Former Watertown Resident Fatally Stabbed in Alexandria, MinnesotaNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Alexandria in Mourning: Law Enforcement Probes Friday Night HomicideRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Popular sandwich chain opens another location in MinnesotaKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Weekly Safety Report: Homicide, Crash, Kayaker Rescue, and Drug Charges Impact Alexandria, Minnesota
This week in Alexandria, Minnesota, law enforcement officials are investigating a suspicious homicide that occurred on Friday night. A victim was found unresponsive inside a home on 6th Avenue East and despite life-saving efforts, they did not survive. The incident is being treated as a homicide, but there is no known risk to the public. Additionally, a crash involving three vehicles resulted in injuries, with one victim sustaining serious injuries and being taken to a local hospital. Furthermore, a kayaker was rescued after capsizing while duck hunting, thanks to a cell phone that helped alert authorities. Lastly, two individuals are facing charges related to drug possession and other offenses.
Weekly Safety Report: Two Incidents - Crash on Interstate 94 and Vehicle Collision in Fergus Falls
This week in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, two incidents occurred that required attention for the weekly safety report. The first incident involved a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 94, where a man was injured but suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The second incident was a collision between two vehicles at the intersection of N Union Ave and W Fir Ave, resulting from one vehicle running a stop sign. Both incidents occurred in Fergus Falls and required immediate attention.
“Where to Eat” Episode 9 – Zen’s Steak & Seafood
“Where to Eat” Episode 9 – Zen’s Steak & Seafood. Hello and Welcome to the 9th installment of “Where to Eat”, Brought to you by Vergas 66 Gas & Convenience in Vergas, MN. The captivating culinary journey that continues to expand your where to eat...
Local Park Region Offices to Shut Down for Christmas 2023 and New Year 2024; 24/7 Help Desk Remains Open
Park Region has confirmed that its offices will be closed on December 25, 2023, and January 1, 2024, for Christmas and New Year's Day. Despite the closure, the company's 24/7 help desk will continue to be available at 800.247.2706.
MN alexandria's Most Loveable Kittens Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around alexandria.
National Scholarship Opportunity for Local Telecommunication Customers' Graduating Seniors
The Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) is partnering with the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) to offer a national scholarship for rural students. This program targets high school seniors whose families are customers of local telecommunications service providers.
5 Incredible Christmas Markets Only in Oregon
Are you looking for the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit? If you live in Oregon, you have plenty of one-of-a-kind Christmas markets to choose from. Find handmade gifts created with love by local artisans and keep warm with your favorite holiday snacks. Stop by these incredible Christmas markets only in Oregon to […]
Starbuck, Hutchinson schools honored for serving locally grown foods
(St. Paul, MN) -- Three Minnesota School districts are the first to ever be named Minnesota Grown Farm to School District of the Year by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The first-ever statewide contest recognizes schools for their exceptional efforts to serve and promote foods grown in the state to their students. The 2023 winners include Prior Lake-Save Area School as the "District of the Year," Glacial Hills Elementary in Starbuck, Minnesota as the "Rising Star," and Hutchinson Public Schools as the "People's Choice."
The gas price fluctuate between $2.93 and $2.99 in Glenwood as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Hot Shooting Leads Otters to Opening Night Victory Over Cowboys
Fergus Falls shot the ball at a 54% clip on the night and made 9-of-21 3-pointers as they won their season opening game over the Breckenridge Cowboys 83-38 on Friday night at the Kennedy Secondary School Gold Gymnasium. The Otters had 18 assisted baskets in the game. “It was great...
East Grand Forks Green Wave's winning run ended after game against Fergus Falls Otters
The East Grand Forks Green Wave's run of five straight wins ended on the road against the Fergus Falls Otters. Saturday's game at Fergus Falls High School Community Arena finished 4-1. The hosting Otters started off strong and took the lead right after the puck drop with Ella Starzl scoring...
Warriors fall to the Lakers
The BOLD Warriors girls basketball team traveled to Glenwood to play the Minnewaska Lakers Thursday night. The Warriors trailed 30-21 at halftime and finished the night with their third loss of the season by a final score of 64-39. Leading scorers for the Warriors were Rylee Boen with 12 points...
Former Watertown Resident Fatally Stabbed in Alexandria, Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, M.N. – Desiree Frederick, a 60-year-old former resident of Watertown, was tragically killed in a stabbing incident in Alexandria, Minnesota, on the night of November 24.
Fergus Falls YMCA to Host 'Conquering the Winter Blues' Presentation on Dec 11
The Fergus Falls YMCA will be hosting a presentation on Conquering the Winter Blues on Dec 11, 2023 at 11:30 am. Aaron Cadayong will be presenting. Light refreshments will be served. This free community event is open to the public and everyone is invited to attend. Let’s conquer the winter blues together at the Y!Visit here for more details.
A Unique Minnesota Drive-thru: Selling Traditional Scandinavian Lefse
Discover a unique drive-thru experience in Evansville, Minnesota, where a local business is selling traditional Scandinavian lefse from a deer stand. This heartwarming story showcases a community's resilience and creativity during the pandemic, turning a small farm into a popular weekend destination.
Hayman gets top honor from BWSR
(Alexandria MN-) Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) Executive Director John Jaschke this week announced Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) Director of Projects Michael Hayman as the 2023 Outstanding Watershed District Employee during the Minnesota Watersheds’ annual conference in Alexandria. “It’s an honor to recognize the accomplishments...
Alexandria Township Board Discusses Liberty Road Upgrades and Temporary Cannabis Business Ban
On November 20, 2023, Alexandria Township's Board of Supervisors met in the township conference room and via teleconference. Supervisors Joel Dahlheimer, Rod Eldevik, Dennis Butz, Jeff Oberg, and Jerry Wright were present, along with Deputy Clerk Mark Meuwissen, Treasurer Mona Billmark, and Clerk Raisanen. Chairman Eldevik started the meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Man is injured in a crash west of Fergus Falls Tuesday
(Otter Tail County, MN)--One person is injured in a crash early Tuesday morning in Otter Tail County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash took place in Oscar Township. A Mercedes C sedan, driven by Lloyd Donkor, 47, of Lakeville, was traveling westbound on Interstate 94 when it entered the median, crossed the eastbound lanes and came to rest in the south ditch.
Stevens County Sheriff's Office Seeks Public Input on Proposed Drone Use Policy
The Stevens County Sheriff’s Office in Minnesota is looking into buying and using a drone. Minnesota law requires the Sheriff's Office to post its drone use policy on the county's website before buying any.
Northern Lakes Spoils Home Opener for Otter Boys
Northern Lakes opened up a 4-0 lead after two periods in the home opener for Fergus Falls and went on to post a 5-1 victory over their Section rivals. The Lightning held a 36-23 advantage in shots on goal, putting six shots on Otter goalie Ryan Nelson in the first period when they built an early 3-0 lead and held Fergus Falls to only 4 shots.