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Red Bull Band performs with high school band
Battling the elements for cancer: Fish tournament raises more than $50,000
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
Alexandria Area High School Honor Roll
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria goes undefeated on the road
Girls hockey: Cardinals seeded fourth in Class A state tournament
Sports schedule for Sunday, Feb. 18
Boys basketball: Imdieke secures one point victory for Silverstreaks
Girls basketball: Cardinals win 15 games straight
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Wayne & Berdeen Benson
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Outdoor briefs: Pheasants Forever banquet set for Feb. 24
Diann E. Bakke
Dorothy M. Wiswell
Edward "Ed" Kenneth Grussing
OUR TURN: It's not easy, but it's pretty simple
COMMENTARY: Stop supporting dirty polluters
COMMENTARY: Infrastructure — a bipartisan job creator
Take flu seriously and it's not too late to get a shot
IT'S YOUR TURN: Readers react to splash pad idea
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
Estate planning seminar on Tuesday
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August 15, 2014
Mayor's Minute: Phase 3 has started!
Phase 2 - done! Pavers are in, striping is done. As in Phase 1, we will wait to get in the plantings and the bike racks. Moving on to the last...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Crazy Days a success on new sidewalks
Consumers traveled from near and far to take part in Alexandria’s Crazy Days Thursday, August 7 through Saturday, August 9. Businesses lined...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Farmers market open during road construction
The Holmes City Farmers Market will be open during its Saturday market hours of 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., in spite of the road construction on State Highway 27. The Highway Department recommends a safer alternative route by taking I-94 and exiting on Highway 114 going south and then traveling...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Parking restrictions, lane closure downtown Alexandria April 14-15
Motorists on Highway 29/Broadway in downtown Alexandria may encounter short-term lane closures and parking restrictions on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). A contractor for MnDOT will be doing preparatory...
April 11, 2014 - 10:56am
November 1, 2013
Church project in full swing
A house at 7th Avenue and Elm Street in front of the Douglas County Courthouse was torn down this week as part of Calvary Lutheran Church’s...
November 1, 2013 - 9:18am
September 4, 2013
Local group gets $268,400 for painting, house repairs
Organizations that help older Minnesotans stay in their homes as they age are receiving more than $4.3 million in funds from the Department of Human Services. Locally, West Central Minnesota Communities Action Inc. will receive $268,400 to provide exterior painting and construction...
September 4, 2013 - 1:08pm
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