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Minnesota legislators take historic stride in veteran care
Twin wind turbines will be turning in Audubon
Detroit Lakes students elect Trump in mock election
One hurt in rollover crash on Highway 10 near Buffalo State Park
'Boxcar house' generates freight train of reader response
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Bemidji slips by Laker swimmers in final dual
8AA FOOTBALL: Nuggets knock Hornets out of opening round
Sled hockey exhibition raises nearly $800 for Hope, Inc.
Lakes Area Boxing registration Nov. 1
No. 3 Titans advance over rivals Norman County West
Livingood 90th birthday open house set
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Become Like a Little Child-Cutting to the heart of God.
New Chaplain at Essentia St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes believes everyone has a 'unique life'
Christian Women's Club: Area ladies gather for prayer and fellowship
Friends & Neighbors
Nereson's hires new service consultant
Cabela merger's effect on East Grand Forks store unclear
There's a new chinese food restaurant in town
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Mixed Blood's 'Corazon Eterno' comes to DL Friday
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
Robert T. "Bobby Vee" Velline
Marylou F. Chromy
Arlen G. Restad
Betty Jane McGuire
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
December 20, 2013
MnDOT selects new District 2 engineer
J.T. Anderson has been named assistant district engineer for maintenance operations for the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 2 in northwestern Minnesota. Anderson had been serving in an acting role since June 2012 and has been with MnDOT for over 17 years. Prior...
December 20, 2013 - 10:00am
December 18, 2013
MnDOT seeks applicants for Safe Routes to School
Minnesota schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school. Applications are due Jan 31, 2014, and are available at www.mndot.gov/saferoutes. Schools in Minnesota may...
December 18, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 27, 2013
Public comment sought on waterway plans
The public is invited to comment on the Statewide Ports and Waterways Plan. The first-ever plan for ports and waterways in Minnesota promotes a safe, efficient and cost-effective system for freight shippers in an era of constrained resources. Public comments will be accepted through...
November 27, 2013 - 6:00am
October 13, 2013
MnDOT launches site as part of outreach effort
The Minnesota Department of Transportation launched the MinnesotaGo website as part of an ongoing information and outreach effort around Minnesota’s transportation vision and funding needs, now and in the future. “Minnesota’s transportation system is an important component...
October 13, 2013 - 10:00am
October 10, 2013
MnDOT to offer $13 million in alternatives grants
Local communities and regional agencies are invited to take advantage of a new $13 million competitive grant program intended to fund projects for pedestrian and bicycle facilities, historic preservation, Safe Routes to School and more, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. The...
October 10, 2013 - 7:00am
September 25, 2013
MnDOT sets town hall meetings in area
Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle invites the public to attend a couple of area town hall meetings on transportation issues on Monday, Sept. 30. The meetings are scheduled for 10 to 11:30 a.m. at West Central Initiative, 1000 Western Avenue, Fergus...
September 25, 2013 - 12:33pm
September 21, 2013
MnDOT urges drivers to use caution in work zones
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urged motorists to slow down and pay attention in construction work zones following a deadly Monday, Sept. 16, when at least three people were killed within a span of five hours — of which one motorist was killed in a work zone and another...
September 21, 2013 - 9:00am
August 24, 2013
MnDOT at state fair: Getting from A to B
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will again have an exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 22-Sept. 2. Located in the Education Building at 1372 Cosgrove Street, MnDOT’s booth this year will show the numerous connections between transportation and Minnesotans’...
August 24, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 21, 2013
Updated MN state bike map now available
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has published an updated edition of the state’s bicycle map, the first since 2001. Available both in paper and electronic format, the free map provides bicycle accommodations across the state, making it easier for cyclists to plan long-distance...
August 21, 2013 - 7:24am