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Big crowd on hand for Friday night's Anderson Bash

(Alexandria, MN)--Scott Anderson, of the Anderson Bash, says that there were approximately 5,000 people on hand for the country concert on Friday, July 1st in Alexandria. Anderson says that attendance was up from last year's event where around 3,800 people attended the concert. The event helped to raise awareness, and...
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Three people are injured in a crash near Battle Lake

(Battle Lake, MN)--Three people have reportedly been injured in a crash in Otter Tail County over the weekend. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash took place Sunday afternoon on Highway 78 and County Road 72, north of Battle Lake. A GMC Canyon, driven by Tony Robert Gerlach, 55,...
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Three hurt in Otter Tail County multi car crash

(Battle Lake, MN) -- Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened on Highway 78 at County Road 72 near Battle Lake just after noon. Troopers say a GMC Canyon driven by 55-year-old Tony Robert Gerlach was traveling southbound on Highway 78 while a Ford F150, driven by 29-year-old Turner Mark Blaufuss was traveling northbound on the roadway when the vehicles collided.

Storm Recovery Center will be open this Thursday in Alexandria

(Alexandria, MN)--The Douglas County Storm Recovery Center will be open this Thursday, July 7 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Administration Building at 821 Cedar Street in Alexandria. Douglas County Emergency Management Director Julie Anderson says to use the west entrance and follow the signs. Douglas...

Fun night of Celtic music Thursday, Patriotic show tonight

(Alexandria, MN)--Everyone had a fun night on Thursday, June 30th with the Red Willow Arts Coalition's Concert on the Courthouse Lawn. On Thursday, a large crowd came out for the Celtic band Ring of Kerry. Chuck Wencil, of the Red Willow Arts Coalition, says he was pleased with the crowd...

Rose Marie DeFrance

Rose Marie DeFrance, age 84 of Barrett, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022, at the Barrett Care Center. Visitation for Rose Marie DeFrance will be held Friday, July 8, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Barrett, MN. Funeral services for Rose Marie DeFrance...

Bernick Family Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

ST. CLOUD -- The Bernick Family Foundation is accepting grant applications. The Bernick Family Foundation will award grants from $5,000 to $40,000 to organizations that support youth, either by building career skills or supporting activities that address active lifestyles and well-being. Applicants must be 501(c) (3) nonprofits, schools, or government...

24-hour self-service grocery store thrives in small Minnesota town

EVANSVILLE, Minn. -- A number of small, Minnesota towns have lost their grocery stores over the years - creating an inconvenience for residents - and a bit of a food desert. But a couple in Douglas County thinks they've found a solution.Five years ago, Evansville lost its grocery store. One that had been in town for 60 years."We'd been hearing from people, 'man it would be nice to get a store back in town. We really miss it,'" said Caileen Ostenson. "Especially with gas prices going up people are wanting to stay local, shop local."But Caileen Ostenson and her husband...

Greg A. Neumann – Battle Lake, MN

Greg A. Neumann, 58, of Battle Lake, passed away on June 23, 2022 at St. Williams Living Center in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota. Greg A. Neumann was born July 2, 1963 in Houston, Texas to parents, Elmer and Betty J. “B.J.” (Anderson) Neumann. He graduated from El Camp High School and then attended Texas A&M for three years before going to South West Texas. In 1993, Greg moved to Henning, Minnesota where he started his career in bartending. He worked at various bars before starting his job at Shoreline where he worked for over 10 years. Greg loved traveling and sports, especially the Houston Astros. Greg was a people person, he enjoyed meeting new people and talking to others. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Johnnie C. and Alice M. Neumann, Arvie and Louise B. Anderson; aunts, Kay Rhodes and Jeanie Anderson; and uncle, John K. Neumann. He is survived by his parents, Elmer E. and Betty J. “B.J.” Neumann; and aunts, Joan Conway and Karen Neumann. Celebration of Life was Thursday June 30, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Shoreline in Battle Lake, Minnesota. Interment was at Girard Township Cemetery Glende-Nilson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Battle Lake was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made online at www.GlendeNils