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Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the $846 million bonding bill into law, and it includes funds for the Heartland Trail from Frazee to Detroit Lakes. “We’re happy,” said Detroit Lakes...
Motorists on Highway 59 between Detroit Lakes and the Buffalo River north of Callaway will encounter intermittent lane and shoulder closures when a resurfacing project begins Tuesday, May 27, weather permitting. The project also includes several culvert replacements and pedestrian accessibility improvements within the city of Callaway. Crews will begin by replacing culverts and making the pedestrian accessibility improvements.
Minn. -- A Northome woman was killed Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 71 and Anne Street in Bemidji.
MSNBC’s Ed Schultz will end his weekday radio show next week and move the program to an online-only format, according to media reports. “The Ed Schultz Show,” currently a three-hour...
By John Lundy / Duluth News Tribune It hardly seems fair. The Northland has been through a winter of cold and snow in historic proportions. It seems like it should at least have killed off the ticks.Not so, said the state Health Department’s tick guy.
By Helmut Schmidt / The Forum FARGO – It used to be an insult to tell someone to go jump in a lake. Now, it's apparently a challenge to have...
FARGO – A quick-thinking neighbor helped two second-floor renters escape injury early Monday when fire heavily damaged a house-converted in apartments in north Fargo. Firefighters responded at 1:11 a.m. to...
The candidate filing period for state primary and general elections and for municipal/school district elections where a primary is possible opens next week. For the 2014 election year, candidate filing opens on Tuesday and runs through June 3. An election is important at all levels, but it is always most important at the local level in your town or county in the northwoods. The government at the city and county levels is the closest to home and where individuals often can have an impact. We encourage all citizens to give consideration to running for public office in their community