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Mike Wammer signs off after 41 years at LP-A
Larsen's six-point night leads Lakers in rout
Lakers stun Nuggets in season-opening comeback
Too much Thanksgiving? Curl up on the couch with these Christmas classics
Dealing with PTSD: Brainerd vet, family struggle on home front
How to Cook a Turkey by a 3rd Grader
Social Security: Earnings test amounts for Social Security benefits have changed for 2015
An appetizer buffet: Baked Brie in Puff Pastry, Cranberry Sauce
Friends & Neighbors
A ‘hometown’ feel: Ben Franklin is renamed in DL, Wadena
Giving thanks for low gas prices this year
A vision for Minnesota summit set for Dec. 8
Some big box employees ‘give thanks’ for day off
Target hack a distant memory for most
A flare for entertaining: DL man talks about his ‘hot’ hobby and work as a fire spinner
Robert Robinson coming to Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Tim Sparks concert in Nisswa Dec. 5
Hjemkomst open this weekend
December is Universal Human Rights Month
Three cheers for Detroit Mountain
We miss Oscar and his front-step delivery
Hire a vet, they make good workers
Letter: An unsuccessful season to the deer camp thieves
Letter: U of M seeking Board of Regents candidates
Perham hunter bags rare Piebald deer
Warm and cold weather mix creates dangerous ice conditions
Fishing Lines: Innovations continue to change the fishing industry
North Words: Feathers provide birds with much more than the ability to fly
Resorters, anglers, allege DNR ignores ‘walleye heritage’
St. Luke's youth have a heart for the homeless
Thousands of deer hunters hitting the woods this weekend
Holy Rosary holding 32nd annual pie sale
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 23, 2014
Some kids learn better at home
Most school days for Josiah and Katja Mohn consist of reading, history, science, spelling, math, Latin and music lessons. They also get science center field trips, bowling, ice skating, play practice and Christmas parties. The two active fourth- and fifth-graders are as silly and...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 23, 2014 - 10:30am
Local kids say stop targeting us
Drivers heading past Roosevelt Elementary in Detroit Lakes are seeing a new, large banner pinned to the school fence. Its message: “Big tobacco, stop targeting us.” “We also pinned some t-shirts to the banner like we are airing out big tobacco’s dirty laundry,” said Keely...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 23, 2014 - 10:00am
November 22, 2014
Want to attend NDSU/UND? Standards are upped
The State Board of Higher Education on Thursday approved stricter admission standards for the system’s two research institutions, which many hope will improve graduation and retention rates, as well as the schools’ reputations. Starting in fall 2016, North Dakota State University...
November 22, 2014 - 9:45am
November 21, 2014
Student senate vote goes against chancellor
The Student Senate at Bemidji State University took a vote Wednesday of no confidence in Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Faculty at all seven universities have passed votes of “no confidence” in Rosenstone. The Student...
November 21, 2014 - 11:30am
MnSCU’s presidents, trustees back chancellor
ST. PAUL -- As faculty and some students continue to question his leadership, trustees and school presidents are standing firmly behind Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Tom Renier, chairman of the system’s board of trustees, urged...
November 21, 2014 - 8:45am
November 20, 2014
Native American astronaut talks to students about space experiences
The first tribally enrolled Native American astronaut was one of the stars of Native American Heritage Month at North Dakota State University on Monday. Retired NASA astronaut John Herrington, 56, spoke to an audience of more than 75 people in the Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center...
life / wave
November 20, 2014 - 9:00am
Filmmaker becomes 11th MSUM professor to win national award
MOORHEAD, Minn. – A film professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead became the school’s 11th Minnesota Professor of the Year on Thursday. Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson, 35, has been on MSUM’s faculty since 2006 and will receive the award today in Washington, D.C. The...
November 20, 2014 - 8:15am
November 19, 2014
Code for success: Northern MN Girls Who Code Club is only chapter in Minnesota
Summer Crow was interested the moment she first heard of an emerging computer-programming club for girls. “I was intrigued instantly,” said the seventh-grader, who attends Schoolcraft Learning Community in Bemidji. She wasn’t alone. When Jennifer Theisen, a programmer/analyst...
life / wave
November 19, 2014 - 10:15am
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