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Little Falls man dies in crash near Garrison
Woman arrested in Elbow Lake stabbing
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AIS deputies on patrol
Showcasing the DL 412 BMX track
No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament
‘No Mercy III’ will follow up on MMA success
‘Shorty Memorial’ is July 28-30 in Frazee
Records on Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority
In the Zone
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Host families needed for exchange students; group forming soon
Goeun Park: Little brothers can grow up to be friends
Holly McCamant: Camp counselor has best three weeks at camp ever
STAR competition: LPA students head to national conference
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Continental Land Co. of LP hires Monson
MN gas prices take nearly 9-cent drop
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Shine a light on political cash
Lee H. Hamilton: Why incumbents keep getting reelected
Missing the boat on the AIS battle
Water Carnival hit all high notes
Lynn Hummel: War is hell and never over for many vets
Becker County Fair on the upswing
Make some memories: Take your kids fishing!
Taste of Dorset festival is on Aug. 3
Lineup set for Perham’s Pioneer Fest, Aug. 16
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
May 2, 2014
Perham drops alcohol screening plan for prom after ACLU protest
PERHAM, Minn. – The Perham High School checklist for this Saturday’s prom is back to normal. Beyond tuxes and dresses, corsages, dinner and the Grand March, students had been told they and their guests would have to take a pass by a passive alcohol screening device to get admitted...
May 2, 2014 - 10:30am
April 17, 2014
Reining in the cost of prom
If you’ve got teenagers, you already know how expensive high school can be. Besides food, clothing and school supplies, a whole host of extracurricular activities are competing for a share of your wallet – even as you frantically try to save for college and your own retirement. One...
business / money management
April 17, 2014 - 11:00am
March 2, 2011
Events set to sell, trade formal wear
A hard economy doesn't have to mean skipping prom, at least in this region. Detroit Lakes prom advisor, Shirley Holzgrove, is taking money out of the equation by holding two events this month, where students can either choose or trade in a prom formal. "If students don't think...
March 2, 2011 - 2:20pm
April 26, 2010
Prom season is an alert for adults to not provide alcohol to those who are underage
As prom season ramps up for high schools, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reminding parents, teens and others of the dangers of underage drinking, and the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors. A number of communities have adopted "social host'' ordinanc...
April 26, 2010 - 8:32am
April 19, 2010
Prom on a Budget
Prom ticket: $20. Corsage: $30. Fancy dinner for two: $60. Prom dress: $200. Getting all of those things for free is literally priceless! Juniors and seniors don't have to give up prom this year because of the recession. Many are finding creative ways to save money on the most expensive...
Detroit Lakes / news
April 19, 2010 - 8:00am
May 6, 2009
Prom is for shutterbugs
Many area high schools held prom last weekend. If you missed a picture of your DLHS couple, go to www.dl-online.com and click on the "buy photos"...
Detroit Lakes / news
May 6, 2009 - 12:38pm
February 20, 2009
Prom 'fairy godmothers' step in
When prom rolls around each spring, high school girls get to feel like Cinderella for a night. But this year, for dozens of local girls who...
February 20, 2009 - 9:03am
January 21, 2009
Senior prom Saturday; other weekend events
The eighth annual Senior Citizens' Prom takes place this Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Holy Rosary Parish Center. According to event organizer Patti Spry, there will be a 5 p.m. mass, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The dancing starts once the dinner has concluded, at approximately 7 p.m.,...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Prom an all-day, all-night event
With the west stands of the Detroit Lakes High School gymnasium packed to the gills with family and friends looking on, close to 400 students started off the prom with the traditional Grand March. It wasn't the start of the day for many, as festivities started earlier in the day...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
Snowy Ulen prom will be one to remember
Cynthia Briard looked like a princess ready to go hunting. Dressed in snow boots, a camouflage hooded sweatshirt and a gold gown, the high school sophomore was ready for one of the year's biggest events. But first she had to struggle through the snow in her prom dress and winter...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
College and prom combined into one expo at DL Community College March 6
DETROIT LAKES -- It's time to start thinking about prom and time to start thinking about college. Why not combine the two into one expo? That's just what students and faculty at Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes, are doing. For the first time, the administrative...
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am