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Searchers comb areas near trail for signs of missing teen
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Sports schedule for Wednesday, Aug. 23
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Lacrosse to AAHS?
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Discovery school open house Aug. 30
Garden experiment produces sky-high sunflowers
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Echo Press editorial: How to defuse hate-filled protests
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Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Glenwood resort receives Century Resort designation
Minnesota adds 7,700 jobs in July; unemployment rate unchanged
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
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July 21, 2017
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
MENAHGA, Minn. — A 66-year-old Menahga man has died and another was flown from the scene with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash...
July 21, 2017 - 9:48pm
July 10, 2017
As city experiments, neighbors differ on best way to slow down traffic
This "garden in the street" may have been made to slow traffic, but not all agree on the way the city is experimenting with getting drivers...
July 10, 2017 - 5:58pm
June 15, 2017
Highway 27 bridge south of Osakis opens today
Motorists will find all lanes of Highway 27 at I-94, south of Osakis, open by 5 p.m. today, Thursday, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Highway 27 bridge spanning I-94 has been closed since late March 2017, while crews repaired and resurfaced the bridge....
June 15, 2017 - 8:29am
June 2, 2017
Commentary: How to unclog bottlenecks in Alexandria
By James Anderke, Alexandria, MN To whom it may concern, which is everybody driving through Alexandria on a daily basis. There are a few intersections...
June 2, 2017 - 2:30pm
May 23, 2017
1 killed, another injured after van collides with semi
ROSEAU, Minn. — A Roseau man died after his van crashed into a semi late Monday, May 22. Minnesota State Patrol says 42-year-old Jack...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09am
March 27, 2017
Bridge at Osakis exit closed starting today
A bridge replacement project at the Osakis exit on Interstate 94 will mean some detours for drivers this spring and summer. The Minnesota Highway...
March 27, 2017 - 9:47am
February 6, 2017
Man dies after head-on crash near Olivia
OLIVIA—A Redwood Falls man died Monday morning, Feb. 6, in a head-on crash with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 71, south of Olivia. The...
February 6, 2017 - 11:12am
June 8, 2016
East leg of 50th Avenue in Alexandria to close soon
A key phase in the construction project on Highway 29 and Interstate 94 in Alexandria will take place soon. The contractor informed the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) that it plans to begin work on the east side of the Highway 29/50th Avenue intersection on Thursday,...
June 8, 2016 - 12:00am
May 9, 2016
Traffic slowdowns expected near RCC Wednesday
Watch out for traffic jams in and around the Runestone Community Center Wednesday afternoon, May 11. The Alexandria Technical and Community College will hold its graduation ceremonies at the RCC starting at 1 p.m. that day. Alexandria police expect nearly 4,000 people to attend and...
May 9, 2016 - 6:50pm
April 15, 2016
YOU ASKED: Roundabout rumors aren't true
Rumors about the roundabout in south Alexandria continue to swirl. There's talk that it will have to be "torn out" and redone because it's "too...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Delays bog 50th Avenue
Those traveling on Highway 29 South in Alexandria are experiencing delays and congestion because of a major road construction project. The Minnesota...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
February 2, 2016
Minnesota traffic deaths up sharply to start 2016
Deaths on Minnesota roads in January were up nearly threefold from the same month a year earlier, the Minnesota Department of Public safety said. In the first month of 2016, 25 people died in incidents statewide, up from nine in 2015. Over the past five years, an average of 19 people...
February 2, 2016 - 8:28am
January 15, 2016
Traffic deaths in state worst in five years
Traffic deaths increased rather dramatically statewide last year compared to 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Preliminary numbers from the department showed 396 people died on Minnesota roads last year compared with 361 for 2014. After all reports are...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
November 13, 2015
MnDOT adds real-time road condition cameras
Motorists driving throughout the state this winter will benefit from the addition of cameras displaying real-time photos of road conditions from 92 locations to help them plan their travel. The photos are available on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's 511 traveler information...
November 13, 2015 - 12:00am
October 28, 2015
Ask a Trooper: Do bicyclists have the right of way?
Question: Does traffic have to wait for someone on a bicycle trying to cross at an intersection? Answer: Bicyclists and motorists are equally responsible for safety on the road. The number one contributing factor to bicycle-vehicle collisions is failure to yield the right-of-way...
October 28, 2015 - 12:00am