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December 17, 2013
Trooper hit by driver while responding to crash
By Forum News Service MELROSE, Minn. – A Minnesota state trooper is headed to the hospital after his squad car was hit by a driver while he was responding to a crash on Interstate 94 near here. Sgt. Jesse Grabow said he was responding at about 10:45 Tuesday morning to a single-car...
news / region
December 17, 2013 - 4:48pm
Interstate-94 rolling roadblock scheduled tonight west of St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists travelling both directions of I-94 between St. Joseph and Freeport will encounter intermittent rolling roadblocks, slow traffic and delays as crews remove snow from the interstate median following recent heavy snowfalls. The rolling roadblocks...
news / region
December 17, 2013 - 2:46pm
Blowing snow causing accidents in Douglas County area
The blowing snow this morning is causing difficult driving conditions in the Douglas County area. There were reports of at least five vehicles that rolled over or slid off the road into the ditch. Crashes were reported near Osakis and Brandon. One accident injured two people...
December 17, 2013 - 11:06am
December 5, 2013
Westbound Interstate 94 reduced to single lane near St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (11:50 a.m.) – Westbound Interstate 94 is reduced to a single lane due to a crash east of Opportunity Drive/County Road 75 in St. Cloud. Westbound I-94 will remain a single lane until further notice. Blowing snow and ice are creating difficult driving...
December 5, 2013 - 12:16pm
August 23, 2013
VIDEO: Cable barrier goes up on I-94 near Alexandria
There's a new cable barrier system snaking its way along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 94 through the Alexandria area.
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 17, 2013
Pavement marking project in west central Minnesota begins Aug. 19
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on several west central Minnesota highways will encounter lane closures when a pavement marking project begins Aug.
August 17, 2013 - 8:02am
August 5, 2013
Highway 71 in Sauk Centre closes Aug. 5-6
Motorists travelling Highway 71 in Sauk Centre will encounter delays and a detour as the road closed near the Lake Wobegon Trail this morning. A signed detour will direct motorists along County Road 186/12th Street South, County Road 72/Beltline Road and County Road 17/Sinclair Lewis...
August 5, 2013 - 9:56am
Highway 78 detour between Perham and Ottertail begins Aug. 12
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on Highway 78 between Perham and Ottertail will encounter a detour and delays when a road resurfacing and culvert replacement project begins Aug. 12, weather permitting. During this phase of the Highway 78 project, crews will replace several culverts...
August 5, 2013 - 9:08am
August 1, 2013
I-94 Clearwater to St. Cloud project complete; all lanes now open
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Motorists travelling Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud will find all lanes and ramps of the newly resurfaced roadway open to traffic. Regular lane closures have occurred on the segment of road since late March as crews resurfaced the roadway's pavement...
August 1, 2013 - 6:20am
Interstate 94 lane closures between St. Michael, Monticello begin June 3
Motorists travelling Interstate 94 between St. Michael and Monticello may encounter non-rush hour delays as overnight lane closures begin Monday, June 3. I-94 between the Crow River bridge near Highway 241 in St.
June 1, 2013 - 7:03am
April 12, 2013
Could local sales tax pay for county road funding?
On the morning after the Alexandria City Council supported a new idea to pay for street projects, the Douglas County Board also talked about the need for more transportation funding. The board approved a resolution that encourages the Legislature to enact a law that brings adequate...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
These road projects will affect your summer
Locally, Interstate 94 is the main target for state road work this year. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) recently announced its 2013 construction program for the state.
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 18, 2013
I-94 re-opens near Alexandria; travel still not advised
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol opened three roadways in west central Minnesota at 5 p.m. The highways include: --Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Alexandria --Highway 10 between Moorhead and Audubon --Highway 210 between Breckenridge...
March 18, 2013 - 5:07pm
December 17, 2012
A bad weekend for drivers
Minnesota State Troopers kept busy over the weekend in cetral, west central and northwest regions with slippery road conditions. Troopers responded to 60 crashes, according to Jesse Grabow, public information trooper for the Douglas County region. Fifteen of those were rollovers,...
December 17, 2012 - 12:09pm
November 22, 2012
UPDATE 8:30 PM: Difficult driving conditions in Alexandria area tonight
A blast of winter weather is making for difficult travel conditions across west central Minnesota tonight. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), driving conditions are difficult on Interstate-94 and state highways between Moorhead and Melrose. As of 6...
November 22, 2012 - 6:28pm