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Bemidji slips by Laker swimmers in final dual
8AA FOOTBALL: Nuggets knock Hornets out of opening round
Sled hockey exhibition raises nearly $800 for Hope, Inc.
Lakes Area Boxing registration Nov. 1
No. 3 Titans advance over rivals Norman County West
Livingood 90th birthday open house set
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Become Like a Little Child-Cutting to the heart of God.
New Chaplain at Essentia St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes believes everyone has a 'unique life'
Christian Women's Club: Area ladies gather for prayer and fellowship
Friends & Neighbors
Nereson's hires new service consultant
Cabela merger's effect on East Grand Forks store unclear
There's a new chinese food restaurant in town
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Mixed Blood's 'Corazon Eterno' comes to DL Friday
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
A Native American experience in sight, sound and soul
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Robert T. "Bobby Vee" Velline
Marylou F. Chromy
Arlen G. Restad
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
Buboltz' say Skoe, Eken and Marquart are strong leaders for this area
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
October 2, 2016
What's in a levy? DL School board sets a capped levy hike of 7.92 percent in special board meeting
The Detroit Lakes School Board met Wednesday evening (Sept. 28) to go over the preliminary tax levy certification for the 2017-18 school year. After a presentation of last year's tax evaluations from the school's business manager, Ryan Tangen, the board approved a capped 7.92 percent...
October 2, 2016 - 5:00am
September 7, 2016
LP-A asks voters to extend operating levy
Hoping to avoid budget cuts, the Lake Park-Audubon school District is asking voters to extend a $136,000 excess operating levy that has been on the books for seven years. "It's really just a continuation of what we've been doing," said LP-A Superintendent Dale Hogie. The operating...
September 7, 2016 - 10:29am
December 16, 2015
Frazee Schools passes levy decrease
Holding steady, Frazee-Vergas School District’s levy for 2016 will be in line with the 2015 levy. The 2015 budget and levy was set at $2.091 million, and the 2016 budget and levy was set at $2.089 million Monday evening during the regular board meeting. That’s a decrease of $2,400,...
December 16, 2015 - 10:21am
County plans to increase levy by 3%
The Becker County Board of Commissioners has set the county’s preliminary levy for the 2016 year – a 2.94 percent increase. This is not the final levy. That will be set in December after the public hearing. The county board cannot increase the levy any more than the 2.94 percent,...
September 16, 2015 - 11:06am
September 9, 2015
DL city sets tax levy
Though the Detroit Lakes City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a preliminary 2016 property tax levy of $4.5 million — a 9.1 percent increase over the 2015 levy — most city residents will see their property taxes stay level, or even decrease slightly next year. This...
September 9, 2015 - 10:44am
October 17, 2008
He's a teacher and longtime supporter of schools--but he says 'no' to Perham levy hike
It is a dilemma for him, but retired teacher Roger Vettleson will be voting 'no' on the levy referendum for the Perham-Dent schools. For Vettleson, who taught in the Moorhead school system and retired to the Perham area, his property taxes will rise $800 a year if the levy passes--this...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Perham group pushes for levy
PERHAM - Supporters of a school operating levy on the November ballot in Perham are going all out in their pitch. They raised more than $13,000, sent direct mailings and, on Monday, unveiled a campaign headquarters - in a vacant grocery store across from the town's Dairy Queen. Like...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Frazee-Vergas OKs 2% levy hike
The Frazee-Vergas School Board on Tuesday certified a preliminary levy of 2.4 million for the 2009-2010 school year. The levy increase is 1.99 percent, for the maximum amount allowed under state law. "We do this every year at this time," board chair Dana Laine said. "To finalize,...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Growing pains? DL schools hikes levy 15 percent
Growth can be a blessing or a curse. The Detroit Lakes School District is experiencing those growing pains when it comes to school funding and class size issues. As the School Board approved the maximum levy for 2009-10 during a special meeting Friday morning, it addressed concerns...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
County levy hike at 4.6 percent
Though it was a short meeting of the Becker County Board on Tuesday, the commissioners did have at least one major task to take care of: certifying the preliminary 2009, payable 2008 property tax levy. County taxpayers will be asked to pay a maximum of $17,263,004 next year -- an...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
Letter: Frazee: 'Let the levy do it's work'
To residents of the Frazee-Vergas school district: I understand there is a move underway to reduce or revoke the operating levy passed last year. Before you do that I would like you to know...I attended three of the 13 informational meetings held last year. The meetings I...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am