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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (4)
June 10, 2011
Detroit Lakes building permits 'looking strong' this year
It's promising to be a good year for builders around Detroit Lakes, according to Community Development Director Larry Remmen. "Looking at the...
June 10, 2011 - 3:20pm
May 27, 2011
City abandons Front Street parking lot
After reviewing bids for the downtown parking improvements, the Detroit Lakes City Council has agreed to forego improvements to the Front Street parking lot and focus on the Veterans Park and the parking lot behind Norby's. City Engineer Jon Pratt explained that the low bid is a...
May 27, 2011 - 2:38pm
May 13, 2011
Hwy 10 construction pushed back
Motorists on westbound Highway 10 between Frazee and Detroit Lakes may encounter delays when a resurfacing project begins after Memorial Day. The project was previously scheduled to begin May 16. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in areas where crews are working. The...
May 13, 2011 - 2:22pm
May 6, 2011
Down to one lane: Construction on Highway 10
A resurfacing project will be taking highway 10 between Detroit Lakes and Hawley down to one lane starting Wednesday. Going toward Hawley will be normal, coming back on the eastbound lanes could be a little slower-going. "It won't slow traffic, but drivers do need to slow down...
May 6, 2011 - 1:28pm
April 29, 2011
Hwy 10 resurfacing project is delayed
Two west central Minnesota projects that were scheduled to begin May 2 will be delayed due to spring road restrictions, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Highway 10 resurfacing project on the eastbound lanes between Hawley and Detroit Lakes has been rescheduled...
April 29, 2011 - 12:51pm
March 2, 2011
TIF, plan in place for Downtown Crossing
The tax increment financing district and spending plan are in place for the redevelopment area behind Ace Hardware store.
March 2, 2011 - 2:21pm
February 23, 2011
Backyard Project on schedule
Things are humming right along for the new Backyard addition to the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center. "Everything is going great,...
February 23, 2011 - 7:14am
Expansion on schedule
The Sanford Health Clinic building project is about 50 percent done and right on schedule. The new 33,000-square-foot addition will be completed...
December 23, 2010 - 3:03pm
October 21, 2010
DLCCC breaks new ground
A little less than three weeks ago, the fundraising campaign for the Backyard addition at the Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center reached...
October 21, 2010 - 8:00am
October 15, 2010
Crews plant trees
October 15, 2010 - 2:30pm
October 10, 2010
Forest Street closed Monday near Rossman School
Due to the Phinney Ave street improvements in Detroit Lakes, Forest Street - from Rossman Avenue to Summit Avenue - will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, according to the Detroit Lakes Street Department.
October 10, 2010 - 12:03pm
October 8, 2010
North Washington Avenue to open this afternoon
The Becker County Highway Department announces the completion of construction improvement on North Washington Avenue. The roadway will be opened to through traffic this afternoon. The side streets of Grant, Union and Central will remain closed until Monday when they're scheduled...
October 8, 2010 - 10:07am
October 1, 2010
Input meeting to be held Oct. 6 on frontage road west of town
The city of Detroit Lakes is hosting a neighborhood meeting Oct. 6 to talk about plans to put a service road from downtown to the west side of town. Community Development Director Larry Remmen said the city is hosting the meeting to "talk about how to get access from the downtown...
October 1, 2010 - 3:51pm
August 18, 2010
LP-A school construction to start soon
The pre-kindergarten through sixth grade elementary school in Audubon is getting ready for construction: Bids will be awarded Sept. 13 on the first phase of a $3 million project that involves new construction and renovation of the existing school. The bid opening for the "envelope"...
August 18, 2010 - 12:46pm
New look for N. Washington
All the rainy weather of the past few weeks hasn't slowed down the North Washington Avenue project, which is on track to be completed the first...
August 18, 2010 - 12:42pm