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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
July 5, 2013
Patrol explains work signs
It is the time of year where road construction mandates temporary signage restricting or detouring traffic. I contacted MNDOT Engineer Scott Thompson to define what it all means. ROAD CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC or LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY tells you that you need to take a different route...
July 5, 2013 - 8:33am
Detour on Hwy 87 begins Monday
Motorists on Highway 87 east of Frazee will encounter a one-week detour when a culvert replacement project begins July 8, weather permitting. Crews will replace a culvert just east of Becker County Road 31 about three miles east of Frazee. During the project Highway 87 will...
July 5, 2013 - 8:30am
June 16, 2013
A boon to bikes & snowmobiles
Motorists traveling on Highway 10 at the east edge of Detroit Lakes may have noticed that over the past couple of weeks, eastbound traffic has been diverted to one of the westbound lanes. That’s because the Minnesota Department of Transportation is in the process of installing...
news / Detroit Lakes
June 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
June 7, 2013
Expect gridlock: I-94 repair through Fargo could begin Monday
FARGO – Prepare for gridlock. Interstate 94 is getting a much-needed facelift through Fargo this summer, and work on the roughly $3 million project could start Monday. Lanes will be closed from Ninth Street East in West Fargo all the way to the Red River, and state Department...
June 7, 2013 - 3:11pm
Identity of worker killed in I-29 construction zone accident near Manvel released
MANVEL, N.D. - The 58-year-old worker from Clear Lake, Minn., who was killed Thursday morning in a construction zone accident on Interstate 29 in Grand Forks County has been identified. Otis E. Gohman was operating a concrete grinder about 8 a.m. on northbound I-29, according to...
news / accidents
June 7, 2013 - 9:28am
May 24, 2013
Use caution driving through work zones
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation (MnDOT) urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones this Memorial Day weekend. Plan ahead, think about alternate routes or go to www.511mn.org to get advance information about road construction and detours. “With...
May 24, 2013 - 2:23pm
May 22, 2013
Culvert project starting
Detroit Lakes will now be sandwiched in road construction starting May 28. Motorists on Highway 10 will encounter lane closures and possible delays on the east side of Detroit Lakes when a box culvert installation project begins May 28, weather permitting. During the first several...
news / Detroit Lakes
May 22, 2013 - 10:36am
May 15, 2013
Road work: Next 5 months
They say there are two seasons in Minnesota —winter and road construction. Well, winter is over. MnDot officials are gearing up for a few significant projects around Becker County this summer, the largest of which started Monday. Highway 10: DL to Boyer Lake Construction...
May 15, 2013 - 1:40pm
Hwy project in Hawley to start May 20
Motorists on Highway 10 in Hawley will encounter lane closures and possible delays when an intersection modification and signal project begins May 20, weather permitting. Clay County will re-align County Road 31 and County Road 33 in Hawley. The project includes several safety...
May 15, 2013 - 10:18am
January 9, 2013
Construction workers are getting busy
Local contractors have certainly been putting the hammer down this year. "It's been a very good, busy year," said Detroit Lakes Building Official...
Detroit Lakes / news / business
January 9, 2013 - 11:36am
October 24, 2012
Housing starts to pick up
Housing construction is picking up this year, after several years of being in the doldrums. "I do see it getting better, it's coming along...
October 24, 2012 - 11:59am
October 19, 2012
Hwy 10 turn lane project underway in Lake Park
The Highway 10 turn lane project in Lake Park is now underway. Motorists can expect to experience lane closures and access restrictions. Crews will be constructing right and left turn lanes from Highway 10 to Raider Road, which is currently under construction.
October 19, 2012 - 2:53pm
May 26, 2012
Falling beam kills worker at Sheyenne Ninth Grade Center construction site
WEST FARGO - A 30-year-old Fargo man died Friday in a construction accident after a 28-foot steel beam fell on him at the high school addition...
news / accidents
May 26, 2012 - 12:51pm
February 8, 2012
Hwy 10 access meeting Feb. 16
The public is invited to attend a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16, to discuss a transportation study currently underway in Lake Park. The meeting is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lake Park City Hall, 2032 Second St., Lake Park, and a presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. Representatives...
February 8, 2012 - 2:05pm
January 18, 2012
School construction on schedule
Construction at the site of the new Lake Park-Audubon High School in Lake Park is proceeding as planned, said LP-A Superintendent Dale Hogie at a Tuesday night school board meeting in Audubon. "I think we're right on schedule ...
January 18, 2012 - 3:02pm