The total snowfall Douglas County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Douglas County, Minnesota received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
Residents file class action lawsuit against city of Long Beach over seizure of their vehicles
Daniel Guma says the City of Long Beach denied him of his Fourth, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment rights when city officials threatened to seize his vehicle without providing him a chance to plead his case.
Minnesota Man Wins National Conservation Award
A Todd County man has won a service award from the National Wild Turkey Federation.
House Fire in Central Minnesota Being Investigated As Suspicious
BRANDON (WJON News) -- A fire that claimed a large portion of a home in Douglas County is being investigated as suspicious. The Sheriff's Office says they received a call just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for a fire in Brandon Township. An 81-year-old woman says there was a large fire...
Warmer temperatures for the weekend, record high likely Monday for Alexandria
(Undated)--The National Weather Service says a cold front will drop temperatures into the 30s across the area to close the work week. Officials say we may see a flurry or two fly, but that’s about it precipitation wise through the weekend. Temperatures are expected to rebound back into the...
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 213
The special meeting of the school board was called to order by Chairperson Mike Collins. The following members were present: Greg Faber, Jeff Kalpin, Amy Weisser, Corey Goodwin, and Superintendent Justin Dahlheimer. Also in attendance Brad Hoffarth, Pat Kalpin, Melanie Stier, Shari Klukken, Roxanne Sweetwater, Brady Mehr, Travis Gulbranson. The...
Cooldown expected Friday in Alexandria, but record high possible Monday in Alexandria
(Undated)--The National Weather Service says warm temperatures will continue into next week. Officials say it will be cooler and closer to normal on Friday. Highs locally should reach into the upper 20s. Forecasters say it will be much warmer to start the week on Monday as we should likely reach...
Douglas County Residents: Join the 'Find Little Big Ole' Contest for Outdoor Fun and Prizes!
The Douglas Area Trails Association (DATA) is maintaining its Find Little Big Ole contest, despite a snowless winter. Originally, the contest was meant to motivate people to explore DATA's snowmobile trails to find a foot-tall Viking icon replica. However, due to the lack of snow, the contest now promotes exploration of Douglas County's outdoor areas.
Brynlee May Rust
Cody and Mariah Rust, of Sauk Centre, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Brynlee May Rust, at 2:02 p.m., Feb. 13, 2024, at CentraCare-Sauk Centre Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 18 and 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Shelly and Jim Heinze of Brooten,...
1 arrested, 1 seriously injured in west-central Minnesota crash
OTTERTAIL, Minn. (KFGO) – One man was seriously injured and another was arrested after a crash west of Ottertail in west-central Minnesota early Saturday morning. According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene around 1:45 a.m. The driver, 18-year-old Brock Hasling of...
Alexandria Township Board Meeting on February 21: Agenda Includes Budget Discussions and Zoning Issues
The Alexandria Township Board of Supervisors will hold a meeting on February 21, 2024, chaired by Eldevik. The agenda includes approval of minutes from the previous meeting on February 5, 2024, and payment of bills totaling $17,275.90. A fund transfer of $20,000.00 will also be discussed.
“Communities will lose emergency services”: EMS crisis in rural MN
BARNESVILLE, MINN. (Valley News Live) -Minnesota lawmakers say rural healthcare is in crisis. They’re visiting with emergency medical services providers in Barnesville to discuss the challenges they’re facing and possible solutions. “Emergency medical services in Minnesota, particularly the ambulance services are in dire straits, they’re at a crisis...
How personal income has changed in Todd County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Todd County, Minnesota and how it compares to state and national levels.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.99 in Sauk Centre as of 2024-02-23. 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 Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Local author Sherry Gray of Osakis discusses her new book "Which Will Win?"
(Osakis, MN)--Local author Sherry Gray of Osakis has a new Christian book out called "Which Will Win?" She also discusses getting a "spare part" from her husband, Louie, that helped save her life. You can hear all of the details in a recent interview about the book, and her overcoming some trials as we all do in life, but how she was able to rely on her faith to get her through it all.
BLASC’s Ice Fishing Derby Change Location, Fun
As we all know our winter weather has not been normal this year. Battle Lake Area Sporting Club’s annual ice fishing derby will also have to make a few changes. They are taking precautions for the safety of their volunteers and loyal fishing contestants. Safety is the main concern and they will not jeopardize that on the ice, so this year they will not be hosting the event on the lake. Instead the event will be in Clitherall at the Sportsman’s Bar and Old Town Bar & Grill.
Mild temperatures to continue for the next two days, slight cooldown forecasted Friday
(Undated)--The National Weather Service says that temperatures will be warm today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday) before a cold front moves through Thursday night. Officials say that things warm back up again, setting up for a pleasant weekend with sunny skies expected. By the way, forecasters say that the area is...
Chargers Overcome Early Deficit to Defeat Benson
The Brandon-Evansville girls’ basketball team played their final regular season game on Thursday night in Benson. “The girls struggled to get shots to fall over the first six minutes, missing ten of their first eleven shots, while Benson started off hot, burying the Chargers over the first 6 minutes, 18-3,” reported B-E Head Coach Stephen Schreiber. “After a time to regroup, the Chargers found their energy through their pressure defense and ended the half on a 31-8 run. They never looked back in the second half, scoring 43 more points to Benson’s 17, for a 77-43 win.”
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in Alexandria, MN
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near alexandria.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Notice is hereby given to the qualified voters of Gordon Township, County of Todd, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Election of Town Officers and the Annual Township Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. The election polls will be open from 5-8 P.M. at which time the voters will elect:one Supervisor for a three-year term. The Board of Canvas will meet immediately following the closing of the polls to certify official election results. The Annual Meeting will commence at 8:15 P.M. to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law. In case of inclement weather, the meeting and election will be postponed until Tuesday, March 19, 2024. The Annual Meeting and Election will take place at the Gordon Town Hall, 14144 SH 27, Osakis, MN.