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Fergus Falls to get $3.5 million for demolition of historic former state hospital
Elementary students have their day
Horseshoe League standings: Week one
Boys golf: Osakis’ season ends at the 5A meet
Baseball: Local players, coach named to all-star series
Girls golf: McGinty shoots 68, but Lakers 11 shots back of Tigers at sections
Osakis’ Eldred named to Ms. Minnesota watch list
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Philip R. Harrang
Herbert G. Hoppe Jr.
Larry E. Thielmann
Lori A. Hornberger
IN THE KNOW: How to curb the opioid crisis
LETTER: Citizens define gun safety issue
1968: Rotary sponsors measles immunizations
LETTER: Hospital erred in name change
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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June 16, 2017
I-94 lane closures between Evansville, Garfield begin June 26
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, June 26, for a resurfacing and bridge project. Crews will begin constructing temporary crossovers near the Highway 79 (Evansville/Elbow Lake) interchange, the County...
June 16, 2017 - 1:47pm
September 28, 2016
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. "Harvest season is in full swing and farmers in every corner...
September 28, 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
November 11, 2015
Design work in progress for 2018 Glenwood road project
Residents and motorists will notice crews doing work near Highway 28, Highway 29 and Highway 104 over the next several months. Crews from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and SEH, Inc. are doing preliminary survey work in advance of a 2018 project that will resurface...
November 11, 2015 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Mayor's Minute: Phase 3 has started!
Phase 2 - done! Pavers are in, striping is done. As in Phase 1, we will wait to get in the plantings and the bike racks. Moving on to the last...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
Speed limit study ordered for road near new high school
What should the speed limit be on Pioneer Road by the new Alexandria Area High School? The Alexandria City Council is in the process of determining it. At its meeting Monday night, the council requested the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to conduct a speed study...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
October 14, 2013
County Road 28 to close temporarily on Wednesday
Douglas County Public Works will be replacing a failed culvert on County Road 28 just south of Robin Lane. The road closure is scheduled for Wednesday, October 16, weather permitting. It is anticipated the duration of the road closure will be one day. Since the closure is...
October 14, 2013 - 4:43pm
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
April 28, 2013
Highway 28 resurfacing west of Sauk Centre begins tomorrow
Motorists and residents on Highway 28 west of Sauk Centre will encounter intermittent lane closures, flaggers, pilot cars and possible delays between Highway 71 and Westport beginning Monday, April 29. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset Mondays through Saturdays. ...
April 28, 2013 - 9:15am
September 22, 2012
I-94 lane closures between St. Cloud, Clearwater begin Monday
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Motorists travelling between the Twin Cities Metro Area and St. Cloud will encounter delays beginning Monday, September 24, when both directions of Interstate 94 are reduced to a single lane between Highway 24 in Clearwater and County Road 75 in St. Cloud. The...
September 22, 2012 - 9:34am
June 3, 2012
Resurfacing work to delay traffic on Division Street in St. Cloud
Highway 23/Division Street project in St. Cloud begins June 3 Motorists will encounter day-to-day lane closures between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Highway 23/Division Street between Cooper Avenue and Park Avenue in St. Cloud when a resurfacing project begins today, Sunday, June 3....
June 3, 2012 - 6:54am
June 2, 2012
Here's how to stay safe on your summer road trip
With kids out of school, summer is the perfect time for a family trip. To save money, many families will be bypassing the airport and hitting the road. In fact, according to a survey by TripAdvisor, 70 percent of those traveling this past Memorial Day, got there by car. A separate...
June 2, 2012 - 11:52am
April 22, 2012
Highway 59 project south of Morris begins April 30
Motorists on Highway 59 south of Morris will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begin April 30. Traffic will use a detour on Highway 28, Highway 9 and Swift County Road 22. Access for local traffic will be maintained throughout the entire project. ...
April 22, 2012 - 10:49am
October 10, 2011
Flashing lights to be installed on Highway 29 near Miltona
Motorists will experience brief shoulder and lane closures on several area highways beginning October 17 while crews install intersection conflict warning systems to improve safety at five rural intersections in Polk, Mahnomen, Clay, Otter Tail and Douglas counties. Motorists...
October 10, 2011 - 3:02pm
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