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Willmar lays drowned boys to rest
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, June 28 through Wednesday, June 29
Charges: Hibbing man beheaded after sex assault allegation
'Oh I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener ...'
Girls track: Alex's historic season honored
15U Babe Ruth: Pitching committee leads Osakis past Long Prairie
Track: Osakis programs chock-full of honorees
Softball: Alex recognizes state tourney run
Baseball: Hittle, Anderson named Cards' MVPs
EVERYDAY GOURMET: Meals on the grill maximize taste, minimize cleanup
Driver improvement program offered
Independence Day travel numbers to break records
Parades, fireworks, celebrations round out the Fourth
Italian touches enhance humble flank steak
Kristin Rose Elmer of Duluth and Nathaniel Thomas Vetter of Prior Lake announce their engagement.
Births - June 17, 2016
Engaged - Shimota and Holm
Engaged - Doty and Johnson
Births - June 10, 2016
Mike Frisch: Planer boards for more fish this summer
A final shot at state
Alex's John and Drake Herd pull out top prize at Lake Osakis Walleye Tournament
One for the wall
Walgrave's big day
Warren V. Meissner
David Steve Edmunds
Ruth Augusta Wenner
DuWayne Allen Averill
LETTER: Beware of barbecued bugs
LETTER: We should be forever grateful
COMMENTARY: A constitutional response to gun violence
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1966: Oscar Lake Church in Farwell to celebrate 100th anniversary
EDITORIAL: Beware of business 'vanity awards'
GARDENING TIPS: Plant a Patriotic Centerpiece for the Fourth of July
FSA county committee nomination period is open
Producers should file crop certification report
Value added producer grants available
How to plant a tree
Golfers raise $17,000 in support of United Way
First Security Bank awards student scholarships
Better Business Bureau hopes to mute speaker scam
Servpro opens doors to local area
K-LAKES Radio hits the airwaves
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 22, 2016
MnDOT open house to showcase maintenance positions
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will host an open house on Thursday, June 23 to showcase several year-round highway maintenance position openings. MnDOT is seeking a diverse pool of applicants for several full-time transportation associate trainee positions throughout...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
East leg of 50th Avenue in Alexandria closed for two weeks
The east leg of 50th Avenue at Highway 29 closed Thursday as part of a major reconstruction project.It will remain closed for approximately two weeks while crews reconstruct the intersection, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).Because of the tight timeline,...
June 17, 2016 - 9:37am
June 3, 2016
Parkers Prairie Highway 29 reconstruction begins June 6
Motorists and pedestrians on Highway 29 in Parkers Prairie will encounter lane shifts starting Monday, June 6, weather permitting. Crews will begin work on a reconstruction and resurfacing project through the city. The work will address pavement concerns, pedestrian accessibility,...
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
April 13, 2016
MnDOT works to correct delays on 50th Avenue.
Those traveling on Highway 29 South in Alexandria are experiencing delays and congestion because of a major road construction project. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is working to reduce the delays as much as possible, according to an email it sent Tuesday morning....
April 13, 2016 - 11:32am
April 6, 2016
Open house for Glenwood downtown project set for April 14
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and city of Glenwood invite the public to learn more about the 2018 Glenwood downtown reconstruction project. An informational open house will be held on Thursday, April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pope County Courthouse Community Room, 130...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
Rail crossing fatalities, crashes down in 2015
The number of people killed in vehicle-train crashes at public railroad crossings in 2015 was the second lowest since 1970, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The total number of crashes was also the second lowest since 1970. Four people died at railroad...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 5, 2016
Weather delays work on Highway 29 in Alexandria
Weather has delayed construction work on Highway 29 in south Alexandria. Here's the updated schedule that the Minnesota Department of Transportation released today, Tuesday. Beginning next week (instead of this week), motorists in Alexandria will counter a traffic switch on Highway...
April 5, 2016 - 9:50am
March 9, 2016
MnDOT converting to LED roadway lighting
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is undertaking a statewide lighting conversion project and saving some money along the way. The project involves converting more than 28,500 roadway lights from traditional high-pressure sodium to LED or light emitting diode technology. The...
March 9, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
MnDOT studies speed limits on two-lane roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is entering its third year of evaluating the 55 mph speed limit on all two-lane highways in the state. The five-year study is a legislative mandate to look at the speed limits and make recommendations about increasing the speed to...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Winter truck load increases are in effect
Winter truck load increases began Monday, Jan. 4 on unrestricted highways in the north frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Vehicles will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent more than the standard legal maximum loads on unrestricted highways...
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Public input invited to update Transit Investment Plan
The public is invited to help shape the future of transit in Greater Minnesota by sharing ideas with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) as it refines investment priorities and strategic direction for the 2016 Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan. The goal of the...
December 23, 2015 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
MnDOT adds real-time road condition cameras
Motorists driving throughout the state this winter will benefit from the addition of cameras displaying real-time photos of road conditions from 92 locations to help them plan their travel. The photos are available on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's 511 traveler information...
November 13, 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. The new speed limits...
News / state
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
MnDOT commissioner to host town hall meeting in Alexandria
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a town hall in Alexandria on transportation issues this Friday, September 6. The meeting will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Alexandria City Hall, 704 Broadway. MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle will...
September 4, 2013 - 12:15pm