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UPDATED: Fire destroys Millerville Auto Center
WEDNESDAY UPDATE: Searchers gather again, police seek info about people seen on trail
A hero's welcome: 9/11 exhibit escorted to Douglas County Fairgrounds
Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee is under way
Becker County website shut down by cyber attack
B-E adds cross country to its fall athletics
Alexandria football: New look, but expectations remain high
Tennis: Panthers looking for continued progress
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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November 20, 2010
Klobuchar wants air travelers better informed of new pat-down procedures
At a Senate Commerce Committee hearing this week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar called on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to better inform U.S. air travelers about new passenger screening and pat-down procedures recently put in place in advance of the holiday season....
November 20, 2010 - 8:43am
November 15, 2010
Culvert project on Highway 28 near Starbuck postponed
The culvert replacement project on Highway 28 near Starbuck has been postponed, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. It was scheduled to begin November 17. The bids for the project came in high based on the amount of work required for the project. This is due...
November 15, 2010 - 4:22pm
November 8, 2010
Culvert project on Highway 28 near Starbuck begins Nov. 17
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-- Motorists on Highway 28 east of Starbuck can expect delays beginning Wednesday, Nov. 17, when a culvert replacement project begins. The project start date may be modified depending on weather conditions and the availability of materials. Traffic will be...
November 8, 2010 - 9:45am
November 6, 2010
Meeting will address regional transportation needs
West Central Initiative (WCI) is hosting an open house to gather public input on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's future investment priorities for public transit in Greater Minnesota. The open house is Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. at WCI, 1000 Western Ave., Fergus Falls....
November 6, 2010 - 1:40pm
Battle Lake intersection to become four-way stop next week
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.-- Motorists traveling on Highway 210 in Battle Lake will soon be required to stop at the Highway 78 intersection, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT is improving safety at the intersection by converting it from a two-way stop to...
November 6, 2010 - 12:29pm
November 5, 2010
Meeting will gather ideas about public transit
West Central Initiative (WCI) is hosting an open house to gather public input on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's future investment priorities for public transit in Greater Minnesota. The open house is Wednesday, November 10 at 10 a.m.
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Public invited to transportation open house
The public is invited to an open house for the Alexandria Area Transportation Study on Tuesday, October 19, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Alexandria City Council Chambers, 704 Broadway. Short-term and long-range transportation improvements/recommendations for the Alexandria area will be presented....
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 26, 2010
MnDOT asks motorists, farm equipment operators to safely share the road during harvest season
ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. "Record harvests are being predicted this...
September 26, 2010 - 9:49am
September 25, 2010
Klobuchar: Distracted driving demands action
Washington, D.C. - Speaking at the second annual Distracted Driving Summit in Washington, D.C., U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Tuesday highlighted the need to stop drivers from texting while driving and discussed legislation that aims to reduce driving-related crashes and fatalities.
September 25, 2010 - 10:50am
September 15, 2010
Transportation leaders available to speak to local organizations
Elementary schools, driver's education classes and other groups can now schedule a presentation to learn more about highway work zone safety from employees of the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The MnDOT Speakers Bureau program is being offered to help promote safe...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2010
New MnDOT traffic signals minimize delays, improve safety
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Motorists in Woodbury are among the first in the nation to encounter a new traffic signal design that minimizes unnecessary waiting for motorists and improves safety. The new signals feature a flashing yellow arrow, in addition to the standard red, yellow and green...
September 11, 2010 - 10:08am
August 15, 2010
Grants available for transportation projects
The West Central Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership is seeking applications for the 2015 Transportation Enhancement Program, which has approximately $600,000 available for eligible projects in Mahnomen, Clay, Becker, Wilkin, Otter Tail, Grant, Douglas, Stevens, Traverse, Pope,...
August 15, 2010 - 10:31am
Expect delays on Highway 28 near Ottertail
Motorists on Highway 78 north of Ottertail can expect delays August 17-19 during a railroad crossing repair project. Traffic will be detoured using Otter Tail County Road 54, Otter Tail County Road 127 and Highway 108. Canadian Pacific will resurface the railroad crossing...
August 15, 2010 - 7:58am
July 17, 2010
Community events to delay traffic on state highways this summer
ST. PAUL, Minn. - As summer progresses and communities around Minnesota gear up for festival season, state highway officials say motorists need to be aware of various events that will close highways and cause delays, including: --Barbeque Days - July 16-18, on Highway 25 in Belle...
July 17, 2010 - 9:13am
June 23, 2010
Open house will discuss transportation plans in area
The public is invited to an open house for the Alexandria Area Transportation Study on Wednesday, June 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Alexandria City Council Chambers, 704 Broadway. A variety of long-range transportation solutions for the Alexandria area will be presented. A brief...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am