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U.S. drilling boom leaves some homeowners in a big hole
North Dakota’s 265 signups fewest on federal Obamacare exchange
Oil field traffic forces Amtrak cancellations Friday and Sunday
UMD student remains in critical condition after hours in subzero weather
Fargo burglars prepare pot of coffee, leave with nothing
Perry pushes goal streak to 7 as Ducks top Wild
Timberwolves come back from 19-points vs. 76ers
Bison knock off Notre Dame in men's basketball
When times were down, Mason Carrier picked up the pigskin and turned it into a trip to the Metrodome
Vikings' curious handling of Freeman leaves QB trio - and fans - in limbo
In the Zone
Snowstorms of the past
What do you want for Christmas?
Lake Park Audubon High School Honor Rolls
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
Brad Laabs: Snow makes for sketchy ice conditions
Blane Klemek: Wildlife have their own winter survival techniques
Best start to winter rec season since 2010
12 lakes open to spearing
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Franken recognized for energy legislation
Cold snap to thank for drop in gas prices
Microsoft says Xbox One global sales top 2 million
Our Opinion: Will privacy rise from the grave?
Lynn Hummel: Biting the hand that feeds you
Letter: Rep. Green — find ways to build, not tear down
Eric Bergeson: Don’t be cruel, but that’s how we get our laughs
Jeers to poor winter drivers
'12 Years A Slave', 'American Hustle' take lead for Golden Globes
Holiday Train concert ready to roll Saturday: Sheryl Crow to perform, but you have to go to Cottage Grove to see her
Plains Art Museum curator seeks a sense of story
Weinstein brothers sue Time Warner over 'Hobbit' films
Pop singer Miley Cyrus named MTV's best artist of 2013
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November 7, 2013
Internships help high schoolers
For some students, figuring out what they want to do or be when they finish high school is a nightmare. At Detroit Lakes High School, interning is among the many classes offered to help students clarify their curiosities and dreams of a certain profession. Vern Schnathorst,...
life / wave
November 7, 2013 - 6:00am
November 6, 2013
Voters say no to school plan, back to drawing board
Voters in the Detroit Lakes School District have spoken, and they said ‘no’ to the $59 million school bond referendum that was up for vote Tuesday. The final vote count, including absentee ballots, was 1,883 no votes; 1,334 yes votes. Lines at the Middle School and High...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 6, 2013 - 11:20am
DGF voters approve increase per student spending
Voters in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District on Tuesday overwhelmingly supported an increase in spending per student. Residents in the district were asked to decide two questions on a referendum. In the first question, voters were asked to approve continuing the current...
November 6, 2013 - 10:25am
Hawley voters approve $1,635,000 in school renovations, increase in per-pupil levy
HAWLEY, Minn. – Voters in the Hawley School District decided by a wide margin Tuesday that it’s time for the high school and elementary school to get a revamp. The vote on an operating referendum that would renew and increase an expiring per-pupil levy by $4.58 was passed by...
November 6, 2013 - 8:17am
Pelican Rapids voters approve $21.9 million school bond
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Voters approved a $21.9 million bond referendum to repair and renovate its middle school and high school with 51.9 percent of the vote Tuesday despite efforts from a notorious political consultant who helped defeat a similar proposal here last spring. This...
November 6, 2013 - 8:13am
November 3, 2013
School vote is today
It’s go-time for voters in the Detroit Lakes School District, as polls open Tuesday for a special school building bond referendum. The $59 million plan will provide for a new K-3 elementary school, as well as a lengthy list of district-wide building improvements. Polls will...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
New preschool center being added at Ogema Elementary is pride of Waubun School District
The smallest learners within the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District will soon have a snazzy new learning facility just for them. An addition is being built onto Ogema Elementary School that will by next year be home to an expanded pre-school program. The addition, which...
November 3, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 30, 2013
$59 million school bond vote Tuesday
It’s T-minus-six days until Detroit Lakes area residents vote on one of the most significant school building bonds in its history — $59 million. The amount of money being asked of tax payers is large, and yet so is the long list of district-wide improvements it would provide...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 30, 2013 - 2:00pm
School bond polling places
Polls for the upcoming Detroit Lakes Public Schools bond referendum election will be open from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voters who live in wards 2 and 3 of the City of Detroit Lakes; Burlington, Lake Eunice and Lakeview townships in Becker County; and Candor and Dunn townships...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 30, 2013 - 1:59pm
October 28, 2013
Pelican Rapids school election messages formed by outside consultants
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - One week before a $21.9 million bond referendum vote in the Pelican Rapids School District, residents are getting much of their information, both pro and con, from outside consultants. A “vote no” group has an Iowa consultant on its side, whose work...
October 28, 2013 - 8:00am
October 27, 2013
LP-A parent-teacher conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences for students in grades 7-12 at Lake Park-Audubon High School are set for Thursday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. each day. Tuesday conferences will be held at the elementary school in Audubon, while Thursday conferences will be at the...
October 27, 2013 - 7:00am
October 26, 2013
Clock ticking on old LP-A school
Though the administration and school board of Lake Park-Audubon Schools have not given up on pursuing the sale of the old high school building in Lake Park, they have put a deadline on it. At the regular meeting of the LP-A School Board on Monday, the board members passed a motion...
news / Lake Park-Audubon
October 26, 2013 - 6:00pm
LPAHS to present musical ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ Nov. 1-2
Taking full advantage of the expanded theater facilities available at the new Lake Park-Audubon High School, the students and director Bob Henderson will be presenting their first-ever fall musical this coming weekend — and they’re starting things off with a bang. “Dr. Horrible’s...
entertainment / events
October 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 24, 2013
Opening Oct. 31, DLHS fall musical offers classic song and dance
The first thing audiences might notice about the Detroit Lakes High School fall musical, “Crazy for You,” is all the different accents that can be heard, from southern drawls to 1930s, upper crust New Yorker — not to mention the occasional British traveler, and even a Hungarian. One...
October 24, 2013 - 3:15pm
October 23, 2013
Area students help with Bemidji State’s sustainability study
This past July, for several hours each day, Bemidji State students donned rubber gloves and dug through the garbage at the Beltrami County Community Service Center. The students, who were taking People in the Environment courses on campus during summer sessions, were part of a...
life / wave
October 23, 2013 - 8:00pm