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Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
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
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
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
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
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
June 5, 2015
Who’s that? GIS workers in DL
Manholes, sanitary sewer water flowage, electrical poles, water mains, fire hydrants, lift stations … there’s a lot that makes up the public utilities infrastructure in Detroit Lakes. The city has much of it mapped out on paper, but this summer, a private contractor will take...
June 5, 2015 - 5:30am
April 23, 2014
Time to turn off the water
Those Detroit Lakes residents who have been running water to keep their pipes and service lines from freezing this winter can now shut off the water. Residents are being asked to check the temperature of their water, and if it is at least 40 degrees, faucets can be turned off....
April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 16, 2014
In DL, water lines close to freezing
Over the past week, Detroit Lakes public utilities workers have been “super busy” handling more than 20 cases of residential service lines freezing up, said Josh Mason with the Public Utilities Department. A service line connects a house or business to a city water main under...
February 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
February 13, 2014
Water lines are freezing up in Detroit Lakes -- residents urged to check water temps, let faucets run
The Detroit Lakes Water Utility is advising all residents check their water temperature in an indoor faucet and let their water run due to a deeper-than-normal frost line. Detroit Lakes has had 20-plus service lines freeze up in the past week and the problem is not going away any...
February 13, 2014 - 3:44pm
November 17, 2013
DL wastewater woes
A lot of changes will be happening to the wastewater treatment plant in Detroit Lakes over the next nine years. While that may sound like...
November 17, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 14, 2013
Utility rate hikes in DL
Detroit Lakes utilities customers can expect to see rate increases next year for electricity and wastewater treatment. Wastewater treatment rates will go up about 5 percent as of Jan. 1. That’s about $1.34 per month for the average residential customer, according to Detroit Lakes...
November 14, 2013 - 5:00pm
August 28, 2013
Save power, get cash rebate
The city of Detroit Lakes recently presented Caribou Coffee a $1,440 check. Detroit Lakes Public Utilities participates in a program known...
August 28, 2013 - 9:46am
January 15, 2009
Regulators approve Big Stone II lines
ST. PAUL - Utility regulators backed a controversial plan today to build large electric transmission lines in western Minnesota, but required...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Climate change action plan: Utilities worried about future
Unless Minnesota adopts a climate change action plan this session, state law bans construction of any new coal-fired power plants as of Aug. 1, and that scares utilities. At that point, "there would be a coal moratorium for any new growth in Minnesota," says Christina Pierson, executive...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Big Stone II plant may be approved by regulators next week
ALEXANDRIA - After years of delays and debating, state regulators may clear the air next week on a pending western Minnesota electric transmission project related to the Big Stone II coal-fired power plant. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday plans to decide whether...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
May 11, 2008
Remmen awarded $1,000
Grant Remmen is a recipient of a $1,000 Missouri River Energy Services scholarship. Grant is a 2008 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School and the son of Larry and Kellie Remmen. He plans to attend the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. Graduating high school seniors whose...
May 11, 2008 - 12:00am