Police believe a 51-year-old man killed his former girlfriend before committing suicide in western Minnesota last week. The Douglas County sheriff's office says David Everett of rural Osakis and 38-year-old Sharon Love were breaking up.
What was supposed to be a routine patrol turned into a moment of heroism for a Minnesota state trooper. Sgt. Jesse Grabow was on patrol on Interstate 94 near Alexandria Thursday afternoon when the car in front of him left the freeway and plunged into Lake Latoka.
An Alexandria man convicted of killing his infant daughter seven years ago has been released from jail after winning a new trial. Michael Hansen has been incarcerated for six years for the death of three-month-old Avryonna Hansen.
A Douglas County District Court judge has lowered bail for a man who won a new trial after he was convicted of killing his infant daughter. Judge Ann Carrott reduced bail for Michael Hansen from $250,000 to $150,000 Thursday.
Two people are dead after a boating accident in Douglas County in west-central Minnesota. The Douglas County sheriff's office received a 911 call Saturday of a watercraft accident near the Lake Victoria Boat Landing.
The Central Minnesota Community Foundation is expanding. They've formed the Alexandria Area Foundation, which will gain resources to meet the area's rising needs. The Central Minnesota Community Foundation already has affiliates in Willmar and Brainerd.
Residents of Alexandria will get a taste of opera this weekend. Performers from the Minnesota Opera will sing excerpts from Bizet's "Carmen" at a concert Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Jefferson High School auditorium.
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