Alexandria

Second Of Three Alexandria Kidnapping Suspects Pleads Guilty

Joshua Holby of Carlos will be sentenced in January and is expected to serve more than seven years in prison

Joshua Holby, 31, Carlos, MinnesotaDOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn.– One of three men involved in the kidnapping and sexual assault of an Alexandria teenager has pleaded guilty. 31-year-old Joshua Holby of Carlos pleaded guilty to kidnapping in the August 2017 case. He’ll be sentenced in January and is expected to serve more than seven years in prison. Holby and two other men were…

Alexandria Man Charged After Shooting Officer With Bow And Arrow

prosecutors have charged 31-year-old Ramey Olson with three counts of assaulting a police officer

STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. — An Alexandria man is charged after hitting an officer with an arrow last week in Sauk Centre. Stearns County prosecutors have charged 31-year-old Ramey Olson with three counts of assaulting a police officer. Olson is accused of firing arrows at three officers, striking one of them and prompting the other two to shoot at him. He is…

Alexandria Woman Killed In Crash In Carlton County

84-year-old Darlene Lewis-Lucas was killed near Twin Lakes Township

CARLTON COUNTY, Minn. — An Alexandria woman is dead after a crash Sunday on I-35 in Carlton County, Minnesota. 84-year-old Darlene Lewis-Lucas was killed near Twin Lakes Township. The state patrol says shortly before 3:15 p.m., Lewis-Lucas was attempting to make a U-turn using a median crossover from I-35 southbound when her vehicle was hit by a pickup. The pickup’s…

Explosion and Fire Inside House Causes Damage

It happened around 2 Sunday afternoon near Alexandria

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A man is outside when he hears an explosion coming from inside his house. It happened around 2 Sunday afternoon near Alexandria. Steve Schulke ran into the house and found a fire in the basement. He shut the basement door and called 911. Alexandria Fire Department was able to put the fire out before it spread…

Second Plane Crash In As Many Days Near Alexandria Turns Deadly

64-year-old Kenneth Ryan, who was flying alone, died in the crash

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — An Alexandria, Minnesota man has died after his plane crashed Saturday evening near the city. It was the second crash in the area in two days. According to the Douglas County sheriff’s office, several people called 911 around 7 p.m. reporting a plane had crashed at Townhall Road and 10th Avenue Southwest in LaGrand Township. Medical personnel…

Legion Baseball: Alexandria Trips Up Moorhead to Force Game Two

The Blues battle Alexandria Sunday for winner-take-all Sub-State 14 title game.

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Alexandria legion baseball needed to beat the Moorhead Blues twice in order to capture the Sub-State 14 championship. They accomplished half of that on Saturday. Alexandria defeated the Blues 12-5 Saturday to force a winner-take-all championship game on Sunday at noon in East Grand Forks. Moorhead is the defending Sub-State 14 champions. Categories: Top Sports…

Blues Split Double Header with Alexandria

Blues gain top seed heading into legion playoffs.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Blues split a double header with Alexandria on Friday afternoon at Concordia College. Alexandria took game one by a final of 10-2. The Blues answered back with a 7-5 victory in game two. With the win the Blues finish the regular season with a 28-12 record and have earned the number one seed for the…

Two Men Hurt After Crashing ATV Near Grubb Lake

victims identified as 38-year-old Adam Boyer and 43-year-old Michael Baas

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Two people were hurt in an ATV crash near Grubb Lake, southwest of Alexandria. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call late Saturday night about the crash on Grubb Lake Road. They identified the victims as 38-year-old Adam Boyer and 43-year-old Michael Baas. One victim had walked to a home to get help. He was…

Gopher Road Trip Stops in Perham Thursday

The University of Minnesota Athletic Director, football coach, men's hockey coach and men's basketball coach are among the featured atendees.

PERHAM, Minn. — University of Minnesota coaches embarked Tuesday to continue their intrastate tour to promote the programs. This second portion of the trip includes the more central parts of the state. Thursday’s stops include Perham and Alexandria. The events are completely free. In Perham, the action will take place at the lakeside golf club at 11:30. AD Mark Coyle, football…

Bail Set For Men Charged In Bar Beating Death of a Firefighter

Steven Hlinsky was found bleeding from his nose and ear outside the Muddy Boot bar on May 5

Troy Traut and Jacob Larson 1/1 Steven Hlinsky Show Caption Hide Caption DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Bail is set for two men charged with manslaughter in the death of a firefighter who was found beaten outside a bar in Douglas County. Unconditional bond for Troy Traut of Alexandria and Jacob Larson of Kensington was set at $250,000. 46-year-old Steven Hlinsky…