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Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
Backyard poultry? Here's how to stay safe
Exploring profession pathways: DLHS students network with local employers during career day
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Children invited to Picture Book Putt Putt this Thursday at the library
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Harvey W. Henrikson
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
April 14, 2017
Feeding the community: Detroit Lakes youth donates food, money to local food pantry
When Michael Friendshuh found out that money donated to the Becker County Food Pantry was doubled during the month of March, he knew exactly...
April 14, 2017 - 9:00am
April 13, 2017
Exploring options: Health Career Fest educates high school students on career opportunities
Detroit Lakes High School junior Madeline Wosika knew that she wasn't cut out for the career of a doctor or nurse. "I'm not really about the...
April 13, 2017 - 9:00am
April 12, 2017
Local students participate in Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference
From March 23-25, 11 students traveled to Minneapolis for the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. Students competed...
April 12, 2017 - 11:39am
Annual Young Artists/Young Writers Awards hosted at Rossman
Almost 200 students and family members attended the Native American Education Department's annual Young Artists/Young Writers (YAYW) Awards on March 21 at Rossman Elementary. The awards began with a traditional dance and a hoop dance demonstration and the ceremony included Detroit...
April 12, 2017 - 11:37am
March 17, 2017
Holy Rosary holds 2nd Annual Science Fair
Holy Rosary held its 2nd Annual Science Fair on March 9. According to Jacob Krebs, who coordinated the event, the fair was designed to provide...
March 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 16, 2017
Creating change: DLthriving group to host youth mental health forum
A group of high school students--spearheaded by Bezos Scholar and Detroit Lakes High School (DLHS) senior Anna Schumacher--is focused on creating...
March 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
Column: My year as a Bezos Scholar
On a relatively quiet and cold evening last February, I sat on my floor with my computer, my cursor hovering over a bright red submit button. "You're not going to get in, so why even bother?" was the thought continuingly running through my head.
March 16, 2017 - 2:10pm
March 15, 2017
Sen. Franken seeks entrants to poetry contest
ST. PAUL, MN — In recognition of the Month of the Military Child and National Poetry Month in April, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced that he is hosting his sixth annual poetry contest for Minnesota students. The theme of this year's contest is "Celebrating the Veteran...
March 15, 2017 - 12:04pm
February 16, 2017
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Students from area high schools gathered at M State Detroit Lakes on Jan. 25 to compete in several different business related competitions at...
February 16, 2017 - 9:00am
February 15, 2017
Speech team rules apply to life as well
For the past four years, there are three rules that I have lived by as a member of the Detroit Lakes speech team. Rule number one: Have fun. Rule number two: Don't embarrass Mrs. Burnside. Rule number three: Mingle, mingle, mingle! As my senior season picks up and I find myself preparing...
February 15, 2017 - 11:00am
January 20, 2017
I hated the very thing I now love: cross country skiing
Winter can really stink. It's incredibly cold, the sky seems continually gloomy, and our lives take on a lethargic pace. For me, there's only...
January 20, 2017 - 8:00am
December 15, 2016
'We're that family': Not picture perfect, but perfect for us
"We're that family," my sister Kathryn remarked once again this past Thanksgiving, as all the cousins fell off their seats, in stitches from laughing so hard at pirate jokes. This phrase has been uttered at almost every family holiday and every special event we've ever attended, or...
December 15, 2016 - 11:00am
November 17, 2016
Rossman Elementary assembles for greatness
Research shows that schools that teach character education have higher academic performance, improved attendance, reduced violence, fewer disciplinary...
November 17, 2016 - 8:32am
Native American Heritage Month
November is National Native American Heritage month, and the Detroit Lakes High School Native American Education Department is putting on a few...
November 17, 2016 - 8:17am
October 21, 2016
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Students at the Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center are helping bring awareness to 'Stash Your Ash', a movement designed to snuff out cigarette...
October 21, 2016 - 6:26am