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Man Assaulted At Small Douglas County Bar Dies One Week Later

Hlinsky was found bleeding from the nose and ear outside the Muddy Boot Bar

Steven HlinskyDOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A man found beaten outside a rural Douglas County bar more than a week ago has died. Sheriff’s officials say 46-year-old Steven Hlinsky was found unresponsive and not breathing at his rural Alexandria home on Sunday. On May 5th, Hlinsky was found bleeding from the nose and ear outside the Muddy Boot Bar. He was…

Photo Released of Missing Man At Gas Station In Wahpeton

Eugene Harstad of Alexandria Has Been Missing Since May 4

Eugene Harstad At Gas Station In Wahpeton on May 7, 2018 1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities have released a new picture of an Alexandria man missing since last Friday. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Eugene Harstad bought fuel in Wahpeton on Monday morning. He can be seen filling up his teal green Chevy Silverado pickup…

Missing Alexandria Man Might Have Been In Wahpeton

The most recent ping off of his cell phone was in Wilkin County

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — An Alexandria, Minnesota man has been reported missing. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says Eugene Harstad was last seen at home on Friday, May 4th. He was involved in a minor crash later that day and made a series of ATM withdrawals across west central Minnesota over the weekend. Harstad allegedly bought fuel in Wahpeton on Monday morning….

Family of Eight Killed In California Crash Used To Live In Alexandria, Minnesota

Jennifer And Sarah Hart Had Six Adopted Children, Three Bodies Have Not Been Recovered

MENDOCINO, California — The Washington state family of eight whose car plunged from a California cliff this week had once lived in Alexandria, Minnesota. Authorities are searching the home of Jennifer and Sarah Hart in Washington where they moved in 2017. The Harts and their six adopted children are believed to have been killed in the crash Monday near Mendocino,…

Fundraiser Started For Children Of Alexandria Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Travis Pennig's Body Was Found Along A Road On Monday Evening

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Police in Alexandria are looking for the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed a father of two. 26-year-old Travis Pennig was found on the road around 10 o’clock Monday night. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. If you notice suspicious or unexplained damage to a vehicle, you are asked to…

Judge Reduces Bond For Man Who Attacked Priest Over Alleged Sexual Assault

Chad Legare's Attorney Asked For $100,000 Bond, Judge Declined His Request

TOWNER, N.D. — A judge has reduced bond for a Minnesota man charged with attacking a priest in North Dakota, though not as much as the suspect wanted. The judge lowered bond for 42-year-old Chad Legare from $250,000 to $200,000. Legare’s attorney had requested $100,000, but the judge declined to go that far citing the severity of the charges against…

Woman Identified in Fatal House Fire in Alexandria

The investigation into the cause of the fire is still ongoing

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Authorities have identified the woman who died in a house fire in Alexandria on Monday. Shandiin Goodbird, 19, died after a fire broke out at a house on the 400 block of Fillmore. Goodbird had originally been labeled as missing, but was found after the fire was put out. A preliminary autopsy report shows Goodbird died of…

Missing Woman Found Dead in Alexandria Apartment Fire

Police and Douglas County deputies were met by several people who made it outside the multi-unit building

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A 19-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Alexandria. The woman had been reported missing since the fire was reported this morning just before 5:30. Her name has not been released. Police and Douglas County deputies were met by several people who made it outside the multi-unit building. They pounded on doors to alert others….

One Person Missing After Alexandria House Fire

Police officers and Douglas County deputies were met by several residents who had made it outside the multi-unit building.

ALEXANDRIA, MN (KFGO) – One person is missing after a house fire in Alexandria. The blaze was reported just before 5:30 a.m. Monday. Police officers and Douglas County deputies were met by several residents who had made it outside the multi-unit building. They pounded on doors to alert others. The state fire marshal’s office and Alexandria Fire Dept. are investigating….

More Details Released in Fatal Mobile Home Fire in Alexandria

The deaths have been ruled accidental

  ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Investigators have determined that a mobile home fire in Alexandria that killed two people was caused by careless smoking. The state fire marshal and Alexandria police and fire officials say the fire started in the living room near a couch and recliner. Forty-nine-year-old James Chandler and 59-year-old Rose Couillard died in the fire last Friday. The…