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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Mary A. Oellien
Constance Marlene Archer
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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'
Pine to Palm
December 7, 2014
MnDOT reminds public not to push snow onto roads
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reminds the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street. “Improperly placing snow on or near a public road creates hazards including drainage problems, drifting, sight obstruction and unsafe access,”...
December 7, 2014 - 7:00am
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 20, 2014
MnDOT training program prepares snowplow operators for winter
More than 90 snowplow operators are currently participating in an intensive training program to prepare them for the worst road conditions a typical Minnesota winter has to offer. The training session began Monday, Sept. 15, and runs through Sept. 26 at the Camp Ripley training facility...
September 20, 2014 - 10:30am
September 19, 2014
MnDOT reminds public to get mailboxes winter ready
With winter coming, the Minnesota Department of Transportation encourages residents to get their mailboxes ready for the change in the weather. For the upcoming winter season, residents are responsible for the care and replacement of a damaged mailbox unless it was directly hit...
September 19, 2014 - 8:30am
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
August 2, 2014
MnDOT wins award for saving money
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has won a regional award for saving money on the Interstate 694 North Central project. The award was given by The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. The project, recognized in the Under Budget category,...
August 2, 2014 - 11:30am
July 26, 2014
‘Bikeable’ workshop to be held Aug. 18; bring bike
PartnerSHIP 4 Health, MnDOT, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota have organized a free one-day workshop at Detroit Lakes City Hall on Mon-day, Aug. 18. The “Bikeable Communities Workshop” is designed for professionals who affect and impact...
July 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 19, 2014
MnDOT launches its new ‘Get Connected’ website
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has launched a new “Get Connected” website to better show the links between transportation, the economy and Minnesotans’ quality of life. The website was created in response to public feedback and provides answers to the most commonly...
July 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
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
May 28, 2014
MnDOT seeks input for state bicycle system plan
Persons interested in helping the Minnesota Department of Transportation develop a statewide bicycle system plan can provide input through an online interactive map and survey available through June 1. The information will help MnDOT identify where improvements are most needed...
May 28, 2014 - 7:30am
May 6, 2014
MnDOT seeks public input for statewide bicycle system plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The public, local government officials and transportation supporters are invited to provide input for Minnesota’s statewide bicycle system plan on: Wednesday, May 7 in Bemidji – Hampton Inn and Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive The meeting will take place from...
May 6, 2014 - 11:42am
April 26, 2014
Cleaning up: Volunteers help beautify ditches
It’s a service to the community. It’s a savings of $6 million to the state. And it provides a nice, clean welcome to the area. Those are a few of the reasons why the Adopt a Highway program is a success throughout Minnesota and here in Becker County. Across the state, volunteers...
April 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 10, 2014
Frazee awarded Safe Routes to School grant
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the recipients of $4.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School. The grants will support Safe Routes to School at 138 schools in 50 communities. “These projects will help communities increase opportunities for children...
April 10, 2014 - 1:00pm
March 19, 2014
X marks the spot for aerial maps
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has a small window of opportunity when it comes to aerial mapping, and that window is about to open. The...
March 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
March 11, 2014
MnDOT driver rescues man trapped in car filled with snow
EVANSVILLE, Minn. -- It’s not always a squad car, firetruck or ambulance that comes to the rescue. Sometimes, an everyday hero shows up in...
March 11, 2014 - 5:30pm