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Speed limits upped on some roads
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Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
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Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
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Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
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Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
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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 business is busy putting the footings in for a new warehouse that will go adjacent to its 1111 13th Avenue location. Construction on the...
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...
business / business briefs
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...
business briefs / business
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...
Detroit Lakes / business
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 a leadership program, members from Ottertail Corporation companies, including Detroit Lakes' BTD, came together Wednesday afternoon to develop...
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