Alexandria, Minn. ranked by a travel website as one of the nation’s best small towns. Livability.com ranks Alexandria number seven on their “Top 10 Best Small Towns” list. The website calls Alexandria “one of the fastest growing micropolitan areas in the country,” with great natural beauty, a plethora of outdoor activity options and charming shops and structures.
A Douglas County grand jury has indicted an Alexandria man in the stabbing death of a 28-year-old man.
There are two reasons (one rational, one irrational) why Brock Wood is going to have no problem kayaking the 2,400 miles down the Mississippi this summer.
All this week, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are goin’ to the lake. On Tuesday, they headed to Alexandria, Minn. There — on a sunny day with highs in the 80s — the duo visited the Maritime Museum, a winery and even went surfing.
Prosecutors have charged an Alexandria man in the stabbing death of another man over the weekend. The Douglas County attorney has charged Kody Lee Klimek with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of third-degree murder.
A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death outside of an apartment building in Alexandria Saturday afternoon, according to police. Alexandria Police Chief Richard Wyffels says at about 1:11 p.m., authorities responded to a report of a stabbing at 1705 East 6th Ave. Upon arrival, they found Phillip Alstadt of Alexandria dead.
Authorities in Douglas County are investigating a small plane crash that happened at Lake Latoka on Friday morning.
Authorities said three roadways re-opened at 5 p.m. Monday after being closed due to a late winter storm.
Authorities say Interstate 94 from Alexandria to Fergus Falls has reopened in both directions after closing earlier Friday morning due to jackknifed semis blocking traffic.
Things are getting back to normal around Minnesota and Wisconsin after a blast of winter weather.
Extremely icy conditions had closed a significant section of westbound Interstate 94 Friday night in northwestern Minnesota, the State Patrol said.
A man from Alexandria got a very unusual Christmas present Friday, and it all started with a Facebook post.
A 50-year-old man from Evansville was killed Thursday night after getting caught in a piece of machinery at a northwestern Minnesota waste company, according to Alexandria Police.
Police have arrested three people involved with an Oct. 16 cabin fire in Pope County, and the trio are expected to be charged with arson, burglary, felony theft and criminal damage to property.
They’re counting ballots again in two Minnesota legislative districts. Automatic recounts were getting under way near Alexandria and Northfield to determine if narrow leads by the apparent winners hold up.