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June 15, 2019
Current plans for building a new Becker County Museum are to construct it as an addition to the community center complex, with lobby, box office and gift shop facilities to be shared with the adjacent Historic Holmes Theatre.  (Drawings courtesy of YHR Partners, Moorhead)
County museum moving ahead with $6.4M building project
June 15, 2019 - 4:02pm
June 12, 2019
This conceptual drawing from BKV Group architects was submitted to the Detroit Lakes City Council last fall to give them an idea of what a new police department might look like. BKV Group was just hired by the council to design the new $6.7 million facility. (Graphic by BKV Group)
Council moves forward on sales tax, police department project
June 12, 2019 - 10:21am
June 6, 2019
In the year 2020: Controversial West Lake Drive reconstruction slated to begin next summer
June 6, 2019 - 9:50am
May 5, 2019
This is a basic layout of the planned Heartland Trail segment between the tunnel under Trunk Highway 10 out to Acorn Lake. (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota DNR)
Construction of Acorn Lake part of Heartland Trail to get underway next month
May 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 29, 2019
A city plow truck goes by the main shop building at the Becker County Highway Department complex in Detroit Lakes. File photo
County explores options for new Highway building
April 29, 2019 - 8:30am
April 11, 2019
As of Thursday, April 11, about two-thirds of the brick facade that had defined the look of Norby's Department Store since 1959 had been removed. Now under new ownership, the building is being renovated and returned to its original look of more than 100 years ago. It will have commercial space on the main level and apartments upstairs, and will go by the name of Norby Flats. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Paying homage to the past with an eye on the future: Renovations underway at old Norby's building
April 11, 2019 - 2:59pm
April 10, 2019
This street view rendering of what the remodeled and expanded Detroit Lakes High School will look like was unveiled by architect Brian Berg at Monday's work session of the Detroit Lakes School Board. (Illustration courtesy of Zerr Berg Architects)
Bids opened Tuesday on first phase of Detroit Lakes schools' $50 million construction project
April 10, 2019 - 12:51am
March 21, 2019
Last day of school for Detroit Lakes students is May 22
March 21, 2019 - 9:53am
March 6, 2019
Economic Development Summit speakers Amy Stearns and Beth Gilbert or the Holmes Theatre take to the podium to talk about their little project they've been working on at the DLCCC. Kaysey Price / Tribune
Building and fixing for the future: Eleventh Economic Development Summit features construction projects, childcare shortage
March 6, 2019 - 9:39am
February 15, 2019
The brown areas show the proposed additions at Detroit Lakes High School. The white area shows the existing school. Additional improvements will be made at the middle school as well as both Rossman and Roosevelt elementary buildings as part of the construction project, which now has a budget of just under $55 million. (Submitted graphic)
DL school board upgrades building project to $55 million
February 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
February 7, 2019
The brown areas show the proposed additions at the high school. The white area shows the existing school.
School board in process of finalizing plans for $49.8 million building project
February 7, 2019 - 8:00am
January 9, 2019
The freshly sworn in 2019 Detroit Lakes School Board posed for this photograph Wednesday night with Superintendent Doug Froke, upper right. Board members include (clockwise from upper left) Jane Foltz, Jennifer Pedersen, John Steffl, Amy Erickson, April Thomas and Kylie Johnson. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
DL school board reorganizes, awards bonds for $49 million building project
January 9, 2019 - 8:11pm
December 24, 2018
Though the gymnasium in the Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club's new home doesn't currently have exterior walls, the 29,650 square foot facility is beginning to take shape, thanks to a recent spate of good construction weather. The project is slated for a mid-July completion date, with the new club set to open in mid-August. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
New Boys & Girls Club beginning to take shape
December 24, 2018 - 8:00am
September 30, 2018
Additional Essentia Health Clinic planned for Park Rapids
September 30, 2018 - 3:25pm
August 23, 2018
Construction of Phase I of the runway extension project at the Detroit Lakes-Becker County Airport is now complete. (Photo courtesy of the City of Detroit Lakes)
First phase of airport runway project complete; Phase 2 to start next month
August 23, 2018 - 11:07am