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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
July 22, 2017
Save on your summer road trip adventure
Are you packing up your car and hitting the road this summer? You're not alone. According to a survey conducted by AAA, road trips are the most popular type of vacation for families in the U.S. in 2017. In fact, 10 percent more families are expected to take road trips this year than...
July 22, 2017 - 10:00am
February 19, 2016
Planning summer trips shoos away winter doldrums
In the depths of winter, what could be a more pleasant distraction from the cold and wind than to start planning your summer vacation? Sifting through the enticing locales that promise fun, sun and relaxation can be a soothing antidote to the season’s chilly and all-too-short days....
February 19, 2016 - 5:45am
January 20, 2016
How to fill county land use positions?
Last year, about this same time, Becker County commissioners were faced with department head vacancies in planning and zoning and natural resources management. This year, they are facing those exact same vacancies and still pondering the best way to fill them. Last year, the vacancies...
January 20, 2016 - 8:56am
December 6, 2015
County zoning supervisor leaves after less than a year
About seven months after starting in Becker County, Planning and Zoning Supervisor Eric Evenson-Marden is leaving the position. Evenson-Marden is taking a position in Winona County. The Becker County commissioners accepted his resignation at last week’s meeting, and Evenson-Marden...
December 6, 2015 - 5:40am
January 23, 2009
Planning commission says no to downtown used car lot
There will not be a used car lot at the corner of Washington Avenue and Highway 10, the former Mac's hardware store location. Steve Walz of Audubon Auto Center asked the planning commission Thursday night for a conditional use permit to park used cars in the parking lot, in an...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
DL downtown plan recommended by planning commission -- except the convention center
The Detroit Lakes Development Authority made recommendations to the city council to accept the RDG Planning and Design studies done around the city and the feasibility study for a conference center, but that doesn't mean it recommends going forward on all the projects. "By and large,...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
What will Detroit Lakes look like? -- Planning firm lays out ideas for 'crescent' area and event center
Detroit Lakes could look radically different in the next few years. Or not. It depends on whether city leaders opt to follow ideas outlined in RDG Planning and Design's redevelopment plans. Those plans were presented during a Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce mini-summit...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Livestock TB testing requires planning
With the downgrading of Minnesota's TB accredited status, livestock producers throughout the state should make sure that their marketing plans are not side-tracked because they did not meet the TB testing requirements or missed testing timelines for their animals. In discussion...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Affordable family planning is available
Affordable family planning services are available to area residents. Services include complete physical exams that include a breast exam. Pap smears and pelvic exams are available. Patients can undergo testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. Pregnancy testing is also...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Quality teachers? A gifted and talented program? An enhanced music program? Public meeting brings out priorities for DL school district
Members of the Detroit Lakes community had a chance to express their concerns about the district Monday night, and the outcome was fairly predictable -- with a few surprising concerns thrown in. About 25 community members gathered in the Holmes Ballroom to be a part of the strategic...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Public planning session for Detroit Lakes School District is Monday
The Detroit Lakes school district is looking to make some changes for the future - and it wants the community to comment. Although the school board puts together a strategic plan every five years or so, Superintendent Doug Froke said the most recent one, which was scheduled to...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Family planning now in DL
Since March of 1969, the Otter Tail Wadena Community Action Council has been offering a Family Planning program. "We have been providing services to Detroit Lakes area patients for many years, through our Perham office," said Cyndy Rastedt, R.N., who is a member of the OTWCAC Family...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Chamber to host annual banquet & meeting on May 1 at Maplelag Resort
The Chamber's annual celebration planning committee -- Patty Gordon, Amy Stearns, Linda Walz, Beth Schupp and Cyndi Anderson -- are planning a fun, patriotic celebration for the Chamber's annual banquet & meeting on May 1 at Maplelag Resort & Conference Center. The evening will...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
March 16, 2008
Tribune editorial: DL planning appears off to a good start
City planning consultants Marty Shukert and Cory Scott don't shy away from controversy, and that's one of the things that makes their emerging vision for Detroit Lakes intriguing. Of course, it isn't just their vision: They have conducted surveys, held meetings and listened to public...
March 16, 2008 - 12:00am
March 15, 2008
Crescents, green space and a 'town square' -- Consultants' plan starts to take shape for downtown Detroit Lakes
After surveys, meetings and public feedback, RDG Planning and Design consultants Marty Shukert and Cory Scott presented ideas for the redevelopment of Detroit Lakes at the Development Authority Thursday morning -- which were met with a very positive response. "The big idea, which...
March 15, 2008 - 12:00am