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Celebrating a rink renovation
A long journey home
Wanted: Watercraft inspectors
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In MN, farmers urge ag property tax credit and fix to school funding
Boys Hockey: Cards top the Stars for the second time in three days
Sports schedule for Friday, Jan. 20
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Engaged - Christopherson and Dalluge
Engaged - Freier and Christopherson
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Engaged - Fischer and Teague
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
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
Lisa M. Neubauer
Byron S. Gunderson
Keith D. Davis Jr.
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
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
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
November 3, 2010
County Road 42 opening triggers horn-tooting celebration
After a long season of construction, County Road 42 re-opened last Friday and with it came a celebration from those who live on or near this...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2010
Brandon man dies in construction accident
A 35-year-old Brandon man was killed in a construction accident in Barrett Friday afternoon. Mitchell J. Brethorst was operating a backhoe at the site of the old bus garage in Barrett at about 1 p.m. when a tree fell on the full-swing backhoe, pinning Brethorst in the machine, according...
September 19, 2010 - 3:17pm
August 31, 2010
Traffic resumes today on Highway 55 in Douglas, Pope counties
Traffic will resume later today on Highway 55 as crews finish a reconstruction, resurfacing, and bridge and culvert replacement project between Glenwood and the Grant/Douglas county line that began May 10. Following the reopening of Highway 55, motorists may still encounter shoulder...
August 31, 2010 - 10:01am
August 6, 2010
Portions of County Road 42 closed
Construction is once again in full swing on County Road 42 north of Alexandria.
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
New construction management firm opens in Alexandria
Metz Construction Management, LLC recently announced plans to open business in Alexandria. The office will be located at 1210 Broadway, Alexandria.
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
County board approves courthouse remodeling
The Douglas County Courthouse remodeling project received a green light at Tuesday's county board meeting. Despite opposition from the board's chair, Paul Anderson, Phase 1 of the remodeling project is set to begin yet this year. The cost of the project is approximately $2 million. Phase...
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
July 3, 2010
Fourth of July travelers advised of road construction zones
As the 2010 construction season heats up and the July 4 holiday weekend is here, motorists will need to be aware of highway construction work zones around the state, including: --St.
July 3, 2010 - 7:23am
June 30, 2010
Here's the news on County Road 42
With summer in full swing, people may be wondering why the construction project on County Road 42 hasn't started yet. According to Dave Robley,...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Highway 114 improvement project will start early
Motorists on Highway 114 between Interstate 94 and Highway 55 in Douglas and Pope counties may encounter delays this week when a resurfacing project begins. The highway will remain open to traffic while crews resurface the road. Flaggers and pilot cars will direct traffic during...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 20, 2010
Highway 55 project making progress
Traffic on Highway 55 in Douglas and Pope counties remains detoured during a reconstruction, resurfacing and bridge replacement project that began on May 10. Motorists are being detoured on Highway 27, Interstate 94 and Highway 29 while Highway 55 is closed between Hoffman and...
June 20, 2010 - 11:46am
June 9, 2010
Shoulder work begins this week on Highway 29; expect delays
Motorists traveling in Mahnomen, Becker, Clay, Otter Tail and Douglas counties may encounter delays this month during a shoulder repair project. Crews will repair shoulders on the following highways beginning this week: Highway 29 between Parkers Prairie and Alexandria. Highway...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Two men injured in West Fargo construction accident
WEST FARGO - Two men suffered unknown internal and external injuries after falling 40 feet in a construction accident this morning in West Fargo. The two construction workers were working in the raised basket of a platform jack when the equipment tipped over just after 10 a.m., said...
June 7, 2010 - 1:54pm
May 8, 2010
Highway 9 project in Pope, Swift counties begins May 11
DETROIT LAKES - Motorists on Highway 9 will be detoured beginning Tuesday, May 11, when a resurfacing project begins between Benson and three-quarters of a mile north of the Pope/Stevens county line, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Traffic will be detoured...
May 8, 2010 - 8:03am
April 4, 2010
Osakis school addition makes progress
The new Osakis Public School cafeteria has been a busy place in the last couple of weeks as crews worked to install the terrazo flooring. While...
April 4, 2010 - 9:51am
March 17, 2010
Building near mall demolished
A familiar building along Highway 29 south of Alexandria is no more. The building, which was once the home of First State Bank of Carlos and...
March 17, 2010 - 12:05am