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Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Firefighter battles PTSD
Pre-K teachers may lose business with Gov. Dayton's pre-school proposal
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
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MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
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January 28, 2015
Three Heartland Trail routes through Clay County discussed at Hawley meeting
HAWLEY, Minn. – Zenas Baer looks forward to the day he can bike from his Moorhead home to his law practice here. That’s why he’s keenly interested in a 10-foot-wide trail that would span the entirety of Clay County, showing off some of its natural beauty. Three possible...
January 28, 2015 - 9:00am
January 26, 2015
Officials study trail to link Moorhead, Park Rapids
MOORHEAD – Officials are working on the next steps for a 100-mile extension of a hiking trail that would link Moorhead and Park Rapids. Minnesota legislators in 2006 approved the addition to the Heartland Trail, a 49-mile road authorized in 1974 that connects Park Rapids to Cass...
January 26, 2015 - 10:46am
December 7, 2014
Committee trying to help move Heartland Trail along
A local committee made up of officials from Detroit Lakes, Frazee, Becker County, the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce and two snowmobile clubs is doing everything it can to help speed the process of building the Heartland Trail extension between Frazee and Detroit Lakes. “It’s...
news / Detroit Lakes
December 7, 2014 - 9:00am
November 30, 2014
Heartland project moves at tricycle speed
Construction on the Heartland Trail between Detroit Lakes and Frazee will almost certainly not begin before 2016. The state provided $2.7 million for the trail extension in this year’s bonding bill, but that just means the design work will now get underway in earnest, said Kent...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 30, 2014 - 11:30am
May 21, 2014
Trail cash nailed down
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the $846 million bonding bill into law, and it includes funds for the Heartland Trail from Frazee to Detroit Lakes. “We’re happy,” said Detroit Lakes Alderman Bruce Imholte, who has been a major backer of the project since day one. “We were always...
news / Detroit Lakes
May 21, 2014 - 3:00pm
March 23, 2014
With Dayton and state House on board, bonding looks good for local Heartland Trail project
After plenty of rallying, lobbying and planning, the residents of Detroit Lakes and Frazee may soon have something big to rejoice about. So far Gov. Mark Dayton and the House of Representatives are in support of funding for the Heartland Trail extension between the two cities. In...
news / government
March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
February 20, 2009
Detroit Lakes works to link area trails together
With some off-road trails here, some paved trails there and some shared roads everywhere, Detroit Lakes has just over 26 mile of paths for bikes. The next step is a design to link them all together, including linking them to the nearly 5 miles of existing county trails and 9.9 miles...
Detroit Lakes / news
February 20, 2009 - 5:18pm
June 21, 2008
Where to put the trail?
DETROIT LAKES - With several options to take a look at, the Heartland Trail connect from Park Rapids to Moorhead is a "blank canvas" at this point. Those are the words of Tim Browning, Department of Natural Resources Northwest regional manager of the Trails and Waterways Division. Browning,...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am