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Airman identified as shooter in Grand Forks Wal-Mart
Capitol Chatter: State Senate changing as times change
Two injured after plane crash in western Minnesota
With more budget vetoes, preparations begin for partial government shutdown in Minnesota
Ex-Vikings star Randy Moss shows up at Pelican Rapids graduation
Rebels win 10th straight and advance in 8AA playoffs
Halverson paces Frazee track at subsections
Raiders qualify for section in three events
DL JV baseball finishes season 11-7
Frazee remains alive in Section 8AA softball playoffs
Wyatt Gene Swyter
Perham pastry blogger gains following with approachable posts
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
New early childcare center opens in DL
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
Zurn named Farmers Feed the World rep
B&G Club Thrift Store gives away furniture
March of Dimes gives Essentia DL honors
Street Faire at the Lakes still on
MN State Fair concert tickets now on sale
Library summer kickoff set May 28
Chappelle coming to Fargo June 23
Cormorant Art Show set July 11-12
Follow the rules and stop AIS
It’s time to reform crop insurance
MN lawmakers hit deadline with too much undone
Letter: DL City Council should be designated AIS
Letter: DL schools need to follow grading policy
Northern Minnesota study focuses on sandhill cranes
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
Cool weather, water slow the bite down
Bats are incredible creatures to enjoy during twilight travels
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Speed limits upped on some roads
About 340 miles of highways in northern and western Minnesota will get higher speed limits in the next few weeks, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The two-lane highways, currently posted at 55 miles per hour, will increase to 60. The new speed limits take...
February 27, 2015 - 2:28pm
April 26, 2014
Cleaning up: Volunteers help beautify ditches
It’s a service to the community. It’s a savings of $6 million to the state. And it provides a nice, clean welcome to the area. Those are a few of the reasons why the Adopt a Highway program is a success throughout Minnesota and here in Becker County. Across the state, volunteers...
news / Detroit Lakes
April 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
October 21, 2013
Speed limits to increase on Minnesota Highways 75, 59 and 7
MOORHEAD – Commuters on Highway 75 here will be able to travel just a little bit faster soon. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the speed limit of Highway 75 from 55 mph to 60 mph. The entire road, which stretches from south of Luverne through Breckenridge...
October 21, 2013 - 3:17pm
June 12, 2013
Adopt a Highway saves $6 million
Volunteers helping with the Adopt a Highway program pick up 26,000 tons of litter per year, saving the state an estimated $6 million annually, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Adopt a Highway program currently is staffed by more than 49,000 volunteers...
June 12, 2013 - 10:16am
February 26, 2010
As DL grows, so do its roads -- MnDOT takes look at highways to west and south
Only a few members of the public came to hear about a planning study for Highway 59 South and Highway 10 west of Detroit Lakes Thursday evening. The Minnesota Department of Transportation, City of Detroit Lakes and Becker County are partnering for the study to include several key...
Detroit Lakes / news
February 26, 2010 - 4:53pm
March 20, 2009
MnDOT to take input on road plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold a second videoconference public hearing March 25 from 5 to 6 p.m. to solicit comments on the 2009-2028 Minnesota statewide transportation plan. The additional videoconference was added to accommodate those who can't participate...
March 20, 2009 - 3:20pm
March 18, 2009
MnDOT announces bid results for first 11 Greater Minnesota federal stimulus transportation projects
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the contractors who submitted the apparent lowest bids to build 11 road and bridge projects in Greater Minnesota with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Bids for these projects total approximately $40 million. The...
March 18, 2009 - 10:36am
February 10, 2009
Snow plow operators plan to clear roads early Tuesday as motorists urged to use caution
An updated travel alert in North Dakota was issued late Monday by the state's Transportation Department due to expected poor weather conditions. Rain in western North Dakota is expected to change to snow as temperatures drop. Snow accumulation could be heavy at times, which could...
February 10, 2009 - 6:00am
December 25, 2008
Slick driving conditions for tonight, tomorrow
Freezing rain could be an unwelcome Christmas gift tonight for our region. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a warning for the possibility of freezing drizzle this evening around Hubbard and surrounding counties, turning to snow after midnight. "We're ahead...
December 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
MnDOT evaluates safety of two lane highways
In response to concerns about Highway 60 and Highway 14 in southwestern Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has begun to evaluate the safety of similarly designed highways that drop from four to two lanes. "We appreciate concerns expressed by the public and elected...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am