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Seven run first inning pushes Osakis softball to victory
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August 2, 2013
I-94 cable median barrier project begins August 5
Motorists on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls will experience intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a cable median barrier installation project begins Monday, August 5, weather permitting. Crews will install the cable barrier along 10 miles of I-94 from approximately the north...
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
I-94 cable median barrier project begins June 10
Motorists on Interstate 94 near Alexandria will experience intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a cable median barrier installation project begins June 10, weather permitting. Crews will install the cable barrier along 10 miles of I-94 from mile post 96 to mile post 106. Motorists...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
February 11, 2013
Interstate 94 re-opened at Alexandria at 1 p.m.
February 11, 2013 - 1:16pm
October 8, 2012
Expect lane closures and a detour at Brandon I-94 exit
Motorists on Interstate 94 will experience lane closures and a detour at the Brandon exit (mile marker 90) starting today, Monday, Oct. 8, while crews replace a culvert. The work will take approximately 10 days to complete. Monday, Oct. 8: · Traffic on I-94 will be...
October 8, 2012 - 11:46am
September 26, 2012
I-94 lane closures between St. Cloud, Clearwater cause delays
Due to road construction begun on September 24 that reduced both directions of travel of Interstate 94 to a single lane between Highway 24 in Clearwater and County Road 75 in St. Cloud, motorists travelling between the Twin Cities Metro Area and St. Cloud will encounter delays. The...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Rollover crash Monday causes minor injuries
No one was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover on Interstate-94 Monday morning. According to the State Patrol, JoAnn Clark, 57, of Elliott, North Dakota, was throwing an item into the backseat of the car when she swerved off the road and into the median. She then overcorrected,...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Vehicle rolls over, catches fire near Grant-Douglas line
A driver and passenger, both from Alexandria, escaped serious injury after a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 79 near the Grant/Douglas county line early Monday morning. Christopher Skuza, 23, was driving west on Highway 79 in a Chevrolet Blazer at about 5 a.m. when the vehicle left...
April 4, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Six lives lost in three hours
In the space of three hours, six lives were lost in three separate crashes on snowy, slushy roads near Alexandria and Glenwood on Monday. The...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
I-94 crash closes lane, causes chemical leak
The westbound lanes of Interstate 94 at Highway 114 near Alexandria were closed for several hours Monday because of a crash that happened at about 1:30 p.m. The rear-end collision involved three vehicles, including a truck that was reportedly transporting hydrochloric acid.
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
Airplane makes unplanned landing on Interstate 94
A light airplane made an unplanned landing on Interstate 94 at exit 242 in North Dakota this morning. There were no injuries in the incident...
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January 6, 2011 - 3:10pm
August 29, 2008
Paving project to start on I-94 near Alexandria
If you're planning to drive on the freeway east of Alexandria in the next couple of weeks, expect some delays coming back into town. A paving project on the westbound Interstate 94 lanes will begin Wednesday, September 3. The stretch of road under construction is from the Douglas/Todd...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am