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MN state agencies receive 10 government innovation awards
MN minimum wage set to go up August 1
Want to be a drone pilot? Join the club
Man airlifted after rollover in Becker County Wednesday night
Post-oil boom, drug prices fall as gang trafficking increases
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Adults playing their games...
Letter: Unendorsed 7th District candidate should bow out
Letter: Union workers advocate for pipeline
Cheers to young volunteers
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
April 20, 2015
Open house for frontage road construction April 23
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to learn more about the construction project that will impact Highway 10 and Highway 59 on the west side of Detroit Lakes. An informational open house will be held on Thursday, April 23, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the...
April 20, 2015 - 5:10am
February 13, 2015
MnDOT sets bicycle plan meetings
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is seeking public input on its Statewide Bicycle System Plan during a series of statewide meetings in February and March. The plan will identify a statewide system of bicycle routes, improve existing facilities and refine MnDOT’s bicycle...
February 13, 2015 - 8:00am
January 14, 2015
Perham gets $150,000 rail crossing safety grant
Perham has been selected as one of eight communities in Minnesota to receive state funding for railroad crossing improvements. The Minnesota Department of Transportation last week released a study on the rail lines that carry Bakken crude oil from North Dakota through Minnesota,...
January 14, 2015 - 12:30pm
January 2, 2015
MnDOT study prioritizes railway safety improvements
Safety improvements at highway/rail grade crossings along crude-by-rail corridors are the focus of a Minnesota Department of Transportation study that identifies locations where improvements will make the transport of oil safer for residents, workers and emergency responders. The...
January 2, 2015 - 1:34pm
December 7, 2014
MnDOT reminds public not to push snow onto roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. “Improperly placing snow on or near a public road creates hazards including drainage problems, drifting, sight obstruction and unsafe access,”...
December 7, 2014 - 7:00am
October 13, 2014
MnDOT to use new terms for winter road conditions
ST. PAUL — Travelers may have a better understanding of road conditions using the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new winter road condition descriptions on the 511mn.org website and smartphone app. The old winter road descriptions were “good,” “fair,” “difficult”...
October 13, 2014 - 2:35pm
September 20, 2014
MnDOT training program prepares snowplow operators for winter
More than 90 snowplow operators are currently participating in an intensive training program to prepare them for the worst road conditions a typical Minnesota winter has to offer. The training session began Monday, Sept. 15, and runs through Sept. 26 at the Camp Ripley training facility...
September 20, 2014 - 10:30am
September 19, 2014
MnDOT reminds public to get mailboxes winter ready
With winter coming, the Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages residents to get their mailboxes ready for the change in the weather. For the upcoming winter season, residents are responsible for the care and replacement of a damaged mailbox unless it was directly hit...
September 19, 2014 - 8:30am
August 9, 2014
Hwy. 59, 22, to have 4-way stop
Motorists traveling on Highway 59 between Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids will be required to stop at Becker County Road 22 beginning Tuesday, Aug. 12. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is converting the intersection from a two-way stop to a four-way stop to improve safety. Crews...
August 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 2, 2014
MnDOT wins award for saving money
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has won a regional award for saving money on the Interstate 694 North Central project. The award was given by The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The project, recognized in the Under Budget category,...
August 2, 2014 - 11:30am
July 26, 2014
‘Bikeable’ workshop to be held Aug. 18; bring bike
PartnerSHIP 4 Health, MnDOT, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota have organized a free one-day workshop at Detroit Lakes City Hall on Mon-day, Aug. 18. The “Bikeable Communities Workshop” is designed for professionals who affect and impact...
July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 19, 2014
MnDOT launches its new ‘Get Connected’ website
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has launched a new “Get Connected” website to better show the links between transportation, the economy and Minnesotans’ quality of life. The website was created in response to public feedback and provides answers to the most commonly...
July 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 6, 2014
MnDOT seeking input on state highway safety plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites public comment on the draft Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan, a comprehensive policy plan that provides insight and direction on how to reduce traffic-related crashes. The public comment period is open from June 9 until...
June 6, 2014 - 11:00am
May 28, 2014
MnDOT seeks input for state bicycle system plan
Persons interested in helping the Minnesota Department of Transportation develop a statewide bicycle system plan can provide input through an online interactive map and survey available through June 1. The information will help MnDOT identify where improvements are most needed...
May 28, 2014 - 7:30am
May 6, 2014
MnDOT seeks public input for statewide bicycle system plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The public, local government officials and transportation supporters are invited to provide input for Minnesota’s statewide bicycle system plan on: Wednesday, May 7 in Bemidji – Hampton Inn and Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive The meeting will take place from...
May 6, 2014 - 11:42am