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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
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Beckett Anthony Heminsley
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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
March 10, 2017
Alexandria man faces counterfeit money charges
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—An Alexandria man was arrested in Benton County after a routine traffic stop and is facing charges of possessing counterfeit currency. According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, James Earl Meyer, 53, attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill at Hardware...
March 10, 2017 - 11:25am
February 8, 2017
After chase, officers catch Perham man suspected of exposing himself to girl
A man suspected of burglarizing a house in Nelson and later exposing himself outside the Target store in Alexandria was arrested after a chase Tuesday night. A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Jason Dennis Maloney, 40, of Perham.
February 8, 2017 - 9:42am
November 7, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car, stop sticks end chase
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove...
November 7, 2016 - 2:49pm
September 27, 2016
N.D. man among two dead in I-94 crash in central Minn.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A three-vehicle crash killed two people and closed down Interstate 94 between Osakis and Alexandria early Tuesday morning....
September 27, 2016 - 4:03pm
September 17, 2016
Three people in critical condition after Minnesota helicopter crash
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Three people are in critical condition after an air ambulance helicopter crashed near the Alexandria airport early Saturday. A North Memorial Health Care helicopter crashed en route to the Alexandria airport at 2:07 a.m., according to a statement from North Memorial....
September 17, 2016 - 9:31am
July 24, 2016
Alexandria ends Perham's run at Sub-State 14 Tournament
Thief River Falls, Minn.-- The dream run for the Perham Buzz came to a close in the Sub-State 14 playoffs when they were defeated by Alexandria, 11-1, in an elimination game in Thief River Falls on July 24. The Buzz were hoping to rebound after a heart-breaking extra inning loss to...
July 24, 2016 - 6:31pm
March 4, 2015
UPDATE: Man dies, grandson hospitalized after ATV breaks through ice near Alexandria Tuesday night
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man pulled from a central Minnesota lake on Tuesday has died, family members say, while his 2-year-old grandson is...
March 4, 2015 - 1:44pm
Divers pull man, grandson from Douglas County lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Dive Team rescued two people who fell through the ice on Lake Andrew on Tuesday night. A 50-year-old man and his 2½-year-old grandson had been traveling in a utility task vehicle on the lake, located southwest of Alexandria....
March 4, 2015 - 10:47am
January 16, 2015
Pantless man with samurai sword threatens store employees in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - When Alexandria police responded to a call about a fight at a local business Wednesday, they found an employee holding a male to the ground who was wearing nothing but a button-up shirt, shoes, and carrying a samurai sword in a sheath. Witnesses...
January 16, 2015 - 10:30am
December 19, 2014
4 teens arrested in in Halloween night home invasion in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Four teenage suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened on Halloween night at an Alexandria home. The suspects, all from Alexandria, are Caleb Styer, 19, Kolten Neely, 16, Devon Van Scoik, 16, and a 14-year-old...
December 19, 2014 - 11:17am
October 31, 2014
Retail Study: Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Regional residents and tourists are coming to Alexandria to shop, making it one of the top three statewide for its “pull factor” for similar-sized cities. Alexandria’s taxable retail and service sales increased 12.7 percent between 2009 and 2012, reaching...
October 31, 2014 - 10:24am
October 28, 2014
2 Minnesota women arrested after attempted armed robbery
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. - Two Minnesota women attempted to rob an Alexandria gas station Sunday afternoon, according to the Hanson County Sheriff's Office. Alissa Wakefield, 18, of Cloquet, Minn., was the woman who entered the Westown Shell about 1:30 p.m. and demanded...
October 28, 2014 - 9:38am
August 4, 2014
Teen drowns after kayaking accident on Douglas County lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Wildridge Campgrounds on Lobster Lake on Sunday, August 3, after 15-year-old Brennon David Johnson from Montevideo did not return from kayaking on the lake. According to his mother, Jazell Holverson,...
August 4, 2014 - 12:24pm
July 27, 2014
Alexandria repeats as Sub State 14 champions in a blowout
PERHAM — Alexandria took any air of uncertainty out of Perham’s Tuffy’s Stadium quickly Sunday afternoon and ended the game two innings...
July 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Blues advance to face Alex for Sub State championship
PERHAM — Fergus Falls and Moorhead battled to a six-all tie after seven innings before a big eighth for both clubs where Moorhead completed...
July 27, 2014 - 3:52pm