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Winter load increases end in north-central frost zone
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Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
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
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
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
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
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
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
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
April 28, 2015
In Minn. transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL—Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. "A preemptive strike is needed," Frazee Mayor Hank Ludtke...
April 28, 2015 - 8:41am
March 25, 2015
Debate over road taxes continues in MN
The announcement of Minnesota Republican legislators’ transportation plan Monday sets up the debate about how to fund road, bridge and transit...
March 25, 2015 - 9:50am
March 17, 2015
Dayton touts transportation plan that would raise gasoline taxes
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Gov. Mark Dayton traveled here Monday to Minnesota’s gateway for booming oil shipments by rail to tout his proposals for tackling the state’s multibillion-dollar transportation challenges. The governor’s plan includes state funding for a $43 million underpass...
March 17, 2015 - 10:56am
March 14, 2015
Marquart advances rail debate
The initial reaction to Rep. Paul Marquart’s, DFL-Dilworth, oil train safety proposal is Republican anti-tax boilerplate. While giving lip service to the need to improve rail safety as it applies to oil trains rumbling through Minnesota communities, Republican leaders in the House...
March 14, 2015 - 5:55am
March 11, 2015
Raise the gas tax for MN roads? Some say ‘yes’
Let alone building new, some groups think that Minnesota cannot sustain the roads it already has. Margaret Donahoe, executive director of The Transportation Alliance, stopped in Detroit Lakes this week to talk about raising the gas tax to provide funds for not only state highways,...
March 11, 2015 - 11:30am
March 6, 2015
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
ST. PAUL -- "Let's create a photo op." With those words from Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, and a hug with Gov. Mark Dayton, the two most...
March 6, 2015 - 5:50am
BNSF announces $326 million in projects for Minnesota in 2015
MINNEAPOLIS -- A leading rail company announced Thursday a $326 million spending plan to repair and update its infrastructure in Minnesota. BNSF...
February 6, 2015 - 5:00am
February 5, 2015
A sunny outlook: Bank pays it forward to care center
Bell State Bank & Trust has been paying it forward to individuals and organizations for seven years. Each full-time employee receives...
February 5, 2015 - 7:30am
January 27, 2015
Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota motorists would pay at least 16 cents a gallon more gasoline taxes under Gov. Mark Dayton's transportation funding proposal. They...
January 27, 2015 - 7:59am
January 16, 2015
Minnesota study shows lack of oil safety training
ST. PAUL -- Many Minnesota public safety workers say they are not prepared to deal with an oil train or pipeline accident. They told the state Public Safety Department they are not adequately trained and some did not know what type of equipment they need to fight an oil fire, the...
January 16, 2015 - 8:14am
January 15, 2015
Trains roll through low oil prices
ST. PAUL -- Plunging oil prices do not immediately mean fewer trains will cross Minnesota, a state railroad expert says. North Dakota oilfield...
January 15, 2015 - 8:19am
January 13, 2015
'No choice' but to raise taxes for transportation
ST. PAUL -- There is no choice but to raise taxes to improve Minnesota's transportation system, say state Senate Democrats. "I can't think...
January 13, 2015 - 8:00am
January 11, 2015
Agreement, disagreement in transportation
Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, urban and rural leaders agree there is a gap between how much revenue Minnesota raises and how much it needs to preserve and improve its highways, bridges and transit services over the coming decade. There is bipartisan awareness...
January 11, 2015 - 10:00am
January 2, 2015
MnDOT seeks comment on updated noise policy
MnDOT is taking public comments on its updated noise policy. The 30-day public review and comment period is open until Jan. 7. The policy update is in response to recommendations last year from the Office of the Legislative Auditor regarding MnDOT’s noise barrier activities. The...
January 2, 2015 - 8:00am