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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
October 23, 2016
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Motorists on Highway 34 near Height of Land Lake may experience short delays on Monday, Oct. 24, while crews replace a culvert. A temporary signal system will restrict traffic to a single direction at a time. The work is necessary to repair an emergency drainage issue. The culvert...
October 23, 2016 - 5:00am
September 1, 2016
Use caution while driving over Labor Day weekend
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Although most road construction is shut down over the Labor Day holiday, there are still highway work zones in place around the state, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving this weekend. "Although...
September 1, 2016 - 8:53am
August 31, 2016
Shoulder repair project begins Sept. 6 on west central MN highways
Motorists can expect brief delays on several highways in west central Minnesota beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, as crews repair roadway shoulders. Affected highways include: · Highway 55 from the North Dakota state line to Wendell · Highway 59 from Interstate 94 to Elbow Lake · Highway...
August 31, 2016 - 10:35am
July 1, 2016
Hwy 34 project in DL starts July 7
Motorists on Highway 34 from Detroit Lakes to County Road 29 will encounter intermittent lane closures and possible delays when a resurfacing and pedestrian accessibility project begins July 7. The project includes four key elements: • Resurfacing Highway 34 from Highway 59 to Becker...
July 1, 2016 - 2:16pm
May 22, 2016
Becker County reclaims curvy, dangerous road in deal with the state
Becker County will receive a lump-sum payment of $9 million to $10 million from the state for taking responsibility for Highway 225. The money could be a potential short-term windfall for the county, which plans to rebuild the highway, but has the option of doing it in stages over...
May 22, 2016 - 5:35am
'Body count' mounts on Minnesota highways
ST. PAUL — Mary McCauley put it bluntly: "The body count is inarguable." She told about her 27-year-old daughter, Paige Duncan, who died on U.S. 12 just west of the Twin Cities on Feb. 15. She was on her way to babysit a niece. "This wasn't a case of cell phone misuse," McCauley...
March 22, 2016 - 8:30am
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 17, 2012
Report shows GF Highway Patrol captain had blood alcohol content twice the legal limit after DUI arrest
The captain of the Grand Forks office of the North Dakota Highway Patrol had a blood alcohol content nearly twice the legal limit after being...
April 17, 2012 - 10:45am
March 23, 2012
No need to speed: Traffic deaths up on North Dakota, Minnesota roads
Excessive speed and failure to wear seatbelts have killed more people on Minnesota roads through the first 11 weeks of the year, according to the state Department of Public Safety. To date, there have been 66 traffic deaths, up 47 percent from the same period last year when there...
March 23, 2012 - 6:55am
March 12, 2012
Six people taken to hospital after head-on collision near Mahnomen
Six people were transported to Mahnomen Health Center Thursday afternoon following a head-on car accident on an icy Minnesota Highway 59 south of Mahnomen. The State Patrol said a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by a Detroit Lakes man was heading south near mile marker 296 at 3:18...
March 12, 2012 - 11:09am
November 14, 2011
Guide to winter survival kits
A cellphone is a vital piece of gear for winter traveling, Sgt. Steven Fischer with the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. It can be used to...
November 14, 2011 - 10:53am
September 2, 2011
Driver going wrong way injures 4 near Bemidji
A four-vehicle accident near Bemidji left an Ada, Minn., woman in critical condition Wednesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Andrea Konoske Waagen, 27, and her passenger Delsie E. Konoske, 63, also Ada, were two of five involved. Konoske suffered non-life-threatening...
September 2, 2011 - 8:57am
August 16, 2011
3 injured in Monday night collision on U.S. 2 in McIntosh
A collision at U.S. Highway 2 and Polk County State Aid Highway 8 in McIntosh, Minn., shortly before 10 Monday night injured three people. One of them was ejected from his vehicle, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Three people were taken to an undisclosed hospital, where two...
August 16, 2011 - 9:09am
July 5, 2010
Motorcyclist seriously injured after vehicle runs over him on Hwy 10 east of Moorhead
A collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle east of Moorhead early today remains under investigation. Pour Naderi, 24, of Fargo, and Michael Nelson, 55, of Dilworth, were traveling westbound on Highway 10 at the intersection of Highway 9, about 10 miles east of Moorhead. According...
July 5, 2010 - 12:40pm
April 8, 2009
Emergency road repair scheduled for Thursday on Highway 34 west of Walker
Emergency road repair is scheduled for Thursday on state Highway 34 west of Walker. The temporary detour will be in place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be conducting an emergency replacement of a centerline culvert under a section of state...
April 8, 2009 - 10:43am