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Joining a wedding on a budget
Low gas prices prompt more road trips
AHA Heart Walk set: June 2 event to raise funds, awareness
Street Faire at the Lakes returns to DL
Glacial woman statue unveiling June 18 in Pelican
Summer weather finally arrives at the lakes
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Claire "Pat" Meagher
Age not a factor in presidential race
An involuntary victim of frozen pie torture
Letter: Hoban’s honesty refreshing
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Zebra mussels found at Moorhead river intake
What are ATV laws and regulations in MN?
Northwest MN Fishing Report
DL’s 19th Festival of Birds brings picture-perfect weather, big crowds
Bird watchers aren’t creepers
150+ fun things to do!
2016 Detroit Lakes High School Grad Book
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2016 events around the surrounding lakes area
North Country Scenic Trail runs through here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 7, 2016
Dayton’s Jobs Bill includes $124 million in rail safety
Major rail underpass work in Moorhead is one of the projects included in Gov. Dayton’s 2016 Jobs Bill, which would make a total investment of $124 million in rail safety projects across Minnesota. Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and local elected officials recently visited the site of a proposed...
February 7, 2016 - 5:30am
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
November 11, 2015
Lawmakers say Minnesota is not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child's safety is first priority in abuse cases say...
November 11, 2015 - 9:08am
September 25, 2015
Ask a trooper: Bike versus car right of way?
Question: Can you talk about the new increased fine if cited for texting and driving? Answer: Drivers who repeatedly choose texting over safety while behind the wheel risk a higher fine for violating the law. Under the new enhanced law, drivers face a $225 fine for second and...
September 25, 2015 - 5:35am
New Dept. of Public Safety guide helps parents teach teens safe driving habits
The Safe Roads Alliance, Cenex and West Bend Mutual Insurance have partnered with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) to produce a new guide that provides parents and guardians with a simple, easy-to-follow plan designed to help teens to get the experience they need to...
Life / wave
September 25, 2015 - 5:05am
September 18, 2015
Private partners join Toward Zero Deaths campaign
Two statewide community partners, North Memorial Health Care and Safeway Driving School, are demonstrating their commitment to the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths program by adding the TZD logo to more than 170 company vehicles and nine helicopters. The statewide Toward Zero Deaths...
September 18, 2015 - 5:20am
September 4, 2015
MnDOT: Drive carefully this weekend
This Labor Day weekend, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be alert and use extra caution while driving through highway work zones. “Most projects will shut down over the holiday weekend, but there are still many work zones around the state that...
September 4, 2015 - 3:03pm
September 3, 2015
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
MINNEAPOLIS — Communications is a key in preventing and battling oil train disasters, two U.S. senators learned Wednesday from public safety...
September 3, 2015 - 9:01am
August 14, 2015
Follow these safety tips with motorcycles
Motorcycle fatalities are up across the state this year. Most recently a motorcyclist had to be rescued in Douglas county after he lost control of his bike and became stuck in a ditch for more than half a day. While he sustained serious injuries, he was thankfully not killed in...
opinion / editorials
August 14, 2015 - 5:15am
July 8, 2015
Minnesota emergency managers want better railroad communications
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota emergency managers say railroads that haul crude oil should communicate with them better. "Planning done in a...
July 8, 2015 - 8:42am
June 27, 2015
Sen. Al Franken: Making rail safety a top priority in MN
Minnesotans have always known how important safe, reliable rail service is to our state’s economy. Farmers and businesses have come to depend upon rail as an indispensable method of moving Minnesota products across the state and to markets around the world. But in recent years,...
opinion / editorials
June 27, 2015 - 5:45am
June 24, 2015
Food safety for seniors
Older Americans are more at risk for food borne illnesses because their immune systems decline with age. That’s why it’s especially important to be careful about storing and cooking foods. Although many of you have been preparing foods for decades with no ill effects, the situation...
June 24, 2015 - 5:00am
June 20, 2015
Safe route to school in Frazee
Kids getting to school in Frazee will soon be a bit safer. Thanks to a grant through Safe Routes to School, the city was able to move forward...
June 20, 2015 - 5:45am
June 21, 2015
Minnesota: Nice and safe
For those living in Minnesota, you can breathe better. And for those looking for a safe state to live, come to Minnesota. WalletHub recently conducted an in-depth analysis on the safest states to live. Overall, Minnesota took third place. Massachusetts came in first, followed...
opinion / editorials
June 21, 2015 - 5:00am
June 12, 2015
MnDOT working to reduce rail crossing fatalities, injuries
June is Rail Crossing Safety Awareness month and the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Minnesota Operation Lifesaver remind citizens about the importance of safety around trains. “Minnesota ranks in the top 15 states with the most highway-rail grade crossing incidents,”...
News / accidents
June 12, 2015 - 5:10am