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DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
November 3, 2016
Under the sea: The Little Mermaid is DLHS fall musical
Though the adventures of King Triton's youngest daughter, Ariel, were first introduced to the world nearly 180 years ago, in the 1837 Danish...
November 3, 2016 - 5:25am
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