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Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
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Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
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First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
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November 25, 2016
Lingering ice ruts from blizzard make for bumpy ride in central MN
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A perfect storm of circumstances last Friday, Nov. 18, created treacherous road conditions in the area – built-up patches of thick ice ruts that are still lingering around Douglas County. It made for bumpy, slippery patches on several roads, including Interstate...
November 25, 2016 - 8:50am
November 7, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car, stop sticks end chase
ALEXANDRIA -- A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove off at speeds topping 100 mph before she was caught near Sauk Centre on Sunday, Nov. 6. Alexandria police say Jennifer Hillard, 35, of Alexandria,...
November 7, 2016 - 8:36pm
October 21, 2016
Agents justified in fatal shooting of Minnesota sex offender, prosecutor says
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A man who was shot and killed by officers at an Alexandria home in August was within 4 feet of the officers while armed with a knife, a release from Douglas County Attorney Chad Larson said Friday, Oct. 21. Larson concluded the shooting of Adam Jo Klimek, 31,...
October 21, 2016 - 5:26pm
October 9, 2016
Cross country: Green, Tade, Green place high at Meet of Champions
LES KNUTSON DAILY GLOBE ALEXANDRIA -- A trio of Windom Area High School seniors claimed high finishes Saturday at Arrowwood Resort, competing in the 46th Annual Alexandria Lions Meet of Champions high school cross country meet.Only teams who have won a state team championship are...
October 9, 2016 - 10:01pm
October 8, 2016
Clowns? Bigfoot? Minnesota statue seller removes costumes after complaint
It was a Big Foot and scary clown sighting all rolled into one. After a rash of people around Minnesota and other parts of the country reporting making false claims of scary clowns carrying chainsaws and the other horror movie weapons, a creepy clown was reported on McKay Avenue...
October 8, 2016 - 1:51am
October 4, 2016
Report cites poor weather in Minnesota helicopter crash
ALEXANDRIA — Weather played a major role in a medical helicopter crash injuring three crew members last month in Alexandria, according to an initial report on the investigation. Further, one expert said the weather conditions were poor, and air ambulance crashes often result in...
October 4, 2016 - 9:16pm
September 27, 2016
After medical helicopter crash, flight paramedic fights for his life
ROBBINSDALE -- Brooklyn Weber awoke to the sound of her pager. Since she is a flight nurse with Sanford Medical Center and her fiance, Miles Weske, is a flight and ground paramedic, being awoken in the middle of the night was routine. It was about 3 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. ...
September 27, 2016 - 8:13pm
August 29, 2016
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The rain came quickly Monday morning, flooding low-lying areas, but didn’t cause any serious damage as it moved through Douglas County in central Minnesota. “We had a few trees down, and some roads had water over top of them but the water receded fairly quickly,”...
August 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
August 4, 2016
Names released in Alexandria officer-involved shooting
ALEXANDRIA -- Names have been released following the shooting of a 31-year-old man during an undercover operation by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents in downtown Alexandria Tuesday afternoon. The man shot was Adam Jo Klimek, of Carlos, a small town nine miles northeast...
August 4, 2016 - 9:23pm
August 2, 2016
Officer shoots, kills suspect in downtown Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA -- One person is dead after an officer shot a suspect in downtown Alexandria during an undercover investigation Tuesday, Aug. 2. Law enforcement was called about about 2:15 p.m. to the 300 block of Irving Street. According to the Alexandria Police Department, the Bureau...
August 2, 2016 - 9:03pm
June 21, 2016
Fisherman's body found in lake near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A fisherman’s body was pulled from Lake Andrew two miles south of Alexandria on Monday night. The victim has been identified as 61-year-old Glenn Charles Steffen of South Saint Paul. At 8:22 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report of an empty...
June 21, 2016 - 9:47pm
June 8, 2016
Minnesota woman who helped raise Cincinnati Zoo gorilla who was shot mourns loss
ALEXANDRIA — Marlien Lohrman of Alexandria was enjoying a quiet Memorial Day weekend at home when she received a phone call from her old boss at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. Lohrman and her husband, Ted, worked at the zoo during Minnesota’s cold winter months from...
June 8, 2016 - 11:02pm
May 4, 2016
Suspect in police chase through restaurant gave false name
ALEXANDRIA — A suspect who was arrested Monday after police chased him through a restaurant now faces more legal trouble. He allegedly gave the Alexandria police officers a false name, using the name of a former acquaintance rather than his own. The new information surfaced after...
May 4, 2016 - 8:09pm
Bystander shoots video of police chase outside restaurant
ALEXANDRIA — Judd Hoff of nearby Glenwood and his wife happened to be parked by China Buffet when the chase happened. All he wanted was soup...
May 4, 2016 - 8:06pm
March 10, 2016
McArdell sentenced to one year in jail for dumping 18-year-old’s body
ALEXANDRIA — A 21-year-old Starbuck man was sentenced to one year in jail for interfering with the body of Laura Schwendemann, who was found...
March 10, 2016 - 4:05pm