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Woman who rolled car on I-94 sentenced
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Letter: Medicaid cuts hurt rural seniors
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Douglas County 4-H campers
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4-H announces K-3 summer camps
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September 8, 2016
I-94 ramps in Alexandria are closed tonight
Due to an unexpected issue that came up last night, the overnight closure of I-94 will happen tonight, Thursday. Crews will place the beams for the new bridge between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. During these hours, traffic will be directed up and over the interstate ramps. Troopers will be...
September 8, 2016 - 7:41pm
September 1, 2016
I-94 to close overnight in Alexandria on September 7
Motorists on Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter an overnight closure Wednesday, Sept. 7, weather permitting. Crews constructing the new Highway 29 bridge over I-94 will place beams over the traffic lanes between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Traffic will be diverted onto the Highway...
September 1, 2016 - 4:43pm
August 26, 2016
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Crews are continuing to make good progress on the west half of the Highway 29 bridge over Interstate 94 in Alexandria, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Next week, they will again focus on the bridge, including pouring the pier cap in the center median...
August 26, 2016 - 9:38am
August 18, 2016
Bridge removed on Highway 29 in south Alexandria
The old southbound Highway 29 bridge in Alexandria has been completely removed and work on the west half of the new bridge is well under way. This week, crews nearly completed the pile driving work, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). That should wrap...
August 18, 2016 - 10:16am
August 17, 2016
Highway 29, 55 intersection becomes four-way stop
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will convert the intersection of Highway 29 and Highway 55 on the north side of Glenwood to a four-way stop starting Monday, Aug. 22. The change is meant to help address safety concerns at the intersection. Crews will add pavement messages...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 12, 2016
East ramps open on I-94 in south Alexandria
The east ramps between Highway 29 and I-94 in south Alexandria reopened Wednesday, along with the new Hwy 29 bridge over I-94. So all traffic has switched to the east side, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). MnDOT asks motorists to drive extra carefully...
August 12, 2016 - 10:29am
August 6, 2016
I-94 ramps in Alexandria to re-open next week
Work on the east ramps as part of the Highway 29/Interstate 94 project in south Alexandria was slightly delayed this week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) now expects the ramps to reopen Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. In addition, to reopening the ramps,...
August 6, 2016 - 8:00am
July 30, 2016
Crews to work on I-94 ramps in Alexandria Sunday
Crews are making "excellent progress" on the east side ramps at the interchange of I-94 and Highway 29 in south Alexandria, according to officials...
July 30, 2016 - 9:00am
July 20, 2016
East ramps on I-94 in Alexandria to close Monday
The ramps on the east side of the Interstate 94/Highway 29 interchange in Alexandria will close for two weeks starting Monday, July 25. Crews will reconstruct the off-ramp from westbound I-94 to Highway 29 and the on-ramp from Highway 29 to eastbound I-94. During the closures, traffic...
July 20, 2016 - 4:27pm
July 13, 2016
Crews make progress on new Highway 29 bridge
The westbound off-ramp and the eastbound on-ramp at Highway 29 in south Alexandria will close for two weeks starting Monday, July 25. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), the closures will allow crews to reconstruct the ramps. All traffic that would normally...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 28, 2016
Highway 29 intersection set to re-open by July 4
Crews are making good progress at the east leg of the 50th Avenue intersection of Highway 29 in Alexandria, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Storm sewer work and grading is complete. Curb and gutter work continued over the weekend. The intersection...
June 28, 2016 - 10:23am
June 16, 2016
East side of Highway 29 in Alexandria closes today
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offers a reminder that the east side of the intersection of Highway 29 and 50th Avenue in Alexandria closes today, Thursday, June 16 as part of a major reconstruction project.During this work, a detour will direct traffic to and from Hwy...
June 16, 2016 - 9:11am
June 3, 2016
Beam work completed over I-94 in Alexandria
The beam work over I-94 at Highway 29 in Alexandria wrapped up one night early, so no overnight closure was needed. The Minnesota Department of Transportation provided the following update of the project, as of Thursday: Next week, crews will again focus on the new bridge. They will...
June 3, 2016 - 2:04pm
Parkers Prairie Highway 29 reconstruction begins June 6
Motorists and pedestrians on Highway 29 in Parkers Prairie will encounter lane shifts starting Monday, June 6, weather permitting. Crews will begin work on a reconstruction and resurfacing project through the city. The work will address pavement concerns, pedestrian accessibility,...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Open house for Parkers Prairie Highway 29 project is May 23
An open house about this year's Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie is scheduled for Monday, May 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Prairie Event Center, 201 West Main St., Parkers Prairie. No formal presentation is planned. The meeting is an opportunity for...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am