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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
November 16, 2014
DL school plans are crystallizing
Another community meeting to discuss facility improvements and space needs at Detroit Lakes Public Schools has been called for Thursday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m.
November 16, 2014 - 10:00am
November 15, 2014
MnSCU chancellor tries to gain student trust
Having lost the confidence of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities faculty, Chancellor Steven Rosenstone hopes at least to keep the students...
November 15, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 12, 2014
Lots of students take advantage of open enrollment option
In 1987, Minnesota became the first state to pass legislation implementing a statewide, inter-district, open enrollment plan for public schools. Since...
November 12, 2014 - 2:00pm
Moorhead faculty join vote of ‘no confidence’ in chancellor
November 12, 2014 - 7:59am
Class seeks to pass on endangered Ojibwe language
DULUTH, Minn. -- An endangered language spoken mostly by an elderly population can now be heard out of the mouths of kindergarteners in a room...
November 12, 2014 - 7:57am
November 5, 2014
Long scholarship deadline is Jan. 9
The Detroit Lakes Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Long Trust Medical Scholarships program from now until Jan. 9, 2015. To be eligible for a scholarship, a student must show proof of enrollment in an accredited educational...
November 5, 2014 - 12:24pm
October 29, 2014
School buildings: New or remodel?
About 80 community members were present for a public meeting on the school district’s facility and space needs that was held Tuesday night at Detroit Lakes High School. “We’re very pleased,” said Superintendent Doug Froke of the turnout, adding that he hopes the attendance...
October 29, 2014 - 1:30pm
October 24, 2014
NDSU drug, alcohol council announces mobile phone app to combat high-risk drinking
North Dakota State University’s council to combat high-risk drinking took community suggestions and announced the launch of a mobile phone application at a town hall on Tuesday evening. The NDSU President’s Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs is a group of faculty, staff and...
October 24, 2014 - 8:30am
M State open house to showcase opportunities
Minnesota State Community and Technical College invites prospective students, parents and community members to visit the Detroit Lakes campus during an open house from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.
October 24, 2014 - 8:00am
October 22, 2014
MnSCU overhaul may lose faculty group’s support
ST. PAUL -- Unhappy faculty are threatening to derail Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system’s major collaboration initiative. The faculty unions have criticized MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone for his handling of Charting the Future, his wide-ranging effort to establish...
October 22, 2014 - 8:43am
October 15, 2014
Heyer accepted at Bethany Lutheran
Katrina Heyer of Detroit Lakes has been accepted for admission at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. Founded in 1927, Bethany is a private residential liberal arts college. Heyer is a senior at Detroit Lakes High School. Tweets by @DLNewspapers
October 15, 2014 - 6:00pm
DL School Board Election: Four candidates, three open seats
There are three seats up for grabs on the Detroit Lakes School Board come Nov. 4, with two incumbents and two challengers vying for the honor of serving the district for the next four years. Incumbents David Langworthy and Brenda Muckenhirn will face a strong challenge from Kylie...
October 15, 2014 - 3:11pm
October 10, 2014
Waubun-Ogema takes first in Junior Envirothon; Holy Rosary takes third
The Area I Junior Envirothon was held at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls, on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The weather cooperated and...
October 10, 2014 - 8:30am
DL middle school student pens ‘The Season’ poem
The month of November is so great I just can’t seem to wait All the colorful leaves grow And all of the tree branches hang low It is fall I see deer big and small From bucks to little fawns I’ve even seen a squirrel yawn When the deer come under...
October 10, 2014 - 7:00am
October 7, 2014
Fall environmental education workshop
Staff from the Becker County Soil and Water Conservation District, The Natural Resources Conservation Service and Pheasants Forever recently...
October 7, 2014 - 1:15pm