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West Lake Drive

June 11, 2019
Picture-perfect weather brought big crowds out to Detroit Lakes and its City Beach for last year's July 4 celebration. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
The Miracle Mile: How DL's City Beach came to be
June 11, 2019 - 2:58pm
June 6, 2019
In the year 2020: Controversial West Lake Drive reconstruction slated to begin next summer
June 6, 2019 - 9:50am
June 11, 2018
West Lake Drive area residents had plenty of questions about the proposed $3.5 million street improvement project at a Wednesday night hearing at city hall. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Property owners near West Lake Drive question aspects of 2020 project
June 11, 2018 - 8:57am
June 5, 2018
Open house, presentation on West Lake Drive reconstruction project slated for June 6
June 5, 2018 - 5:01pm
May 23, 2018
DL council approves West Lake Drive plan: Public hearing on proposed plan lasts over two hours
May 23, 2018 - 2:29pm
March 28, 2018
The Detroit Lakes waterfront will have a whole new look if developers pursue plans proposed for the West Lake Drive area. Graphic by RDG Planning & design.
Life's a beach: West Lake Drive plan aims to make the most of DL's waterfront
March 28, 2018 - 12:50pm
January 24, 2018
The new lighted sailboat decorations along West Lake Drive were installed this past Wednesday by a crew from Detroit Lakes Public Utilities. The new fixtures are a permanent addition along the roadway from the Pavilion to Rossman Avenue. (Vicki Gerdes  / Tribune)
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
January 24, 2018 - 11:38am
January 19, 2018
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
January 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 18, 2017
The familiar strip is expected to see a major face lift in about five years, with the city planning some major changes to improve traffic, pedestrian, and bicyclist flow. Kaysey Price / Tribune
Cruisin' (and improvin') the strip: City of Detroit Lakes proposes changes to West Lake Drive
October 18, 2017 - 10:12am
July 13, 2017
There were just under 100 people in attendance at a Monday night "kickoff meeting" for a study on developing the West Lake Drive corridor in Detroit Lakes. The meeting was held in the conference center at M State Detroit Lakes, and was facilitated by planners from RDG Planning and Design. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
The future of West Lake Drive... is now: Good crowd turns out for project kickoff meeting
July 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 9, 2017
A meeting titled, “What Do You Want West Lake Drive to Be Like in the Future?” is set to take place on Monday, July 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the conference center of M State’s Detroit Lakes campus (900 Hwy. 34 East). The meeting is open to the public. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Looking for 'the people's plan': Community meeting set Monday on future development of West Lake Drive
July 9, 2017 - 10:43am
March 6, 2017
The roads well traveled: Popular DL roads to see new construction
March 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 16, 2016
Correction on West Lake Drive story
December 16, 2016 - 2:02pm