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UPDATE: Last of 9 prisoners who escaped in state van caught on Minneapolis bridge
UPDATE: Dayton to decide whether to OK spending plan by Tuesday
Composting among new director's priorities
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
Eagles Horseshoe League Standings
Trap Shooting: Perfect score from Brezina leads Alexandria shooters
Track and Field: Minnewaska, WCA battle in subsections
Baseball: Merritt tosses complete game in starting pitching debut
Track and field: A-B-E sends eight to sections
Guitarist performs for First Friday in Evansville
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
At Ole Oppe Fest, Big Ole will meet new family member
Have questions? The library has answers
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Morken: Becoming a better bow hunter
Nice bass for Maeyaert
Fee increases added to final environment bill
Morken: Still time to fill that tag as toms continue to sound off
Minnesota opener: Slow going on Reno Saturday morning
Kathleen Rose Kaar
Dennis Douglas Pearson
Richard "Dick" H. Hodgson
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views by the Echo Press
Guest editorial: Take a bigger view of what's underwater
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Hardware Hank's is Official Barbie Trade-In Headquarters
Commentary: Reforms protect your water and your wallet
Letter: Pray for persecuted Christians
4-H trains youth as camp counselors
4-H'ers take the stage
Master gardeners plant sale coming up
Crabgrass prevention in your home lawn
Gardening Brown Bag series offered
Winery, brewery and distillery hope customers come crawling
Groundbreaking next week on mental health facility
On the Street
New Aagard program provides tool cabinets for employees
Chamber introduces new networking event
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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