Detroit Lakes Awaits Signing Of State Bonding Bill

Carol McCarthy | May 31, 2017 AT 7:10 pm

DETROIT LAKES, MN--As a bonding bill awaits Governor Mark Dayton's signature, the head of Detroit Lakes Public Utilities remains optimistic it will get signed and the city will receive some funding for the state mandated upgrade to it's wastewater treatment plant.

Counties Affirmed In State Auditor Lawsuit

Carol McCarthy | May 30, 2017 AT 7:10 pm

DETROIT LAKES, MN--Becker County officials learned today (Tuesday) the Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s decision and upheld the statute allowing counties to hire private CPA firms to conduct their audits.

We Remember: Local Memorial Day Services

Carol McCarthy | May 29, 2017 AT 7:20 pm

In Detroit Lakes, a parade begins at 10:00am from the Veterans Memorial Park, down Washington Avenue to the City Park where a Memorial Day Ceremony will take place in the Pavilion.

Click It, Or Ticket Focus Now Through First Week Of June

Carol McCarthy | May 22, 2017 AT 7:10 pm

ST. PAUL – Looking around, it doesn’t take long to find a distracted driver drifting over the fog line. Many Minnesotans also know that heartbeat-skipping moment when a vehicle pulls out in front of them, when a deer comes out of nowhere or when a road-rage driver follows dangerously close. The first line of protection against all of those dangers is a seat belt.

Could Successful MN Senior Program Be On The Chopping Block?

Carol McCarthy | May 22, 2017 AT 7:10 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- About 240,000 volunteers over age 55 are being honored this month by the Corporation for National and Community Service - including some in Minnesota. And the program is looking for more recruits, even as its future is uncertain.