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Minn. vice principal arrested on suspicion of soliciting a child for sex
Homelessness in the Becker, Otter Tail County area hard on elderly
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Fergus Falls advances to Minnesota Class 3A boys fifth-place game
Breckenridge falls to New Richland-H-E-G
Goodhue takes down LP-A Raiders for second straight year
Minnesota Boys State Basketball Tournament--Thursday action
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Peggy Lynette Korell
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Must be ‘ruff’: The Backyard now pampering dogs and cats with full-service grooming salon
Rumors of sporting goods store opening in Perham 'absolutely false'
Blandin Foundation awards broadband grant to Otter Tail County for feasibility study
New kid on the (cheese) block: Bongards store opening Thursday in Perham
Mexican restaurant, Los Jalapeno Taqueria in Perham now open
Two local veterans receive Quilts of Valor quilts
New board members elected to The Bridge Community Pantry
Otter Tail County women who died within days of each other were related
'How beautiful the brain is': Perham woman and crash survivor, Kellie Smith, reaches out to others like her with new brain injury support group
PHS students collecting change for food pantry
Movies can transport viewers to new heights
Two Perham fellas help one damsel in distress
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include tasting competition
Giggles, games and goodies: St. Henry's Fun Fair
WE Fest lineup announced for Aug. 3-5 DL music fest
Lakes Area Home and Cabin Show starts Friday
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
July 7, 2011
Book written about former Alexandria anchor who disappeared
Despite the fact that 16 years have passed since her disappearance, the case still draws a lot of local interest.
July 7, 2011 - 9:40am
February 17, 2011
2,200 anglers, zero fish at Alexandria fishing tournament
The organizers of this year's Alexandria Ice Fishing Challenge never saw this coming when they made the decision to switch locations from Lake L'Homme Dieu to Lake Agnes. The group did so with the intentions of increasing traffic to local downtown businesses and with the hopes of...
February 17, 2011 - 10:44am
February 15, 2011
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 - 4:49pm
December 14, 2009
Alexandria mission group caught in drug cartel shootout
ALEXANDRIA -- A group of nine men from Church for the Harvest in Alexandria got more than they bargained for during a recent mission trip to...
December 14, 2009 - 7:19am
October 26, 2009
Alexandria priest's grave has healing powers, some say
ALEXANDRIA -- He listens to those in need. He is there when people want to cry on his shoulder. He loves unconditionally. He gives hope to people in despair. Some think he helps heal the sick. And he does it all from his grave. Even in death, Darin Didier continues to touch people's...
October 26, 2009 - 9:36am
October 22, 2009
Domestic violence poses unique problems in rural areas
ALEXANDRIA -- If a woman or a man is in a domestic situation and lives in a small rural town, out in the country or in an area such as Douglas County, where do they go? Who can they turn to for help? Would they run to a neighbor's house for help? Would they tell a co-worker? What...
October 22, 2009 - 1:22pm
October 6, 2009
Minnesota geologist maintains authenticity of Kensington Rune Stone
GRAND FORKS -- Many Scandinavian-Americans hold it as an article of faith, or at least reason enough to ignore Columbus Day: A rock plucked from roots of a tree in Minnesota in 1898 proves the Vikings were here first. Ever since a Swedish immigrant farmer claimed to have unearthed...
October 6, 2009 - 2:55pm
September 16, 2009
Alexandria woman completed marine outreach in New Zealand
ALEXANDRIA -- A sweatshirt and a dream about Morgan Freeman were all the signs Jada Christian needed to tell her she had to go to New Zealand. When...
September 16, 2009 - 10:55am
Minnesota Food and Wine Festival attendance up this year
ALEXANDRIA -- It was a stomping good time this weekend at Carlos Creek Winery. The annual Minnesota Food and Wine Festival was hailed as a success,...
September 16, 2009 - 10:33am
September 15, 2009
Infant killed by horse in Eagle Bend
ALEXANDRIA -- A 9-month-old infant died after being stepped on by a horse near Eagle Bend last Tuesday. The Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident at the Dan Miller farm, 35164 165th Avenue, Eagle Bend, at 7:24 p.m. When deputies arrived, they found the male infant,...
September 15, 2009 - 9:05am
Former crack addict says Minnesota Teen Challenge saved her life
ALEXANDRIA -- It's not too often that someone is grateful for being arrested. Nikol Foss was. If the police hadn't pulled her over, searched...
September 15, 2009 - 9:03am
August 27, 2009
Douglas County man in critical condition after tree trimming fall
ALEXANDRIA -- A Douglas County man is in critical condition after falling 40 feet while trimming trees Saturday morning. According to a preliminary report filed at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Joe Steinhagen was working from a scissor platform near Kluver Addition Road Southeast...
August 27, 2009 - 9:42am
August 19, 2009
Motorcyclist escapes serious injury after landing on roof of SUV in crash near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA - A motorcyclist escaped serious injury Tuesday when he rear-ended an SUV and landed on top of the vehicle, the Minnesota State Patrol said. According to the patrol: Both vehicles were west-bound on State Highway 27 east of Alexandria about 8:46 p.m. when the 2003 Kawasaki...
August 19, 2009 - 8:47am
February 13, 2009
No smoke, no fire, no smell - no kidding! New e-cigarette hits market
Sitting across from a pregnant public health official, Terry Loeffler didn't think twice about puffing several times on his cigarette. Despite...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am