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AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Laker swimmers reach finals in seven events, bust six school records
DeWulf leads Nevis to 9-man championship game
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Christine M. (Cris) Eidenschink
Joseph A. Bernardy
Raymond William Meyhoff
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
June 21, 2017
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
BTD Manufacturing increased its production capacity after adding five new machines to its Minnesota operation. The additional machines--four press brakes and a fiber optic sheet laser--will help BTD significantly reduce setup times and meet customer demand for fast, reliable orders....
June 21, 2017 - 11:40am
March 23, 2017
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Senator Al Franken—who satirically calls himself the "Giant of the Senate" in his new book—stopped by BTD Friday afternoon on his...
March 23, 2017 - 11:10am
February 26, 2017
Must love heavy metal: Local manufacturers feeling that worker shortage too
(Part 2 of our series on worker shortages in Becker County) When BTD employee, Derrick Cariveau extends a hand to introduce himself mid-shift,...
February 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 27, 2016
Lakes Crisis & Resource Center Receives $10,000 match from BTD for Give to the Max Day
Lakes Crisis & Resource Center has received a match in the amount of $10,000 from BTD to support our shelter, victims of general crime and those affected by domestic violence. Donations for Give to the Max Day are accepted from November 1-17. BTD will double every donation received...
October 27, 2016 - 5:02am
April 9, 2015
BTD sponsors blood drive of two dozen
BTD Manufacturing recently sponsored a blood drive in Detroit Lakes. According to Linda Elliott, Donor Recruitment Representative at United Blood Services, “BTD Manufacturing had a good turnout. Out of 24 people who volunteered to donate, 21 were able to give. Five people gave...
April 9, 2015 - 5:45am
October 16, 2014
BTD expands in DL, brings warehouse in
BTD in Detroit Lakes is manufacturing an expansion plan that’ll stretch its facility another 90,000 square feet. The metalwork fabrication...
October 16, 2014 - 9:30am
October 3, 2013
BTD wins top honors with state magazine
BTD has taken home some big honors as it won the Manufacturer of the Year: Large, award from Minnesota Business Magazine. After also being nominated last year, this is the first time BTD has won the award, which was presented in Minneapolis. BTD was the only metal manufacturing...
October 3, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 29, 2009
BTD Manufacturing receives grant
The Department of Employment and Economic Development's Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) announced a $192,000 grant to support required training in continuous improvement for employees of five Minnesota manufacturing companies. The five companies participating in the two-year...
May 29, 2009 - 4:14pm
February 6, 2009
Downturn comes to Detroit Lakes
The economic recession has hurt some area manufacturers more than others. While a few are hunkering down without resorting to layoffs, other...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
BTD Manufacturing sponsors tour for college students
BTD Manufacturing Inc.
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Volunteers build playhouse for charity
DETROIT LAKES - In a matter of just a few short hours, about 25 people chipped in and a playhouse was built for some lucky kid. As part of...
November 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
In DL visits, Franken, Coleman spar over politics of energy
DETROIT LAKES - Both U.S. Sen.
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 15, 2008
BTD continues to grow
DETROIT LAKES - The clink of metal is heard often, as is the view of sparks from a welding torch, walking through the plant at BTD Manufacturing. Machinery bends and folds metal into shapes that companies need to build the things we use in everyday life, and the pieces line and...
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
BTD buys Miller Welding, to focus on wind energy
BTD Manufacturing, Inc., Detroit Lakes, announced recently that it has acquired Miller Welding & Iron Works of Washington, Ill. BTD Manufacturing is an operating company of Otter Tail Corporation. The transaction, the terms of which were not disclosed, involved an exchange of...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
BTD Manufacturing acquires Miller Welding & Iron Works
5-11 BTD in Business folder BTD Manufacturing Acquires Miller Welding & Iron Works, Adds Heavy Metal Fabrication and Wind Energy Capabilities BTD Manufacturing, Inc., Detroit Lakes, announced recently that it has acquired Miller Welding & Iron Works of Washington, Ill. BTD...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am