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Crime & Accident Report
Teenagers arrested after home invasion in Alexandria
Autopsy shows hypothermia cause of BSU student's death
Library to offer Food for Fines
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
Waubun basketball teams rolling
DL youth wrestling clinic registration Monday
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
Hornet girls win in biggest output of the year
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
Dylan to release his version of classic Sinatra songs on Feb. 3
LARL’s ‘Hot Reads for Cold Nights’ reading program begins Jan. 2
Man versus the machine
Leading on cancer awareness
Letter: Congress shouldn’t cut retirees’ pensions
Letter: Christmas dreaming for a bright future with WCI
Don’t get a DWI for Christmas
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
Modern electronics can help locate fish
The Red River Valley is a special natural place
Prevent deer from being winter pests
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 16, 2014
School districts get ready for pre-kindergarteners
The most recent studies done by U.S. economists estimates that for every one dollar spent on early childhood education now, there is a $16 return when they are young adults. “You save in terms of juvenile delinquency, incarceration rates, crimes, a better workforce…” said...
November 16, 2014 - 10:30am
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. (location to be determined). At that meeting, DL School Board members will discuss where they are at with each of the three...
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 on his side. Rosenstone spent two hours Wednesday night at Winona State University, addressing the student senate’s complaints about...
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 then, students throughout the state have had the option of “open enrolling” into the school district of their choice, regardless...
November 12, 2014 - 2:00pm
Moorhead faculty join vote of ‘no confidence’ in chancellor
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Citing faculty cuts and mismanagement, the Faculty Senate of Minnesota State University Moorhead cast a vote of “no confidence” in system Chancellor Steven Rosenstone on Tuesday. Four other faculties in the statewide Minnesota State Colleges and Universities...
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 at Duluth’s Lowell Elementary School this year. There are 12 students in the new Ojibwe immersion class, taught by Gordon Maajiigwaneyaashcq...
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
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...
life / wave
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. 28. At the open house, visitors will be able to: Learn about M State, watch program...
life / wave
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
life / Accomplishments
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
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 there was an outstanding turnout for this event including one new school, Waubun-Ogema. There were 41 teams participating from the following...
life / wave
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...
life / wave
October 10, 2014 - 7:00am