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Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Short sleeves in January
Turnouts strong for women's marches across ND, Minn.
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
Wrestling: Cardinals win 15-team tournament
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria swept by New Ulm, drops fourth straight
Girls basketball: Knights finish off LPGE with late run
Boys basketball: Knights win third game in as many days
Swimming and Diving: Cards land in third place in home True Team meet
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Roger E. Cole
Bryan John Appelget
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
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crime and courts
January 18, 2018
Minn. Supreme Court upholds order to unlock phone with fingerprint as lawful
ST PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a lower court decision allowing the government to lawfully order someone to unlock their cellphone. While touching on the question of how the law strives to keep up with technology, the case of the State v. Matthew Diamond...
January 18, 2018 - 7:05pm
Todd County man drops appeal in manslaughter case
Craig Williams' appeal of his manslaughter conviction appears to be over. According to documents filed with the Minnesota Court of Appeals, Williams...
January 18, 2018 - 4:51pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: January 17
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Wednesday, Jan. 17 Suspicious activity, comp reporting one of the houses across the street has several blinking...
January 18, 2018 - 4:29pm
Sentencing reset in Todd County murder case
Editor's note: Information for the following story was provided by Jason Brown, publisher/editor of the Long Prairie Leader. The sentencing of...
January 18, 2018 - 11:34am
January 17, 2018
Evansville man appeals deportation ruling
Julio Estrada Escobar, an illegal immigrant who made a home with his family in Evansville, is appealing a judge's ruling that he be sent back...
January 17, 2018 - 4:13pm
January 16, 2018
March trial set in 2013 fatal stabbing case
A 30-year-old Alexandria man accused in a 2013 fatal stabbing is scheduled for a jury trial on March 5 after pleading not guilty to three murder...
January 16, 2018 - 7:49pm
January 15, 2018
Criminal charges expected Tuesday against stabbing suspect
CROSBY, Minn.—Although few new details surrounding the weekend murder of a 38-year-old woman in Crosby in northern Minnesota were available...
January 15, 2018 - 6:41pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: January 12-14
DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Friday, Jan. 12 Fraud, woman contacted psychic in an attempt to make contact with her deceased father. She...
January 15, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 12, 2018
Minn. woman finds wanted man in her basement after hearing 'strange sounds'
CLOQUET, Minn. - A Cloquet woman who reported hearing “strange sounds” in her basement last week discovered a home intruder who was wanted...
January 12, 2018 - 6:44am
January 10, 2018
Circumstances around shooting of woman still unknown in Mahnomen County
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – Law enforcement officials are trying to piece together the circumstances that led to an unidentified woman being dropped...
January 10, 2018 - 7:06pm
3 dead cats leads to torture charges against Minn. man
A 38-year-old Brainerd man faces three felony animal mistreatment and torture charges after allegedly killing a cat named Tig and two other cats...
January 10, 2018 - 11:54am
January 9, 2018
Minn. man faces federal murder charge in the death of his 1-year-old son, who died of blunt force trauma
RED LAKE, Minn. -- A northwest Minnesota man who allegedly killed his 1-year-old son faces a federal murder charge, according to court documents....
January 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 8, 2018
Man dies in Kandiyohi jail
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Kandiyohi County Jail inmate died Sunday, Jan. 7, while in custody. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said George Edward Washington, 56, of Willmar, died after being found unresponsive Sunday afternoon. Hartog did not indicate why Washington was incarcerated...
January 8, 2018 - 5:27pm
December 21, 2017
Breckenridge man sentenced to nearly six years for sex with girl
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 30-year-old Breckenridge, Minn., man was sentenced in Clay County District Court on Thursday, Dec. 21, to five years...
December 21, 2017 - 6:59pm
Alexandria man faces felony cocaine charge
A 24-year-old Alexandria man faces a felony charge for allegedly selling cocaine out of his residence. Dillon Robert Anderson was charged on...
December 21, 2017 - 4:53pm