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Waubun man hurt in motorcycle crash
Republicans jump on mining, timber bandwagon
Court allows childcare union election
DL man appears in court for burglary at parents’ home
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Waubun U-12 team takes state silver
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
Cool summer treats: Make popsicles in your favorite flavors
Social Security: Wait for full retirement age for Social Security benefits
Local students on dean’s list at Bethel
Lundgren awarded scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
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