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Five things to know from city council
Council hires garbage hauler, acts on other items
Council members, mayor get 10 percent bump
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Minnesota authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Area volleyball: Section play getting under way
Blizzard hockey: Steel run past Alex
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Gayle J. Gondek
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 29, 2013
I-94 cable median barrier project near Fergus Falls begins next week
Motorists on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls will experience intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a cable median barrier installation project begins August 5, weather permitting. Crews will install the cable barrier along ten miles of I-94 from approximately the north...
July 29, 2013 - 8:58am
June 16, 2013
I-94 resurfacing project near Barnesville begins June 17
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Highway 34 in Barnesville and Clay County Road 10 near Downer may encounter delays when a resurfacing project begins June 17, weather permitting. Traffic will reduce to one lane in each direction during the project, according to the Minnesota...
June 16, 2013 - 12:47pm
June 12, 2013
Lots of action on I-94
Helicopters, explosions, a bridge taken out, high wire acts and a plan to stop a bad crash. No, it's not a new blockbuster movie, it's all part...
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Goodbye winter white, hello construction orange: 2013 Douglas County road work plans revealed
Another winter has given way to Minnesota's second season - construction. Twelve projects are planned for the summer of 2013 in Douglas County....
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
Highway 28 resurfacing begins near Sauk Centre
Motorists and residents on Highway 28 west of Sauk Centre will encounter intermittent lane closures, flaggers, pilot cars and possible delays between Highway 71 and Westport beginning this week. The project involves nine miles of Highway 28. The lane closures will occur from sunrise...
May 1, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Construction projects jump ahead, races use county roads
Although west central Minnesota was hit with another winter storm Thursday, the construction season is bumping along in Douglas County. County...
April 11, 2013 - 2:44pm
April 5, 2013
These road projects will affect your summer
Locally, Interstate 94 is the main target for state road work this year. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) recently announced...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
Major project and lane closures under way on I-94
Motorists traveling Interstate 94 near St. Cloud will encounter delays as non-rush hour lane closures occur on both directions of I-94 between Highway 24 in Clearwater and County Road 75 in St. Cloud.
March 28, 2013 - 7:00am
March 15, 2013
Construction Couture dazzles with raw materials
The Vikingland Builders Association (VBA) will go vogue with Construction Couture, a raw materials fashion show that will take place on Thursday,...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 1, 2013
New school: What's new?
Alexandria Area High School continues to take shape. During their monthly meeting Monday, the Alexandria School Board was updated on construction...
March 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 15, 2013
Building activity still strong in Alexandria
Construction activity in the Alexandria area appears to be hammering out a "new normal" of between $50 and $52 million a year. Last year, the...
February 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 1, 2013
New school one-quarter completed
The bones of the new Alexandria Area High School are taking shape. Load-bearing walls, steel beams, footings and more are being set in place...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Barging ahead with a landscaping project
It isn't your typical landscaping project. Because the customer's property is on an island on Lake Brophy west of Alexandria, Grand Designs...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Bridge work closes Geneva Road
Big changes are happening on Geneva Road. A bridge replacement project on Douglas County Road 111 (Geneva Road) started Tuesday, October 23...
October 26, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
SunOpta starts big project
A big project is taking shape at the SunOpta Ingredients plant on 3rd Avenue West in Alexandria. Demolition crews used heavy machinery to tear...
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am