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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
friends & neighbors
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
January 23, 2009
Waubun students given incentive to get work in on time
Waubun Principal Helen Kennedy wants students at her school to be more accountable for their academic performance. During Thursday's Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School Board meeting, Kennedy said that plans are being developed that will hopefully lead to more students turning in school...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 17, 2009
Breckenridge School Board tackling cuts, contract to keep interim superintendent
BRECKENRIDGE - The Breckenridge School Board is tackling two major topics: authorizing $500,000 in budget cuts and negotiating a contract to...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Canvassing Board inspires confidence
Another chapter in the long, complex U.S. Senate recount story is set to wrap up today. The State Canvassing Board will meet this morning to settle a few discrepancies emanating from challenges by either DFLer Al Franken or Republican Norm Coleman to the disposition of ballots recounted...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
Leichter letter: Congrats to elected DL school board members
I want to take this opportunity to offer my congratulations to my school board opponents, Dr. Thomas Seaworth, Cyndi Anderson, and Barbara Boyle, who were victorious in the recent Detroit Lakes School Board election. I have every confidence that the board will move forward with...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Seaworth, Anderson, Boyle win seats on DL School Board
When it came time to elect three new members to the Detroit Lakes School Board on Tuesday, voters seemed to have one theme in mind: Experience counts. Incumbent school board member Dr. Tom Seaworth was by far the highest vote-getter among the six candidates, receiving 4,538 votes,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Laine re-elected; Jepson, Janu top vote-getters in Frazee school race
The majority of voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District went with the more known names around town, as they elected Steve Jepson and Keith Janu to the board, and re-elected Dana Laine to her seat. "I'm very happy the elec-tion turned out for me and I have the opportunity to...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
11 vie for three seats on Frazee school board
In the highest numbers of challengers in quite some time, the Frazee-Vergas School Board will have 11 candidates for three seats. Incumbent...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Six candidates vie for DL School Board - One incumbent, five others seek three open positions
There are six candidates running for three open positions on the Detroit Lakes School Board this fall: Cyndi Anderson, Mike Bommersbach, Barbara Boyle, Dr. Jeff Leichter, Ladd Lyngaas and Dr.
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Letter: LP-A needs new board members, less expensive alternatives
During June and July, the Cormorant Four, whose names appear at the end of this letter, initiated meetings with the Lake Park-Audubon Board members and superintendent. Our purpose was to develop a common sense, responsible and reasonably-priced referendum that both sides could...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Detroit Lakes school board stays the course with new athletic training contract
DETROIT LAKES - MeritCare will once again be providing athletic training services to Detroit Lakes High School after the school board approved continuing the existing relationship at Monday night's meeting. Only half of the board members approved the measure -- by a 3-0 vote --...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Lots of candidates to battle in local school, city races
Filing closed Tuesday for school board and city council races, bringing a number of election contests to the Nov.
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Filing opens Tuesday for city, school board races
Filing for office opens Tuesday and runs through Sept. 9 for area city and school board elections. In Detroit Lakes, the terms of Mayor Larry Buboltz and aldermen G.L.
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
BC Historical Society board seeking member
The Becker County Historical Society (BCHS) has a vacancy on their Board of Trustees. If you have an interest in helping the Historical Society to carry out its mission of "...preserving and communicating the history of Becker County and its people to all generations" please let the...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
Wild boar in DL area has DNR worried
DNR officials are concerned about a wild boar spotted recently in the Detroit Lakes area. "Several witnesses saw it, and their descriptions were the same," Joe Stattelman, Department of Natural Resources conservation officer, told the Star Tribune newspaper. "It's smaller than a...
August 19, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Letter: LP-A board -- no means no
A survey was sent out to Lake Park-Audubon School District residents in reference to an issue that is being considered (a new school building bond referendum). The LP-A School Board and superintendent still cannot get it right. By only putting forth the two options they will accept,...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am