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Franson joins March for Life event at Capitol
Update: School bus driver cited in minor crash
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, January 22
Discovery's Aker earns regional honor
Human trafficking: See something? Then say something
Nordic Ski: Girls win Bemidji Invite
Girls basketball: Defense, rebounding key Panthers' win over Osakis
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Jan. 23
Patriots QB Tom Brady’s ties to central Minn. town makes return to state nostalgic
Wrestling: Knights win eighth straight dual
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Maureen M. Bruzik
Anthony "Tony" Mark Olhausen
Roger E. Cole
#MeToo and #TimesUp: Are men safe?
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
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Minnesota Department of Transportation
January 4, 2018
Open house for 2020 Starbuck project set
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city of Starbuck are planning a project in 2020 to reconstruct and resurface parts of three state highways - Highway 28, Highway 29 and Highway 114. The plan also calls for replacing city utilities and improving pedestrian accessibility....
January 4, 2018 - 9:18am
July 26, 2017
Highway 114 near Garfield to close
Overnight closures of Highway 114 at Interstate 94 south of Garfield are scheduled to start Monday, July 31. The highway closures are necessary so crews can remove the eastbound Interstate 94 bridge deck over the roadway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The...
July 26, 2017 - 11:37am
Danger zones: After series of I-94 crashes, drivers urged to spread out
After at least two chain-reaction crashes in a construction zone on Interstate 94 between Garfield and Evansville, officials are urging drivers...
July 26, 2017 - 6:31am
June 15, 2017
Highway 27 bridge south of Osakis opens today
Motorists will find all lanes of Highway 27 at I-94, south of Osakis, open by 5 p.m. today, Thursday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Highway 27 bridge spanning I-94 has been closed since late March 2017, while crews repaired and resurfaced the bridge....
June 15, 2017 - 8:29am
May 8, 2017
Work near Highway 27 bridge to start Monday
Drivers on Minnesota Highway 27 just west of Alexandria will encounter occasional lane shifts and lane closures starting Monday, May 15. Crews will replace the concrete pavement next to the Highway 27 bridge over Interstate 94 and resurface about one mile of Highway 27, according...
May 8, 2017 - 12:42pm
May 20, 2015
Open house to cover Highway 29 project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and city of Parkers Prairie invite the public to learn more about the 2016 Highway 29 reconstruction and resurfacing project in Parkers Prairie. An informational open house will be held on Wednesday, May 20 from 6 to 8 p.m....
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
Aerial mapping planned in West Central Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will conduct aerial mapping of several locations in West Central Minnesota this spring.
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
March 11, 2015
You Asked: Where is the handicap parking on Broadway?
The recent warm weather has coaxed people out of their homes and brought them to Alexandria’s freshly reconstructed downtown.
March 11, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Speed limit to increase on some highways
About 340 miles of highways in northern and western Minnesota will get higher speed limits in the next few weeks, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The two-lane highways, currently posted at 55 miles per hour, will increase to 60.
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
May 9, 2014
Spring truck weight restrictions end for southern, metro, central frost zones
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways ended Friday, May 9 in the southeast, south and metro frost zones. The restrictions will end in the Central Minnesota frost zone on Tuesday, May 13, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Spring...
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
A sure sign of spring: roadwork ahead
MnDOT reveals projects around Douglas County
April 9, 2014 - 7:43am
December 27, 2013
New plan looks at highway needs for next 20 years
The Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP) has been finalized and is available online, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). MnSHIP connects the Minnesota GO 50-year vision and policies established in the Statewide Multimodal Transportation...
December 27, 2013 - 8:43am
October 30, 2013
Website launched for state’s transportation funding outreach effort
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) recently launched the MinnesotaGo website as part of an ongoing information and outreach effort around Minnesota’s transportation vision and funding needs, now and in the future. “We are concerned that if we don’t start working...
October 30, 2013 - 9:18am
June 17, 2009
Two intersections in Douglas County to get better lighting
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin an intersection safety lighting project at four intersections located in Wilkin, Grant and Douglas counties on Monday, June 22. Crews will install two overhead lights at each of the following intersections: Highway 59 and Highway...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am