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AG accuses for-profit chain of deceiving donors
Snowplow Parade is Dec. 6
DL man in crossbow killing sentenced to more than 38 years in prison
Hornets start season on positive note
Big second half leads Bombers over Rebels
Mike Wammer signs off after 41 years at LP-A
Larsen's six-point night leads Lakers in rout
Lakers stun Nuggets in season-opening comeback
Too much Thanksgiving? Curl up on the couch with these Christmas classics
Dealing with PTSD: Brainerd vet, family struggle on home front
How to Cook a Turkey by a 3rd Grader
Social Security: Earnings test amounts for Social Security benefits have changed for 2015
An appetizer buffet: Baked Brie in Puff Pastry, Cranberry Sauce
Friends & Neighbors
A ‘hometown’ feel: Ben Franklin is renamed in DL, Wadena
Giving thanks for low gas prices this year
A vision for Minnesota summit set for Dec. 8
Some big box employees ‘give thanks’ for day off
Target hack a distant memory for most
A flare for entertaining: DL man talks about his ‘hot’ hobby and work as a fire spinner
Robert Robinson coming to Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Tim Sparks concert in Nisswa Dec. 5
Hjemkomst open this weekend
December is Universal Human Rights Month
Three cheers for Detroit Mountain
We miss Oscar and his front-step delivery
Hire a vet, they make good workers
Letter: An unsuccessful season to the deer camp thieves
Letter: U of M seeking Board of Regents candidates
Perham hunter bags rare Piebald deer
Warm and cold weather mix creates dangerous ice conditions
Fishing Lines: Innovations continue to change the fishing industry
North Words: Feathers provide birds with much more than the ability to fly
Resorters, anglers, allege DNR ignores ‘walleye heritage’
St. Luke's youth have a heart for the homeless
Thousands of deer hunters hitting the woods this weekend
Holy Rosary holding 32nd annual pie sale
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 26, 2014
Drive carefully over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving begins a busy travel season and the Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds motorists to use caution when driving across the state and to take advantage of the tools MnDOT makes available for safer, more predictable travel. “The holidays are a busy time on...
23 hours 49 min ago
November 17, 2014
Icy conditions result in 5 fatal crashes throughout Minnesota and numerous accidents on city streets
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The snow that hit the state last week led to a deadly weekend on snow-covered, icy Minnesota roads and numerous crashes on city streets and county roads. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Sunday that five people died in crashes over the weekend, including a...
November 17, 2014 - 8:56am
October 13, 2014
MnDOT to use new terms for winter road conditions
ST. PAUL — Travelers may have a better understanding of road conditions using the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new winter road condition descriptions on the 511mn.org website and smartphone app. The old winter road descriptions were “good,” “fair,” “difficult”...
October 13, 2014 - 2:35pm
September 24, 2014
MN, ND drivers take the high road: States’ drivers ranked among the most polite in U.S.
Drivers in North Dakota and Minnesota are among the most courteous in the nation, a new national survey found. According to a survey by Insure.com, 2,000 motorists from throughout the United States and the District of Columbia determinedNorth Dakota drivers were the least rude...
September 24, 2014 - 3:00pm
September 10, 2014
I-94 rest stop closures begin this week
The Moorhead rest area and tourist information center on eastbound Interstate 94 will close intermittently during the next three weeks for a resurfacing and accessibility project. Crews began work on the project this Monday. When the project is complete in late September, motorists...
September 10, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 24, 2014
Hwy 34 lane closures
Motorists on Highway 34 east of Detroit Lakes will encounter lane closures and possible delays when work on a passing lane and intersection safety project begins Monday. Crews will construct an eastbound passing lane near Becker County Road 25 and make safety modifications to the...
news / Detroit Lakes
August 24, 2014 - 9:00am
August 17, 2014
New 4-way stop at Hwy 59 and 22
In the name of safety, motorists will be making an extra stop along Highway 59 South now. On Aug. 5, the Minnesota Department of Transportation installed a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 22, which leads to the Detroit Country Club and Shoreham. “We...
August 17, 2014 - 11:00am
August 9, 2014
Hwy. 59, 22, to have 4-way stop
Motorists traveling on Highway 59 between Detroit Lakes and Pelican Rapids will be required to stop at Becker County Road 22 beginning Tuesday, Aug. 12. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is converting the intersection from a two-way stop to a four-way stop to improve safety. Crews...
August 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 11, 2014
Willow Street closed at roundabout
Willow Street will close at Highway 59 in Detroit Lakes on today (Wednesday) as construction of a roundabout moves into the second phase. Highway 59 will continue to remain open with reduced speeds. Motorists on Willow Street will access Highway 59 through a detour on West Avenue...
news / Detroit Lakes
June 11, 2014 - 11:39am
June 10, 2014
Summer in Medora: Visitors will discover new attractions this season
The opening of this western North Dakota city’s famous musical this month kicked off a new summer tourist season. Besides the Medora Musical, which continues nightly through Sept. 6, more than 30 businesses and attractions reopened, staffed by hundreds of paid seasonal employees,...
June 10, 2014 - 12:26pm
June 6, 2014
MnDOT seeking input on state highway safety plan
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites public comment on the draft Minnesota Strategic Highway Safety Plan, a comprehensive policy plan that provides insight and direction on how to reduce traffic-related crashes. The public comment period is open from June 9 until...
June 6, 2014 - 11:00am