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Highway 86 reopens

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SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Highway 86 between Highway 9 and the Minnesota border reopened at 9 a.m. Thursday after seven months of construction. The $7.4 million project includes wider roads and improved visibility for drivers as several hills were lowered. The road was also realigned near the Minnesota state line to eliminate several sharp curves in the old road.


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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the crime and city reporter for the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 13-year-old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
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