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Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Wounded Warriors Project to Try Sled Hockey
DL Babe Ruth baseball qualifies for State
17th annual Memorial Shorty wrestling camp July 31-Aug. 2
Duluth native Ham appears headed for larger role with Vikings
More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver's seat
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
Find strength, serenity this summer: Local yoga studios offer wide range of classes
Here comes the sun: Tips for summer skincare
Friends & Neighbors
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Minnesota Lottery continues to be recognized for its accounting and financial reporting
'Acting small, delivering big': Minnesota business makes name for itself in competitive automation industry
BBB, DLI warn against insurance deductible rebates
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Jamie Kay Anderson
Jon Hall Christensen
Charles F. Willette
Emily K. Gravalin
Tribune editorial: An epidemic of drug overdoses
McFeely: Otter Tail County delays decision on Star Lake Casino
Lynn Hummel column: What if Moses had 10 more commandments?
Letter: City needs to give veteran, landlord a break
Letter: DL should show compassion towards landlord, veteran
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
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
April 11, 2017
MnDOT looking for Adopt a Highway volunteers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for individuals and organizations to join the more than 4,500 groups and 45,000 people in the state who are Adopt a Highway volunteers. The program is a public service project that helps reduce litter along the...
April 11, 2017 - 10:00am
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