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Lakers take out Rangers in four sets
Jackets take six of seven matches from Lakers
Laker swimmers notch fifth straight victory
DL pushes shutout streak to four games against Crookston
Boys soccer completes sweep of Pirates
Knowing when, and how much, to step in
Learning the lingo of Social Security can help with your retirement planning
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
friends & neighbors
Daggett Truck Line honors trucker for 'superb' driving
Cost Share Program makes organic certification more affordable, rebates available
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
Maplewood State Park ready to host Leaf Days celebration
Fall into autumn this Friday
Big weekend ahead in Park Rapids: Art Leap, Great American Story events set Sept. 23-24
The hottest ticket in town: Essentia Health-St. Mary's "Fire & Ice" fundraiser set for this Friday, Sept. 22
‘Unveiling Nimuué’: Story of Minnesota’s ‘Glacial Woman’ to be revealed in original theatrical work
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Ronald F. Williams Sr.
Marlene A. Collins
Audrey @13@@10@(Pitsenbarger) Knauf
Alton O. Haugen
Like U.S., Canada has issues with healthcare, but the solution is not to dismantle universal care
Appeals panel goes against county, Osage gun range
Lesson from a missing girl: never give up hope
Most Americans are hungry for bipartisanship
The trauma of downsizing
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
pine to palm
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
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
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
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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