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August 13, 2018
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Clean Water Legacy Specialist Annette Drewes, right, of Bemidji, explains to a mother-and-son pair of Aqua Chautauqua participants how grains of wild rice must be separated from their husks before they are edible. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
There's something in the water: Thursday’s Aqua Chautauqua at Dunton Locks a big success
August 13, 2018 - 8:41am
July 28, 2018
The University of Minnesota Extension is  combining resources with several local agencies to bring an Aqua Chautauqua Festival to Dunton Locks County Park south of Detroit Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 9. (UMN Extension photo)
An Aqua Chautauqua: Extension, local agencies bringing water-themed festival to Dunton Locks Aug. 9
July 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 6, 2018
Dunton Locks is located between Lakes Sallie and Muskrat and contains about four miles of hiking trails. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
Plan your next nature escape: 10 hiking destinations less than an hour from Detroit Lakes
July 6, 2018 - 6:06am
May 1, 2016
The tram at Dunton Locks will reopen this summer after being closed for two seasons. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Historical Dunton Locks tram will reopen this summer
May 1, 2016 - 5:50am
April 6, 2016
The Dunton Locks tram transports boats to and from Lake Sallie to Muskrat Lake. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Dunton Locks tram to reopen
April 6, 2016 - 4:17pm
July 22, 2015
County votes to keep tram closed
July 22, 2015 - 1:00pm
July 8, 2015
Lake residents want tram open
July 8, 2015 - 1:13pm
July 9, 2014
Tram will stay closed
July 9, 2014 - 1:54pm
July 2, 2014
Due to AIS, Dunton Locks tram temporarily closed
July 2, 2014 - 11:24am
May 18, 2014
The tram at Dunton Locks County Park will continue to serve boat traffic between lakes Sallie and Muskrat.
County opts to save tram for boaters
May 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
April 13, 2014
The tram at Dunton Locks was built to encourage boat travel between Detroit Lakes and Shoreham. The tram has become in disrepair and the county is discussing whether to patch it up and get it operational for this summer, or hold off to make more invested repairs. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
County ponders what to do with Dunton Locks tram
April 13, 2014 - 10:30am