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Rich history for a wet and fun festival
County OKs $40,000 for jail needs study
Stopping spread of AIS
Woman wins big; no one believes her
Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes
Nagel comes home to coach Hornets
Angels clinch Hi-10 West title
Vergas man wins Handball championship
‘Beast Mode’ event is July 26 in Frazee
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
SSA benefits the same for survivors whether person retired, disabled
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Friends & Neighbors
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Veterans looking for work get well deserved boost
DL fireworks came too late for families with children
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Immigration reform has support
Goeun Park: If only the tooth fairy had taught proper brushing techniques
It’s s’mores season at your local library
A sundry selection of salads
Sunday is Family Day at Northwest Water Carnival
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
January 15, 2014
Area students on UW-Superior dean’s list
The University of Wisconsin-Superior has named Cassandra Foltz, Detroit Lakes, and Patrick Kaufenberg, Osage, to the dean’s list for academic achievement during the fall 2013 semester. To be named to the dean’s list students must have completed 12 degree-seeking semester...
life / celebrations
January 15, 2014 - 3:00am
Nodsle on dean’s list
Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., has announced that Morgan Nodsle, of Detroit Lakes, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2013-14 academic year. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade-point...
life / celebrations
January 15, 2014 - 1:00am
January 12, 2014
Naytahwaush Charter School celebrates academic jump
In a small, off-the-beaten path White Earth Reservation school, soft echoes of Ojibwe can be heard floating through the hallways, mixing with the muffled teachings of math and children reading. Although rich in Native American culture, the K-6 Naytahwaush Community Charter School...
January 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
January 7, 2014
Textbooks versus e-textbooks: Better Business Bureau offers advice for college students
With one semester wrapping up and another right around the corner, you can bet that some college students are already starting to do their research online, trying to find the best deals on textbooks. According to CollegeBoard, college students spend an average of $1,200 per year...
life / wave
January 7, 2014 - 5:00pm
1Stop makes M State enrollment convenient
Students planning to enroll at Minnesota State Community and Technical College for the upcoming spring semester can apply to the college and register for classes in a single day during 1Stop2Enroll events on M State’s campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena. 1Stop...
life / wave
January 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
December 24, 2013
MSUM staff pushes for savings through retirements, departures
Minnesota State University Moorhead’s faculty union is pushing administrators to use savings from additional retirements or departures to save faculty members facing layoffs, a controversial part of the school’s plan to tackle its $4.9 million deficit. That was one concern...
December 24, 2013 - 11:00am
December 23, 2013
Rasmussen moves to meet nursing demands
As the home of multiple assisted-living facilities, two major health systems and a new multi-million-dollar hospital under construction, the Fargo-Moorhead area is feeling the squeeze of a national nursing shortage. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of registered...
December 23, 2013 - 10:00am
Minnesota school trains students to analyze drone videos
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – For much of the last decade, the U.S. military has relied on unmanned aircraft to perform some of its most perilous missions: capturing video from war zones to provide intelligence for troops on the ground or track terrorists. In the coming decade,...
December 23, 2013 - 8:22am
December 18, 2013
Colleges try to ease finals stress
Concordia College freshman Mike Miller has made trips to the Carl B. Ylvisaker Library routine as he tackles his first semester’s end finals. On Monday night Miller wasn’t buried in note cards and lecture slides but playing with kittens brought specifically to the library for...
December 18, 2013 - 2:00pm
December 10, 2013
Lake Park Audubon High School Honor Rolls
First Quarter beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3 and ending Friday, Nov. 1 B Honor Roll: Anderson, Anthony 12; Boe Hopkins, Jordan 7; Briard, Taylor 11; Christianson, Tanner 12; Cigelske, Joshua 8; Dickelman-Stassen, Marcus 8; Endres, Taylor 7; Gonzalez, Larrissa 12; Hamre, Jennifer...
December 10, 2013 - 3:00pm
December 6, 2013
MSUM administration plan would trim 22 positions, ax five majors
Under a proposal outlined by administrators Thursday, Minnesota State University Moorhead plans to eliminate majors, merge several departments and lay off six faculty members to solve its $4.9 million budget deficit. The cuts unveiled made it a “sad day to be a Dragon,” said...
December 6, 2013 - 3:09pm