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Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Drum and bugle corps perform in Alexandria w/video
Fun and games at Ribfest w/video
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
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
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
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
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