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Karen Branden to run against Steve Green
A doggone good sale
DL man sentenced for violating no-contact order
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Drunk diners, penny-pinching patrons: Service industry workers share stories of customer mistreatment
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Jeanne E. Dahring
Barbara A. Ware
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
Dayton's vetoes will harm Minnesotans
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
May 10, 2018
Breaking ground: Boys & Girls Club project officially gets underway
After 61 years of serving the youth of Detroit Lakes, the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes will soon have a new building to call home. The...
May 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
City hires architectural firm to design new public works building
The Detroit Lakes Public Works Department moved one step closer to getting a new building on Tuesday, as the City Council approved a proposal for architectural and engineering services on the project.
May 10, 2018 - 8:35am
April 25, 2018
A new look for DLMS: Board OKs design for exterior 'skin' on middle school
Though the aging looks of the Detroit Lakes Middle School's exterior facade was not the primary motivator for this summer's planned $2.2 million...
April 25, 2018 - 8:58am
April 12, 2018
DL school board awards bids for middle school, Roosevelt improvements
The Detroit Lakes Middle School will be getting a $2.2 million facelift this summer. The DL School Board awarded contracts of just over $1.5...
April 12, 2018 - 9:07am
March 14, 2018
DL School Board hires Fargo architects for facility improvements
With an eye toward a possible November building bond referendum for a new school facilities construction project, the Detroit Lakes School Board approved a letter of engagement with Zerr Berg Architects of Fargo at its Monday night meeting. The action was the result of two special...
March 14, 2018 - 10:35am
March 8, 2018
History in the making: Proposed $6 million museum to be connected to Historic Holmes Theatre
It's been almost three years since the Becker County Historical Society first unveiled plans for constructing a new museum to replace its aging...
March 8, 2018 - 6:14am
January 13, 2018
From Becker to Clay: Moorhead's 11-county juvenile detention center to get $7.5 million expansion
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The juvenile detention center here is doubling its capacity with a $7.5 million expansion and renovation of its existing...
January 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 18, 2017
No more middle child syndrome: DLMS set to get a 'facelift' this summer with new skin, parking outlay
The Detroit Lakes Middle School should have a whole new look come fall 2018. Monday evening, the school board approved a $2.2 million project,...
December 18, 2017 - 10:47am
November 30, 2017
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 18, 2017
Cruisin' (and improvin') the strip: City of Detroit Lakes proposes changes to West Lake Drive
Detroit Lakes's "strip," West Lake Drive, is set to be resurfaced Thursday, somewhat of a temporary fix until a bigger plan unfolds. The complete...
October 18, 2017 - 10:12am
October 11, 2017
Construction begins on $18 million airport runway extension project
City and county officials gathered at the end of the main runway at the Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport Monday morning to officially break...
October 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
July 31, 2017
Highway 113 culvert project begins Aug. 3, detour starts Aug. 7
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on Highway 113 east of Waubun will encounter lane closures beginning Thursday, Aug. 3, and a detour starting Monday, Aug. 7, as crews begin work on a culvert project. Crews will line or replace several culverts along two sections of Highway 113. All...
July 31, 2017 - 10:58am
July 14, 2017
West leg of Highway 59, County Road 22 roundabout opens
The final leg of the Highway 59 and Becker County Road 22 roundabout south of Detroit Lakes has opened to traffic. Drivers can now access all four legs of the roundabout. Minor delays may continue through July as crews install pavement markings and complete cleanup work. The project...
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
June 12, 2017
130th Avenue at County Road 22 closes today
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - The intersection of Becker County Road 22 and 130th Avenue south of Detroit Lakes will close to all traffic on Monday, June 12, as crews continue work near the new Highway 59 / County Road 22 roundabout. Motorists will need to use an alternate route for about...
June 12, 2017 - 8:44am
May 19, 2017
County Road 22 closed at Highway 59
The west leg of the Highway 59/County Road 22 intersection is closed and will remain closed until the completion of the roundabout project. The Minnesota Department of Transportation planned to maintain access from southbound Highway 59 to westbound County Road 22 during the current...
May 19, 2017 - 1:04pm