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Spirit, soul and body: Free seminar this Saturday at Ecumen to focus on keys to healthy living
'Suspicious vehicle' call leads to marijuana charge
Burned-out headlight leads to marijuana charge
Two charged in storage shed break-in
One-car rollover between Perham, New York Mills ends in injury
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Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Social Security in plain language
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Mathew R. Veronen
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
December 20, 2013
MnDOT selects new District 2 engineer
J.T. Anderson has been named assistant district engineer for maintenance operations for the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 2 in northwestern Minnesota. Anderson had been serving in an acting role since June 2012 and has been with MnDOT for over 17 years. Prior...
December 20, 2013 - 10:00am
December 18, 2013
MnDOT seeks applicants for Safe Routes to School
Minnesota schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school. Applications are due Jan 31, 2014, and are available at www.mndot.gov/saferoutes. Schools in Minnesota may...
December 18, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 27, 2013
Public comment sought on waterway plans
The public is invited to comment on the Statewide Ports and Waterways Plan. The first-ever plan for ports and waterways in Minnesota promotes a safe, efficient and cost-effective system for freight shippers in an era of constrained resources. Public comments will be accepted through...
November 27, 2013 - 6:00am
October 13, 2013
MnDOT launches site as part of outreach effort
The Minnesota Department of Transportation launched the MinnesotaGo website as part of an ongoing information and outreach effort around Minnesota’s transportation vision and funding needs, now and in the future. “Minnesota’s transportation system is an important component...
October 13, 2013 - 10:00am
October 10, 2013
MnDOT to offer $13 million in alternatives grants
Local communities and regional agencies are invited to take advantage of a new $13 million competitive grant program intended to fund projects for pedestrian and bicycle facilities, historic preservation, Safe Routes to School and more, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. The...
October 10, 2013 - 7:00am
September 25, 2013
MnDOT sets town hall meetings in area
Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle invites the public to attend a couple of area town hall meetings on transportation issues on Monday, Sept. 30. The meetings are scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. at West Central Initiative, 1000 Western Avenue, Fergus...
September 25, 2013 - 12:33pm
September 21, 2013
MnDOT urges drivers to use caution in work zones
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urged motorists to slow down and pay attention in construction work zones following a deadly Monday, Sept. 16, when at least three people were killed within a span of five hours — of which one motorist was killed in a work zone and another...
September 21, 2013 - 9:00am
August 24, 2013
MnDOT at state fair: Getting from A to B
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will again have an exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22-Sept. 2. Located in the Education Building at 1372 Cosgrove Street, MnDOT’s booth this year will show the numerous connections between transportation and Minnesotans’...
August 24, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 21, 2013
Updated MN state bike map now available
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has published an updated edition of the state’s bicycle map, the first since 2001. Available both in paper and electronic format, the free map provides bicycle accommodations across the state, making it easier for cyclists to plan long-distance...
August 21, 2013 - 7:24am
July 6, 2013
MnDOT invites public input on 20-year highway plan
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation invites the public and transportation stakeholders to review and comment on the draft Minnesota 20-year State Highway Investment Plan (MnSHIP) through July 31. This will be the final opportunity for the public to provide input on the...
July 6, 2013 - 7:00am
June 26, 2013
County likely will switch to Armer
Becker County appears to be heading towards adopting the Armer radio system for law enforcement and emergency workers, an abrupt turn away from the VHF digital radio system it had planned to pursue. The Armer system would cost as much as $2.1 million total (including radios for...
June 26, 2013 - 11:08am
June 19, 2013
DL moves ahead with Hwy 59 plan
Despite a last-ditch plea by Becker County Commissioner Ben Grimsley for the city to reconsider, the Detroit Lakes City Council passed a motion last week to move forward with plans for Highway 10 and Highway 59 west of town. Grimsley asked the city to deny municipal approval of...
June 19, 2013 - 12:22pm
June 16, 2013
A boon to bikes & snowmobiles
Motorists traveling on Highway 10 at the east edge of Detroit Lakes may have noticed that over the past couple of weeks, eastbound traffic has...
June 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
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
May 31, 2013
National recognition for Bike Route 45
The Mississippi River Trail — also known as U.S. Bicycle Route 45 — received national recognition when federal officials announced approval of USBR 45 through the Twin Cities Metro area. The route now officially runs the entire length of the Mississippi River in Minnesota. The...
May 31, 2013 - 2:59pm