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UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Spring truck weight restrictions start for central frost zone
Correction: Poles 'n Holes derby winners
Water, water everywhere...: Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘Water/Ways’ opens Saturday in DL
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BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Lakers dominate Section gymnastics championships
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
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
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
Betty Thorman Johnson
Joan A. Watland
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
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
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
January 23, 2017
Speed limits to increase on several west central Minnesota highways
The speed limits on several highways in west central Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 miles per hour beginning the week of Jan. 23, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The new speed limits will take effect when the new signs are posted. Highways that will...
January 23, 2017 - 5:00am
December 30, 2016
'It's something different every day': Weird weather is keeping area highways icy
A combination of unfortunate weather events over the past week has kept highways in the Detroit Lakes area icy and has led to a number of rollover accidents with injuries. In particular, the stretch of Highway 10 from Detroit Lakes to Wadena, and the stretch of Highway 10 from Detroit...
December 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
Woman hurt when her Honda Civic rolls while trying to pass MnDOT truck near Perham
A Baxter woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after her Honda Civic went into the ditch while trying to pass a MnDOT truck on Highway 10 west of Perham. Alexandria A. Erickson, 23, of Baxter was taken to Perham Memorial Hospital, according to the State Patrol. She...
December 30, 2016 - 1:09pm
December 3, 2016
MnDOT adopts new mowing/hay baling standard and permit
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges those who want to mow and or bale hay on state right of way, land along Minnesota's state roadways, to put in their permit applications early next year. MnDOT recently adopted a statewide standard for mowing and baling in the right...
December 3, 2016 - 10:00am
November 30, 2016
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation released the 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan, which guides the agency and its partners in preserving and improving the state's freight transportation system. The freight plan describes the state's current freight system and its role in...
November 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
October 21, 2016
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Motorists on Highway 34 near Height of Land Lake east of Detroit Lakes may experience short delays on Monday, Oct. 24, while crews replace a culvert. A temporary signal system will restrict traffic to a single direction at a time. The work is necessary to repair an emergency drainage...
October 21, 2016 - 7:03am
October 5, 2016
MnDOT announces availability of $7.5 million in grants for local community projects
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota communities, schools and their partners are invited to apply for funding for local projects that enhance transportation goals, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. A total of $7.5 million is available through the Transportation...
October 5, 2016 - 9:40am
May 20, 2016
MnDOT seeks input on freight system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to comment on the 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan. The public meeting will be Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Transportation Building in St. Paul, 395 John Ireland Blvd. The meeting will be held in...
May 20, 2016 - 5:20am
May 8, 2016
Winners of MnDOT bike poster contest announced
The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program today announced the winners of its first Bike to School Day poster contest. Six winning entries in two age categories were selected from more than 100 entries statewide. Theme of the contest was for students...
May 8, 2016 - 5:25am
March 25, 2016
MnDOT creates noise barrier program
Cities and townships are eligible to apply for funding under the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s newly created Greater Minnesota Stand-Alone Noise Barrier program. The agency has approximately $700,000 to award to 172 eligible cities for building noise barrier projects....
March 25, 2016 - 5:45am
March 11, 2016
MnDOT to start using LED roadway lighting
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation is undertaking a statewide lighting conversion project and saving some money along the way. The project involves converting more than 28,500 roadway lights from traditional high-pressure sodium to LED or light emitting diode technology....
March 11, 2016 - 5:45am
December 23, 2015
MnDOT looking for transit input
The public is invited to help shape the future of transit in Greater Minnesota by sharing ideas with the Minnesota Department of Transportation as it refines investment priorities and strategic direction for the 2016 Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan. The goal of the five-year...
December 23, 2015 - 10:24am
November 16, 2015
MN road work wraps up
Those traffic headaches you may have experienced this summer are now paying off as many of MnDOT’s 290 construction projects around the state wrap up for the season. “It was a busy, but successful, year for construction around the state. While no one likes the inconvenience...
November 16, 2015 - 5:15am
MnDOT reports increase in transportation funding gap
The funding necessary to provide Minnesotans with an economically competitive transportation system over the next 20 years has increased significantly, according to recent Minnesota Department of Transportation projections. Planning experts working on the Minnesota State Highway...
November 16, 2015 - 5:05am
November 11, 2015
MnDOT assisting with winter travel plans
The dubious joys of winter driving aren't far away, but those trying to plan a winter trip in Minnesota can now see for themselves how the roads are looking, thanks to real-time road condition cameras operated by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The cameras are among...
November 11, 2015 - 11:31am