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Celebrating Civil War’s end
Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Cities that border Dakotas want continued state support
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
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
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
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?
March 20, 2015
Kohl’s will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships
Kohl’s Department Stores’ Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program announced it will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,500 students who have made a positive impact on their communities. Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 will be accepted now through March...
March 20, 2015 - 5:30am
March 15, 2015
Mahube lands $1.1 million federal grant
Thanks to a large federal grant, Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership is now able to provide educational service to 72 more infants and toddlers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families awarded Mahube-Otwa $1.1 million to ensure...
March 15, 2015 - 5:50am
March 14, 2015
All-day kindergarten enrollment exceeding projections
In its first year of implementation, new data from the Minnesota Department of Education shows that 57,479 students are now benefiting from the state’s all-day, every day kindergarten initiative. That number amounts to 99.6 percent of all kids enrolled in kindergarten throughout...
March 14, 2015 - 5:30am
March 13, 2015
Students improve basic subjects with Google Read and Write
J.W. Harris’ computer recently read a story to him. Harris, an eighth-grader who attends Schroeder Middle School, has struggled in class. He has dyslexia. He has trouble articulating “r’s” and “l’s.” Writing one half-page of text for an assignment might take him two...
life / wave
March 13, 2015 - 5:10am
March 10, 2015
Thom on dean’s list at Mayville State
Haily Thom of Williston, N.D., was among those students recently named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of 2014 at Mayville (N.D.) State University. In order to be named to the dean’s list, each student has attained a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and has successfully...
life / Accomplishments
March 10, 2015 - 6:10pm
UMD announces dean’s list honorees
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its dean’s list for fall semester 2014. Area students named to the list include: Hailey M. Jutz, Detroit Lakes, a freshman majoring in integrated elementary and special education, College of Education and Human Service Professions;...
life / celebrations
March 10, 2015 - 6:05pm
March 9, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL -- Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to allow a Minnesotan or corporation to donate to a non-profit group that would provide scholarships to kindergarten through high school students whose...
March 9, 2015 - 3:17pm
Excessive standardized exams taking heavy toll, governor tells lawmakers
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to cut the number of standardized tests that Minnesota students take by a third and says he will seek the federal authority to do it. In a letter Thursday to the chairs of the Legislature’s education committees, Dayton said there was a “heavy...
March 9, 2015 - 5:05am
March 5, 2015
Legislature picks university regents from varied backgrounds
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators returned both University of Minnesota regents seeking re-election to their positions during a Wednesday night joint House-Senate session, while adding a lawyer, business executive and funeral home owner to the governing board of the state's largest...
March 5, 2015 - 8:17am
March 3, 2015
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
The following students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence (3.6 GPA or better) for the fall 2014 semester at Bethel University in St. Paul: Hannah Brenk, a junior, is the daughter of Christopher and Deb Brenk, Frazee. Emma Buhr, a senior, is the daughter...
life / Accomplishments
March 3, 2015 - 6:20pm
Local students on St. Thomas dean’s list
Several local students were among the more than 2,000 undergraduates named to the 2014 fall semester dean’s list at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. They include Kathryn D. Foltz, Katherine A. Larson and Mariah D. Neuhauser, all of Detroit Lakes. Students must...
life / Accomplishments
March 3, 2015 - 6:15pm
Chamblee on SE Technical president’s list
Marie Chamblee, Detroit Lakes, is among the president’s list honorees for fall semester 2014 at Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical in Winona. To be eligible for this honor, students must complete a minimum of 12 credits at Southeast Technical during an academic term...
life / Accomplishments
March 3, 2015 - 6:05pm
February 25, 2015
Assisting veterans with G.I. Bill
When Eric Abell retired from the Air Force after more than 25 years, he needed a little break from the military. Not long after retirement though, he found himself in the perfect job — again working with veterans. Abell is the veterans’ resource coordinator at the M State campuses...
February 25, 2015 - 11:30am
High school graduation rates continue to climb across the state
ST. PAUL -- Three in four St. Paul Public Schools students earned high school diplomas on time last year as the school district and Minnesota saw gains across all ethnic groups. Four-year graduation rates grew to 75.6 percent from 73.3 percent in St. Paul and to 81.2 percent from...
February 25, 2015 - 5:30am
February 22, 2015
DL student among those advancing in Bee
It was not an easy task, but after spelling some very challenging words, Isabelle Kremeier, an 8th grader from Hillcrest, was named the Champion of the LCSC Spelling Bee Contest. Isabelle, along with four other spellers, will advance to the Multi-Region State Spelling Bee to compete...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 22, 2015 - 5:05am