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Frazee FFA team to compete at State
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Roosevelt readies for Read-A-Thon to raise money
Multiple awards add up to one stellar season for 6th grade Math Masters
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
Catherine S. Doll
Raymond "Ole" Mounts
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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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