Alexandria

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…

Fatal Fire In Alexandria, Minnesota

The call came in shortly before 5:00 a.m., this morning.

MINNNEAPOLIS,┬áMN – Two people have died in a mobile home fire in Alexandria, Minnesota. The call came in shortly before 5:00 a.m., this morning. Smoke and flames were visible when police arrived. First responders were told that there may be two people inside the home. The victims were found in a back bedroom. The cause is under investigation by the…

Man Hurt After His ATV Was Hit By An SUV Dies

The Crash In Douglas County Remains Under Investigation

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — A man hurt when his ATV was hit by an SUV has passed away. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was informed that Derek Biggar died Tuesday as a result of his injuries. The 36-year-old man from Carlos, Minnesota was hit while riding his ATV on Monday afternoon on Country Road 21. He was found lying in…

President Trump Pardons Alexandria, Minnesota Turkey

In a national poll to see which of the two birds would get the pardon, Drumstick got 60 percent of the vote.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One lucky turkey from a turkey farm near Alexandria, Minnesota has gotten a presidential pardon. “Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned,” President Trump said as the crowd applauded. Drumstick and his alternate, Wishbone, were raised by Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg, who were on hand for the pardoning. In a national poll to see which of the two birds…