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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
January 18, 2018
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Minnesota is a state with four seasons. When temperatures spike over 90 or dip below zero degrees, it can be crucial to keep the power on. And...
January 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
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.
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