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NDSCS student quit working as confidential informant shortly before disappearing
Arson suspected in Naytahwaush fire
Ranchers are howling over wolf ruling
Park Rapids man gets 20 years in prison for molesting young girl
Minnesota bill would require parents talk with doctor before kids skip vaccinations
Girls Hoops: Raiders win second game of the season
Hornet girls pick up win No. 12
No. 3 Hornets win at Central Cass
DL wrestlers split at Fosston Tri
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
Before texting and e-mail, there were penned messages of affection
Friday Matters: Everyday Christmas Pageant
Thursday Matters: Everyday Well Water
Turning back the pages
Step up your snack game
Friends & Neighbors
Herman named CEO of Essentia Health
MN gas prices fall slightly after uptick
Bremer Bank aquires 13 Eastwood banks
Economic Development Summit coming up
Global study released on U.S. teens’ financial literacy, keys to success
Winter Light Festival is Monday, Feb. 2 in NYM
'Mortdecai' starts 2015 with a whimper
Quilted vintage linens now on display at Hjemkomst Center
‘Paints ’n Pints’ set on Monday
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Cheers for ‘dropped call’ reform
A vibrant community is like a potluck
Letter: State of Union response given by a great American
Letter: Children in crisis need better service
When visitors decide to stay
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
April 24, 2013
Due to weather, LP-A classes going through May 31
Mother Nature has not been kind to the students at Lake Park-Audubon this year. Due to an excessive number of “snow days” being called due to inclement weather, students will be attending classes at LP-A until May 31 — four days after Memorial Day. At Monday night’s regular...
news / Lake Park-Audubon
April 24, 2013 - 10:31am
Dollars for Scholars to be awarded April 29
On Monday, April 29, the Detroit Lakes Scholarship Foundation, “Dollars for Scholars,” will award over 100 scholarships with a total value of over $175,000. The awards will go to graduating Detroit Lakes High School students to assist with their post-secondary education. The support...
life / wave
April 24, 2013 - 9:57am
April 23, 2013
Bormann recieves award
Detroit Lakes graduate Brock Bormann was honored Friday, April 19, at the “Cambria Dinner of Distinction” on the campus of Mankato University. The banquet was created to celebrate the opportunities and achievements created by the students, faculty and partners of the Sport Management...
April 23, 2013 - 7:00pm
Minnesota House considers $15.7 billion education plan
ST. PAUL -- Education funding, the largest single part of the Minnesota budget, would rise $550 million in the next two years under a House Democratic plan being debated this afternoon and tonight. Early-childhood education, including funding all-day kindergarten statewide, is the...
news / government
April 23, 2013 - 12:43pm
April 12, 2013
Senate wants to give youngest the biggest boost
ST. PAUL -- The need to spend more money on early-childhood education is simple for Nancy Jost: “It helps children get ready for life.” With those seven words, the Fergus Falls woman boiled down why most Minnesota legislators want to increase spending for programs such as early-childhood...
news / government
April 12, 2013 - 8:15am
April 10, 2013
Minnesota higher education budgets aimed at affordability
ST. PAUL -- It is time to make college more affordable for students, state lawmakers say. House and Senate higher education budget proposals include money to freeze tuition at public universities and colleges and allot more funds for state grants and financial aid. Senate Higher Education...
news / government
April 10, 2013 - 8:36am
Minnesota House DFL aims high with education goals
ST. PAUL — Goals of 100 percent high school graduation, every third-grader being able to read, ending an achievement gap and all students being ready for careers or college after graduation are lofty, but House Democrats say their sights are set on those accomplishments by 2017....
news / government
April 10, 2013 - 8:09am
Students shadow legislators
What do the Legacy Foundation and K-12 school finance have in common? Both topics were discussed in the Minnesota legislative committee sessions. Lake Park-Audubon Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Regional Officers Nellie Branchaud and Rilee Burnside and chapter...
life / wave
April 10, 2013 - 7:00am
Syngenta offers scholarship
This sweet deal is pretty straight forward — Syngenta is now accepting applications for the Syngenta Sugarbeet Scholarship program through June 14. Students must submit an essay for judging, and the student with the highest score in each of the five eligible regions will receive...
life / wave
April 10, 2013 - 6:00am
March 20, 2013
Many Minnesota organizations offer tutoring opportunities
In the 2013-14 academic year, more than 900 Minnesota schools will be providing students additional help in achieving academic success in the face of sobering statewide statistics. Those schools have been named Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps sites to proactively...
March 20, 2013 - 11:59am
March 15, 2013
Ryan Zunich is DL teacher of the year
Fifth grade teacher Ryan Zunich is the Detroit Lakes teacher of the year for the 2012-13 school year, but as he sits behind his busy desk at Rossman Elementary, getting him to take the credit is tough. “It’s great to be recognized, but you do these things with the people around...
news / Detroit Lakes
March 15, 2013 - 5:07pm
December 19, 2012
Threats cause lockdown at Red Wing schools
All Red Wing schools are on lockdown today after a student reported receiving a threatening call that alluded to a shooting at the school. According to the Red Wing Police Department, a senior at Tower View Alternative Learning Center received a call Tuesday night from an unknown...
December 19, 2012 - 11:25am
December 4, 2012
University System seeks $84 million budget increase
BISMARCK -- North Dakota University System officials are requesting an additional $84 million of state funding for the next two years, an increase Chancellor Hamid Shirvani said is needed to keep up with increasing costs and to support the "big agenda" of the system and the state's...
December 4, 2012 - 8:33am
December 3, 2012
Nevis students learn knitting to reduce stress
Diet. Exercise. Knitting. Nevis sophomores striding into Janet Golden-Landquist's health classes are gaining an understanding of healthy stress reduction - a stitch at a time. Armed with yarn and needles, the 10th graders were introduced to the intricacies of turning yarn into...
December 3, 2012 - 9:12am
GED testing to undergo major changes in 2014
For years, the GED test has offered those without a high school diploma a low-cost, second chance. But the General Educational Development test is soon to become far more difficult, more costly and administered out of town. The clock is ticking, Community Education director Jill...
December 3, 2012 - 9:07am