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Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Trying to pull through
When the chase is on
Tennis: Osakis sweeps Mainstreeters
AGC Junior Golf Academy finishes summer program
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 27
Girls soccer: Knoblach's goal stands up at Cathedral
Boys soccer: Cards can't find the net in loss at Cathedral
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Gladys M. Vogt
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Police looking for robbery suspect
November 6, 2010
Battle Lake intersection to become four-way stop next week
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-- Motorists traveling on Highway 210 in Battle Lake will soon be required to stop at the Highway 78 intersection, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT is improving safety at the intersection by converting it from a two-way stop to...
November 6, 2010 - 12:29pm
August 31, 2010
Traffic resumes today on Highway 55 in Douglas, Pope counties
Traffic will resume later today on Highway 55 as crews finish a reconstruction, resurfacing, and bridge and culvert replacement project between Glenwood and the Grant/Douglas county line that began May 10. Following the reopening of Highway 55, motorists may still encounter shoulder...
August 31, 2010 - 10:01am
August 15, 2010
Expect delays on Highway 28 near Ottertail
Motorists on Highway 78 north of Ottertail can expect delays August 17-19 during a railroad crossing repair project. Traffic will be detoured using Otter Tail County Road 54, Otter Tail County Road 127 and Highway 108. Canadian Pacific will resurface the railroad crossing...
August 15, 2010 - 7:58am
July 20, 2010
Man found lying on road is identified
Otter Tail County authorities are continuing to investigate the death of a man found injured on a road in Henning and have released his name. On Monday, KFGO-AM reported that the Henning Police Department said the victim is 31-year-old Dajun Timothy Honer. His body has been sent...
July 20, 2010 - 8:19am
July 13, 2010
Geneva Road headed for an upgrade that bicyclists will like
It's been about eight years in the making but it appears that a one-mile stretch of Geneva Road is headed for a major upgrade. At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council called for bids on the project, estimated to cost $900,000. Almost all of the project's cost will...
July 13, 2010 - 6:33am
July 3, 2010
Fourth of July travelers advised of road construction zones
As the 2010 construction season heats up and the July 4 holiday weekend is here, motorists will need to be aware of highway construction work zones around the state, including: --St.
July 3, 2010 - 7:23am
June 24, 2010
Highway 9 detour west of Benson ends Friday
Traffic will resume on Highway 9 between the Pope/Stevens county line and Benson on Friday morning, June 25, when a resurfacing project is completed. Motorists may still encounter shoulder closures and lane closures along Highway 9 after the road is open as crews finish clean-up...
June 24, 2010 - 2:54pm
June 21, 2010
Pavement marking on 3rd Ave. to begin next week
Motorists may encounter temporary lane closures on Third Avenue between Broadway Street and McKay Avenue in Alexandria during a pavement marking replacement project starting next Monday, June 28. Lane closures are required while crews replace existing pavement markings in driving...
June 21, 2010 - 9:04am
Highway 114 road work in Douglas-Pope counties will start early
Motorists on Highway 114 between Interstate 94 and Highway 55 in Douglas and Pope counties may encounter delays beginning Monday, June 21, when a resurfacing project begins. The highway will remain open to traffic while crews resurface the road. Flaggers and pilot cars will direct...
June 21, 2010 - 5:18am
June 20, 2010
Highway 55 project making progress
Traffic on Highway 55 in Douglas and Pope counties remains detoured during a reconstruction, resurfacing and bridge replacement project that began on May 10. Motorists are being detoured on Highway 27, Interstate 94 and Highway 29 while Highway 55 is closed between Hoffman and...
June 20, 2010 - 11:46am
June 7, 2010
Highway 9 between Hancock and Benson is closed
DETROIT LAKES -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation office in Detroit Lakes reminds motorists that Minnesota Highway 9 between Hancock and Benson is closed to through traffic due to a road construction project. Motorists should follow detour signs on Stevens County Road 8,...
June 7, 2010 - 1:51pm
July 17, 2009
Work to start soon on Highway 27 east of Osakis
Motorists need to be prepared for delays on Highway 27 from the Douglas/Todd County line east of Osakis to Highway 71 as a road preservation...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 20, 2009
Road crews to replace signs
Road signs in the area are being replaced this week. The signs are located along the Douglas/Todd County line to Highway 15 in St. Cloud. Since the work is being done on the side of the road, the project is expected to have only a minimal impact on traffic, according to the Minnesota...
May 20, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
A road less traveled
Work on County Road 42 kicked into high gear this week. Access to homes and businesses along the road, including Bug-A-Boo Bay (above), will...
May 15, 2009 - 12:05am
May 13, 2009
Judge dismisses lawsuit
District Court Judge Frank J. Kundrat has dismissed the appeal of Area Lakes Properties, Inc. challenging the decision of the Todd County Board of Commissioners to rescind its prior resolution conditionally vacating County Road 55, according to a press release May 7. The decision...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am