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County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Math League finishes second
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Boys basketball: Osakis wins second straight Prairie title
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Dorothy M. Arne
DiAnn E. Bakke
Rollin "Rollie" Berglund
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
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
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
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October 7, 2012
Two railroad accidents prompt warning from MnDOT
In the wake of two recent rail-related incidents, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians and railroad passengers to always use caution and observe the law when they are near or crossing railroad tracks. The two recent incidents are...
October 7, 2012 - 12:24pm
September 29, 2012
MnDOT to host statewide meetings on 20-year transportation plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The public and transportation stakeholders are invited to participate in developing the 20-year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan at meetings across the state Oct. 4-23. Public input at these meetings is one of several important factors that will influence...
September 29, 2012 - 10:58am
August 16, 2012
Crackdown on passenger-carrying vehicles under way
Buses, limousines and other passenger-carrying vehicles will be the focus during statewide saturation patrols scheduled from August 13-27, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Saturation activities will range from traffic enforcement, driver/vehicle inspections,...
August 16, 2012 - 9:03am
Bridge painting project under way on I-94 near Alexandria, Osakis
Motorists on Highway 10 and Interstate 94 may encounter lane closures at several bridges through late August.
July 16, 2012 - 9:35am
July 5, 2012
Pavement heaves cause hazardous driving on I-94 near Alexandria
The Minnesota Department of Transportation asks motorists to use caution on Interstate 94 eastbound west of Alexandria. Heat has caused the pavement to heave in three different places between Douglas County Road 8 and the Lake Latoka rest area. MnDOT crews are fixing the heaves...
July 5, 2012 - 10:56am
June 11, 2012
Highway 28 project east of Glenwood begins June 25
Motorists on Highway 28 east of Glenwood may experience delays when a road resurfacing project begins June 25. Crews will mill and resurface the roadway between Highway 55 and the Pope/Stearns county line.
June 11, 2012 - 10:01am
Seal-coating work to begin on I-94 in Alexandria soon
Motorists on Interstate 94 in the Alexandria area and on Highway 10 in the Detroit Lakes area will encounter lane closures when a preventative maintenance seal coating project begins June 18. Crews will work on I-94 westbound between Highway 127 and Highway 27 for approximately...
June 11, 2012 - 9:41am
April 13, 2012
Bridge work to resume on I-94 near Evansville
Motorists in Douglas County may encounter delays beginning Monday, April 16, when the Douglas County Road 1 bridge project on Interstate 94 resumes two miles east of the Evansville/Elbow Lake exit. Douglas County Road 1 motorists will encounter lane closures and a two-week detour...
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2012
Spring truck weight restrictions begin March 9 for central frost zone
Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will begin Friday, March 9 for Minnesota's central frost zone, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Winter load increases and overweight permits remain in place for the state's north-central and north...
March 6, 2012 - 10:39am
March 3, 2012
MnDOT reminds public not to push snow on to roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. "Improperly placing snow on or near a public road creates hazards including drainage problems, drifting, sight obstruction and unsafe access,"...
March 3, 2012 - 10:10am
January 5, 2012
MNDOT looks back on project, program highlights of 2011
Several transportation projects, programs and initiatives implemented in 2011 by the Minnesota Department of Transportation improved safety for the traveling public and the overall quality of life for Minnesotans, according to the agency. "In 2011, we worked closer toward our goal...
January 5, 2012 - 2:42pm
December 15, 2011
MnDOT warns against vandalizing state property along highways
The Minnesota Department of Transportation warns that vandalizing signs or other state property in the highway right of way is illegal and may result in a fine up to $3,000 and up to one year in jail per incident. Some common examples of vandalism seen on state highway signs and...
December 15, 2011 - 8:54am
November 13, 2011
Snowplow crews say they're ready for winter weather
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's snowplow operators are trained, experienced and prepared to assist motorists through another winter season. "Our crews have the equipment and technology to do an excellent job of clearing Minnesota's roads," said MnDOT Commissioner...
November 13, 2011 - 10:09am
October 24, 2011
Crews working on I-94 shoulder project near Melrose
Maintenance crews with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) are shouldering the eastbound lanes of I-94 this week. Crews will begin working east of Melrose on I-94 in the left lanes. Work is scheduled to place from 8 a.m until 3 p.m., daily, until the work is...
October 24, 2011 - 6:59am
October 1, 2011
Prep work for Highway 10 project near Clear Lake begins Monday
ST. CLOUD, Minn.-- Motorists traveling on Highway 10 between Clear Lake and Big Lake may encounter lane closures and reduced speeds beginning Monday, Oct. 3, as crews begin preparations for next year's corridor pavement replacement project. Crews will begin installing temporary...
October 1, 2011 - 9:34am