Signs on the front door said that the shuttered Tennessee Roadhouse in Alexandria was undergoing a remodel. However, owners Kevin Cunningham and Connie Lee Stitch-Cunningham have filed for bankruptcy and the restaurant has shut its doors permanently. According to Kevin Cunningham, who has owned the property on Highway 29 since 1986, three factors led to the restaurant's decline in business: • Major road construction in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
After being homeschooled for a few years, Lily Farrell couldn't wait to start sixth grade at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria. She says she was so excited that she couldn't sleep. But now, the 11-year-old can't sleep for another reason. She says she has been having anxiety attacks after being told she was not dressing appropriately at school.
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Two of the three suspects in the kidnapping and assault of 15-year-old Jasmine Block were best friends and had attended high school in Alexandria together, said the mother of one of them. Lisa Barker, mother of suspect Thomas Jay Barker, 32, lives not far from the trailer house where police say the three men held Jasmine prisoner even as family and law enforcement officers desperately searched for her in the days and weeks after she disappeared.
Two men are facing charges in connection with an armed confrontation in Alexandria early on Sunday, May 14. According to the criminal complaint, Christopher Dewayne Jones, 26, and Rashad Dimnoick Henley, 26, were taken into custody after Jones allegedly pointed a shotgun at Henley's girlfriend and her father. Jones is facing four charges of second-degree assault, as well as possession of an assault weapon after a previous felony conviction for aiding and abetting robbery in 2010.
Rachel Elliott sits next to her husband, Russ, on the couch in their Evansville home. Russ holds their 1-month-old daughter Remie, dressed in a pink onesie, as Rachel looks on with a combination of love, awe and a little bewilderment. Simple moments like this one were a long time in the making for the Elliotts, who spent nearly 10 years trying to have a child.