Derosier_Alex.jpg

Alex Derosier

Minnesota Reporter

Alex Derosier covers Minnesota breaking news and state government for Forum News Service. He previously spent almost three years as a digital producer and news editor for the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. Before that, he worked at The Associated Press in Raleigh, N.C., and contributed research to investigations at CBS News in Washington, D.C. He can be reached via email at aderosier@forumcomm.com.

Languages spoken: English

Recent articles by Alex Derosier
Attorney General Keith Ellison, whose office is investigating the proposed merger of the multibillion-dollar health systems based in South Dakota and Minnesota, said he wants to get a full picture of how it might affect Minnesota residents.

St. Paul’s push to explore reparations for descendants of Black slaves and victims of discriminatory housing practices represents a newer type of push on the issue.
Illegal prison tattooing can spread hepatitis and HIV. By taking the process into the light, Minnesota corrections officials hope to stop the spread of disease and give prisoners new skills. The state wants a licensed artist with at least three years of experience and a “strong, well-rounded portfolio" to help start a legal prison body art program.
The Elk River man went into a coma and went into kidney failure after being injected with ketamine while struggling with police, according to the complaint filed in Minnesota U.S. District Court.
A brief body camera excerpt released by the city after the shooting showed officers opening the door of the apartment where the 22-year-old Locke was staying. Officers did not knock before entering. Seconds later, Locke is seen stirring from underneath a blanket and holding a handgun just before he was shot.
The senator said that while he was privy to more details of the case, he could not provide specific details and referred further questions to Groszhans’ family.
Ashley Miller Carlson, a 33-year-old mother of four from the area of Grantsburg and Siren, Wisconsin, was last seen Sept. 23 in the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe community of Lake Lena, about 25 miles east of Hinckley, Minnesota.