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Minnesota's school oversight plan approved by federal education officials
SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Saints punter says he wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen’s hometown
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Michael L. Jackson
Marcella M. Eberhardt
Chrystle L. Mortensen
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
October 30, 2016
A good behavioral program is being used to help put an end to bullying in Becker County schools
Bullying. It's a word that can mean so many things - pushing, taunting, hitting, shoving, name-calling, and many more. But teachers in the area...
October 30, 2016 - 5:59am
September 7, 2016
Seaworth, Lyngaas, Buboltz retire from school board
With the Detroit Lakes School Board election only two months away (Nov. 8) many are looking forward, deciding which of the nine vying candidates...
September 7, 2016 - 10:41am
August 11, 2016
DL schools cracking down on absentee problem
Local high schoolers must have brushed up on their 80’s pop culture and decided “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” was more than just a teen comedy film. With roughly 23 percent of Detroit Lakes High School students classifying as “chronically absent” last year, teachers may be...
August 11, 2016 - 11:03am
July 31, 2016
DL schools getting summer facelift
Three major projects are being tackled this summer by the Detroit Lakes School District. Most noticeable to the public is the extensive dirt-moving...
July 31, 2016 - 5:45am
July 27, 2016
LP-A school looking to buy nearby road
If members of the Lake Park-Audubon School Board have their way, the city-owned street to the north of the LP-A Elementary School building – Marvin Street – may soon become school property. At its Monday night meeting, the board directed LP-A School Superintendent Dale Hogie to...
July 27, 2016 - 11:18am
New principal at LP-A High School
Though Avon, Minn., native Mary Merchant worked for Holy Spirit Catholic Schools in Fargo for 21 years, she and her husband Chuck never quite...
July 27, 2016 - 10:35am
July 24, 2016
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Teaching is a profession much about serving others, setting aside time to make sure a student grasps a tough, new math concept or reaches that...
July 24, 2016 - 5:40am
July 20, 2016
DL teacher creates non-teaching jobs outside the classroom
Shortly after Rob Ullyott, the Detroit Lakes High School social studies teacher, began teaching 25 years ago, he started looking for something...
July 20, 2016 - 10:53am
July 17, 2016
Teacher shortage hits DL, beyond
The Detroit Lakes School District is having trouble filling teaching positions—particularly related to special education—for the upcoming 2016-17 school year. Superintendent Doug Froke said Monday night, during the monthly school board meeting, that “We’re in a critical state,”...
July 17, 2016 - 5:40am
July 13, 2016
LP-A School Board OKs staffing changes at special meeting
A special meeting of the Lake Park-Audubon School Board was held Monday night in Lake Park to discuss staffing changes at the elementary school in Audubon. But two late staffing changes at the high school were also on the table, as the resignations of language arts instructors Travis...
July 13, 2016 - 9:17am
June 15, 2016
DL School Board approves Rossman drop off/pick up revamp
The Detroit Lakes school board met Monday, approving next year’s (2016-17) operating budget and awarding the Rossman parking and traffic project to Phelp Plumbing. “After receiving a presentation from Ryan Tangen, the district’s business manager, the school board approved a...
June 15, 2016 - 12:05pm
June 1, 2016
Grondahl resigns from LP-A school board
For more than two decades now, Vicky Grondahl has been a constant presence on the Lake Park-Audubon School Board. But after being elected to the board six times, the small resort owner and teacher has decided there won’t be a seventh. In fact, at their regular meeting last week,...
June 1, 2016 - 10:46am
May 29, 2016
DL school plans go back to square one
After a resounding “no” for the school bond referendum Wednesday May 18, both the “vote no” and “vote yes” groups are taking a little time to regroup. The Detroit Lakes group who called themselves the “Concerned Citizens for Child Safety, Vote No committee” has regrouped...
May 29, 2016 - 5:35am
May 20, 2016
DL sixth graders learning to make a difference
The Butterfly Effect: The scientific theory that a single event, no matter how seemingly insignificant, can have a ripple effect, and create...
May 20, 2016 - 5:55am
May 15, 2016
Detroit Lakes first graders create a quilt
Luke Karlgaard’s first grade class learned more than the state-mandated curriculum of telling time and spelling words this year thanks to Becky...
May 15, 2016 - 5:30am