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Meet the new Pet of the Week: Cirkus (w/video)
Searcher finds missing 9-year-old whose look on her face was priceless
Beautiful day for Applefest
Two Minnesota tribes authorized to kill 10 moose this fall
Two adults, 4-year-old injured in rollover on I-94
Blizzard hockey: Alex routs Rochester 8-0
8-5A Football: Cards to face winner of Spuds, Lumberjacks
5AA football: Osakis to face Benson in section quarterfinals
6A volleyball: Chargers four seed in subsection tourney
Football: ACGC shuts out Lakers
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The Bible: More reliable than any story in history
Celebrate the harvest with Applefest
Births - Oct. 21, 2016
Births - Oct. 14, 2016
Engaged - Schwab and Ronning
Engaged - Schmitz and Volesky
A memorable moose in Alaska
DNR Release: Lake Carlos State Park to offer snowshoe-lacing workshop
From the stand: Doe tagged on a perfect evening
Mike Frisch: Find the fish first
Lake Miltona hosting pro musky world championship
Daniel Curtis Larson
Lorraine M. Essler
Allan D. Olk
Eunice Mae Lydia Backlund
LETTER: Kulp shows strength, determination
LETTER: Sen. Westrom listens to constituents
LETTER: Westrom willing to 'go to the mat'
LETTER: Vote for growth and opportunity
IT'S OUR TURN: What does asthma feel like?
How to manage box elder bugs
2017 Minnesota Gardening calendars are now available
Wheat council seeks candidates for board of directors
Five ways to protect your garden from deer
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
LAPW announces 2016 Employers of the Year
Alexandria among cheapest cities for car insurance
FAST adds large robotic welder to Glenwood facility
Alexandria credit unions team up to volunteer
Chamber Ambassadors visit three businesses
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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