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Bergquist officially hired as Osakis superintendent
Dog sniffs out marijuana on I-94 near Alexandria
Student-run restaurant opens Friday
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Lukah (w/video)
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, March 28
Morken: Calm and collected got the job done for Simpson
More honors for Chargers as three named All-Pheasant Conference
Playing with heart
Osakis track and field: New year, new challenges
Alexandria's Hannah Boraas cards hole-in-one in Utah
DOUBLE LIVES: Art of two kinds
STEAM Expo enters third year
DECA students finish strong at state competition
Being that change: Alexandria man focuses on the positive
Alexandria Public School elementary students 'cash in' on creativity
Births - March 24, 2017
Births - March 17, 2017
Births - March 8, 2017
Engaged - Freiderich and Blumhoefer
Births - March 3, 2017
Viking Sportsmen celebrate 30 years of their kid's food plot program
Mike Frisch: What's my walleye line?
Art of every size, shape and color
DNR release: Catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Mille Lacs
Carvers coming to the RCC
Iona May Kreft
Lynda L (Halvorson) Mackie
Glenn W. Cording
Janice Carol Schultz
Nancy A. Pedersen
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: 3M plant construction started in Alexandria
IN THE KNOW: What competencies do we want?
LETTER: Miracle on ice thumbs up
LETTER: GOP plan guaranteed to fail
GUEST EDITORIAL: A message from the enemy of the people
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Douglas County Master Gardeners present Let's Get Growing workshop
Wussows named a Yieldmaster contest winner
Nominate a Farm Mom of the Year
Cherry Berry closes
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine to host grand opening
Coffee lover branches out: Alexandria man turns roasting into a side business
Ecumen Bethany Community receives Customer Experience Award
Parkers Prairie bar and grill is first to serve liquor
hires and promotions
On The Street
August 25, 2013
State Fair booth showcases transportation
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will again have an exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22-Sept. 2. Located in the Education Building at 1372 Cosgrove Street, MnDOT's booth this year will show the numerous connections between transportation and Minnesotans' daily...
August 25, 2013 - 7:51am
August 23, 2013
VIDEO: Cable barrier goes up on I-94 near Alexandria
There's a new cable barrier system snaking its way along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 94 through the Alexandria area.
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
Pavement marking project in west central Minnesota begins Aug. 19
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on several west central Minnesota highways will encounter lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug.
August 17, 2013 - 8:02am
August 15, 2013
Highway 78 bridge over I-94 reopens
The Highway 78 bridge over Interstate 94 near Ashby reopened Wednesday evening, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists may encounter occasional lane closures on Highway 78 and Interstate 94 over the next two weeks for bridge painting and other cleanup...
August 15, 2013 - 12:22pm
August 5, 2013
Highway 71 in Sauk Centre closes Aug. 5-6
Motorists travelling Highway 71 in Sauk Centre will encounter delays and a detour as the road closed near the Lake Wobegon Trail this morning. A signed detour will direct motorists along County Road 186/12th Street South, County Road 72/Beltline Road and County Road 17/Sinclair Lewis...
August 5, 2013 - 9:56am
Highway 78 detour between Perham and Ottertail begins Aug. 12
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on Highway 78 between Perham and Ottertail will encounter a detour and delays when a road resurfacing and culvert replacement project begins Aug. 12, weather permitting. During this phase of the Highway 78 project, crews will replace several culverts...
August 5, 2013 - 9:08am
August 1, 2013
I-94 Clearwater to St. Cloud project complete; all lanes now open
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Motorists travelling Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud will find all lanes and ramps of the newly resurfaced roadway open to traffic. Regular lane closures have occurred on the segment of road since late March as crews resurfaced the roadway's pavement...
August 1, 2013 - 6:20am
July 27, 2013
Expect high traffic volumes on Detroit Lakes area roads July 31-Aug. 4
Motorists travelling between the Fargo-Moorhead area and Detroit Lakes for WE Fest should expect significant delays due to construction and heavy traffic volumes the week of July 29. Tens of thousands of visitors will attend the 31st annual WE Fest Country Music Festival at Soo...
July 27, 2013 - 2:22pm
July 22, 2013
State seeks your input on highway investment plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing statewide July 29 to gather feedback on the draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan. MnSHIP establishes priorities for spending projected revenue, identifies planned investments during...
July 22, 2013 - 3:02pm
July 3, 2013
Fourth of July drivers urged to use caution in work zones
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones during the July Fourth holiday. "We suspend work on many projects during the Fourth of July holiday," said Mike Barnes, MnDOT's Operations director. "However,...
July 3, 2013 - 9:32am
June 27, 2013
Helicopter work expected to cause delays on I-94 near Alexandria on July 1
Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 between Alexandria and Osakis will encounter intermittent delays on July 1 when CapX2020 crews use a helicopter to work over the interstate. Traffic may stop temporarily during this work. State Patrol troopers will be on site to assist travelers...
June 27, 2013 - 2:28pm
June 10, 2013
Interstate 94 project near Ashby begins June 17
Motorists on Interstate 94 in the Ashby area will notice work near the shoulders starting June 17, weather permitting. Crews will repair a bridge headwall at Pelican Creek. The project should not affect traffic on I-94. Workers will access the worksite from nearby county roads. ...
June 10, 2013 - 11:43am
June 6, 2013
Higher temperatures lead to more bicyclist deaths, injuries
Warmer temperatures mean more bicyclists will return to the road, and together, motorists and bicyclists must share the road, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and Minnesota Department of Transportation. In the last five years (2008-12), 44 bicyclists died...
June 6, 2013 - 2:32pm
June 1, 2013
Interstate 94 lane closures between St. Michael, Monticello begin June 3
Motorists travelling Interstate 94 between St. Michael and Monticello may encounter non-rush hour delays as overnight lane closures begin Monday, June 3. I-94 between the Crow River bridge near Highway 241 in St.
June 1, 2013 - 7:03am
May 28, 2013
Highway 78 bridge over I-94 to close May 30; Evansville exit is a detour
The Highway 78 bridge over Interstate 94 will close on May 30 for reconstruction, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Motorists will experience delays and detours during the project. Traffic on I-94 will encounter intermittent weekday lane closures. Four lanes...
May 28, 2013 - 3:10pm