ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- “I saw the flash out of the left side corner of my eye and I felt something hit my chest. I heard that noise and I knew right away that things had just changed.” One year ago, on a dark rural driveway, Douglas County Deputy Sheriff Dustin Alexander was shot in the line of duty. In just 94 seconds, he went from doing a routine vehicle check to being shot at five times.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Police here are investigating an armed robbery in which the suspect tied up a video store clerk and a customer late Monday. According to police, a white male in his mid-20s entered the Premiere Video on North Nokomis Street about 10 p.m. Monday holding a handgun. He reportedly took an undisclosed amount of cash from a cash drawer and store safe.