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47-Year-Old Alexandria Man Dies During Rollover Crash

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash in LaGrande Township on Saturday around 1:00 pm. Two cars collided on the intersection of Co Rd 40 and Co Rd 8. Authorities believe a GMC Yukon entered the intersection and pulled out in front of a Dodge Pickup. The vehicles collided and then rolled into the southwest ditch. The pickup …

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Listen & Learn, Alexandria Public Schools to discuss opening plans

Curious to know what the upcoming months will look like for the Alexandria Public Schools? Learn more at the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce’s virtual Listen & Learn event on Wednesday, August 19 from 12 -1 pm. Alexandria Public Schools Superintendent Rick Sansted will update the community on the district’s plans for the 2020-2021 school year and how it …

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Agriculture Officials Investigating Mysterious Packets of Seeds Sent to U.S. Residents From China

In the past few weeks, The Wall Street Journal reports that hundreds of U.S. residents have been mailed mysterious packets of seeds, mostly with Chinese return addresses on them. Some of these packages were labeled to suggest that they contained jewelry or electronics, prompting the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Homeland Security, as well as several state agriculture departments, to investigate the …

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Boat Falls From Trailer, Blocks Lane of Washington State Road

Drivers on a Washington road encountered a strange sight on Monday: a boat. According to UPI, a driver had been pulling the boat on State Route 97 when it slid from its trailer. The sleek-looking ski boat ended up partially blocking the road. Trooper and public information officer John Bryant tweeted photos of the boat, which showed long white skid …

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Fully Restored 1965 Ford Mustang Sells for Record-Setting $3.85M

A fully restored 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R–a model known as the “Flying Mustang”–recently sold for a record-setting $3.85 million at auction. Mecum Auctions in Indianapolis called the car “the most historically important Shelby Mustang in the world” as well as “arguably the most important Mustang in the history of the marque, period.” The car was driven by Ken Miles (portrayed by …

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Kacey Musgraves Cries Glittery Tears in 1st Instagram Pic Since Ruston Kelly Split

On Monday night, Kacey Musgraves posted her first Instagram pic since announcing her split from husband Ruston Kelly–and by the looks of it, she’s not happy. “If only tears were actually glittery,” the 31-year-old Musgraves wrote alongside the snap, which makes it look like she’s crying shiny tears while sporting a silver-sequined bikini and a sparkly pair of fairy wings. People notes …

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FDNY Rescues Passengers Stranded on Runaway Inflatable Swan Raft

The Fire Department of New York is crying “foul” after some dummies with a giant float shaped like a swan took their pool toy out on the East River. “At 3:39 p.m. today, FDNY Marine and land units responded to the East River at East 55th Street, Manhattan, for reports of multiple persons in the water,” the FDNY wrote on Instagram …

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One dies in bicycle verses car crash near Carlos

On Tuesday around 10:00 pm, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash between a bicycle and a car on Co Rd 9 NE just south of Carlos, MN. Authorities say three bicyclists were southbound on Co Rd 9 when a Lincoln Navigator, also southbound, collided with two of the bicyclists. One cyclist was pronounced dead on scene and …

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Legacy of the Lakes Hosting Boat Parade

Legacy of the Lakes is hosting a Boat Parade on Saturday, July 11th! Due to COVID-19, they have changed their plans to a parade instead of the regular Boat Show. “While we are sad we wont be hosting the show this year, we are excited for this new opportunity! Its free to join the parade and all boat types are …

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