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Garfield man seriously injured in northern Minnesota snowmobile crash
Osakis plans new ideas for trail
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Jan. 17
Learning to lead: Police captain attends FBI Academy
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Garby (w/video)
Sports schedule for Thursday, Jan. 19
NA3HL: Blizzard slides into second place with OT win over Breezy Point
Girls Hockey: Ellingson scores four in win at Detroit Lakes
Boys hockey: Cards shut out River Lakes to keep cruising
Boys basketball: Osakis runs past Bears to 8-2
Roast with the most
COMMUNITY ED: Secure your memories in photographs
An artist's touch
COMMUNITY ED: Zumba combines fitness and dance
Area students encouraged to apply for artist mentor scholarship
Births - Jan. 13, 2017
Wedding - Hanson and Lund
Wedding - Prescott and Harberts
Births - Jan. 6, 2017
Engaged - Wood and Netter
Morken: Step up and take part in deer management
Perch: A top winter attraction
Locals catch big bull redfish near South Padre Island
Morken: One final lesson as another season slips away
PF release: New Continuous CRP SAFE acres started Jan. 1
William "Bill" Bahe
RLou M. Olson
Elizabeth "Liz" Gillen
Roger E. Larson
EDITORIAL: When bad weather and fast drivers collide
LETTER: Use caution during Minnesota winters
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1992: New Villard elementary school opens
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
IN THE KNOW: FBI National Academy reinforced core beliefs
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Selecting seed for your garden
Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour coming to the area
Irrigation Clinic to be held in Parkers Prairie
Winter Garden College: Tools to tackle yard and garden problems
Osakis distillery plans cocktail room
Viking Savings Bank to rebrand with move to new location
2017 Alexandria Lakes Area Visitors Guide is now available
Stallman named WCI interim president
A fresh start for Alex Tailoring
hires and promotions
On The Street
October 20, 2016
County Road 3 to close for roadwork
County Road 3 between County Road 5 and County Road 14 east of Miltona will be closed temporarily Friday, Oct. 21, in preparation for road work that will begin next week. The road will be closed next week for a culvert replacement project. It will remain closed for approximately...
October 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
September 23, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington started last week
Construction on County Road 1, south of Kensington, began last Friday, Sept. 16. Dave Robley, Douglas County Public Works director, said the asphalt surface will be ground up this week from Kensington south to the county line. Earthwork and culvert replacements will begin next week....
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington to begin Friday
Construction will begin this Friday, Sept. 16 on County Road 1, south of Kensington. Dave Robley, Douglas County Public Works director, said the asphalt surface will be ground up this week from Kensington south to the county line. Earthwork and culvert replacements will begin next...
September 13, 2016 - 1:38pm
July 16, 2016
Work on Highway 29's east bridge nearly complete
Work is nearing an end on the east half of the new Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria. Over the next week, some final areas will be poured and other wrap-up work will be completed, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). On Monday, July 25, the east side...
July 16, 2016 - 8:00am
July 14, 2016
Three road projects to begin soon near Evansville
Three road construction projects are about to begin in the western part of Douglas County near Evansville. County Road 25 from CR 8 to State...
July 14, 2016 - 2:04pm
County Road 17 road work begins: Detours in place
Reconstruction of County Road 17 (known as Gene’s Barn Road) near Nelson has begun. According to Douglas County Public Works, the asphalt surface between County Road 79 and South Lake Jessie Road will be ground up this week and then the earthwork will start next week. The portion...
July 14, 2016 - 10:36am
July 1, 2016
Two more roundabouts coming soon
At last week's Douglas County Board of Commissioners meeting, Dave Robley asked for the approval of the design and construction of another roundabout in Alexandria. The roundabout, according to Robley, public works director, will be placed at the intersection of County Roads 23 and...
July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 27, 2016
Get ready for 'mumble strips'
Motorists on several west central Minnesota highways will soon encounter a quieter form of rumble strips on the roadway. Crews will begin installing sinusoidal centerline rumble strips, or “mumble strips,” on 13 highways, some of them near Douglas County, starting May 31. The...
May 27, 2016 - 9:27am
April 20, 2016
Get ready for orange cones
Road construction season is starting early in Minnesota this year and, no different than in recent years, without the funds needed to meet all...
April 20, 2016 - 8:50am
August 14, 2015
Road work rolls on for Highway 29 Project
Roundabout coming later this season
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
July 23, 2015
County Road 28 road work under way
Reconstruction work on Douglas County Road 28 has begun. Douglas County Public Works Director Dave Robley reported Thursday that the asphalt surface will be ground up this week and the earthwork will begin the week of July 27. A portion of County Road 28 is being reconstructed...
July 23, 2015 - 2:39pm
June 4, 2014
Letter - Road project hurts Holmes City
To the editor: Summer is upon us along with the road construction season. Holmes City is scheduled for a reconstruction project – not the road resurfacing and curb and gutter that was discussed years ago. It will dig up the existing County Road 4 in Holmes City and take the curve...
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
I-94 lane to shut down between Alexandria, Garfield
Motorists on eastbound Interstate 94 between Garfield and Alexandria will encounter intermittent daytime lane closures starting this week, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
September 11, 2013 - 9:07am
October 3, 2012
Big changes in store for Highway 29 South
Big changes await the main southern route in and out of Alexandria - Highway 29 South. The public is invited to attend a meeting on Thursday,...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Broadway work in full swing
If you plan on traveling on Alexandria's Broadway between 8th and 50th Avenue, be prepared for traffic jams and delays. Crews are busy resurfacing...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am