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Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
Winter truck load increases begin today for north, north central frost zones
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Winter truck load increases will begin Monday, Nov. 24, on unrestricted highways in the north and north central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Vehicles will be allowed to operate up to 10 percent over the standard legal...
November 24, 2014 - 9:24am
November 14, 2014
Slow-moving equipment on highways around Morris on Friday
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists in the Morris, Wheaton, Ortonville and Appleton areas will encounter slow-moving equipment on several highways on Friday, Nov. 14. Minnesota Department of Transportation crews will use motor graders to help scrape off compaction from area highways. The...
November 14, 2014 - 5:32am
July 24, 2014
Highway 29 detour between Benson, Highway 40 begins July 28
Motorists on Highway 29 between Benson and Highway 40 will encounter a detour when a road resurfacing and bridge replacement project begins July...
July 24, 2014 - 11:47am
May 29, 2014
Highway 27 detour between Browns Valley, Wheaton begins June 2
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Motorists on Highway 27 between Browns Valley and Traverse County Road 6 southwest of Wheaton will encounter a detour when a road resurfacing project begins June 2, weather permitting. Crews will resurface 13 miles of Highway 27 and replace several culverts....
May 29, 2014 - 9:25am
July 31, 2013
I-94 Clearwater to St. Cloud project complete; all lanes now open
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – Motorists travelling Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud will find all lanes and ramps of the newly resurfaced roadway open to traffic. Regular lane closures have occurred on the segment of road since late March as crews resurfaced the roadway’s...
July 31, 2013 - 5:07pm
February 19, 2013
State highways still closed this morning in Willmar, Granite Falls, Montevideo
WILLMAR – Several stretches of state highways in west central Minnesota are still closed to traffic this morning and travel is hazardous. Travelers should plan accordingly, said the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT closed roads last night because of blowing snow, ice...
February 19, 2013 - 6:46am
February 10, 2013
MnDOT recommends no travel in parts of west central Minn., including Pope and Stevens counties
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no travel in parts of west central Minnesota due to heavy snow, blowing snow and very poor visibility. Increasing winds will likely cause conditions to continue to deteriorate through today into Monday. This...
February 10, 2013 - 1:44pm
August 6, 2012
UPDATE: Highway 29 project between Alexandria and Glenwood begins Aug. 8
Motorists on Highway 29 between Alexandria and Glenwood will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begin Aug. 8. Traffic...
August 6, 2012 - 12:42am
April 19, 2012
Highway 59 project south of Morris begins April 30
Motorists on Highway 59 south of Morris will experience delays when a road resurfacing project and detour begin April 30. Traffic will use...
April 19, 2012 - 12:29am
January 1, 2011
UPDATE: Highway 28 in Big Stone, Stevens, Pope counties reopened
Travel conditions in West Central Minnesota, leading the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol to reopen Highway 28 in Stevens, Big Stone and Pope counties on Saturday night. County plows will begin work at 4 a.m. Sunday. The highways were closed...
January 1, 2011 - 1:57pm
Hwy. 12 bridge near Kerkhoven opens
The U.S. Highway 12 bridge near Kerkhoven is now open for traffic, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced. The detour was lifted...
July 1, 2009 - 9:34am
February 19, 2009
Stop sign work to begin at Carlos Corners this week
Motorists will encounter a four-way stop north of Alexandria at the intersection of Highway 29 and Douglas County Roads 13 and 42 beginning Thursday, February 19, weather permitting. To improve safety at the intersection, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is converting the...
February 19, 2009 - 4:06pm
February 16, 2009
Benson to give back $167,000 from MnDOT as city cannot match funding
BENSON -- Benson is returning a $167,000 Minnesota Department of Transportation grant because the city can't afford the required match. Benson City Council decided Monday the city needed to return a MnDOT grant it received in 2006 because Benson can't afford its share of the deal. "We...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Safety measures await deadly intersection: Carlos Corners to get four-way stop, more signs
Next month, when driving north on Highway 29 toward Carlos, motorists may see something new and different at the crossing known as "Carlos Corners." The...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
Four-way stop to be installed at Carlos Corners
A big change awaits one of the deadliest intersections in Douglas County - "Carlos Corners." An all-way stop will be installed at the intersection this February or March. Right now, stop signs are in place at the two county roads, 13 and 42, that intersect Highway 29. The new safety...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am