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This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Cantus coming to Wadena April 23
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
October 10, 2012
The Frazee-Vergas School District hosted the first of several referendum meetings Monday evening with only about half a dozen community members at the Vergas meeting. Superintendent Chuck Cheney presented the audience with numbers regarding the proposed referendum, addressed past...
news / Frazee
October 10, 2012 - 11:51am
September 27, 2008
Referendum won't be on ballot Nov. 4 -- Frazee-Vergas dodges bullet
Frazee-Vergas residents won't vote Nov. 4 on whether to do away with a $1,000-per-student operating levy approved last year. The special levy is good for five years. On the advice of its legal counsel, the school board earlier this month rejected a petition calling for the referendum...
news / Frazee
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
State approves LP-A referendum
The Minnesota Department of Education has given a positive review of Lake Park-Audubon's $19.67 million plan for school improvements, allowing the district to put the proposal before voters. School Board members voted unanimously earlier this month to put the building bond referendum...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Frazee School Board rejects petition, court battle looms
During an emergency meeting Thursday morning, the Frazee-Vergas School Board denied a request to put the referendum question on the November ballot. "The District ... had determined that the petition was insufficient ... because each petition page did not include a statement summarizing...
news / Frazee
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
July 22, 2008
LP-A Board rallies behind $19.5M referendum
AUDUBON - Lake Park-Audubon residents will likely weigh in on a plea for school renovation funds for the fifth time in roughly three years this November. The School Board voted unanimously Monday to submit a $19.5 million bond referendum for state Department of Education approval....
July 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Reverse referendum battle looms in Frazee
FRAZEE - When some Frazee-Vergas School District residents decided to petition to reduce or revoke the November-passed referendum, little did they know they'd be doing it a second time. They found the previously circulated petitions were invalid because they hadn't asked for signers'...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Letter: LP-A needs solutions, not more defeated referendums
About six weeks ago, the four men whose names appear at the bottom of this letter attended an LP-A Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting at the Lake Park High School. We were hoping to share with the board some ideas that might form the basis for a new, less expensive referendum...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
LP-A board debates school options
LAKE PARK - How about a new pre-K-6 elementary school in Audubon this year and new 7-12 school in Lake Park next year? That was the idea proposed by Lake Park-Audubon School Board Member Dale Binde at a special meeting Monday in Lake Park. "If I'm going to have a (referendum)...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Tribal council bans vote on nickname
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council placed a moratorium early in May on any reservation-wide referendum to gauge tribal support for UND's Fighting Sioux nickname. In a resolution, the council voted 7-5 to preclude any possibility of the school retaining its long controversial...
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
LP-A to fill out survey determining best option
A community survey will be sent to residents of the Lake Park-Audubon School District sometime in the next few weeks, asking for their input on what should be done about the district's school facility needs. LP-A Superintendent Dale Hogie said Tuesday that the survey is an attempt...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: LP-A should have used health and safety levies for repairs years ago
As we enter the sixth year, yes I said the sixth year of trying to pass a bond for the fifth time I can no longer hold back and question why the board did not take repair action years ago. The recent article in Wednesdays DL paper about Frazee points out at the end of the piece how...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 18, 2008
LP-A faces fifth vote on funding
Lake Park-Audubon might face its fifth bond referendum in roughly three years this fall - another crack at enlisting a deeply divided community to help fund a major school facility overhaul. A tentative plan the school administration has put forth shaves off close to $7 million from...
May 18, 2008 - 12:00am