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Investigators focus on foul play behind missing plane
Tests show hypothermia as cause of homeless man’s death in Fargo
Investigation into officer’s suicide to be done in days
Conference discusses disabilities
Police say body found near south Fargo strip mall ruled homicide
Lakers bust-out season could be a starting point
Nagel named Region Coach of Year
Girls Hockey Wrap-up: Lakers keep making progress
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
In the Zone
Three local FCCLA members meet with legislators, shadow during session
Goeun Park: Find happiness wherever you can
Holly McCamant: Women have come a long way
M State cyber team wins state competition
Franken seeks poetry entries for contest
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Hospice RRV hires account executive
MN gas prices jump up faster than nation
Farmers encouraged to get crop insurance
Amazon plans Prime fee hike by $20, risks consumer wrath
Computer businesses install themselves in town
Letter: I am a tired liberal American
Our Opinion: New sales tax is a smart move
Lynn Hummel: A boxful of unused commas
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Author to read from new book Friday in NYM
Sweet Colleens coming to Top Hat Theatre March 22
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
December 6, 2013
M State celebrates Dec. commencement
Minnesota State Community and Technical College will celebrate the graduation of 356 students in a combined commencement on Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Moorhead. Graduates from the college’s campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena and the online eCampus program...
news / Detroit Lakes
December 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 27, 2013
ACT adds fall test in-school date option
ACT announced that it will be offering a fall in-school, weekday test date option for states and school districts that administer the ACT college readiness exam to all students as part of their academic assessment programs. The first fall test date will be available in late September...
life / wave
November 27, 2013 - 8:16am
November 24, 2013
Education foundation looking for support
Working to serve all the students of Detroit Lakes Public Schools, the Detroit Lakes Public Education Foundation is granting teachers’ wishes for help to enhance learning. “The district libraries have seen constant cutbacks in funding for many years. This grant allowed us...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 24, 2013 - 2:00pm
MSUM considers program cuts
More than half of the 31 departments at Minnesota State University Moorhead could be considered for tenured faculty layoffs and program closures to resolve the school’s projected $5 million deficit. After a recent faculty buyout offer fell short, the school on Wednesday provided...
November 24, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 23, 2013
Big projects set for NDSU, UND
The North Dakota Board of Higher Education Thursday approved several projects for the state’s largest universities, including more funding for athletic facilities, totaling more than $132 million.
November 23, 2013 - 2:00pm
November 20, 2013
Education Minnesota endorses Dayton
Education Minnesota, the union of 70,000 Minnesota educators, endorsed Gov. Mark Dayton’s re-election during the union’s 2013 political conference Friday night. “Gov. Dayton understands that public schools are the foundation of our economy,” said Education Minnesota President...
news / government
November 20, 2013 - 10:30am
Becker is Teacher of the Year at Lake Park-Audubon Schools
Though teaching isn’t something that Rochelle Becker seriously considered as a career choice during her childhood years in Gilby, N.D., or even while obtaining her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of North Dakota, she’s never lacked passion for the field...
life / Friends & Neighbors
November 20, 2013 - 6:00am
October 31, 2013
Auditions are set for BSU music scholarships
The Bemidji State University Department of Music will hold auditions for entrance into the program and for scholarships Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the Thompson Recital Hall of the university’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The auditions are open to instrumentalists and vocalists...
entertainment / music
October 31, 2013 - 8:00am
October 30, 2013
Hogie, other FCCLA members head to Washington, D.C., for leadership training
Breann Hogie, a senior at Lake Park Audubon High School recently returned from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) Capitol Leadership, held Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Washington, D.C. Hogie is a member of the LPA FCCLA and serves as the vice president of Community...
life / wave
October 30, 2013 - 10:22am
Senators seek military service applications
U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar’s offices are now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation’s four military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy,...
life / wave
October 30, 2013 - 10:19am
LRAC opens artist mentor grant Nov. 1
Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the 9-County Region served by Lake Region Arts Council will have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant beginning Nov. 1. Grants are available in all artistic disciplines, including music, painting, ceramics, literary arts, poetry,...
life / wave
October 30, 2013 - 10:17am
October 29, 2013
Kaul receives scholarship
Riana Kaul, Detroit Lakes, received a $1,000 Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship from the Detroit Lakes Area College Foundation (DLACF). Kaul will graduate from M State-Detroit Lakes in May 2014 with her AAS degree. The scholarship was made possible by a generous gift from...
life / celebrations
October 29, 2013 - 6:00pm
Area students receive degrees
The following students completed degree requirements at Bemidji State University and graduated at the conclusion of the 2013 summer sessions: Audubon: Brett Montplaisir, BS, Design Technology. Rochert: Laura Christensen, BS, Biology, Cum Laude. Waubun: Lucas Teiken, BS, Biology. Located...
life / celebrations
October 29, 2013 - 5:00pm
October 28, 2013
Pelican Rapids school election messages formed by outside consultants
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - One week before a $21.9 million bond referendum vote in the Pelican Rapids School District, residents are getting much of their information, both pro and con, from outside consultants. A “vote no” group has an Iowa consultant on its side, whose work...
October 28, 2013 - 8:00am
October 27, 2013
Pilot/escort vehicle driver certification class offered
Minnesota State Community & Technical College Custom Training Services has announced that it will offer pilot/escort driver certification. MSTCT’s CTS department is collaborating with the Hennepin Technical College, who has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Public...
October 27, 2013 - 12:00pm