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Vehicle Breaks Through Ice Into Lake Ida

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.

01/19/2015

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We’re Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake, Again & Need Your Suggestions!

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.

01/19/2015

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Alexandria Police: Man With Samurai Sword Threatens Store Employee

Alexandria police say they arrested a man who threatened a store employee while possessing a samurai sword Wednesday.

01/16/2015

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Teens Arrested In Connection To Halloween Robbery

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.

12/14/2014

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12-Year-Old Boy Hit By SUV Outside School

A 12-year-old Alexandria boy sustained minor issues when he was hit by an SUV outside his middle school.

12/08/2014

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Minnesotans Waking Up To Sub Zero Temperatures

Residents in western Minnesota woke up Sunday to temperatures below zero, and there isn’t a warm-up forecasted to come any time soon.

11/16/2014

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Hitting Another Man In Face With Gun

An Alexandria man was arrested Saturday for allegedly pointing a gun at another man’s face before hitting him with it, according to police.

11/01/2014

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Police Seeking 4 Masked Men In Alexandria Armed Robbery

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.

11/01/2014

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Alexandria Boy, 17, Dies In Rollover Pickup Truck Crash

Three 17-year-old Alexandria students were thrown from a pickup truck early Friday morning in Douglas County.

10/17/2014

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Police Seek Suspects In Alexandria Pawn Shop Burglaries

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.

09/30/2014

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Gunshots Draw SWAT Team To Douglas County Home

Gunshots drew the Douglas County SWAT Team to a home near Alexandria, Minn., early Sunday morning.

09/28/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Winery

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.

08/06/2014

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3 Elderly People Die In 2 Crashes

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.

06/11/2014

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DPS: 2014 Traffic Deaths Surpass 100

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.

05/20/2014

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2 Dead In Alexandria Motorcycle Crash

Two people are dead after a motorcycle accident on Fairgrounds Road in Alexandria, Minn. The accident happened Saturday, north of Willow Drive.

05/18/2014

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