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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
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
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
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
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Sheena Marie Butcher
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
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
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
May 7, 2017
Highway 59 resurfacing between Winger and Ogema to begin May 8
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Motorists on Highway 59 will experience lane closures and delays between Winger and Ogema as crews begin a resurfacing project on Monday, May 8. An open house will be held on May 9 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the White Earth Tribal and Community College (2250...
May 7, 2017 - 9:00am
May 1, 2017
Highway 32 resurfacing project begins May 1
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Motorists on Highway 32 will encounter intermittent lane closures between Highway 10 and Highway 34 starting Monday, May 1, when a resurfacing project begins. Drivers should expect minimal traffic impacts for the first two weeks of the project while crews work...
May 1, 2017 - 10:23am
March 6, 2017
The roads well traveled: Popular DL roads to see new construction
West Avenue, along with portions of both Willow Street and West Lake Drive in the city of Detroit Lakes, will be getting major facelifts within the next three to four years. The upgrades to West Avenue and the east end of Willow Street were given the green light at a special meeting...
March 6, 2017 - 11:00am
February 16, 2017
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
Lake Region Electric Cooperative (LREC) will be participating in a joint effort to deliver natural gas to the Deer Creek and Parkers Prairie areas. Construction of natural gas distribution infrastructure will begin this spring. The $1.6 million investment by LREC is expected to have...
February 16, 2017 - 10:00am
November 3, 2016
Major state highway projects wrap up as 2016 road construction season comes to an end
Motorists are starting to see the benefits of the 2016 road construction season as many of the state's 246 construction projects wrap up for the season, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Some of the big projects completed this year include the Dresbach Bridge...
November 3, 2016 - 5:18am
October 6, 2016
Fairfield hotel, Holiday station projects on target for 2017 opening
It's been a busy summer for business development in Detroit Lakes, from the opening of McKinley Plaza in late August, to ongoing construction...
October 6, 2016 - 9:08am