Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Where to go from here?: School board work session yields ideas, more work
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Tiptoeing through a minefield: New border tax would affect Minnesota businesses
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Lakers pick up big section sweep at home
Lakers fall to defending section champs
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
It's National Stress Awareness Month: Take some time to unwind
LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
Friends & Neighbors
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Top Hat Theatre to welcome North Dakota singer Kat Perkins May 13
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Letter: Trump's extra security costs: Maybe he's worth it?
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
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
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
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
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
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