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Speeding leads to drug charge
Baby born on way to hospital
Crime & Accident Report
Minneapolis police step up security for gay pride festivities
Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeside to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 23, 2016
Speed limits rise across state
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is entering its third year of evaluating the 55 miles per hour speed limit on all two-lane highways...
January 23, 2016 - 5:15am
February 27, 2015
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