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Future of Detroit Lakes bowling alley up in the air
LP-A School Board candidate forum set for Wednesday
Finances look good, Becker County has 'very strong' bond rating
On the cutting edge of lifesaving; new medical device in DL
Bingo and Benghazi; Republicans rally in DL for the final presidential debate
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
The great debate: Apple or pumpkin? Holy Rosary volunteers already taking orders for annual pie sale
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
Marylou F. Chromy
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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