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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'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
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
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
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
April 29, 2016
Road weight restrictions ending in northern MN
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will end spring truck weight restrictions in Minnesota’s north-central frost zone May 3 and in the north frost zone May 4. Full-summer overweight permits start May 6 in the southeast, south, metro and central frost zones. Ending dates for...
April 29, 2016 - 5:50am
April 15, 2016
Spring truck weight restrictions end soon
Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways will end April 15 for Minnesota’s south, southeast, metro and central frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. There is one exception in the south zone. The spring truck weight restrictions continue...
April 15, 2016 - 5:25am
March 22, 2016
'Body count' mounts on Minnesota highways
ST. PAUL — Mary McCauley put it bluntly: "The body count is inarguable." She told about her 27-year-old daughter, Paige Duncan, who died on U.S. 12 just west of the Twin Cities on Feb. 15. She was on her way to babysit a niece. "This wasn't a case of cell phone misuse," McCauley...
March 22, 2016 - 8:30am
January 17, 2016
Kicking transportation funding down road
You have to feel sorry for Margaret Donahoe. All she wants is for Minnesota to have nice roads and bridges, and a good transit system. You would think the executive director of the Transportation Alliance would have an easy time convincing Minnesota lawmakers to recharge the state’s...
January 17, 2016 - 5:40am
December 26, 2015
An early holiday gift
‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through DC Members of Congress found something on which they agree; “Transportation funding boosts the economy and protects those we hold dear!” And with that, Minnesotans received a gift early this year While it may not have exactly...
December 26, 2015 - 5:35am
December 23, 2015
MnDOT looking for transit input
The public is invited to help shape the future of transit in Greater Minnesota by sharing ideas with the Minnesota Department of Transportation as it refines investment priorities and strategic direction for the 2016 Greater Minnesota Transit Investment Plan. The goal of the five-year...
December 23, 2015 - 10:24am
November 18, 2015
New urgency for MN’s roads and bridges
The need to fix deteriorating roads and bridges in the state has taken on more urgency. According to just-released projections from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), the funding needed to make the state’s transportation system “economically competitive”...
November 18, 2015 - 5:10am
November 16, 2015
MN road work wraps up
Those traffic headaches you may have experienced this summer are now paying off as many of MnDOT’s 290 construction projects around the state wrap up for the season. “It was a busy, but successful, year for construction around the state. While no one likes the inconvenience...
November 16, 2015 - 5:15am
MnDOT reports increase in transportation funding gap
The funding necessary to provide Minnesotans with an economically competitive transportation system over the next 20 years has increased significantly, according to recent Minnesota Department of Transportation projections. Planning experts working on the Minnesota State Highway...
November 16, 2015 - 5:05am
October 22, 2015
Gov. Dayton criticizes shift of oil shipments through Twin Cities
ST. PAUL – A letter issued by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday calls for an explanation behind routing changes of crude oil rail shipments. In the letter to BNSF President and CEO Carl Ice, Dayton says nearly 100,000 more people are within the ½-mile evacuation zone of...
October 22, 2015 - 8:50am
October 8, 2015
Minnesota stalls on transportation funding
Minnesota lawmakers hit the brakes instead of the accelerator on transportation funding this year, and that’s regrettable. But there’s some consolation in knowing that not every state has stalled on critical infrastructure. Fifteen states passed major transportation packages...
October 8, 2015 - 5:50am
October 2, 2015
Minnesota Tribes and Transportation Conference set
Registration is open for the Minnesota Tribes and Transportation Conference being held at the Lower Sioux Indian Community’s Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton, Minn. The conference will be held Oct. 13-14. Registration is $105 and rooms at Jackpot Junction are available...
October 2, 2015 - 5:55am
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
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
May 21, 2015
Lane closures on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes lifted for Memorial Day weekend
Motorists will find all four lanes of Highway 10 on the west side of Detroit Lakes open for Memorial Day weekend travel. A traffic shift will remain in place on Highway 59 just south of Highway 10. The four driving lanes on Highway 10 will open from midday Friday, May 22, until...
May 21, 2015 - 12:30pm