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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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August 14, 2017
Work to begin on Walmart frontage road
Construction on the Walmart frontage road — Walmart Drive — from 44th Ave. to Twin Boulevard in Alexandria will begin on or after Wednesday, August 16. The frontage road work will consist of replacing all existing pavement, adding curb and gutter and installing a sidewalk...
August 14, 2017 - 11:23am
July 26, 2017
Highway 114 near Garfield to close
Overnight closures of Highway 114 at Interstate 94 south of Garfield are scheduled to start Monday, July 31. The highway closures are necessary so crews can remove the eastbound Interstate 94 bridge deck over the roadway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The...
July 26, 2017 - 11:37am
July 13, 2017
Traffic shift begins on I-94 near Garfield
Drivers on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield will encounter a traffic shift starting Friday, July 14, as crews begin resurfacing the eastbound lanes and re-decking two bridges. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction using the current westbound lanes,...
July 13, 2017 - 12:09pm
April 19, 2017
I-94 road work ahead in Douglas County
Drivers traveling through Douglas County will see a lot of orange this summer. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning nearly...
April 19, 2017 - 4:57pm
April 14, 2017
Watch for lane closures on I-94 Monday
Motorists on Interstate 94 near Highway 29 in Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, April 17. Crews will close one lane in each direction while they paint the underside and railing of the new Highway 29 bridge, according to the Minnesota Department...
April 14, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 20, 2016
West I-94 lane near Evansville to close Monday
Motorists on westbound Interstate 94 near Evansville will encounter a lane closure on Monday, Oct. 24. One lane will close so crews can line a culvert under the westbound lanes. The work is expected to take about one day. No delays are anticipated, according to the Minnesota Department...
October 20, 2016 - 5:40pm
October 14, 2016
West I-94 ramps to reopen next week
The west ramps between Interstate 94 and Highway 29 in Alexandria are set to reopen Tuesday or Wednesday of next week. The extra days will give crews a chance to pave the section of Highway 29 between the ramps and the northbound lanes, which otherwise would have opened with a gravel...
October 14, 2016 - 10:11am
September 28, 2016
Bridge work affects 50th Avenue, roundabout area
Work this week on the Highway 29 bridge replacement over Interstate 94 in Alexandria will focus on the west half of the intersection of Highway 29 and 50th Avenue. That area was closed to all traffic for reconstruction on Monday. The work is expected to last one week. During that...
September 28, 2016 - 12:00am
September 19, 2016
Deck for Highway 29 bridge to be poured
Crews working on the Highway 29/Interstate 94 project in south Alexandria are focused on the west portion of the new bridge over I-94. Crews finished framing the bridge deck late last week. This week, the deck will be poured, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation....
September 19, 2016 - 4:33pm
September 1, 2016
I-94 to close overnight in Alexandria on September 7
Motorists on Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter an overnight closure Wednesday, Sept. 7, weather permitting. Crews constructing the new Highway 29 bridge over I-94 will place beams over the traffic lanes between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. Traffic will be diverted onto the Highway...
September 1, 2016 - 4:43pm
August 6, 2016
I-94 ramps in Alexandria to re-open next week
Work on the east ramps as part of the Highway 29/Interstate 94 project in south Alexandria was slightly delayed this week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) now expects the ramps to reopen Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning. In addition, to reopening the ramps,...
August 6, 2016 - 8:00am
July 30, 2016
Crews to work on I-94 ramps in Alexandria Sunday
Crews are making "excellent progress" on the east side ramps at the interchange of I-94 and Highway 29 in south Alexandria, according to officials...
July 30, 2016 - 9:00am
July 20, 2016
East ramps on I-94 in Alexandria to close Monday
The ramps on the east side of the Interstate 94/Highway 29 interchange in Alexandria will close for two weeks starting Monday, July 25. Crews will reconstruct the off-ramp from westbound I-94 to Highway 29 and the on-ramp from Highway 29 to eastbound I-94. During the closures, traffic...
July 20, 2016 - 4:27pm
June 16, 2016
East side of Highway 29 in Alexandria closes today
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offers a reminder that the east side of the intersection of Highway 29 and 50th Avenue in Alexandria closes today, Thursday, June 16 as part of a major reconstruction project.During this work, a detour will direct traffic to and from Hwy...
June 16, 2016 - 9:11am
May 6, 2016
I-94 road work in Alexandria on schedule
The I-94/Highway 29 project in Alexandria is running right on schedule, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The pile driving work is complete for this phase, and the bridge crew began pouring the south abutment today, Friday. Next week, workers will begin...
May 6, 2016 - 2:50pm