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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
January 15, 2014
Public meetings to be held for Highway 34 project
The public is invited to attend one of two open houses to learn more about a 2014-2015 project to construct passing lanes and turn lanes on Highway 34 between Detroit Lakes and Akeley. The open houses will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, in the Park Rapids Library,...
January 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
December 24, 2013
Hwy 34 project open to public
The public is invited to comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment Worksheet for the Highway 34 passing lane project from Detroit Lakes to the Nevis area. The project involves constructing improvements to Highway 34 at eight locations between Detroit Lakes and Akeley to provide...
December 24, 2013 - 10:00am
November 15, 2013
Highway 34 set for upgrade
Highway 34 from Detroit Lakes to Nevis will see the addition of more passing lanes as part of a Dayton administration plan to improve 10 highways...
November 15, 2013 - 3:35pm
October 9, 2013
City speeds up water-loop plan
With all the Highway 10 construction scheduled west of Detroit Lakes in a couple years, the city is taking steps to slip in another project next year that will help with the 2015 highway project. City Engineer Jon Pratt suggested the city complete a water main loop next year that...
October 9, 2013 - 7:00pm
October 2, 2013
St. Mary’s emergency entrance under construction for next two weeks
For the next two weeks, the emergency entrance to Essentia Health St. Mary’s will be under construction and alternate routes will be established to enter the hospital from the employee parking lot. During construction, from the employee parking lot, employees will enter the hospital...
October 2, 2013 - 11:20am
September 21, 2013
MnDOT urges drivers to use caution in work zones
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urged motorists to slow down and pay attention in construction work zones following a deadly Monday, Sept. 16, when at least three people were killed within a span of five hours — of which one motorist was killed in a work zone and another...
September 21, 2013 - 9:00am
August 24, 2013
Highway 10 open again
All four lanes of Highway 10 have reopened to traffic between Detroit Lakes and Boyer Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Crews removed the barricades Wednesday night. The westbound lanes have been closed since late May for a resurfacing project. Motorists...
August 24, 2013 - 11:00am
August 12, 2013
Airport Road closed Tuesday morning for maintenance work
Due to continued repair and maintenance work Airport Road, from Menards Drive to Longview Drive, will be closed from 6 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Motorists will be required to use an alternate route during this time.
August 12, 2013 - 2:42pm
July 28, 2013
Hwy 10 project hits snags
The resurfacing project on Highway 10 between Detroit Lakes and Lake Park is about three weeks behind schedule, and that’s going to cause traffic...
July 28, 2013 - 1:00pm
July 24, 2013
Expect more road delays
Motorists travelling between the Fargo-Moorhead area and Detroit Lakes for WE Fest should expect significant delays due to construction and heavy traffic volumes the week of July 29. Tens of thousands of visitors will attend the 31st annual WE Fest Country Music Festival at Soo...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
July 21, 2013
Access in Audubon closed
Motorists will encounter temporary access closures on Highway 10 in Audubon beginning Tuesday, July 23, weather permitting. Paving work will require the short-term closure of the intersection of Highway 10 and Becker County Road 13 in Audubon. Traffic will be re-directed to Becker...
July 21, 2013 - 9:00am
July 17, 2013
I-94 construction begins near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – Drivers on Interstate 94 northwest of here could see delays when construction begins Thursday. Crews will reconstruct the eastbound bridge deck on I-94 over Otter Tail County Road 21. Construction is expected to take about two weeks and some lanes will...
July 17, 2013 - 8:14am
July 13, 2013
DL gears up for downtown project
Next year Washington Avenue through the downtown area will look similar to the north side, with trees, benches, colored crosswalks and other amenities that the downtown has been void of over the years. Though the project is scheduled for 2014, the city is planning ahead and working...
July 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
July 10, 2013
DL moves ahead on west hwy plan
Last month the Detroit Lakes City Council agreed to move forward on the Highway 10 project west of town on the contingency that the city received...
July 10, 2013 - 12:12pm
July 6, 2013
MnDOT invites public input on 20-year highway plan
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation invites the public and transportation stakeholders to review and comment on the draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP) through July 31. This will be the final opportunity for the public to provide input on the...
July 6, 2013 - 7:00am