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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
March 1, 2008
Family Planning can conduct various tests
Family Planning Services can help with complete a physical exam including breast exams; a Pap smear and pelvic exam; an STI testing; HIV testing; pregnancy testing. All of these services are confidential. Fee will be based on income and size of the family. All insurance is accepted. Clinics...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am