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Three car accident closes Highway 34
Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder
Camp dedicated to military kids
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Perham man pens new book series
20 suggested uses for essential oils today
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Talking
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
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
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