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Demonstrators vow face-off against Dakota Access pipeline
After barrage of feedback, Osakis superintendent said photos not required to attend prom
Could being a 'yes man' get you scammed?
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
Man found guilty of sex acts with a child, filming them in Frazee trailer park
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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
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
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
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
MN gas prices still on decline
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
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Don L. Wilhelm
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
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
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
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