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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 13, 2018
Dayton proposes $19 million additional special education funds
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed an additional $19 million in special education funding for next year, as such expenses rise throughout...
April 13, 2018 - 9:02am
April 9, 2018
LP-A school board reduces first grade, ECFE class sections
The teaching staff at Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School will be a little smaller next year. The LP-A School Board voted to reduce the number of first grade class sections from three to two for the 2018-19 school year, due to the combination of a smaller projected enrollment —...
April 9, 2018 - 11:00am
March 11, 2018
As student behavioral issues increase at schools, more staff training how to best handle them
WEST FARGO—Sara Schmidt teaches special education classes at South Elementary School. She's attuned to signs that a pupil could be frustrated—crumpling...
March 11, 2018 - 5:23pm
March 9, 2018
Getting into character: Holy Rosary students research, roleplay famous folks from the past for Social Studies Fair
Even in a room full of kids in crazy costumes, Sheldon Bevins-Mueller stood out. Wearing a traditional Native American headdress with bright...
March 9, 2018 - 12:21pm
March 1, 2018
Students experience high-tech design
Students in a recent community education class at Park Rapids Area High School created artwork using a robot-guided blade of superheated air. The class, taught by high school science teacher Shane Graham, was called Steel Art. It took place in four sessions in February in the school's...
March 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
February 25, 2018
Their idea is 'da bomb': Three high school seniors are building bath bomb business in their parents' basement
How many times have you thought of a great idea, the next best invention, and said, "I should make that" but then just let it fall by the wayside...
February 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2018
Frazee FFA students advancing to State
Three Frazee FFA teams competed at a regional competition at the University of Minnesota, Crookston on Jan. 24. Of those, the Wildlife and Milk...
February 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 21, 2018
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Over the next five years, it's estimated that the Fargo-Moorhead region, along with nine of its surrounding counties (including Becker County), will have 55,000 job openings, a staggering statistic in the wake of a already-present worker shortage. Of those 55,000 job openings, some...
February 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
February 17, 2018
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
They said it was kind of like building a snowman—but a lot more complicated. Bundled up in their snowsuits and wielding tools of all shapes...
February 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 15, 2018
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
Greg Mueller stands with the Preschool Palace he designed for the “Polar Bears, Penguins and Palaces… Oh My!” events for young kids at...
February 15, 2018 - 3:01pm
The school board talks Middle school project and high school updates
The Detroit Lakes School Board has decided to enter negotiations with an architect for an upcoming bond referendum. Zerr Berg, an architect out of Fargo that is already set to begin working on the Detroit Lakes Middle School project this summer, will be the lucky first contender for...
February 15, 2018 - 8:00am
February 7, 2018
Feeling the stress (Part 3): Little kids, big tech and the 'Worry Monster'
Editor's note: This is the third story in a three-part series examining anxiety in today's youth, with a focus on the role that smartphones and social media might play in that. This final installment looks at how anxiety impacts young children, from age 2 through the middle school...
February 7, 2018 - 5:30pm
February 4, 2018
The tie that binds: Beginners, experts gather for fly-tying class in Perham
In a crowded backroom of the Front 20 Outfitters Fly Shop in downtown Perham, the art of fly tying continues on cold nights throughout the winter....
February 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
The economics of caring: KIDS COUNT speaker says 'there is a great return on investment in kids'
There was a well-known experiment in the late 1960s that tested kids' self-control by giving them the choice to eat one marshmallow right away, or two marshmallows if they could wait 15 minutes. During the wait, each child was left alone in a room with nothing to do but think about...
February 4, 2018 - 10:00am
February 2, 2018
Detroit Lakes students enjoy NFL Experience thanks to good sportsmanship
MINNEAPOLIS — Curious passersby decked out in Minnesota Vikings purple gave Nick Alton's fourth grade class a puzzled look as they did...
February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm