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Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Foster 29th at NCAA Outdoor West Prelims
Titans end Raiders’ baseball season
Prowler pitching stymies Detroit Lakes
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
DL's Weber graduates from NSU
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Gabriel Nephi Megran
Dale W. Fagerlie
Ronald D. Lanoue Sr.
Victor M. Lindstrom
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Rural Minnesota leader: Lawmakers, please support County Program Aid
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
Preparing to slay? Suggestions for opening weekend
MN CREP sign-up begins May 15, 2017
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
April 18, 2017
Sharing space: Lincoln Education Center forced to cut programming due to lack of space
While a school tour can easily show the district space issues to any community member, a district building that is easy to forget about is the...
April 18, 2017 - 9:00am
March 7, 2017
Step by step...by step: DL school district holds work session to begin solving space issues
The Detroit Lakes School Board (and community) met Monday night to begin brainstorming solutions for tackling the rampant space issues in the...
March 7, 2017 - 9:30am
February 23, 2017
Making room: High school principal Darren Wolf discusses space issues specific to his school
With the community polled and a new school board regime settling in, it's time to start looking at the district's space issues once again. The...
February 23, 2017 - 9:00am
March 6, 2016
DL voters set to go to the polls May 17
School bond referendum advocates are once again getting ready to launch into a full-force, community-wide campaign to win over voters as the...
March 6, 2016 - 5:50am
February 10, 2016
DL school looking at spring vote
Proponents of a school bond referendum in Detroit Lakes are hoping third time’s a charm, as the school board has taken the next steps in going forward with its plan to get the voters back out there on May 17. That’s the date school administrators have in mind for the next school...
February 10, 2016 - 11:11am
November 26, 2015
Perham district passes school referendum
The Perham-Dent School board and Superintendent Mitch Anderson will be a new kind of busy in the next few weeks, months and years with the passage of question one on today’s school referendum. Moments after the tally was checked and double-checked, Anderson admitted he was still...
November 26, 2015 - 5:40am
November 15, 2015
Superintendent: Limiting open enrollment wouldn't solve DL's problem
Some critics of the Detroit Lakes School District's building plans say district officials are ignoring an easy solution to overcrowding — get rid of the students who now open-enroll in from neighboring school districts. More than 10 percent, or about 320, of the 2,954 students...
November 15, 2015 - 5:10am
November 11, 2015
DL School making plans for referendum in near future
When the Detroit Lakes School bond referendum failed last week by a very small margin, people started wondering, what's the game plan for the school district? Would they try again in six months or wait? Will it be the same plan or will it be changed? At Monday night's regular school...
November 11, 2015 - 11:22am
November 4, 2015
DGF school referendum goes down in flames
Students here will not get $31 million in new and improved school facilities after voters in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District overwhelmingly killed a bond referendum Tuesday, according to complete but unofficial results. Only 18 percent voted in favor of the referendum,...
November 4, 2015 - 11:02am
DL School referendum fails by small margin
The voters have spoken, and for the second time in two years, they have said "no" the Detroit Lakes School bond referendum. The $68 million...
November 4, 2015 - 10:55am
November 3, 2015
One last look at the DL School referendum
On Tuesday, voters in the Detroit Lakes school district will make one of the biggest decisions in school history. The $68 million school bond...
November 3, 2015 - 2:15pm
Where to vote today regarding DL referendum
Voting for the Detroit Lakes School referendum is today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Here is a list of who votes where: Community Alliance Church: Audubon Township, Callaway, Callaway Township, Detroit Lakes Ward 1 - Precinct 1 (City of Detroit Lakes), Detroit Township, Eagleview Township,...
November 3, 2015 - 11:29am
October 25, 2015
Propane companies say school in safe location
A couple of important, lingering questions that Detroit Lakes residents have raised regarding the plan for the upcoming school bond referendum are being decisively answered by industry experts in those fields. The issues: propane and fire dangers. Fuel to the fire As district...
October 25, 2015 - 5:15am
October 24, 2015
DL schools need help, referendum should pass now
Get ready to vote on Nov. 3: It’s time to do something about the schools in Detroit Lakes. The youngest students in the district are in the most crowded conditions – four of the five schools are overcrowded and the fifth, the high school, will benefit from $18 million in renovations...
October 24, 2015 - 5:35am
October 14, 2015
Figures and work behind the school referendum proposal
Wake up, people: In less than three weeks you're going to be asked to vote on a $68 million school bond referendum in Detroit Lakes. Or is it an $84 million project? Or a $76 million one? Or all three at once? See? You should know this stuff. Here's the deal: The main project...
October 14, 2015 - 12:56pm