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December 7, 2012
Snow, strong winds expected this weekend on Minnesota roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to check road conditions at www.511mn.org or call 511 before travelling this weekend. A series of systems are expected to bring snow and strong winds into parts of Minnesota. MnDOT crews are prepared to assist motorists through...
December 7, 2012 - 1:40pm
November 28, 2012
Out and About: Winter fun
Skiers and snowboarders had a chance to get their first taste of winter fun at Andes Tower Hills last Sunday. With the cold weather, the ski...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
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
October 6, 2012
Cold Weather Rule, heating assistance available to low-income Minnesotans
With snow already pounding northwestern Minnesota and freezing temperatures around the corner for all Minnesotans, the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Public Utilities Commission are encouraging low-income Minnesotans to contact their utilities to ask about Minnesota's Cold...
October 6, 2012 - 9:48am
March 3, 2012
MnDOT reminds public not to push snow on to roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. "Improperly placing snow on or near a public road creates hazards including drainage problems, drifting, sight obstruction and unsafe access,"...
March 3, 2012 - 10:10am
March 2, 2012
City to get new snow-fighting equipment
The day before Tuesday's big snowstorm hit, a timely topic popped up at the Alexandria City Council: A request for snowplow equipment. "Do you...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
A foot's worth of winter
A strong winter storm kicked into action Tuesday night and dumped 12 inches of snow across the Alexandria area. What a difference just 12 hours...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Winter storm wallops Alexandria area
A strong winter storm kicked into action Tuesday night in the Alexandria area. What a difference 12 hours can make. Residents in west central...
February 29, 2012 - 7:19am
February 28, 2012
UPDATE: Snow cancels schools throughout area
Several school districts in the area have cancelled school for tomorrow, Wednesday, because of the snow. Closings have been announced for Alexandria, Brandon, Evansville, Osakis, Parkers Prairie, Minnewaska and West Central Area.
February 28, 2012 - 7:16pm
Blizzard warning downgraded to winter storm warning; a foot of snow still possible in some areas
A blizzard warning for parts of west central Minnesota, including Douglas County, has been downgraded to a winter storm warning. The National Weather Service reports that heavy snow will still occur overnight but the winds will not be strong enough to cause widespread whiteout conditions. A...
February 28, 2012 - 4:38pm
Snowstorm cancels Sen. Franken staff's Farm Bill meeting in Alexandria
U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff Farm Bill Outreach meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 29 in Alexandria has been canceled due to weather. The meeting was to be held at the Travelers Inn Restaurant at 10 a.m.
February 28, 2012 - 3:31pm
February 21, 2012
UPDATE: Woman killed in crash near Glenwood Monday
A Starbuck woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Glenwood Monday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, Steffanie Dahlseng, 26, was westbound on Highway 28 when her vehicle spun out on a patch of ice, slid into oncoming traffic and was hit by a semi truck. She died in the...
February 21, 2012 - 8:07am
December 10, 2011
Are we destined for a 'brown' Christmas?
(Editor's note: The following is the Department of Natural Resource's "Question of the Week.") Question: There's not much snow on the ground in Minnesota yet. Are we destined for a "brown" Christmas? Answer: The chances of Minnesotans enjoying a white Christmas vary from place...
December 10, 2011 - 4:43pm
November 18, 2011
MnDOT urges caution as snow moves through west central Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to use caution in west central Minnesota as a band of snow moves through area today and tomorrow. Wet snow is currently causing slippery road conditions and limited visibility in some parts of the region. MnDOT snow...
November 18, 2011 - 3:24pm
November 13, 2011
Snowplow crews say they're ready for winter weather
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's snowplow operators are trained, experienced and prepared to assist motorists through another winter season. "Our crews have the equipment and technology to do an excellent job of clearing Minnesota's roads," said MnDOT Commissioner...
November 13, 2011 - 10:09am