Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
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
Tags: Detroit Lakes
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
January 15, 2017
Snow, ice keeping plow crews on the run: old-fashioned Minnesota winter makes roadwork challenging
It's been a tough winter so far for local street and highway crews. It started off with hours of rain on Christmas that turned to thick ice,...
January 15, 2017 - 7:00am
January 27, 2016
TZD program making progress to lower death, injury rates
The goal is zero deaths on all U.S. roads. With visible reminders like road signs, extra patrol, rumble strips and more, the state’s Toward...
January 27, 2016 - 10:59am
March 10, 2014
Minnesota winter depleting road salt supplies; cities add sand to mix
Minnesota’s roads may be going on a low-salt diet. After a brutal winter, supplies are running so low that many cities are starting to cut...
March 10, 2014 - 9:30am
October 24, 2012
Statewide plan shapes future of roads, waterways, pedestrian facilities
The Minnesota Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan 2012-2031, a policy framework for maintaining and building Minnesota's transportation system during the next 20 years, has been finalized and is available online, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The...
October 24, 2012 - 8:57am
July 25, 2011
Fed up resident paints his own traffic warning
July 25, 2011 - 8:51am
March 31, 2009
I-29 closed between Grand Forks and South Dakota border
BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota officials have closed Interstate 29 from Grand Forks to the South Dakota border due to blowing snow and ice. The Transportation Department says the closing includes detours on North Dakota Highway 18 and North Dakota Highway 200A.
March 31, 2009 - 10:12am
March 27, 2009
I-94 eastbound lanes from Fargo to Jamestown closed
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 to traffic at Jamestown Exit 258 to the 25th Street Fargo Exit until further notice. Detour routes are US Highway 281 south to North Dakota 46 east to I-29. For...
March 27, 2009 - 3:07pm
March 25, 2009
Mudslide blocks one lane of Highway 34 west of Osage on Tuesday night
A small mudslide blocked traffic on Highway 34 for a few hours Tuesday night. The slide occurred about 10 miles west of Osage and blocked the westbound lane of the road. Mahlon Edmonson said he was driving eastbound on Highway 34 toward Osage at about 10:25 p.m. Tuesday when he...
March 25, 2009 - 10:25am
March 24, 2009
Parts of interstates closed due to water over roads
FARGO - Stretches of interstates 29 and 94 have been closed because of water over the roadways, the North Dakota Highway Patrol and Department of Transportation said. Interstate 94 is closed between Casselton and Valley City. Interstate 29 is closed between the junctions of highways...
March 24, 2009 - 9:55am
March 18, 2009
MnDOT announces bid results for first 11 Greater Minnesota federal stimulus transportation projects
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the contractors who submitted the apparent lowest bids to build 11 road and bridge projects in Greater Minnesota with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Bids for these projects total approximately $40 million. The...
March 18, 2009 - 10:36am
March 11, 2009
I-29 reopens, I-94 still closed west of Fargo; 19th Avenue North reopens
FARGO - Snowplows are making headway in opening city streets and state and interstate highways this morning. Interstate 29 has reopened from the Canadian border to the North Dakota/South Dakota border. Interstate 94 reopened at 8 a.m.
March 11, 2009 - 1:08pm
Highway 10, other highways reopened
Highway 10 between Lake Park and Moorhead was reopened earlier this morning. Other highways reopened include Highway 210 between Fergus Falls and Breckenridge, and Interstate 94 from Fergus Falls to Moorhead.
March 11, 2009 - 9:12am
February 25, 2009
Stimulus money for greater Minnesota transportation projects expected to create 5,000 jobs
ST. PAUL - Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities. Gov. Tim Pawlenty flew around the state today announcing his plans for highway construction, paving, bridge and safety projects. "These projects...
February 25, 2009 - 1:07pm
February 10, 2009
Snow plow operators plan to clear roads early Tuesday as motorists urged to use caution
An updated travel alert in North Dakota was issued late Monday by the state's Transportation Department due to expected poor weather conditions. Rain in western North Dakota is expected to change to snow as temperatures drop. Snow accumulation could be heavy at times, which could...
February 10, 2009 - 6:00am
December 28, 2008
Slippery roads lead to death of West Fargo woman
A 47-year-old West Fargo woman was the latest area resident whose life was claimed by icy road conditions in the region in recent days. The Friday night accident involving Kathleen Glanzer and her family and two other vehicles was one of dozens authorities responded to this weekend. On...
December 28, 2008 - 12:00am