Alpha News


10/03/2018 07:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff's Report 10-4-18 

A deputy responded to a report of horses running in the Thomas Hill area in Jackson. The horses were gone when the deputy arrived.


10/01/2018 06:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Alpha pair face drug chargesFree Access 

Two Alpha residents face third-degree controlled substance charges stemming from a Friday-evening bust at a Beach Street home. Walton Kellogg, 45, and Nadine Kellogg, 57, were arrested Friday evening at 205 Beach St. in Alpha following the execution of a search warrant by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at that address.


10/01/2018 06:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
John E. Eckert, 85Free Access 

John E. Eckert, 85, of Alpha, Minnesota passed away at his home on Saturday September 29, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:30 AM at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church with Father Jonathan Fasnacht officiating.


09/20/2018 03:26 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sheriff's Report 9-20-18 

A deputy received a phone call from a Meredosia, Ill., resident who reported an apparent Internet scam. The resident purchased a dog for $400 online but did not receive the dog and now the seller is not answering the phone.


09/06/2018 07:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Heard in the Street: New overstock shop opens in the Med City 

Discount Warehouse opened for business on Tuesday at 1306 Seventh St. NW in the Med City's Northgate Shopping Center . It's located in the 2,200-square-foot space that last housed Kevin Guy's Everything Hobby , which closed in April.