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Law enforcement blotter: Wednesday, August 24
Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Douglas County Hospital gets 'blue ribbon' for vaccination effort
Speaker: Officers are 'not normal; you're special'
Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, August 23
Osakis tennis runners-up at Highway 10 Open
Sports schedule for Thursday, August 25
99 holes to celebrate 99 years
Fun meets a potential future in stock cars for many young go-kart drivers
Tweaks for progress: Shifted backfield, young line highlight B-E football
Put the fun back in parenting
Walk raises awareness of congenital heart defects
AAHS students, alumni kick off Project 1440
Discovery Middle School hosts orientations, open house
Cunninghams win wing sauce contest
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Engaged - Benning and Notch
Engaged - Butler and Joswiak
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
LETTER: All are born in spiritual darkness
From the archives - 1966: Six boxes of contest butter to be auctioned off at county fair
EDITORIAL: Small towns can have big problems
LETTER: The same old arguments against Christianity
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Beach named editor of Echo Press
New rules implemented for telemarketers
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
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
Work begins on I-94, Highway 29
Drivers on Highway 29 south of Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures as crews begin preparing for this year's...
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 5, 2016
Weather delays work on Highway 29 in Alexandria
Weather has delayed construction work on Highway 29 in south Alexandria. Here's the updated schedule that the Minnesota Department of Transportation released today, Tuesday. Beginning next week (instead of this week), motorists in Alexandria will counter a traffic switch on Highway...
April 5, 2016 - 9:50am
March 31, 2016
Preliminary work begins on I-94, Highway 29 South in Alexandria
Motorists on Highway 29 south of Interstate 94 in Alexandria will encounter intermittent lane closures as crews begin preparing for this year’s I-94 bridge project. Over the next week, crews will construct crossovers just north of I-94 and remove trees and shrubs near the interstate...
March 31, 2016 - 8:14am
September 25, 2015
Slow down on Highway 29 south of Alexandria this afternoon
Traffic on Highway 29 south of Interstate 94 will shift late this afternoon, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). Crews will re-direct vehicles from the east side of the road to the newly-reconstructed west side. Drivers are urged to slow down and...
September 25, 2015 - 2:32pm
July 31, 2015
I-94 traffic switches near Fergus Falls+
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – All traffic on Interstate 94 northwest of Fergus Falls has shifted to the eastbound lanes. A single lane of traffic remains open in each direction while crews begin work on the westbound bridge deck over Otter Tail County Road 10. The project began in...
July 31, 2015 - 9:43am
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 16, 2014
I-94 lanes near Alexandria to close Tuesday, Wednesday
Motorists traveling on Interstate 94 west of Alexandria will encounter intermittent delays and lane closures on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 17-18, for work on the CapX2020 transmission line project. Traffic will reduce to a single lane in each direction during daytime hours while...
June 16, 2014 - 10:43am
June 13, 2014
Broadway update: Roof drains complicate work
Here's an update about Alexandria's Broadway reconstruction project, as provided by City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven on Friday, June 13: "The contractor is completing the final watermain tie-in at Fifth Avenue. At this time, all of the old watermain has been disconnected and the businesses...
June 13, 2014 - 12:42pm
May 2, 2014
Get ready for major work on Highway 29 North Wednesday
Motorists on Highway 29 north of Alexandria will experience lane closures, pilot cars and possible delays when a resurfacing project begins Wednesday, May 7. The project will extend along Highway 29 from McKay Avenue on the north side of Alexandria to Highway 210. The section...
May 2, 2014 - 3:30pm
April 11, 2014
Parking restrictions, lane closure downtown Alexandria April 14-15
Motorists on Highway 29/Broadway in downtown Alexandria may encounter short-term lane closures and parking restrictions on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). A contractor for MnDOT will be doing preparatory...
April 11, 2014 - 10:56am