DOUGLAS COUNTY

Authorities Make Identification in Fatal Douglas County Crash

The cause of the crash was not released as the investigation is ongoing

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — The person who died in a Douglas County crash over the weekend has been identified. Sheriff’s office officials say 79-year-old Arlene Bosek of Alexandria died at the scene of the rollover. It happened east of Brandon, Minnesota on County Road 82 at around 7:20p.m. Saturday. The cause of the crash was not released as the…

Fatal Rollover in Douglas County

One person dead after rollover near Brandon, Minnesota

The Douglas County Sheriffs Officer says one person is dead after a rollover along County Road 82, east of Brandon, Minnesota. Deputies responded to the crash a little after 7 o’clock Saturday night. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim was taken to the Medical Examiner’s Officer for an autopsy. Authorities haven’t released the victim’s name at…

Woman Who Fell From Pickup Identified

She Suffered Severe Head Trauma And Died At The Scene

Douglas Co., Minn. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s office has identified the woman who died after falling out of the back of a pickup. They say the victim is 61-year-old Marilyn Weedman of Alexandria. Weedman fell out of the slow-moving pickup in Alexandria on Saturday and hit her head on the pavement. Deputies arrived and found her with severe head…

Douglas County Authorities Catch Up with Wanted Motorcyclist

Cada's motorcycle was impounded and may be seized

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — After releasing dash cam video of a brief chase, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office catches up with a wanted motorcycle driver. Authorities arrested 23-year-old Brandon Cada of Alexandria after asking for the public’s help in locating him. Cada’s motorcycle was impounded and may be seized. The motorcycle was clocked at 80mph on County Road 82. Several deputies…

Douglas County Authorities Asking for Help in Identifying Motorcyclist

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Douglas County authorities are asking for your help in locating a motorcyclist who led deputies on a high speed chase. Authorities say a white man wearing a black t-shirt and tan shorts and riding a red “crotch-rocket” style motorcycle was traveling nearly 80 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone on County Road…

Douglas County Authorities Investigating Business Break-In

Someone used force to enter the building and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and property

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Deputies in Douglas County are investigating a supper club break-in. They responded to an alarm at Corral Supper Club in Nelson just after 4 a.m. Someone used force to enter the building and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and property. No suspects were found. The investigation is ongoing. Categories: Business, Crime, Local…

Fire Destroys Family’s House In Douglas County, Minnesota

Started In Garage and Quickly Spread

Fire has destroyed a family’s house in rural Douglas County. Crews from Millerville, Leaf Valley and Brandon responded to the fire at the Michael and Raelene Bakken residence at 10751 White Oak Road Northwest. The fire started in the garage and quickly spread to the house, which was a total loss. Everyone was able to make it out without getting…

Douglas County Authorities Investigate Drowning of Juvenile Near Alexandria

After searching in the water and along the shore by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Dive Rescue Team, the girl was found just after 6 p.m. in about three feet of water

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities from Douglas County are investigating after a female juvenile drowned near Alexandria. The call for help came in just after 5:30 p.m. Friday after the girl was said to have last been seen in the water channel between Lake Cowdry and Lake Darling, lakes which are about three miles from Alexandria. After searching in…

Fire Destroys House in Miltona

House in Miltona, Minnesota goes up in flames, killing two dogs

A house in Douglas County is a total loss after a fire breaks out. The homeowner called the sheriff’s office shortly after noon saying his home in Miltona was on fire. The Miltona and Parkers Prairie Fire Departments worked to put the fire out. The homeowner says he was using a wood stove. Everyone in the house at the time…

Two Hurt After ATV Overturns

It happened near a home in Douglas County, Minnesota

A man and woman were hurt after their ATV overturned late Saturday afternoon in Douglas County. Authorities say Diane Danner, 53, a passenger, was able to return to a home in Nelson, Minnesota to call for help. The driver of the ATV, Aaron Salo, 28, was unconscious at the scene of the crash. Salo was taken to St. Cloud Hospital…