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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
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Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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September 21, 2016
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
For the past month many families have been going through the awkward, painful process of sending a child off to college for the first time. Whether that child is a boy or a girl can make a big difference. Norman Rockwell seemed to understand. Rockwell (1894 - 1978) was an American...
September 21, 2016 - 8:49am
August 24, 2016
All MN students now taking ACTs
Cheers to Minnesota's new emphasis on encouraging all high school students to take the ACT college entrance exams. New data shows that virtually all of Minnesota's high school graduating class of 2016 took the ACT college entrance exam as an 11th or 12th grader. In total, 64,145 students...
August 24, 2016 - 10:35am
May 29, 2016
Some high school students graduate with college degrees
When Kyra Vagle walked across the Detroit Lakes graduation stage last night she wasn’t just receiving her high school diploma; Vagle was also...
May 29, 2016 - 5:25am
May 6, 2016
Don’t just let college choose you, you should choose it
My college search started when I was in seventh grade. I thought that I wanted to go into agricultural science, as that was the field my parents went into, and NDSU was my top choice. That idea changed pretty quickly, and soon I was a freshman who frequently looked up information...
May 6, 2016 - 5:00am
January 7, 2016
College-bound? Here’s how to get organized
Preparing your kids for college isn’t just about the money you’ve put aside for tuition, room and board. It’s about making deadlines, making the right choices and making sure your teen has the proper life and money skills to make college a success. Consider a college-planning...
January 7, 2016 - 5:20am
November 1, 2015
Changes to college in the classroom proposed
New qualifications proposed by the Higher Learning Commission could make it more difficult for high school teachers to teach college courses, and that has Park Rapids administrators concerned. As part of the qualification changes the state is pushing to require all high school...
November 1, 2015 - 5:15am
October 28, 2015
M State has added new programs, learning opportunities
Expanded access is translating into improving success – and that goes for students, the community and staff of M State. “We provide an...
October 28, 2015 - 11:09am
September 22, 2015
College-credit classes in high schools in jeopardy after new regulations
The popular program that allows students to earn college credits while still physically attending high school is in jeopardy of being crippled, due to a new regulation enacted this year. The Higher Learning Commission, the organization charged with accrediting colleges and universities...
September 22, 2015 - 8:31am
May 27, 2015
Helping high school graduates decide on a career
Yes, it’s hard as a senior to try and pick a career that you will still be interested in 20 years down the road. But, it’s also difficult as a parent to guide those seniors in the right direction — without too much pressure. This is the third and final installment in a series...
May 27, 2015 - 12:15pm
May 20, 2015
Pressure to decide life's calling at 18
How many people can say that at age 40 or 50 they are working in the career field they imagined at 18? Probably not a lot. And if they are, how many are truly happy with their decision. Or think that maybe they should have headed down a different path. But, making that life-altering...
May 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 3, 2015
M-State ranks top 10 nationally for successful students
How do graduates of Minnesota State Community and Technical College fare financially in their careers? Very well, according to a study that considered the “value-added” by degrees from two- and four-year colleges nationwide. M State ranked in the top 10 of two-year colleges...
May 3, 2015 - 5:10am
April 26, 2015
White Earth Tribal and Community College is offering four free summer classes to anyone
Imagine having the option to take free, accredited college classes. That’s what the White Earth Tribal and Community College in Mahnomen is offering to anybody this summer who is qualified to take them. You do not need to be a member of the tribe or an existing student. “You...
April 26, 2015 - 5:45am
Tribal college extending its arms
White Earth Tribal and Community College is looking to not only get more Native people interested in college but also to build relationships with those off the reservation. The college is taking a step in a direction that not many other colleges would do. They are offering free...
April 26, 2015 - 5:30am
September 11, 2013
Farm grant to benefit auto body students
State Farm is pleased to announce a grant to support students in the Auto Body program at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Detroit Lakes. The $3,000 grant will allow the program to purchase needed tools and equipment used by the students and also will provide...
September 11, 2013 - 7:10am
September 3, 2013
Parents’ role considered vital in curbing drinking among college freshmen
RED WING, Minn. — Parents do a lot to prepare their children for college. From keeping their nose to the grind during the high school years to helping lug that futon up two flights of stairs on moving day, parental support is important to a student’s success in postsecondary education. But...
September 3, 2013 - 8:37am