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UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
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BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Hornets to make 24th state appearance
DL wrestlers section runners-up
Lakers dominate Section gymnastics championships
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
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
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Native Pride Arts Dancer Larry Yazzie returning to Park Rapids
Joan A. Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
Betty Thorman Johnson
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Tribune Editorial: Doggone it, that policy decision was stupid
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 19, 2017
Apex Engineering Group wins excellence awards
Apex Engineering Group's Transportation and Water Groups, in conjunction with the City of Fargo and the City of Dickinson, were awarded two 2017 ACEC ND Engineering Excellence Awards.
January 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
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