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Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Lots of school, city seats open
Area cops feeling public’s support
Man on Highway 10 is on a mission
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
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
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
July 14, 2011
Lawmakers seek continued road work
ST. PAUL -- Schools get money during Minnesota's state government shutdown, so a pair of legislative transportation leaders say road construction funding also should continue. A judge hearing the case gave them little hope that she would allow resumption of the 98 road construction...
July 14, 2011 - 9:08am
February 18, 2011
Akeley council discusses impact of Highway 34 construction on town for canine certification in Park Rapids in July
The Akeley Council learned plans are complete for the Highway 34 construction project that will extend from the east side of Park Rapids to Akeley, with bid letting to be April 22 and construction expected to begin in mid-June. Phil Bergem, a design engineer with the Minnesota Department...
February 18, 2011 - 11:02am
October 28, 2008
Highway 34 construction comes to end of road in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS - Good things come to those who wait. For Park Rapids residents, Nov. 15 can't come soon enough. That's the projected end date...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Audio book 'Fuzzy Navel' is good company on road
You finally got the guest room painted. There's a new comforter on the bed, and it looks so cushy, it almost screams "Take a nap!" There are fresh curtains on the windows, and you're ready for guests. Famous last request. The calls come in just about every week and before you...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 21, 2008
Highway 10 project: Most frontage road paving completed
With a majority of the project paving complete, finish crews will be working in areas throughout the project zone this week (placing topsoil, finishing sidewalks) and sign crews will be installing permanent signs throughout the project zone. Motorists should be aware of crews and...
September 21, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Road closures in DL as Highway 10 project finishes up
9-17 road closures As part of the Highway 10/Connect Detroit Lakes project, road closures on and around the new frontage road are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 17-18, for paving operations. Crews will pave the final layer of the frontage road, and finish its side...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Council approves five-year street plan
Wednesday evening the Detroit Lakes City Council approved a motion for a five-year capital improvement plan. "This gives citizens a heads up" on upcoming projects," Mayor Larry Buboltz said. There will be public hearings on each of the proposed street improvements prior to each...
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Frontage road construction continues
Crews will finish up pavement marking this week near the Canadian Pacific railroad bridge. Permanent seeding will be placed in areas along the Highway 10 corridor. The right lane of westbound Highway 10 between County Road 54 and Kris Street will close for two days to allow crews...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Corbett Road to open Tuesday,
Highway 10 construction crews will not be working on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1. Highway 10 mainline Single lane closures between the Canadian Pacific railroad bridge and Summit Avenue continue this week. Crews will remove the temporary crossover, and place the curb along the inside...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Kris Street crossing open; frontage road work continues
Motorists will have inside lane closures between Washington Avenue and McKinley Avenue toward the end of the week and into the following week. This allows crews to remove the temporary crossovers and install a median in that area. A two-week work zone begins this week with single...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Letter: Tower Road Industrial Park is an eyesore
My name is Elaine Mack and I have a bone to pick with the City of Detroit Lakes. My husband, Tom, and many neighbors spoke out many times against the old Ray Anderson property ever being platted into the "North Tower Road Industrial Park." We were told there were many lots still open...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 27, 2008
Road closures ahead: Roosevelt Avenue, McKinley Avenue close briefly
Work on the $32.5 million reconstruction project to improve safety and mobility along the Highway 10 corridor resumed Monday, April 14. Highway 10/mainline Crews are working on completing the new Highway 10 grade in preparation for concrete paving. Paving is scheduled for mid-May,...
April 27, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Community follows yellow brick road
Nearly 400 people from around the region attended a free big-screen showing of the 1939 classic film "The Wizard of Oz" on Sunday, March 30, at the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes. This event was sponsored by Arvig Communication Systems, Turner Classic Movies and the Holmes...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am