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Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Herberger's to close soon
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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
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
June 6, 2010
MnDOT urges keeping event signs, items for sale away from highway right of way
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds citizens that placing unauthorized signs and other objects on state highway right of way is illegal and can distract drivers and obstruct their vision. "With summer here, we are already seeing an increase in advertising signs and...
June 6, 2010 - 11:15am
April 29, 2010
State hits 101 road deaths for the year
ST. PAUL -- The recent rash of traffic deaths -- unofficially 16 since Friday, April 23 -- has pushed Minnesota above the 100-death mark for the year, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). To-date, preliminary reports indicate 101 deaths. This figure is ahead...
April 29, 2010 - 12:05pm
April 15, 2010
Starbuck intersection to become four-way stop next week
Motorists traveling on Highway 28 and Highway 29 will soon be required to stop at the Highway 28/29/114 intersection in Starbuck, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Mn/DOT is improving safety at the intersection by converting it from a two-way stop to a four-way...
April 15, 2010 - 10:01am
January 8, 2010
Minnesota's annual traffic deaths drop again; 2009 figure projected to be lowest since 1944
While 2010 had a deadly start with four deaths the first weekend, Minnesota's 2009 preliminary traffic death count of 403 marks another significant drop in annual road fatalities, representing an 8 percent drop from the 455 deaths in 2008. The state projects a final death number...
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Editorial - How fast were you driving? Radar trailer knows
Safety efforts can - and do - work. They're not just "feel good" efforts.
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2009
Speeders beware: New radar trailer will watch your speed
Drivers in Douglas County will now have a reminder to drive within the speed limit. The Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, which includes...
October 28, 2009 - 12:05am
October 21, 2009
Public Safety maps Minnesota's most unbelted counties
In the midst of a statewide Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign running through October 22, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced the Minnesota counties with the highest percentage of unbelted traffic deaths based on total number of vehicle occupant...
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
October 16, 2009
2009 pedestrian deaths to-date eclipse 2008 total
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported last week that pedestrian deaths are surging. The 26 Minnesota pedestrian road deaths for 2009 are already more than the 25 fatalities for 2008. At this time in 2008, 17 pedestrians were killed. DPS is calling for increased...
October 16, 2009 - 12:00am
October 2, 2009
Minnesota traffic deaths hit 300 for the year
Minnesota's year-to-date traffic fatalities topped 300 over the weekend of September 19-20, putting the state on pace to have fewer traffic deaths than 2008, which had the lowest death count since 1945. As of September 21, the state has recorded 302 traffic deaths, compared to 307...
October 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
A complicated knot of traffic involving Interstate-94 exit and entrance ramps, County Road 45 and Highway 27 West near Alexandria is now safer....
September 11, 2009 - 12:05am
August 12, 2009
Officers cite 56 drivers during July speed enforcement campaign
Throughout July, officers from the Alexandria Police Department conducted enhanced speed patrols and cited 56 motorists traveling at illegal speeds during a statewide Safe and Sober effort. "Every time you get behind the wheel, put safety first - travel at the posted speed limit...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Two intersections in Douglas County to get better lighting
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin an intersection safety lighting project at four intersections located in Wilkin, Grant and Douglas counties on Monday, June 22. Crews will install two overhead lights at each of the following intersections: Highway 59 and Highway...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am