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Detroit Lakes City Council contenders met in a candidate forum Thursday at city hall, among other questions, they were asked what the top three priorities should be for the city in the next few years. In the order they answered the question: Ward 2 incumbent Dave Aune said there is a need for “improved infrastructure for our expanding city,” and tied that in with the need for increased police protection.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson feels a bit like Rocky Balboa, he took a beating from nearly $2 million in TV attack ads so far this campaign season, but he...
Two people were injured in a two-car crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 10 near Detroit Lakes. Dana J. Motschenbacher, 24 of Wadena and Kristi J. Dawes, 28, of Bagley both suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. Dawes was eastbound on Highway 10 in a 2011 Toyota Camry. Motschenbacher was westbound on Highway 10 in a 2009 Pontiac G5. The broadside collision occurred when the Toyota made a left turn at Highway 10 and Second Street, according to the State Patrol. The accident was reported at 4:10 p.m. on dry pavement.
When Holmesville Township Board Chairman Dave Palm decided to have a flow restrictor plate taken off one of two culverts between Rock and Rice lakes, he stirred up a hornet’s...
The state will put another $1.8 million into improvements on Highway 34 between Detroit Lakes and the Four Corners area where it intersects with County Road 29. Gov.
FRAZEE, Minn. – A woman was injured here when her vehicle rolled off Highway 10 Sunday night. Taylor Burm, 20, of Superior, Wis., was traveling east on Highway 10 at about 7:40 p.m. when her 2008 Pontiac G6 struck an unknown object in the road, causing her to skid off the road, a Minnesota State Patrol report said. The vehicle ended up on its roof in a ditch on the side of the highway. Burm was transported to St.
Because of the permeable soil and low-lying, relatively fast-moving aquifer in the Straight River area, retired DNR hydrologist Bob Merritt says Enbridge couldn’t have chosen a worse route across this part of the state for its Sandpiper crude oil pipeline. Merritt was involved in several major studies of the glacial outwash plain comprising the Straight River basin and surrounding areas as a DNR hydrologist, and his findings made him so passionate on the issue that he “came out of retirement” for the first time in four years to talk publically about an environmental issue. Merritt worked
Feeling down? This should cheer you up: Minnesota has been ranked the No. 2 happiest state in the nation. Compiled by WalletHub, the 2014 Most and Least Happy States in...
The buffalo are no longer roaming in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, a small herd of 15 to 20 bison that escaped from a neighboring farm last month has been culled...
The numbers are in, and it won’t be cheap to fill in basements at four downtown Detroit Lakes locations. About a century ago, downtown businesses on Washington Avenue were heated with steam from the city power plant. Most of those steam pipes ran through basements that extended out about five feet, and so were essentially under the sidewalk. The steam is long gone, but the pipes and extended basements still exist in four businesses on the avenue’s 800 block —Price’s Fine Jewelry, Barbara’s Hair-N-Body Care, TLC Companies Inc.