Alexandria

Demonstrators Hold Funeral Procession For Local Restaurants In MN

Part Of Restaurant Rally To Reopen In Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – Demonstrators in Alexandria are mourning the death of local restaurants if they’re not allowed to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re mourning quite literally with a funeral procession, complete with a hearse. Copper Trail Brewing Company in Alexandria shared video on Facebook of what they call the Restaurant Rally to Reopen. The brewery says just about every…

One Man Hurt In House Fire In Alexandria

It was reported at 602 Cardinal Lane Southwest

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — One person is hurt in a house fire in Alexandria. It was reported at 602 Cardinal Lane Southwest around 12:30 Sunday morning. The renter told authorities that one person was inside and unable to get out. They found 59-year-old Brent Baustain lying outside his bedroom window. He was unresponsive but breathing. Baustain was taken to the hospital…

Four Buildings Demolished After Fire In Downtown Alexandria

The fire reportedly started at Raapers Eatery & Ale.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – “We were paged at 4:34 this morning for a downtown building apartment fire. A tenant had smoke coming into his apartment,”  Chief Jeff Karrow, from the Alexandria Fire Department says. To prevent the fire from spreading, crews had to demolish businesses within the block which included RM Tattoo, Raapers Eatery & Ale, Charlie’s Bazaar and Little Darlings…

Downtown Alexandria Businesses Being Demolished to Contain Fire

The public is asked to avoid the area.

1/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/9 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/9 Show Caption Hide Caption ALEXANDRIA, MINN.–A large fire in Alexandria has displaced residents and caused businesses to be demolished. Fire crews were dispatched to…

Two Brothers Die In Grain Silo Incident North of Alexandria

The victims are identified as 47-year-old Curt Boesl and 49-year-old Steven Boesl

MILLERVILLE, MN — Two brothers are dead after being overcome by fumes in a grain silo on a Millerville, Minnesota farm. That is located about a half hour northwest of Alexandria. The victims are identified as 47-year-old Curt Boesl and 49-year-old Steven Boesl. Authorities say Curt’s 11-year-old son Alex also fell ill to the fumes late Saturday morning and was…

Miltona Man Dies After Crash On Icy Road Near Alexandria

94-year-old Kenneth Karius of Miltona hit a parked vehicle along County Road 14

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — A man died after a crash Saturday morning just north of Alexandria, Minnesota. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 94-year-old Kenneth Karius of Miltona hit a parked vehicle along County Road 14. His vehicle ended up in the ditch and Karius had to be cut out. He later died at a hospital. The other driver was not…

Teen Girls Thrown From ATV, One Seriously Hurt

The crash happened Saturday afternoon on a field road on private property near Parkers Prairie

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. — Two teens are thrown from their ATV after hitting a muddy area south of Parkers Prairie, Minnesota. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the 16-year-old female driver was initially unresponsive and appeared to have a head injury and fractured bones. She was taken to Alexandria for treatment. Her 15-year-old female passenger didn’t appear to be hurt…

Alexandria Woman Dies in Douglas County Collision

An SUV crossed the center line of the highway and collided with a van.

ALEXANDRIA, MN (KFGO) – An Alexandria, Minnesota woman was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 29 south of Alexandria, Minnesota Wednesday afternoon. The State Patrol says an SUV driven by a Colorado Man crossed the center line of the highway, several miles south of the I-94 interchange and collided with a van. Both vehicles rolled. The van’s driver was…

Two Montana Men Arrested With $4 Million Worth of Marijuana and THC

Men Were Stopped Saturday on I-94 Near Alexandria, Minnesota

DOUGLAS COUNTY, MN — A $4 million pot and THC bust near Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says two Montana men face drug charges. They were stopped on I-94 by a state trooper on Saturday. A police dog detected the drugs and the trooper found 900 pounds of marijuana and THC concentrate in their camper. The drugs have a street…