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Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
Libraries (quietly and respectfully, of course) push for state funding change
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Why is it so hard to get internet in the country? Klobuchar, Peterson in DL Friday to 'seize the moment'
Minn. man charged for swindling $60,000 from friend after faking cancer
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Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
Lamoureux Hockey Camp coming to DL in June
Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Getting to know Norway: Local pastor leads overseas trip
Rietsema graduates from RCTC
Time to take after the Good Samaritan
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Noreen M. Huwe
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
May 24, 2013
Use caution driving through work zones
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation (MnDOT) urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones this Memorial Day weekend. Plan ahead, think about alternate routes or go to www.511mn.org to get advance information about road construction and detours. “With...
May 24, 2013 - 2:23pm
April 5, 2013
Zipper merging isn’t law but is taught to drivers
Question: Could you explain the Zipper Merge for merging into construction zones in Minnesota? Is it law or just a rule of thumb? The MNDOT website explains some of this, but leaves out some information. Also, I have tried using the Zipper Merge many times. It seems that hardly anyone...
April 5, 2013 - 2:03pm
March 27, 2013
Slow down for road crews
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to slow down and use caution when encountering crews doing maintenance and road repairs on area highways. Pothole patching and crack sealing are necessary each spring during the freeze-thaw cycle. Motorists need to be aware...
March 27, 2013 - 11:00am
November 30, 2012
MnDOT reminds property owners of reflector requirements along highways
DETROIT LAKES -- Property owners along state highways are reminded to use only blue or clear reflectors when marking driveway entrances and other objects on highway rights of way, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. People installing reflectors on the highway...
November 30, 2012 - 8:51am