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Sheriff's employees get leadership training
County drops idea to stop employees from talking to media w/video
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19
Area working to plug skills gap
Time to worry about opener? More than 30 inches still covered many area lakes this week
Tennis: Cardinals off to a quick start
Softball: WCA takes season opener over Browerville
Trap shooting: B-E looks for a return to state
Yohnke getting offers from DI programs
Shooting for big things: Alexandria trap ready to compete in a competitive field
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
Steve and Karen Samek
Morken: A few tips for gaining hunting permission
CRP cap to rise in House version of 2018 federal Farm Bill
From sap to syrup
Public comment meeting on deer plan coming to Glenwood
Morken: What survey numbers tell us about the future of conservation
Edward "Ed" Bitzan
Richard Millard Ohlsen
Robert F. Kane
LETTER: Thanking those who care for our youngest
LETTER: What are commissioners hiding?
EDITORIAL: County board misses chance to be upfront
OUR TURN: Don't slam community theater
1968: Good Friday fire destroys businesses
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
Herberger's to close soon
Spring brings excitement, optimism
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
On The Street
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hires and promotions
on the street
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