Opinion: Heartland deserves funding
Cheers to the local residents who met the House bonding committee Thursday to make their pitch for extending the Heartland Trail from Frazee to Detroit Lakes.
The 10-mile stretch of multiuse trail would be just one segment of trail to eventually extend to Park Rapids and beyond.
The locals are seeking $3.1 million in state bonding money to build the trail next year, and to begin the design phase for the Moorhead to Hawley stretch of Heartland Trail.
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