Chelsea Lee

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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One Year Anniversary of Alexandria Downtown Fire

Today marks the one year anniversary of the devastating fires in downtown Broadway in Alexandria. An apartment fire above Raaper’s Eatery and Ale spread to neighboring businesses, consuming half the city block and displacing several residents leaving them homeless in freezing temps.  The devastation of that day was met with courage, faith, and support community wide. An incredibly compassionate and …

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UPDATE: Runaway Teen From Alexandria

9:00 am 2/26/21 ***UPDATE: ASHTON HAS BEEN LOCATED** Thank you everyone for your assistance***   Alexandria Police are asking for help to locate a runaway teen. Ashton Kirk is 16 years old and left his residence on Saturday 2/20/2021 and has not returned. If anyone has knowledge of Ashton’s whereabouts please contact the APD at 320-763-6631.

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Chase Bryant Opened Up About His Attempted Suicide in 2018

In 2018, CHASE BRYANT was in a very dark place, and decided to take his own life.  He put six bullets in a revolver and pulled the trigger.  He felt himself drift off into a daze, only to wake up in the same place.  He checked the gun and the chamber that was supposed to hold the bullet that would take …

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Search Called Off, Family Not Giving Up Hope

The search for a Minnesota man who went missing off the coast of Destin, Florida, on Saturday has been suspended.  The U.S. Coast Guard reported David Schink, 61, of Champlin, missing around 7:40 p.m. on Saturday. He had gone kayaking around 2:30 p.m. that day and didn’t return. After 49 hours, with rescue crews covering more than 9,160 square nautical …

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A Sore Loser on a Quiz Show Goes Nuts

A quiz show contestant in Iceland freaked out and started trashing the set after losing.  He threw his buzzer to the floor, flipped his podium, and chucked a glass of water that barely missed another contestant. And after he storms off the set you can hear him trashing more stuff.  According to comments on the video, the guy had trouble …

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