Nearly a month after he fell through lake ice with his grandfather, a 2-year-old boy from Alexandria has died.
A 50-year-old man is dead and his 2-year-old grandson is in critical condition after the UTV they were on broke through the ice on a lake near Alexandria, according to their family.
Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are wrapping up this year’s season of Goin’ to the (Frozen) Lake visits with their second day in Alexandria.
Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are not letting the cold get to them on the final Goin’ to the Lake stop this winter. Even in the cold, it’s clear to see that Alexandria is a great place to visit. The town’s slogan is “Easy to get to, hard to leave.”
A vehicle broke through the ice in Douglas County on Sunday evening. Two people were inside the vehicle when it broke through the ice on Lake Ida near Betsy Ross Point. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened at about 7 p.m.
It’s that time of year again! We’ve examined the map and narrowed down the choices for this year’s Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake trip! WCCO-TV will be hitting the frozen lakes again each Thursday and Friday from Jan. 29-Feb. 20 and we want your suggestions on where we should go.
Alexandria police say they arrested a man who threatened a store employee while possessing a samurai sword Wednesday.
Police in Alexandria say they’ve arrested four teenagers in connection to the Halloween night robbery where a group of masked suspects entered a home, looking for drugs and guns.
A 12-year-old Alexandria boy sustained minor issues when he was hit by an SUV outside his middle school.
Residents in western Minnesota woke up Sunday to temperatures below zero, and there isn’t a warm-up forecasted to come any time soon.
An Alexandria man was arrested Saturday for allegedly pointing a gun at another man’s face before hitting him with it, according to police.
Police are searching for four men who they believe committed an armed robbery of an Alexandria home Friday evening. The incident occurred around 8:17 p.m. Friday in the 400 block of 11th Avenue East.
Three 17-year-old Alexandria students were thrown from a pickup truck early Friday morning in Douglas County.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help to find suspects involved in a pair of pawn shop burglaries in Alexandria Tuesday morning. Alexandria Police said two burglaries were reported in the early-morning hours at Viking Pawn on the 400 block of Broadway and Alex Pawn on the 400 block of Nokomis.
Gunshots drew the Douglas County SWAT Team to a home near Alexandria, Minn., early Sunday morning.
With 160 acres of rolling hills and grape vines, Carlos Creek Winery is the type of place where you can you forget you’re in Minnesota. But make no mistake, this is Minnesota wine.
Three elderly people have died in two separate traffic crashes in Minnesota. The Minnesota State Patrol says an 89-year-old man and 87-year-old woman died in a head-on crash on Highway 71 near Bemidji Tuesday afternoon. The patrol says the couple’s southbound car was struck by a northbound vehicle. No information was available on the driver of the northbound vehicle.
The number of traffic-related deaths this year in Minnesota surpassed 100 this weekend, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. A single-car crash Saturday in Alexandria took the lives of driver Howard Ogaard and passenger Beverly Palmer, who became the 99th and 100th traffic-related deaths of 2014.
Two people are dead after a motorcycle accident on Fairgrounds Road in Alexandria, Minn. The accident happened Saturday, north of Willow Drive.
Officials in western Minnesota say a 46-year-old woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly pulled out a gun in front of her husband and fired it multiple times in their home.
After a week of investigation, authorities in west-central Minnesota say they have arrested a man in connection to multiple robberies made in recent weeks.
Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are looking for a suspect after an armed robbery that resulted in a gas station employee being hospitalized. Alexandria Police were called to the Super America gas station on the 1400 block of Broadway at about 11:57 p.m. Tuesday on a report of an armed robbery.
Authorities are looking for a suspect in northwestern Minnesota after a man was seen on surveillance throwing a brick into a business and committing a robbery, according to police. Alexandria Police said the incident happened at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday at the AllStop on the 600 block of South McKay.
An armed robber is on the loose after tying up an employee and a customer at an Alexandria video store Monday night, according to Alexandria Police. The incident happened at Premiere Video at approximately 10 p.m., when a man with a black handgun forced an employee to give him an undetermined amount of money from the store’s cash register and safe.
The Alexandria Police Department is investigating after the Douglas County Animal Hospital was broken into Tuesday morning.