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UPDATE: Three family members injured in crash north of Alexandria
Dayton vetoes bill that included funding for Andes Tower Hills
UPDATED: Park Rapids man deceased after fight at Legion Park
Alexandria Education Foundation honors four alumni
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30
8-3A baseball: Sabres hold off Alex despite seventh-inning rally
5A girls golf: Knights' season ends on Day One at sections
Sports schedule for Tuesday, May 31
Section softball: Cards stay cool under pressure to edge Sauk Rapids
High numbers show out for Geneva's first annual night golf tourney
Potted flowers induce spring fever
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum hosts Smithsonian exhibit
The price they paid
Worship offers a break from busyness
Boy Scouts clean up landscaping at First Lutheran
Engaged - Cunningham and Thielke
Births - May 27, 2016
Engaged - Reis and Frovarp
Engaged - Nelson and Dahlheimer
Wedding - Schoenfelder - Wagner
Mike Frisch: Early season bassin'
Legislative audit: DNR deer management sound but needs improvement
Outdoor issues after the legislative session: No blaze pink, but lead ammo ban is a go
Millerville Sportsmen help 22 kids gain gun safety certificates
Alexandria trap team still first in its league
Gerald Arnold "Jerry" Golembeck
Jerome "Jerry" A. Loehlein
Rose M. Shores
Thomas Jeffery Short
Aurelia Anna Emma Schimmelpfennig
COMMENTARY: Ice programs not looking for handout
LETTER: Transportation and infrastructure left to deteriorate
EDITORIAL: A frustrating session with tiny headway
IT'S OUR TURN: There's no book for adulting
LETTER: Socialism and communism are penetrating our society
Sabolik named a Princess Kay finalist
Back to Basics: Low maintenance flower care creates beautiful garden
Working buffers for water quality
Trees donated to local fifth graders
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
Alexandria Public Schools retirees honored
Get certified as short-call substitute teacher
Moen receives 2016 Humanitarian Service Award
Alexandria Industries receives Progress Minnesota award
Employment law update provides current information
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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...
News / region
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