Grass Fire Engulfs Rural Home near Alexandria, Prompting Rapid Response

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – A devastating grass fire engulfed a residence in rural Brandon Township, situated approximately 10 miles northwest of Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received an urgent call reporting the rapidly spreading blaze from 81-year-old Diann Guenther just before noon. Responding swiftly, the Brandon Fire Department deployed teams to extinguish the fire.… Continue reading Grass Fire Engulfs Rural Home near Alexandria, Prompting Rapid Response

Alexandria Police Seek Assistance to Identify Burglary Suspect

ALEXANDRIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In an urgent appeal to the community, the Alexandria, Minnesota Police Department is requesting public assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a burglary incident. The event occurred on Christmas Eve at approximately 8:19 p.m. at Brothers Market, where officers were dispatched following a break-in report. Surveillance footage reviewed with the… Continue reading Alexandria Police Seek Assistance to Identify Burglary Suspect

Betrayal of Trust: Former Alexandria Police Chief Sentenced

Richard Wyffels

ALEXANDRIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Former Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels faced the consequences of his actions in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 23, as Stearns County Judge Nathaniel Welte ordered him to pay $65,000 in restitution. The ruling comes after Wyffels was found guilty of misappropriating funds, leading to a significant breach of… Continue reading Betrayal of Trust: Former Alexandria Police Chief Sentenced

Search for Missing Waseca Woman, Alexandria Bricker

Alexandria Bricker

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Otter Tail County authorities are seeking public assistance in locating 33-year-old Alexandria Bricker from Waseca, Minnesota, who has been missing since December 21st. Bricker was last seen on a trail camera near the Otter Tail River, south of Perham. Last Sighting: Alexandria Bricker’s last known location was captured… Continue reading Search for Missing Waseca Woman, Alexandria Bricker

Two-Vehicle Fire Reported on Interstate-94 Near Alexandria, Minnesota

DOUGLAS COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A significant incident occurred on Interstate 94 near Brandon, Minnesota, just west of Alexandria, involving a two-vehicle fire. The incident, reported around noon on Sunday, involved a pickup truck and a semi-truck, according to initial observations. As of now, it remains unclear whether the incident was solely a vehicle fire… Continue reading Two-Vehicle Fire Reported on Interstate-94 Near Alexandria, Minnesota

Apartment Explosion in Hoffman, Minnesota, Injures Two and Sparks Multi-Agency Response

Hoffman, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An alarming explosion rocked the North Star Manor Apartments in Hoffman, Minnesota, on Friday morning, resulting in two individuals being rushed to the hospital. The incident prompted a swift and coordinated response from multiple emergency agencies. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office reported that the explosion occurred around 9:29 a.m., triggering numerous… Continue reading Apartment Explosion in Hoffman, Minnesota, Injures Two and Sparks Multi-Agency Response

Break-In at Brothers Market in Alexandria; Police Seek Public Assistance

Break-In at Brothers Market in Alexandria; Police Seek Public Assistance

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities in Alexandria are seeking the community’s assistance in identifying an individual connected to a break-in at Brothers Market on McKay Avenue this Christmas Eve. The incident unfolded around 8:20 p.m. when law enforcement officers were alerted to the break-in. Upon reviewing surveillance footage, police determined that an individual initially attempted to… Continue reading Break-In at Brothers Market in Alexandria; Police Seek Public Assistance

Highway 29/39th Ave NE; Alexandria, MN, ALEXANDRIA TWP, Douglas County Crash 2023-12-06 02:27:47

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 23902350 Date/Time: 12/05/2023 22:14 District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-846-8260 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168 Location: Highway 29/39th Ave NE; Alexandria, MN, ALEXANDRIA TWP, Douglas County Description: The Dodge Ram was westbound on 39th Ave; The Hyundai was northbound on HIghway 29; vehicles collided in the… Continue reading Highway 29/39th Ave NE; Alexandria, MN, ALEXANDRIA TWP, Douglas County Crash 2023-12-06 02:27:47

MN Hwy 29 at Douglas CR 28 SW, ALEXANDRIA, Douglas County Crash 2023-11-12 21:35:10

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 23902165 Date/Time: 11/12/2023 17:47   District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-316-3030 Media Contact:   Location: MN Hwy 29 at Douglas CR 28 SW, ALEXANDRIA, Douglas County   Description: The Ford Freestyle was was traveling northbound on Hwy 29 when it went off the road at the roundabout at… Continue reading MN Hwy 29 at Douglas CR 28 SW, ALEXANDRIA, Douglas County
Crash 2023-11-12 21:35:10

Highway 29 MP84, ALEXANDRIA TWP, Douglas County Crash 2023-09-02 16:21:42

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 23901653 Date/Time: 09/02/2023 12:07   District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-316-3030 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: Highway 29 MP84, ALEXANDRIA TWP, Douglas County   Description: The Nissan was traveling northbound on Highway 29 when it collided with a deer.     Road Condition: Dry… Continue reading Highway 29 MP84, ALEXANDRIA TWP, Douglas County
Crash 2023-09-02 16:21:42