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In accordance with the 2011 Alexandria Area 2030 Transportation Study roads throughout the county will be shifting between city, county and state ownership. (Echo Press graphic)

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When you go over the river and through the woods this Thanksgiving, you might still end up at Grandma's house but the entity that maintains that route may not be the same.


The cities of Alexandria and Osakis, Douglas County and the state of Minnesota have swapped ownership of portions of roads in the area. The change comes as part of recommendations made in the 2011 Alexandria Area 2030 Transportation Study.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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