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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
April 28, 2015
In Minn. transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL—Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. "A preemptive strike is needed," Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke...
April 28, 2015 - 8:41am
April 26, 2015
Big project on Hwys 10, 59 starts soon
Look for slow-moving traffic on Highway 10 West, especially on Friday afternoons, as the current four-lane corridor will narrow to two lanes...
April 26, 2015 - 5:40am
April 23, 2015
Hwy 34 detour up and running
Motorists on Highway 34 will encounter a detour between Interstate 94 near Barnesville and Highway 59 at Dunvilla as a road resurfacing project began April 20. Crews will resurface 19 miles of Highway 34 and replace several culverts. During the project, Highway 34 will close...
April 23, 2015 - 5:50am
April 19, 2015
From floor to ceiling, Detroit Lakes students build cabin for area resort
The building trades class in Detroit Lakes is getting dangerously close to finishing its masterpiece — a two bedroom, one bathroom cabin. Instructor...
April 19, 2015 - 5:30am
April 16, 2015
Downtown project to pave the way for revitalization
The shovels were out; the demolition has begun. City and county leaders, along with engineers and local business owners, gathered on the streets...
April 16, 2015 - 5:35am
April 12, 2015
Construction begins, have patience
Monday marks the start of road construction on Washington Avenue, downtown Detroit Lakes. Get ready for some interruptions. But have no fear, when the project is complete, everyone visiting the downtown area will enjoy a smoother ride, more appealing landscaping and a feeling...
April 12, 2015 - 6:05am
Highway 34 work pushed back
Because of frost concerns, work on Highway 34 east of Detroit Lakes has been pushed back a week. It will now resume on April 27, according to MnDOT. Motorists on Highway 34 east of Detroit Lakes will encounter lane closures and possible delays when work on a passing lane and intersection...
April 12, 2015 - 5:30am
June 11, 2014
Willow Street closed at roundabout
Willow Street will close at Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes on today (Wednesday) as construction of a roundabout moves into the second phase. Highway 59 will continue to remain open with reduced speeds. Motorists on Willow Street will access Highway 59 through a detour on West Avenue...
June 11, 2014 - 11:39am
May 21, 2014
Highway 59 resurfacing project begins May 27
Motorists on Highway 59 between Detroit Lakes and the Buffalo River north of Callaway will encounter intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a resurfacing project begins Tuesday, May 27, weather permitting. The project also includes several culvert replacements and pedestrian...
May 21, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 11, 2014
Hwy 59 roundabout construction to begin
Motorists on Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes will experience possible delays when a roundabout construction project at Willow Street and Long Lake Road begins Monday, May 12, weather permitting. Highway 59 will remain open throughout the project with reduced speeds. The stop signs...
May 11, 2014 - 9:00am
April 6, 2014
Next up: Construction season
Construction on the roundabout at the intersection of Highway 59 and Willow Street will start next month and should be finished before the WE...
April 6, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 4, 2014
308 Minnesota construction projects planned
ST. PAUL -- State road repair projects are about to step into proverbial high gear, and there are a lot of them. That might not always be the case. Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charles Zelle called the state’s $1.1 billion effort this year an “amazingly...
April 4, 2014 - 8:21am
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