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Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Speed limits to increase on Highways 27, 114
One person injured in semi, SUV crash in Otter Tail County
Updated: Two people rescued from Lake Ida
Minnesota leaders look for ways to reduce health insurance premiums and 'reinsurance' may help
Boys basketball: Savageau's big day helps Osakis edge B-E
Basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 20
Wrestling: Braves get past Minnewaska in dual
Wrestling: Knights sweep three at KMS duals
Blizzard hockey: New Ulm rolls over Alex at the RCC
Fathers and daughters invited to Big Ole – Little Lena Ball
Zion Lutheran School celebrates National Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Column: The Sunday after and the days ahead
Compassion Center to host GriefShare
A peach of a show
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
Hazel I. Kleven
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
John Lawrence Davis
William "Bill" Bahe
IT'S OUR TURN: Tough choices on sex abuse story
LETTER: Need better service on CR82
LETTER: Give Trump a chance
LETTER: Rare, unique opportunity
LETTER: Douglas County's child abuse rate is double statewide rate
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
KOOL-TV adds local weekend show
New specialty-trained orthopedic surgeon available in Alexandria
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
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