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UPDATE: Father of two killed in hit-and-run in Alexandria

Pennig with his fiance, Corrie, and their two children. (Contributed)1 / 2 A fatal hit-and-run happened on 34th Avenue in front of Meadowland Estates mobile home park in Alexandria on Monday night, according to police. They are asking for the public's help in finding the driver and vehicle. (Al Eden

THEOSAKISREVIEW.COM - 2018-03-21 13:38:34

Hit and run leaves one man dead

(Alexandria, MN) One man is dead following what police believe to be a hit and run incident in Alexandria Monday night. The Alexandria Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle and/or driver involved in a vehicle vs pedestrian accident that occurred on 34th Avenue

VOICEOFALEXANDRIA.COM - 2018-03-21 10:15:00

Police: Distracted Driver who Blew Through Stop Sign Had Drugs, Alcohol Level of .15

Big Lake police report a 31-year-old Fridley man arrested Friday faces multiple charges after he allegedly blew through a stop sign, hit another car and had a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit - all while he had a child in his car. According to the police department, Joseph Gorsegner

KSTP - 2018-03-20 18:27:00

Police search for driver after fatal pedestrian crash in Alexandria, Minn.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (KMSP) - One man is dead after being struck by a car while walking down 34th Avenue in Alexandria, Minn., while police are seeking the public's help in locating a suspect. The incident happened at some point between 10:15 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. Monday night, killing 26-year-old Travi

FOX9.COM - 2018-03-21 01:18:00

Authorities looking for driver who hits, kills pedestrian in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Authorities are looking for a driver who took off after killing a 26-year-old Alexandria man with a vehicle while the man was walking in Alexandria Monday night, March 19. Travis Pennig was found by the side of the road and had suffered significant injuries consistent with being

BRAINERD DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 23:20:00

Starbuck swears in new part-time police officer

The Starbuck Police gained another officer on Monday, March 12, as the Starbuck City Council approved the hire of part-time police officer Kyle Zierke. Mayor Gary Swenson administered the oath of office proceedings. In other action, the council: Heard from resident James Vonfelden about having no w

POPE COUNTY TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 22:03:58

Kandiyohi County landfill to refuse commercial tree, brush waste

During its 11 years of existence, Fibrominn - which later became Benson Power - turned turkey manure and wood chips into power, which was then sold to Xcel Energy. It provided a ready destination for the wood chips generated by brush disposal at the Kandiyohi County landfill - all the better because

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 10:28:00

Minnesota BCA investigating deadly hit and run

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (Valley News Live) - The Alexandria Police Department and The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension need your help finding out who's behind the wheel of a hit and run that killed a 26 year old man. According to police, the accident happened on 34th Avenue in Alexandria, Minneso

VALLEYNEWSLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 03:00:00

Letter carrier delivers a rescue

Editor's note: The following story about Jason Mounsdon of Osakis, a letter carrier and an Osakis first responder, appeared in the March issue of the National Association of Letter Carriers' publication, The Postal Record. On Saturday, Aug. 26, letter carrier Jason Mounsdon was about to go on his lu

THEOSAKISREVIEW.COM - 2018-03-21 14:48:45

Dad-of-2 killed in Alexandria hit-and-run

A father-of-two was killed in what police say was a hit-and-run in Alexandria, Minnesota on Monday night. Travis Pennig, 26, was found at the side of the road on 34th Avenue between 10:15-10:45 p.m. with "significant injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle," Alexandria PD said. He was tak

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 12:21:56

County Commissioners discuss buffer laws, farming

(Alexandria, MN) The Douglas County Commissioners met on Tuesday, March 20th and discusses the following topics, contained (BELOW) in Tom Chorley's County Commissioner Report:Other waters not part of Law but need buffering.Property owners need to comply with Buffer Law.High costs impacting livestock

VOICEOFALEXANDRIA.COM - 2018-03-21 12:31:00

Central Minn. teen dies in car fire

ALEXANDRIA (FNS)- An 18-year-old man from central Minnesota died early Saturday, March 17, in a vehicle fire near Barrett,in Grant County. A Minnesota State Patrol report identified the victim as Carter Overson of Barrett. The report said a 1991 Olds Cutlass was northbound on Highway 55 and went off


City approves $1.3 million payment to MnDOT

Downtown business owners, city residents and the public are invited to attend a Glenwood Complete Streets project information session and open house on Thursday, March 22 at the Welcome Center in downtown Glenwood. Project staff will be available at the open house to answer project-related questions


Remembering the elm trees that line streets

For those of us that are old enough, we remember the giant elm trees that once lined the streets and boulevards of Glenwood. Yes, massive, hundreds of beautiful giant elm trees once covered our landscape. However, some 40 years ago the dreaded Dutch elm disease swept through the upper Midwest, and g


One injured Sunday in Swift County accident

CLONTARF - A Litchfield man was injured in a one vehicle accident Sunday night in Swift County. The accident happened was reported at 7:44 p.m. on state Highway 9, south of Clontarf. According to the State Patrol, Carter James Wattenhofer, 19, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado north on Highway


A day to clean up the community

This could be the year that Glenwood community members come together for a spring cleanup day. Glenwood City Commissioner Mavis Pattee called it a "Community Pride Day" and wanted the city commission to start the conversation, she said at last week's regular commission meeting. The idea, she said, w


Annual community expo to feature 'street' project

The eighth annual Pope County Community Expo is fast approaching. To be held on April 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the expo features over 150 exhibitors and 21 special events scattered throughout the Minnewaska Area High School building. With demonstrations from exhibitors, such as Glacial Ridge Health


Meeting will discuss Glenwood road construction project

An information session on a construction project involving highways 28, 29 and 104 in Glenwood has been set for Thursday, March 22. Representatives from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, city of Glenwood and the Grow Glenwood committee will have information on detours and timelines and ans


Crow Wing County schedules road maintenance for this week

Crow Wing County maintenance crews will continue brush and tree removal in the road right of ways on County Road 159 in Oak Lawn Township, between North Nelson Road and Highway 18, and on County Highway 18 in Nisswa and Lake Edward Township, between County Highway 4 and Highway 371. County crews wil


Teen rear-ends vehicle in crash on Highway 10 north of Watab

A 17-year-old girl rear-ended another vehicle in a crash that injured four people Wednesday afternoon on Minnesota State Highway 10, the Minnesota State Patrol said. The crash occurred at 3:54 p.m. Wednesday just north of Watab near 85th Street in Benton County. The unnamed 17-year-old girl was driv