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Franson joins March for Life event at Capitol
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, January 22
Discovery's Aker earns regional honor
Human trafficking: See something? Then say something
Gymnastics: Cardinals racking up points as championship meets near
Nordic Ski: Girls win Bemidji Invite
Girls basketball: Defense, rebounding key Panthers' win over Osakis
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
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
Evelyn J. LeSuer
Maureen Marie Bruzik
Shirley Mae Wagner
Eugene Kenneth "Doc" Karnis
#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
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January 22, 2018
Fire victim described as outgoing, motivated
Outgoing, courageous, spontaneous — these were the words Shandiin Rose Goodbird's twin sister, Nadean Goodbird, used to describe her....
January 22, 2018 - 2:56pm
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in fatal fire
A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon by the Alexandria...
January 18, 2018 - 3:11pm
Fire investigation: Cause of death released but not ID
A preliminary autopsy indicates that the cause of death for the 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria Monday was smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide toxicity. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department, toxicology studies are pending...
January 18, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 16, 2018
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
Up until a couple of weeks ago, Douglas County hadn’t had a fatal fire in 15 years. Now, in the space of 11 days, two fires have claimed three...
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. There were no injuries...
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 12, 2018
Funeral for 'Jimmy' Chandler is Wednesday
The funeral for James "Jimmy" Chandler Jr., who died in a mobile home park fire on Jan. 5, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Viking City Mobile Home Park at 1 p.m. Chandler and his girlfriend, Rose Couillard, who both lived in the mobile home park, died in the fire, which...
January 12, 2018 - 2:43pm
Fire deaths a cause for alarm
Helpless. That is the only word Judith Young could produce as she explained what it felt like to watch her neighbor's home burn, knowing the...
January 12, 2018 - 1:01pm
January 9, 2018
No smoke detectors in fatal fire
Jimmy Chandler Jr. was a loving and kind person, according to his 18-year-old daughter, Deanna Chandler. "He loved everybody," she said. "He...
January 9, 2018 - 6:31pm
Smoking led to fatal fire, say investigators
Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria Fire Department, the Alexandria Police Department and the State Fire Marshal completed the investigation and said the fire at Viking City Mobile Home Park at...
January 9, 2018 - 5:54pm
January 7, 2018
Man dies in house fire in southwest Minnesota
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. — One person has died in a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning near Lake Lillian in southwest Minnesota....
January 7, 2018 - 5:58pm
January 5, 2018
Update: Two people die in mobile home fire - names released
Two people died in a mobile home fire early Friday morning in Alexandria. According to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department,...
January 5, 2018 - 8:44am
December 26, 2017
UPDATE: Northern Minn. fire claims three lives, two others injured
HIBBING — Hibbing Fire Chief Erik Jankila was reading from a news release, but he visibly choked up when he reached a summary paragraph....
December 26, 2017 - 9:15pm
Villard lake home likely a loss after fire
A home on Lake Amelia south of Villard is likely a total loss after suffering extensive interior damage in a fire thought to be caused by a...
December 26, 2017 - 9:19am
December 18, 2017
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
Fire destroyed a garage near Nelson early Saturday morning. At 5:17 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of a garage on...
December 18, 2017 - 12:07pm
December 2, 2017
Grass fire burns 30 acres near Kensington
A grass fire burned about 30 acres north of Kensington on an unusually mild early December day Saturday. Firefighters were called just before...
December 2, 2017 - 4:31pm