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WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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June 12, 2010
Bills improve vehicle safety, call for nationwide ban on texting while driving
The Senate Commerce Committee passed legislation Wednesday co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar that's designed to make American roads safer by improving vehicle safety standards and encouraging bans on texting while driving. The Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010 would improve...
June 12, 2010 - 3:57pm
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
June 6, 2010
MnDOT urges keeping event signs, items for sale away from highway right of way
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds citizens that placing unauthorized signs and other objects on state highway right of way is illegal and can distract drivers and obstruct their vision. "With summer here, we are already seeing an increase in advertising signs and...
June 6, 2010 - 11:15am
May 9, 2010
Federal bill addresses motor vehicle safety
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and fellow Commerce Committee members to introduce the Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010. The bill is designed to improve vehicle safety standards to better protect drivers, make vehicle safety...
May 9, 2010 - 9:36am
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 15, 2010
Starbuck intersection to become four-way stop next week
Motorists traveling on Highway 28 and Highway 29 will soon be required to stop at the Highway 28/29/114 intersection in Starbuck, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Mn/DOT is improving safety at the intersection by converting it from a two-way stop to a four-way...
April 15, 2010 - 10:01am
March 6, 2010
State Patrol reaches out for more recruits
ST. PAUL -- To recruit a more diverse workforce, the Minnesota State Patrol has created the Law Enforcement Training Opportunity (LETO). LETO is a specialized recruitment effort that provides a pathway for those without a law enforcement background to become a state trooper.
March 6, 2010 - 9:24am
May 18, 2009
Road sign work starts today
A few road signs in the area are being replaced this week. The signs are located along the Douglas/Todd County line to Highway 15 in St. Cloud. The Minnesota Department of Transportation expects to start the work today, Monday. Since the work is being done on the side of the road,...
May 18, 2009 - 10:41am
May 15, 2009
Two-car crash near I-94 sends one to HCMC
A two-vehicle crash on Highway 27 West near the I-94 exit Wednesday evening sent the driver of a 2002 Ford Taurus to Hennepin County Medical...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Railroad work scheduled near Glenwood Friday
Railroad repairs are scheduled to take place on Highway 29 north of Glenwood this Friday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The work will start at 9 a.m. and continue until about 3 p.m.
May 6, 2009 - 3:57pm
March 23, 2009
Flooding continues to impact area roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol urge motorists to drive with caution as flooding continues to affect area highways. While water has receded in some areas, flooding continues to affect areas in Becker, Clay, Grant, Mahnomen and Wilkin counties. Road...
March 23, 2009 - 12:47pm
February 18, 2009
Stop sign work to begin at Carlos Corners this week
Motorists will encounter a four-way stop north of Alexandria at the intersection of Highway 29 and Douglas County Roads 13 and 42 beginning Thursday, February 19, weather permitting. To improve safety at the intersection, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is converting the...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Crash near Dakota Street causes injuries
A Glenwood man remains hospitalized following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 and Dakota Street near Doolittle's restaurant in Alexandria last...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
Five fatal crashes in last 10 years at Carlos Corners
Although there are no apparent visibility problems at the Carlos Corners intersection and it contains flat stretches of road in all directions, it has been the scene of more than a few serious crashes and fatalities over the years. Six people - five of them in their teens - have...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Man hospitalized in crash near Doolittle's remains in stable condition
A Glenwood man hospitalized Thursday in a two-vehicle crash near Doolittle's restaurant in Alexandria remains in stable condition, Douglas County...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am