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September 18, 2018
Westbound I-94 lanes between Evansville, Garfield are open
Westbound Interstate 94 between the Evansville and Garfield exits reopened Tuesday, Sept. 18. This section of I-94 has been under construction since May as crews were resurfacing both directions of I-94 between Highway 79 and Highway 114, and replacing the decks on the Highway 79...
September 18, 2018 - 12:27pm
August 13, 2018
Updated: Interstate 94 temporarily closed due to multi-vehicle crash, three people sent to hospital
Motorists on Interstate 94 will encounter a temporary detour between exit 90 near Brandon and exit 97 near Garfield due to a multiple-vehicle...
August 13, 2018 - 3:26pm
April 27, 2018
I-94 lanes to be reduced between Evansville, Garfield
Motorists on Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield exits will encounter head-to-head traffic on the eastbound lane starting Wednesday, May 2, until mid-November. The overall project includes resurfacing both directions of Interstate 94 between Highway 79 and Highway 114, and...
April 27, 2018 - 2:10pm
Grassfire burns in strong winds, dry conditions
The Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos fire departments were called to a grass fire at about 10:30 a.m. Friday near Carlos Creek Winery and Oakwood...
April 27, 2018 - 12:08pm
April 24, 2018
Traffic lanes reduced on I-94 between Evansville, Garfield
Motorists on I-94 from Evansville to Garfield exits will experience an eastbound lane closure on Wednesday, April 25. Traffic will be reduced to one lane for the next two weeks. There will also be intermittent westbound lane closures on Monday, April 30 until Friday, May 4 from 7...
April 24, 2018 - 3:37pm
April 18, 2018
Lanes close on I-94 between Garfield, Evansville
Motorists on I-94 between Garfield and Evansville will experience alternating lane closures along the eastbound lanes today, Wednesday, April 18. The lane closures will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are to prepare the lanes to carry head to head traffic when construction...
April 18, 2018 - 9:10am
March 2, 2018
Towering needs: Clean water funds would help three cities in Douglas County
Help could be on the way for three cities in Douglas County that want to improve their water systems. Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton proposed spending...
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
January 31, 2018
Empty barns: Prolonged low milk prices pressuring dairy farms to fold
There wasn't really a last straw that made Billy Euerle walk away from his Garfield dairy farm last year. Things had been bad for several years....
January 31, 2018 - 12:03pm
November 14, 2017
Eastbound lanes open near Evansville
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 between Evansville and Garfield are now open to traffic. All eastbound ramps at the Brandon and Garfield interchanges have also reopened, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, which issued a news release Tuesday morning. Westbound...
November 14, 2017 - 2:56pm
November 9, 2017
Giving back in Garfield
What began as a one-time project in Garfield has now been going strong for 13 years. Each fall, students from Garfield Elementary School take...
November 9, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 17, 2017
Eastbound I-94 ramps close at Brandon, Garfield
The entrance and exit ramps on eastbound Interstate 94 at the Brandon interchange and the Garfield interchange are closed for paving. They will remain closed for up to two weeks. Motorists should use the Evansville or Highway 27 on and off-ramps to reach their destinations. Ramps...
October 17, 2017 - 4:18pm
October 14, 2017
Garfield home damaged by fire
A Garfield home was damaged Saturday when a fire started in a wood pile. A Douglas County Sheriff's Office deputy used a fire extinguisher to knock down the fire after it was reported at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at 6536 County Road 82 NW. The Garfield Fire Department then put...
October 14, 2017 - 8:44pm
August 28, 2017
Watch for ramp closings in Brandon, Garfield
Motorists travelling between eastbound Interstate 94 and the entrance and exit ramps to Brandon and Garfield will encounter occasional ramp closures over the next month. The intermittent closures will begin today, Monday, Aug. 28, so crews can mill the existing pavement and prepare...
August 28, 2017 - 10:51am
August 24, 2017
Fund set up for Garfield fire victims
A fund has been established to assist the Garfield couple that lost their home in a fire last weekend. Contribution to the benefit account for...
August 24, 2017 - 4:46pm
August 7, 2017
Updated: House catches fire near Garfield (w/video)
Firefighters from Garfield, Brandon and Alexandria battled a house fire in the rain on Sunday. The Garfield Fire Department responded to the...
August 7, 2017 - 6:46am