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Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
YOU ASKED: What's the policy for overdue lunch accounts?
Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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Boys basketball: Chargers drop Kimball championship to host Cubs
Dance: Cards take first in kick
Girls basketball: Alex moves to 5-1 in Little Falls
Boys hockey: Alex drops third in a row
Wrestling: Cards place four in top eight at Redwood Riot
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Marian J. Barr
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Lou B. Geris
COMMENTARY: Children are waiting to be adopted
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
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
Honored for giving back
Nonprofit dental clinic branching out: Caring Hands adding Pipestone, looking at other locations
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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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