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November 14, 2017
Eastbound lanes open near Evansville
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield are now open to traffic. All eastbound ramps at the Brandon and Garfield interchanges have also reopened, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, which issued a news release Tuesday morning. Westbound...
November 14, 2017 - 2:56pm
November 9, 2017
Giving back in Garfield
What began as a one-time project in Garfield has now been going strong for 13 years. Each fall, students from Garfield Elementary School take...
November 9, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 17, 2017
Eastbound I-94 ramps close at Brandon, Garfield
The entrance and exit ramps on eastbound Interstate 94 at the Brandon interchange and the Garfield interchange are closed for paving. They will remain closed for up to two weeks. Motorists should use the Evansville or Highway 27 on and off-ramps to reach their destinations. Ramps...
October 17, 2017 - 4:18pm
October 14, 2017
Garfield home damaged by fire
A Garfield home was damaged Saturday when a fire started in a wood pile. A Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy used a fire extinguisher to knock down the fire after it was reported at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6536 County Road 82 NW. The Garfield Fire Department then put...
October 14, 2017 - 8:44pm
August 28, 2017
Watch for ramp closings in Brandon, Garfield
Motorists travelling between eastbound Interstate 94 and the entrance and exit ramps to Brandon and Garfield will encounter occasional ramp closures over the next month. The intermittent closures will begin today, Monday, Aug. 28, so crews can mill the existing pavement and prepare...
August 28, 2017 - 10:51am
August 24, 2017
Fund set up for Garfield fire victims
A fund has been established to assist the Garfield couple that lost their home in a fire last weekend. Contribution to the benefit account for...
August 24, 2017 - 4:46pm
August 7, 2017
Updated: House catches fire near Garfield (w/video)
Firefighters from Garfield, Brandon and Alexandria battled a house fire in the rain on Sunday. The Garfield Fire Department responded to the...
August 7, 2017 - 6:46am
July 28, 2017
Eastbound I-94 on-ramp near Garfield to close today
The on-ramp from Highway 114 near Garfield to eastbound Interstate 94 will close to all traffic today, Friday, July 28. The closure is needed because of safety concerns near the merge point onto eastbound I-94, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The closure...
July 28, 2017 - 12:05pm
July 26, 2017
Highway 114 near Garfield to close
Overnight closures of Highway 114 at Interstate 94 south of Garfield are scheduled to start Monday, July 31. The highway closures are necessary so crews can remove the eastbound Interstate 94 bridge deck over the roadway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The...
July 26, 2017 - 11:37am
July 23, 2017
Two from Garfield hurt in crash
Two people from Garfield were injured when the van they were in was rear-ended west of Alexandria. Dale Haagenstad, 67, and Mary Haagenstad, 56, were taken to Douglas County Hospital after the crash that occurred about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 22. The Minnesota State Patrol said...
July 23, 2017 - 3:28pm
July 13, 2017
Traffic shift begins on I-94 near Garfield
Drivers on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield will encounter a traffic shift starting Friday, July 14, as crews begin resurfacing the eastbound lanes and re-decking two bridges. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction using the current westbound lanes,...
July 13, 2017 - 12:09pm
June 16, 2017
I-94 lane closures between Evansville, Garfield begin June 26
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, June 26, for a resurfacing and bridge project. Crews will begin constructing temporary crossovers near the Highway 79 (Evansville/Elbow Lake) interchange, the County...
June 16, 2017 - 1:47pm
May 5, 2017
Driver seriously hurt in head-on crash near Garfield
A driver was seriously injured after in a head-on collision with a truck Friday north of Garfield. A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's...
May 5, 2017 - 4:45pm
May 3, 2017
Three charged in Garfield drug case
A man smashing a windshield with a shovel lead to charges against three individuals after a felony amount of various drugs were found in their...
May 3, 2017 - 2:12pm
April 27, 2017
Update: Firefighters battle house fire in Garfield
Firefighters from four departments are battling a house fire in Garfield. The initial fire call went out a little after 11:30 a.m. at a residence...
April 27, 2017 - 12:16pm