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Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
John "Jack" Burns
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OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
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THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
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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
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Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
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Most on board with new hospital name
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June 3, 2016
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
April 5, 2016
Weather delays work on Highway 29 in Alexandria
Weather has delayed construction work on Highway 29 in south Alexandria. Here's the updated schedule that the Minnesota Department of Transportation released today, Tuesday. Beginning next week (instead of this week), motorists in Alexandria will counter a traffic switch on Highway...
April 5, 2016 - 9:50am
March 23, 2016
Open house for I-94/Highway 29 project set for March 29
The public is invited to an open house to learn more about the I-94/Highway 29 interchange reconstruction set to begin this year. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 29 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 5637 Highway 29 S in Alexandria. The meeting is an opportunity...
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
August 14, 2015
Road work rolls on for Highway 29 Project
Roundabout coming later this season
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
July 29, 2015
Reconstruction of County Road 28 begins
Project is part of I-94/Highway 29 project
July 29, 2015 - 12:00am
July 1, 2015
County road work under way
Resurfacing work is under way this week on County Roads 13, 42 and 46, according to Dave Robley, county engineer. County Road 13 will be resurfaced...
July 1, 2015 - 12:00am
September 19, 2013
TIGER signs to alert drivers of trouble spot on Highway 29
New signs will soon alert drivers about a potentially dangerous traffic spot in Douglas County, the intersection of Highway 29 and County Road...
September 19, 2013 - 2:56pm
February 2, 2011
City gets update on Highway 29 tree issue
The city of Alexandria, a group of concerned business owners and the Minnesota Department of Transportation are trying to come up with a plan about what to do with the trees along the Highway 29 South corridor. Business owners on the west side of the highway say the trees, when in...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 22, 2010
Extra lane to be added on Highway 29 North
A re-striping project will add a northbound lane to Highway 29 North in Alexandria. It should also end the problem of vehicles trying to merge...
December 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Car crashes into cow on Highway 29
Two Alexandria residents escaped serious injury Tuesday night after their car crashed into a cow that had wandered onto Highway 29 north of town. Timothy Paige, 20, the driver, and his friend, Jennifer Wilde, 19, were traveling north in a 1991 Dodge Shadow at about 11 p.m. when the...
September 22, 2010 - 9:27am
September 16, 2010
UPDATE: 77-year-old driver dies after head-on crash near Parkers Prairie
Lucille Vogt, 77, of Parkers Prairie died after a head-on crash just south of Parkers Prairie Wednesday morning. She was driving a 2003 Ford...
September 16, 2010 - 8:15am
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
Highway 29 shoulders to be repaired; 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 today, Monday: --Highway 29 between Parkers Prairie and Alexandria. --Highway...
June 7, 2010 - 5:39am
February 18, 2010
Five injured in crash on Highway 29 near Wadena
Five people, including one infant, were hurt in a two-vehicle crash west of Wadena Tuesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. According to the Minnesota...
February 18, 2010 - 3:27pm