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Woman dies in head-on collision near Wadena
Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 20, 2015
Twin Cities law schools plan merger
After four straight years of steep enrollment declines, St. Paul’s two law schools have agreed to become one. The William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law on Friday announced an agreement on a long-rumored merger — the Mitchell-Hamline School of...
February 20, 2015 - 5:50am
February 17, 2015
Students on Northwestern dean’s list
The following students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at University of Northwestern-St. Paul. Samantha Barker, daughter of James and Priscilla Hinson of Frazee, high honors. Barker is pursuing a degree in health sciences. Emma Sweere of Frazee, high honors. Sweere...
February 17, 2015 - 6:15pm
February 15, 2015
Bringing virtual welding, 3D printing to school
When Campbell-Tintah business and technology instructor Richard Osman brought a handful of his students to the 2014 Minnesota School Boards Association convention to demonstrate one of their innovative education programs, little did he anticipate where it would lead. But the students’...
February 15, 2015 - 5:15am
February 14, 2015
Scholarships to be awarded
This year’s Families Forever Scholarship awards are in the application/awarding phase. Applicants must be seniors at Lake Park-Audubon High School, or reside in the LP-A district. Scholarships will go to one young man and one young woman selected on the basis of an essay and...
February 14, 2015 - 5:45am
February 13, 2015
Opposing racism made this teacher a target of smear campaign
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- This is what can happen when you stand up to hate. Scott Garman is a well-liked special-education teacher, a faith formation instructor at his church and a Little League coach in the Little Falls-Brainerd area. On Jan. 9, the 45-year-old father of one...
February 13, 2015 - 8:14am
February 11, 2015
Boost in students means deficit reduction for DL school
Thanks in part to an enrollment boost of 75 students, the Detroit Lakes School Board approved a revised 2014-15 budget Monday night that reflects a $64,000 reduction in its deficit. When the budget was originally approved last June, it included a $764,000 deficit due to planned...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
University awarding mom scholarship
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and University of Phoenix, a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc., have once again partnered to find and reward America’s most inspirational moms. The two organizations launched the latest installment of the “Most Inspirational Mom”...
February 11, 2015 - 11:00am
Committees cannot decide on two university regent candidates
ST. PAUL -- Legislators serving on higher education committees punted twice Tuesday night on their job of picking a single candidate for two University of Minnesota Board of Regents openings. They succeeded in deciding to recommend one candidate for each of the other three open...
February 11, 2015 - 9:47am
February 8, 2015
Admirals divvy up carnival offerings
The Jaycee’s 79th annual Northwest Carnival in Detroit Lakes may be long gone but its charitable effects are still being felt this winter. Last year’s co-admirals, Nick Omberg and Tom Winters, are busy doling out the profits of the carnival. The decision as to where the...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 8, 2015 - 5:30am
Loft Literary Center offers local writing classes
In collaboration with the Lake Region Writers Network, The Loft Literary Center is offering four creative writing classes (starting in April and May) in four locations in the lakes region: Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Glenwood and New York Mills. Each of these hybrid offerings...
February 8, 2015 - 5:00am
February 6, 2015
Plan expands preschool access through scholarships
ST. PAUL -- After sparring over how much Minnesota should expand early education programs, a group of Republicans and Democrats came together Thursday to support a proposal to increase funding for scholarships to private preschools. A bipartisan group of lawmakers joined members...
February 6, 2015 - 5:30am
February 4, 2015
M State plans 3 more mobile labs
M State is soon going have education by the semi-trailer load, as it gears up to offer mobile training labs across the region. This past fall, Minnesota State Community & Technical College received word that it would be the recipient of nearly $2.5 million in federal grant...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 4, 2015 - 12:30pm
February 3, 2015
Schools with 4-day weeks plead to continue
ST. PAUL -- Nearly a dozen Minnesota school districts launched four-day school weeks as a means to save money, but as state officials say they need to return to five-day schedules, school officials, teachers, parents and students pleaded with a state House committee Tuesday to let...
February 3, 2015 - 8:30pm
Area students graduate from University of Minnesota-Crookston
The following area students were among those graduating from the University of Minnesota-Crookston at the end of the fall 2014 academic semester, after completing all degree requirements: Laura Boreen, Detroit Lakes, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in health management. Kyle...
life / Accomplishments
February 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
Sharp on Pine TCC dean’s list
Pine Technical and Community College has announced that Garrick Sharp, Audubon, was named to the dean’s list for its fall 2014 semester. Students named to Pine TCC’s dean’s list have achieved a 3.0-3.9 GPA while earning 12 credits or more (president’s list honorees achieve...
life / Accomplishments
February 3, 2015 - 7:30pm