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City council

January 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes had what Mayor Matt Brenk called a "banner year", with development and strong fiscal standing. (Dr. Drone Aerial Images)
'A banner year': Detroit Lakes’ mayor reflects on the successes of 2018, looks toward future
January 9, 2019 - 8:25pm
December 12, 2018
DL council approves 7.5 percent levy hike: City budget set at just under $30 million for 2019
December 12, 2018 - 11:29pm
November 7, 2018
Madalyn Sukke
Council elections: Sukke, Schurman, Boeke, Wenner re-elected; Bly to replace Voss
November 7, 2018 - 2:00am
November 6, 2018
The current home of the Detroit Lakes Police Department, located on Holmes Street, has about a third of the 17,800 square feet of space needed for a department of its size, according to a facility assessment and space needs study commissioned by the City Council. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
A closer look at DL's new police department plan
November 6, 2018 - 10:11am
Detroit Lakes School Board candidates (seated, from left) Kylie Johnson, Jennifer Pedersen, Robert Strand and Tom Trowbridge took part in a public forum hosted by the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters Monday night at M State. Earlier in the evening, it was the Detroit Lakes City Council candidates' turn.
DL council, school board candidates answer questions at Monday forum
November 6, 2018 - 10:07am
DL City Council elections: Meet the candidates
November 6, 2018 - 10:02am
Aldermen at large: Incumbent, three challengers facing off for two DL council seats in November
November 6, 2018 - 10:01am
October 15, 2018
Small-town Minnesota government unresponsive to records request after open-meetings controversy
October 15, 2018 - 9:46pm
This conceptual drawing from BKV Group architects gives an idea of what a new police department might look like – but it is a preliminary design only, according to architect Bruce Schwartzman. (Graphic by BKV Group)
City police department to host open house Oct. 23
October 15, 2018 - 6:28pm
September 12, 2018
DL council proposes $5.5 million levy, $23 million budget to be finalized in December
September 12, 2018 - 10:53am
August 23, 2018
Detroit Lakes Mayor Matt Brenk, at left, shakes the hand of Police Officer Joe Steffens before presenting him with a Lifesaving Award. Also honored was Minnesota State Patrol Lieutenant Mike Engum (next to Steffen). The two men were recognized for saving the life of Gary Wright Jr., at left, of Perham. (Submitted photo)
City honors police officer, state trooper, EMS workers for lifesaving efforts
August 23, 2018 - 9:50am
August 14, 2018
This conceptual drawing from BKV Group architects was submitted to the Detroit Lakes City Council this week to give them an idea of what a new police department might look like – but it is a preliminary design only, according to architect Bruce Schwartzman. (Graphic by BKV Group)
DL City Council votes to seek half-cent sales tax to fund new police facility
August 14, 2018 - 9:21pm
July 16, 2018
DL council approves changes to Legion campground contract, approves sale of land for airport
July 16, 2018 - 6:32pm
June 26, 2018
Working through the snags: DL council extends lease on Boys & Girls Club property to 50 years to secure loan for new facility
June 26, 2018 - 9:12am
June 13, 2018
DL council to hold special session on police facilities, Boys & Girls Club lease
June 13, 2018 - 2:21pm