Best Roadside Attractions Near MinnesotaMonuments tell a story about our state and the people who live here.
Sheriff: Man Found Dead Under Tree Near AlexandriaA 59-year-old man died early Monday afternoon after he was found pinned underneath a tree in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
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 in February and we want your suggestions on where we should go.
Best Ways To Spend New Year's Day In MinnesotaNew Year's Day offers an opportunity to get out and do new things without the hassle of crowds.
Teen In Custody After High-Speed Pursuit In AlexandriaA teenager is in custody after a high speed chase near Alexandria Friday night. Authorities say it started at around 5:20 p.m. when officers pulled the 18-year-old over near the intersection of 2nd Avenue and Maple Street in Alexandria.
Man In Custody After Attempted Robbery, High-Speed Chase In Swift CountyA man is in custody after an alleged attempted robbery at a Swift County bar Tuesday and a high-speed chase the next day, according to a statement from police.
Emotional Outbursts Follow Alexandria Woman's Murder SentencingAn Alexandria woman learned Friday she will spend more than seven years in prison for the murder of a man she loved. Jason Nyberg died in September inside the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault after 34-year-old Melissa Guillette smuggled in methamphetamine and passed it to him.
Douglas County Attorney: Missing Starbuck Woman Died Of Drug Overdose Human remains that were found near Alexandria in October have been confirmed to belong to the missing Starbuck woman Laura Schwendemann. The Medical Examiner confirmed that the remains belonged to the 18-year-old woman.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For The Best Cookie In MinnesotaChoosing the best cookie in Minnesota is no easy feat. With hundreds of bakeries across the state, there are no shortage recipes and favorites. But there can only be one Best of Minnesota, and your votes sent me to Alexandria for some fun at the Sugar Shack.
Alexandria Twins Face Off For Top Spot At State Cross Country MeetThe state cross country meet was held Saturday at St. Olaf, with the biggest question mark surrounding the girls Double-A race. It was a showdown between two twin sisters from Alexandria, years in the making.
ME: Human Remains Are Missing College StudentThe Midwest Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Friday that the human remains found Monday in Douglas County belong to a missing Starbuck college student. Laura Ann Schwendemann, 18, was last seen alive on the night of Oct. 14 at an Alexandria gas station.
Family, Investigators Believe Remains Found Are Missing 18-Year-OldAn autopsy is being done on human remains that were found in a farmer's field Monday afternoon. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, around 2:31 p.m. a farmer discovered what was believed to be human remains while harvesting a field in Orange Township.