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Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
‘I’m just a bum’: Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Laker swimmers reach finals in seven events, bust six school records
DeWulf leads Nevis to 9-man championship game
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
September 29, 2017
Keeping score: DL school board talks new athletic screens, levy
New sports screens are set to grace the face of the Detroit Lakes athletic field, both outside and inside. In the next week and a half the screens will be delivered and put up—but these aren't just for keeping score. Dave Hutchinson and Janet Mace, Booster Club members who presented...
September 29, 2017 - 8:28pm
December 14, 2016
Business as usual and goodbyes: District talks levy, goals at Buboltz, Lyngaas and Seaworth’s final board meeting
It was the final school board meeting for Jackie Buboltz, Ladd Lyngaas, and Dr. Tom Seaworth, full of warm goodbyes and business as usual, beginning with the 2016 property tax levy certification. After the Sept. 28 meeting, which capped the levy hike at 7.92 percent, the board agreed...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
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