to the Bison in recent years. Most notably, his brother, Blake, just graduated from NDSU last spring after four seasons in the baseball program. On Wednesday morning, Carter continued that family tradition


A big buck with grandpa

Aubrey was hunting with her grandpa, Rick Loxtercamp, near Osakis during the opening weekend of Minnesota's deer firearm season when a group of does and fawns were milling around in front of them. Rick has a rule on his property—no one is allowed to shoot young bucks or fawns. He made an exception f


Man Accused of Beating Priest Changes Plea

Forty-three-year-old Chad Legare, of Alexandria, Minnesota, entered an Alford plea to attempted murder on Tuesday. An Alford plea allows Legare to maintain his innocence while acknowledging that evidence likely would convict him.


Alexandria's snow removal policy takes effect

"Please understand, there are many different users of these important pathways," said Sara Stadtherr, communications coordinator in a news release. "We appreciate your attention to this policy."


44th Ave. extension gets green light

The Alexandria City Council received a $900,000 state grant to extend 44th Avenue, which dead-ends north of Dolittles Woodfire Grill, to South Broadway.


Hoffman farmer/veteran is given a new Kubota tractor

– With his wife and three sons on hand, Hoffman farmer and veteran David McArdle was given the keys to his new Kubota tractor. In fact, last week Kubota Tractor Corporation announced five new farmer veteran tractor recipients as part of its 2018 “Geared to Give” program in partnership with the Farm


'Blown away by the support': Korkowski retires from Car Care...

Now, Korkowski has retired for good. His retirement party was held Wednesday, Nov. 7, and his official last day will be Dec. 15.


Friday storm could give Minnesota a quick shot of snowfall

The cool down will be associated with by a storm system forecast to blast through Minnesota on Friday and Friday night, and with it comes a chance for snow. We're not talking about anything monstrous, but a quick 2-4 inches with a system like this can't be ruled out.


Law Enforcement Blotter: Nov. 9-11

Suspicious activity, caller reported he has video of several barrels being stolen from his business, Osakis.


Bass Point Court may be paved

The city's portion will cover 20 percent, or $11,425, which will come out of the city's Revolving Loan Fund. The remaining $45,699 would be assessed to the benefitting property owners. The individual assessments amount to $6,528.


Three injured in a crash near Alexandria

Ronald Berneking, 63, of Farwell was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox west on 34th Avenue and Payton Edevold, 21, of Bagley was turning left in her 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix from Nevada Street onto 34th Avenue when the vehicles collided at about 6 p.m., according to the State Patrol.


6 hurt in possible DWI crash in Stearns County

A teenage driver may be facing drunk driving charges after several people were hurt, two critically, in a crash near Holdingford last weekend. The sheriff's department says at 11:20 p.m. Saturday they were notified that a pickup was westbound on 400th Street when it left the road on a curve and stru


Geneva Beach Resort is Minnesota’s Newest Century Resort

The Minnesota Resort & Campground Association (MRCA) is pleased to announce that Geneva Beach Resort in Alexandria has enrolled as a Minnesota Century Resort, joining a dozen others that enrolled in 2017, the program’s inaugural year. The Century Resort designation recognizes resorts that have been


Dance Team: Warriors to host season-opening meet Monday, Nov....

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students, children and senior citizens. Children 5 and under will be admitted free.


Two teens critically injured in alcohol-related crash in central...

The accident occurred about 11:20 p.m. when a pickup driven by Zachary Klaphake, 17, of Avon, went off a rural road near St Anthony and hit a large tree head-on with five other teenagers inside, according to Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson.


Empty Chair Gala set for Nov. 17

A live auction will include many one-of-a-kind chairs created especially for the event. The silent auction, according to organizers, will be a great place to buy Christmas gifts, many of which were created by REACH students from Alexandria Area High School.


Coach Ronning Pleased With Cardinal Fall Tennis Season

The season for the Alexandria CardinalGirls' Tennisteam was completed in early October. Along the way, the Cardinals won 17 of 25 matches and placed third behind Tech and Brainerd in the Central Lakes Conference race. Cardinal CoachDave Ronningrecently spoke at length with D-Mac about how this seaso


Suspected Hunting Accident Killed Retired Minnesota Police Chief

Detroit Lakes, MN (KROC-AM News) - A former Northwestern Minnesota Police Chief was found dead from a gunshot wound over the weekend. A news release from the Becker County Sheriff's Office says it appears 53-year-old Jay Nelson died as a result of a hunting-related accident but also notes the case i


Man Hurt in Hunting Accident in Todd County

SWANVILLE -- A man was shot in a hunting accident over the weekend. The Todd County Sheriff's Office says it happened just after 5:30 p.m. on Saturday near Swanville.Dustin VanNormansuffered a gunshot wound to his lower body from a boy that was hunting on the same property.VanNorman was taken by fri