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Hottest ticket in town: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center’s banquet, auction sells out
St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Friends & Neighbors
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Moorhead schools to cut 37.5 positions
MOORHEAD - The Moorhead School Board decided unanimously Monday to cut 37.5 full-time-equivalent licensed positions. The cuts were recommended by Superintendent Lynne Kovash. "It's very difficult," Kovash said. "This isn't anything any one of them (board members) wants to do or...
March 24, 2009 - 9:04am
February 25, 2009
Detroit Lakes City Council continues to cut costs
The Detroit Lakes City Council has decided on many of the cuts that will make up for local government aid cuts, low interest returns and tapering off of building permit values. Earlier this month the council approved four changes including the Regional Drug Task Force membership...
February 25, 2009 - 11:26am
February 17, 2009
Shortfall hits Moorhead High School athletics: Coaching cuts, fee hikes are possible
MOORHEAD - A budget shortfall could cause Moorhead High School to cut the jobs of some assistant coaches. As the school district aims to trim $4.9 million in spending to help balance its budget, the activities department will likely lose a third of its budget for next season. With...
February 17, 2009 - 8:00am
February 12, 2009
Crookston schools will cut $1 million for 2010
CROOKSTON - Crookston Public Schools will cut $1 million from its 2009-2010 budget, the School Board decided Wednesday, following the administration's recommendation. About three-quarters of the total amount reduced will be in staff, according to Superintendent Wayne Gilman. He...
February 12, 2009 - 6:00am
February 11, 2009
Moorhead parents talk of school cut solutions as administrators gear up for possible operating levy
MOORHEAD - Moorhead residents peppered school leaders with questions Tuesday about projected budget cuts worth $4.9 million - then sat down to...
February 11, 2009 - 9:30am
Detroit Lakes moves to cut $250,000
The city of Detroit Lakes is bracing for $250,000 in cuts this year. That's because it expects to lose almost 19 percent of its Local Government Aid, which will be a $180,000 hit to its $5 million general fund budget. The other $70,000 in cuts will be needed because of reduced...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Moorhead teachers concerned about severe budget cuts coming up
MOORHEAD - The 20 teachers sat quietly during Monday's Moorhead School Board meeting - an unusually large turnout at the often sparsely attended gathering. Many were young teachers. A few were district veterans. Education Moorhead, the teacher's association, encouraged them to be...
February 10, 2009 - 9:00am
Bemidji, Wadena mayors: Proposed LGA cuts would be 'devastating'
If Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed cuts to Local Government Aid are approved, cities would be forced to cut core services, according to two northern...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Moorhead school officials to discuss at meeting tonight more details about proposed $4.9 million in budget cuts
MOORHEAD - The Moorhead School District's administration will share a more detailed preliminary outline of planned budget cuts worth $4.9 million at a school board meeting tonight. School officials will also discuss the expected impact of various cost-cutting measures, such as a...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00pm
January 30, 2009
Moorhead School District may slash positions
MOORHEAD - Switching to a four-day school week, doing away with fifth-grade orchestra and freezing district salaries - those are some of the...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
Faced with cuts, Alexandria holds off on hiring police officers
Alexandria won't be adding the two police officers it planned to hire this year. City department heads will also hold off making any major equipment purchases until at least July. The Alexandria City Council took the budget-cutting measures at Monday's meeting to deal with an unexpected...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Detroit Lakes and Becker County see big cuts in state aid
Detroit Lakes lost more than $140,000 and Becker County more than $300,000 under aid cuts to cities and counties implemented by Minnesota Go...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
County facing big cuts in child protection -- Feds to cut up to $300,000 a year -- property taxpayers may have to step up
"The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those who are in the shadow of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped." -- Hubert H. Humphrey By VICKI L.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Cirrus Design cuts 100 jobs in Duluth, Grand Forks
Cirrus Design Corp. let go of 100 workers this week in a wave of cuts that company president and chief operating officer Brent Wouters said would be completed this afternoon. The Duluth-based airplane manufacturer trimmed the size of its workforce by about 8 percent through the...
September 5, 2008 - 8:00am
June 27, 2008
90 percent of job losses come in Fargo-Moorhead
- JOBS: Ninety people lost their jobs, 90 had hours reduced, 120 vacant positions were eliminated, and 70 more people will lose transcription jobs by Oct.
June 27, 2008 - 9:00am