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Minnesota National Guard Deploys to the Middle East this Weekend

More than 1,000 Minnesota National Guardsmen will be deploying to the Middle East this weekend. According to a release from the Minnesota National Guard, around 1,100 soldiers from Task Force 1-194 will be deployed to the Middle East as part of a nine-month mission in support of Operation Spartan Shield. The soldiers will mobilize and resume responsibilities within the CENTCOM …

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The RCC getting a makeover, here are the plans

The City of Alexandria is receiving proposals from Architects that possess qualifications to provide an update to pre-design documents, and full A/E, design and construction services for the proposed Runestone Community Center Expansion consistent with the concepts identified through previous needs assessment and pre-design efforts. Please review the RFP document below and the supporting information. https://alexandriamn.city/request-for-proposal…/

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CMA Fest Cancelled for 2021

CMA Fest, the annual, multi-day music festival in downtown Nashville will not take place in 2021. The CMA announced the news on Tuesday (March 2), citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the reason for the cancellation of the event for the second year in a row. The statement expressed that “thoughtful deliberation” went into the situation, while the latter notes …

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BCA Releases Names in Traffic Stop Shooting

The officers involved in a shooting that happened Saturday night in Wadena County and left two people dead have been identified. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension identified the officers as: Deputy Troy Mayer, an 11-year veteran of the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office. Mayer discharged his Taser. He suffered a gunshot wound that was not considered life-threatening. Officer Jason Worm, a …

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Two people fatally shot, deputy injured after Wadena County traffic stop

Update from the BCA: The Wadena County Sheriff’s deputy was released from the hospital Sunday afternoon. The BCA is investigating after law enforcement fatally shot two motorists in a Saturday night traffic stop that the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office said turned into a “struggle.” According to a news release from the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy pulled over a …

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