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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
July 8, 2016
Road project begins July 11
Motorists can expect lane closures and delays on area highways beginning Monday, July 11, as crews complete preventive maintenance seal coating projects that will extend the life of the highway surface. The highway segments scheduled for the preventative maintenance include: Highway...
July 8, 2016 - 5:35am
July 6, 2016
Highway 10 lane closure begin today
Motorists on Highway 10 near the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge in Detroit Lakes will encounter lane closures starting Wednesday, July 6. Crews will construct crossovers in the highway median for next year’s bridge replacement project. The project will require closures of the inside...
July 6, 2016 - 11:35am
July 1, 2016
Travelers urged to use caution in work zones
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges motorists to use extra caution while driving through highway work zones during the July Fourth holiday. “We shut down most projects over the Fourth of July holiday, but there are still many work zones around the state that will affect...
July 1, 2016 - 2:58pm
June 27, 2016
MnDOT Highway 200 project between Mahnomen, Roy Lake begins July 6
Motorists on Highway 200 between Mahnomen and Roy Lake will encounter lane closures and delays beginning Wednesday, July 6, as crews start a resurfacing project. The work also includes grades raises to reduce the risk of flooding and several culvert replacements. For about two weeks,...
June 27, 2016 - 5:05am
June 26, 2016
Work on Highway 10 frontage road nearly done
Motorists on Highway 10 on the west side of Detroit Lakes will continue to encounter closures through early July. Crews are completing the final two elements of the frontage road system along Highway 10: The frontage road connection between the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
June 26, 2016 - 5:35am
June 22, 2016
Stalled transportation funding hurting MN
Four weeks after the tumultuous end to the regular legislative session, local elected officials, business leaders, and transportation advocates came together today to express frustration about inaction by the legislature. Saying that legislators are putting safety and prosperity at...
June 22, 2016 - 11:05am
May 29, 2016
Get ready for mumble strips on MN roads
Motorists on several west central Minnesota highways will soon encounter a quieter form of rumble strips on the roadway. Crews will begin installing sinusoidal centerline rumble strips, or “mumble strips,” on 13 highways, some of them near Douglas County, starting May 31. The...
May 29, 2016 - 5:00am
May 27, 2016
MnDOT wants input on freight plan
The Minnesota Depart-ment of Transportation invites the public to comment on the 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan. Interested persons can review the freight plan and provide feedback online at www.mndot.gov/planning/freightplan/index.html. Deadline to submit comments is June 24....
May 27, 2016 - 5:45am
May 25, 2016
Roundabout in DL proves its worthiness
It was about four years ago that the idea was first proposed to build a roundabout at the intersection of Highway 59, Willow Street and Long...
May 25, 2016 - 10:59am
Hwy. 59 turn lanes to be built this week
Motorists on Highway 59 north of Pelican Rapids may encounter brief delays this week, as crews construct turn lanes. A southbound right turn lane will be added for a new hotel development at Dunvilla, just north of Highway 34. Crews will also extend a northbound bypass lane in the...
May 25, 2016 - 10:41am
May 20, 2016
MnDOT seeks input on freight system plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to comment on the 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan. The public meeting will be Wednesday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Transportation Building in St. Paul, 395 John Ireland Blvd. The meeting will be held in...
May 20, 2016 - 5:20am
May 19, 2016
Minnesota Legislature: 'I don't see transportation being in play'
ST. PAUL — Four days remain in the 2016 Minnesota legislative session and even those in charge do not seem to know how, or whether, they will finish major legislation dealing with transportation, taxes, budget and public works. Gov. Mark Dayton hosted House Speaker Kurt Daudt and...
May 19, 2016 - 8:37am
May 18, 2016
Becker County would see $1.7 million increase under Dayton transportation compromise
State road and bridge funding to Becker County would see a $1.7 million annual increase under a compromise transportation plan floated by Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday. Becker County’s County State Aid funding would grow from $5.9 million this year to $7.6 million in 2019, when Dayton’s...
May 18, 2016 - 10:51am
May 12, 2016
Transportation funding in Minnesota's legislative headlights
ST. PAUL — The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch. Legislative leaders say the key...
May 12, 2016 - 8:20am
May 5, 2016
Pass transportation, bonding bills for MN’s sake
The Minnesota Legislature’s regular session will end May 23. That’s in less than three weeks. Here’s what the lawmakers must do between now and then: Compromise on a transportation bill.Compromise on a bonding bill.If the lawmakers do those things, the session will have been...
May 5, 2016 - 5:30am