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October 11, 2017
Hank Wessel, who has been a bus driver for Alexandria School District 206 since 2001, drives through the newly opened roundabout at the intersection of County Roads 23 and 46 at least twice a day. He feels it has improved safety at that intersection. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Loving the roundabout
October 11, 2017 - 2:08pm
October 10, 2017
Minn. patrol identifies ambulance crew member killed in semi collision on interstate
October 10, 2017 - 2:34pm
October 6, 2017
After receiving complaints about the rumble strips on County Road 8, near the intersection with County Road 40 west of Alexandria, the Douglas County Commissioners are looking other options. This intersection has been the site of numerous crashes, which is why the strips were put in in the first place. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Grumbles over rumble strips in Douglas County
October 6, 2017 - 11:32am
September 30, 2017
Motorists were a bit confused by the road construction signs set up on the frontage road in between Taco Bell and the complex housing Caribou Coffee and Game Stop. The frontage road, from 44th Ave. to Twin Boulevard, is being reconstructed and will include a center turn lane. (Contributed)
You asked: Which way at the one-ways?
September 30, 2017 - 7:39am
September 14, 2017
Sixth Avenue was closed east of Nokomis in Alexandria Thursday morning as crews worked on reconstructing the railroad crossing. The project is expected to last through Monday, Sept. 18. The 8th Avenue crossing is also closed for reconstruction. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Railroad work closes intersections
September 14, 2017 - 12:01pm
July 21, 2017
One person is reportedly dead and another flown from the scene with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash Friday, July 21. Kevin Cederstrom / Forum News Service
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
July 21, 2017 - 9:48pm
July 10, 2017
This experimental small roundabout is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Lake Street. It is  designed to slow down traffic but some drivers use them incorrectly. (Alexis Habberstad | Echo Press)
As city experiments, neighbors differ on best way to slow down traffic
July 10, 2017 - 5:58pm
June 15, 2017
Highway 27 bridge south of Osakis opens today
June 15, 2017 - 8:29am
June 2, 2017
The intersection of Third Ave. East and Kenwood St. in Alexandria includes a pedestrian crossing and signs prohibiting left turns yet some drivers still try to turn left to get to Thrifty White. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Commentary: How to unclog bottlenecks in Alexandria
June 2, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 23, 2017
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
May 23, 2017 - 5:09am
March 27, 2017
The bridge on Minnesota Highway 27 at the Osakis exit will be replaced, causing some lane closures and detours. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Bridge at Osakis exit closed starting today
March 27, 2017 - 9:47am
February 6, 2017
Man dies after head-on crash near Olivia
February 6, 2017 - 11:12am
June 8, 2016
East leg of 50th Avenue in Alexandria to close soon
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 9, 2016
Traffic slowdowns expected near RCC Wednesday
May 9, 2016 - 6:50pm
April 15, 2016
The roundabout in south Alexandria is located on Highway 29 and County Roads 28-87. It opened to traffic last November. (Lowell Anderson I Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: Roundabout rumors aren't true
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am