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A 17-year-old girl was injured in a two-car accident Saturday afternoon on Highway 10 West near Kmart. Alison Monique Willette was taken to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital by St. Mary’s Ambulance.
The Detroit Lakes City Council on Tuesday agreed to provide up to $425,000 for parking lot improvements at the new Detroit Mountain Recreation Area. A story on Wednesday incorrectly put the amount at $550,000. The Detroit Mountain group had originally requested $550,000, but had lowered its request to $425,000 at a city finance committee meeting Monday, according to City Finance Officer Pam Slifka. “Some council members felt there were other projects in town we really need to be looking at as well,” she said. “They wanted to make sure we had money for them, too.
If you feel the need for speed, West Lake Drive along the city beach will be the place to be on Aug.
On a 6-2 vote, the Detroit Lakes City Council on Tuesday agreed to provide $550,000 for parking lot improvements at the new Detroit Mountain Recreation Area. The city will also provide an interim $300,000 loan to help finance those improvements. The loan will come from unspecified city reserve funds, and the Detroit Mountain group will pay interest on the loan at 3 percent for six years to hold those funds harmless. The principal will be returned to those funds over six years as revenue from the city’s food and lodging tax comes in. All nine aldermen were at the city council meetin
Back in the day, 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 800 block —Price’s Fine Jewelry, Barbara’s Hair-N-Body Care, TLC Companies Inc.
Construction on the roundabout at the intersection of Highway 59 and Willow Street will start next month and should be finished before the WE Fest crowds arrive in early August. The $1.7 million project will start May 12 and will involve periodic closures on Willow Street and Long Lake Road — though Highway 59 will remain open throughout construction work, said Tom Lundberg, district engineer with the Minnesota Department of Transportation in Detroit Lakes. The oval-shaped roundabout will be designed to allow oversized truck loads — including trucks hauling wind turbine propellers and ma
Four people were injured in a two-vehicle broadside collision on Highway 10 near New York Mills Saturday morning. According to the State Patrol, the crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 106 when a southbound 2010 Toyota Camry on Highway 106 pulled in front of an eastbound 2004 Pontiac Vibe on Highway 10. Three people in the Camry, all from Aurora, Colo., suffered what the State Patrol calls non-life-threatening injuries. They are: The driver, Ruth E. Wagner, 44; and passengers Caitlin N. Wagner, 15, and Jacob T.
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Net farm income plummeted in Minnesota last year, after banner profits in 2012. A steep fall in corn prices was largely to blame, according to a joint analysis conducted by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and University of Minnesota Extension. Overall, net farm income was $41,899 for the median farm.