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Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Weekly police report - June 14 edition
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
Laraine M. Paulsen
Curtis C. Morken
Ruth Ann Dretsch
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Turtle Fest events dodge raindrops Saturday
Perham Health awards scholarships
Grand Parade highlights Friday’s Turtle Fest
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
July 24, 2014
Alex shuts out Thief River Falls in Sub State opener
PERHAM — Starting pitcher Blake Stockert pitched a three-hit shutout and jacked a two-run insurance homer late in the game as No. 4 Alexandria...
July 24, 2014 - 12:49pm
July 19, 2014
Special Olympics Bocce tournament held in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — 27 athletes from Perham Area Special OlympiC Team competed in the Area 4 Bocce Tournament. They competed against athletes...
July 19, 2014 - 5:41am
May 6, 2014
Two suspects arrested in Alexandria in large-scale drug bust
Two St. Cloud men were arrested in Alexandria Friday during an investigation into the sale of marijuana, Ecstacy and other drugs in large-scale...
May 6, 2014 - 2:03pm
March 11, 2014
Video store robber ties up clerk, customer in Alexandria, Minn.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Police here are investigating an armed robbery in which the suspect tied up a video store clerk and a customer late Monday. According to police, a white male in his mid-20s entered the Premiere Video on North Nokomis Street about 10 p.m. Monday holding a h...
March 11, 2014 - 10:55am
March 5, 2014
Alex wins thriller in overtime of 8AAA quarterfinals
ALEXANDRIA —Alexandria’s Karly Betterman had just two points at the end of regulation on Tuesday night, but they proved to be the two most...
March 5, 2014 - 7:58am
February 27, 2014
Fargo couple's deaths after shootout with deputy ruled homicide-suicide
February 27, 2014 - 8:30am
February 25, 2014
Armed robbery reported at Subway in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA — An armed robbery and assault was reported at Subway, 902 Broadway in Alexandria, Sunday night. At around 8:30 p.m., an unknown white male entered the back door of Subway brandishing what appeared to be a hand gun, according to the Alexandria Police Department. The...
February 25, 2014 - 8:58am
Deputy shot, two suspects found dead in Douglas County
A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy was shot and two suspects were found dead Monday night in an incident that began with a report of a suspicious vehicle. The sheriff's office received a call about the vehicle, parked in a driveway just off 50th Avenue in Hudson Township, at 9:17...
February 25, 2014 - 8:29am
October 17, 2013
91-year-old accomplishes longtime skydiving dream
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Carol Denke of Alexandria has dreamed of skydiving for more than 60 years. Finally, at age 91, she can cross it off her...
October 17, 2013 - 10:01am
September 11, 2013
Pot growing operation busted near Alexandria
A marijuana growing operation was busted in Alexandria Friday and a suspect was arrested. Agents and officers from the West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Alexandria Police Department executed a search warrant for Warren Michael...
September 11, 2013 - 11:05am
June 3, 2013
Man killed in Alexandria stabbing attack
One man is dead after a stabbing attack Saturday in Alexandria, Minn. Alexandria police and Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call around 1 p.m. that a man had been stabbed in the chest at 1705 6th Ave. E., Lincoln Estates. The county medical examiner was...
June 3, 2013 - 11:43am
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