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Cranes will be used to lift the structures and set them into place on the newly constructed bridge piers and abutments.
Carrie Johnston, the president of the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce, estimated businesses lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue in 2020, during the height of the pandemic.
Members of the public are invited to attend the ribbon cutting for the Heartland State Trail on July 1, 2021 at 10:30 a.m., at the site of trail's bridge across Highway 10 on the western entrance into Frazee. State legislators, officials from Detroit Lakes and Frazee, Becker County officials, as well as representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Department of Transportation will be on hand for the dedication, according to a press release from the Detroit Lakes Tourism Bureau.
Local officials are asking for another $2.2 million in state bonding money, including $500,000 to carry the trail from Acorn Lake, across a new bike bridge over Becker County Road 10, and along the Highway 10 right-of-way to Highway 87.
The bonding bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature includes $320 million in transportation bonds for highway construction, and $169 million in public works funding for things like sewer and water projects around the state.
MOORHEAD — The Moorhead City Council recently gave its backing to efforts in the Minnesota Legislature to fund ongoing expansion of the Heartland Trail, a biking and walking trail that begins in Park Rapids, runs through Detroit Lakes and is slowly expanding westward toward Moorhead.

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A group of Minnesota state lawmakers visited Detroit Lakes Thursday morning to learn about the Becker County Historical Society’s plans for a new museum.
It's been a long time in the making, but construction of the Acorn Lake segment of the Heartland Trail between Detroit Lakes and Frazee is slated to begin in the next few weeks.
2019 is gearing up to be a big year for trails in Becker County. Not only will the Heartland Trail extension between Detroit Lakes and Frazee see construction this summer, but the hope is also to get construction moving on the first phase of the ...

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