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Speeding leads to drug charge
Baby born on way to hospital
Crime & Accident Report
Minneapolis police step up security for gay pride festivities
Smith, Heck renew rivalry at PGA Juniors in Chaska
Laettner Camp a success on many age levels
Golf Celebration at Lakeview July 1-3
Angels defeat Lakers 4-1
Wild tour stops in DL
Nevis native takes unexpected trip abroad
How to avoid the dreaded long TSA lines
Sauce gives a sweet finish to your grilled favorites
Social Security benefits are calculated the same way for men, women
Wirth graduates at military academy
Friends & Neighbors
Local co-op hosts membership picnic
Litte Caesars looking for franchisee
Average MN gas prices dropped 5 cents last week
Avoiding estate mistakes
Award for Minnesota Management and Budget
DCC’s Lakeside to host golf festivities in honor of centennial
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
NLOC’s ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Movie magic – in your own backyard
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
Petronilla "Patty" Wander
Alice Lenora Gross
Lester R. (Butch) Mosher
Carol M. Linden
Delores Arlene Crane
10 tips for protecting our water
It should be easy to vote, hard to cheat
Classified 911 report ‘very disturbing,’ should be released to the public
MN gains primaries, keeps caucuses
North used to be thata way
Frazee woman nabs record sturgeon
How to hook, use leeches and crawlers
These two birds are way easier to hear than see
Fine fishing so far in MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
Find ‘refuge’ from hectic life at wildlife sanctuary
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 16, 2009
Windmill project underway at former Callaway School
CALLAWAY -- This winter, if you happen to be driving past the former Callaway Elementary School building, you may notice a hole in the ground...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Lower enrollment cuts Minnesota schools' state funding
ST. PAUL -- School enrollment keeps falling in Minnesota, and with it, schools will have to do with fewer dollars from the state. Educators attribute the lower numbers of students to a tough housing market, an aging population and a lower birth rate. Statewide, 90 percent of school...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Report documents missing funds from school district
Minnesota's Office of the State Auditor has determined that the Norman County East School District is out at least $118,701 because funds were not deposited in district accounts as they should have been. The information was sent to the Norman County attorney's office, but the investigation...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
December 14, 2008
No school Monday in Detroit Lakes, other neighboring districts
There will be no school or school-related activities Monday for Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas, Lake Park-Audubon and Waubun-Ogema-White Earth schools due to inclement weather. School has been canceled because of the weather, according to an Instant Alert message from the both districts....
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Four-day school week popular at one Minnesota school district -- Frazee-Vergas takes a look
In what started out as an economic move, the MACCRAY School District switched to a four-day school week. That move is now seen as a benefit to education foremost and an economic benefit secondly. Frazee-Vergas is considering following the lead of the MACCRAY district, which is located...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Waubun-Ogema-White Earth approves instant alert system
OGEMA - The Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District is following the footsteps of several area school systems by adopting an instant alert...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 16, 2008
Fire destroys Ulen-Hitterdal school bus
A fire Saturday evening in Ulen totaled a Ulen-Hitterdal School District bus. The fire apparently started from the totaled bus's block heater in the bus garage in Ulen; no one was injured, said Dave Begg, Ulen fire chief. The fire was reported about 5:45 p.m. by a volunteer fireman...
November 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
Leichter letter: Congrats to elected DL school board members
I want to take this opportunity to offer my congratulations to my school board opponents, Dr. Thomas Seaworth, Cyndi Anderson, and Barbara Boyle, who were victorious in the recent Detroit Lakes School Board election. I have every confidence that the board will move forward with...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
LP-A, Pelican voters reject funding proposals
Voters in two west central Minnesota school districts rejected new funding proposals Tuesday, and voters across the region selected representatives to their respective boards. In Lake Park-Audubon, residents rejected a school building bond for the fifth time in roughly three years....
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Voters reject school taxes -- supporters worried in Pelican Rapids, Perham-Dent
Voters in northwest Minnesota balked at raising their own taxes to fulfill pleas for operational or building funds by area school districts. Pelican Rapids and Perham-Dent residents rejected operational levy referendums Tuesday despite spirited campaigns by levy supporters and the...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Seaworth, Anderson, Boyle win seats on DL School Board
When it came time to elect three new members to the Detroit Lakes School Board on Tuesday, voters seemed to have one theme in mind: Experience counts. Incumbent school board member Dr. Tom Seaworth was by far the highest vote-getter among the six candidates, receiving 4,538 votes,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Laine re-elected; Jepson, Janu top vote-getters in Frazee school race
The majority of voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District went with the more known names around town, as they elected Steve Jepson and Keith Janu to the board, and re-elected Dana Laine to her seat. "I'm very happy the elec-tion turned out for me and I have the opportunity to...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Campaign fliers placed in Frazee-Vergas mailboxes illegally
Fliers supporting three Frazee-Vergas School Board candidates who opposed the district's operating referendum have been appearing in voter's mailboxes. "It's starting to become a bit of a buzz," said Superintendent Deron Stender. The fliers ask voters to vote for Brenda Como,...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
LP-A can keep schools if they stay financially sound
I read a letter in the paper from Paul Stary, and saw that he endorsed me as a candidate for Lake Park-Audubon School Board. It's always nice to be endorsed by a resident, even though I don't know him. I?do feel I should write on behalf of myself. I have been a long time resident...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 26, 2008
Waubun bombs Norman County East; moves on to Section 6 9-man finals
WAUBUN - After beating Norman County East 70-6 Saturday night in the Section 6 9-man football semifinals, the question left for Waubun is how it will fare against much tougher competition. A repeat date against Ada-Borup for the Section 6 title is set for Halloween at the Alerus...
October 26, 2008 - 12:00am