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Henning man dies after crash in Otter Tail County
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
One transported after minor injuries in crash near Miltona
Council considers ban on e-cigarettes
Douglas County offers free water checks
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Boys Basketball: Hintermeister set for head coaching job
Hundreds gather at Fireman's Field for celebration night in Carlos
Alexandria trap team sends squad to state
'Martin Luther' visits Alexandria church camp
Expanding Outreach: Food Shelf celebrates expansion
Schjei Country to perform at West Moe Church
Alexandria actors play key roles in Barrett play
Sweetland runs this week at Theatre L'Homme Dieu
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Gary Kermit Backlund
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
Lake Carlos Marina under new ownership
hires and promotions
On The Street
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