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Interstate temporarily closed between Alex and Osakis

Shortly after 3 a.m., the Minnesota State Patrol issued a news release stating motorists on Interstate 94 will encounter a temporary detour between exit 103 near Alexandria and exit 114 near Osakis due to a semi rollover. 

The roadway is closed in the west bound direction and the detour route is I-94 to Hwy 27 and Douglas County Road 82. As of 5:30 a.m., the road was still closed. Once the crash is cleared, the road will reopen. 

Celeste Edenloff

Celeste is a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press and has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in June 2016 to report on the community she calls home. Besides writing articles for the Echo Press, she has a blog, “Newspaper Girl on the Run.” Celeste is on a continuous healthy living journey and loves to teach bootcamp fitness classes and run. She has participated in more than 200 races with her husband, Al, covering the 5K, 10K, 10-mile and half-marathon (13.1 mile) distances.

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