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Hottest ticket in town: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center’s banquet, auction sells out
St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Friends & Neighbors
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
January 22, 2016
DL Middle School band concert Monday
The Detroit Lakes Middle School Bands will present their second concert of the school year in their Winter Band Concert on Monday, Jan. 25. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Middle School Auditorium. As always, concert-goers can expect an eclectic mix of music, from numerous...
January 22, 2016 - 5:00am
January 18, 2016
DL students dealing with homelessness
Right now there are 85 homeless children enrolled in the Detroit Lakes School District. Yes, 85. Ten of those are unaccompanied teens who have no parent, foster parent or guardian. “I know that’s a huge surprise to people when they hear that,” said Karin Fritz-Staley, a social...
January 18, 2016 - 8:40am
January 13, 2016
DL special ed program growing
Serving students “outside the box” is getting to be more of a full time job these days - literally. “We’ve hired more people for our special education program every single year for the past six or seven years,” said Detroit Lakes Superintendent Doug Froke, who says in the...
January 13, 2016 - 11:55am
December 30, 2015
LP-A Schools honor ‘one of our own’
When Lake Park-Audubon High School science teacher Rochelle Becker informed her colleague, social studies and construction trades instructor...
December 30, 2015 - 10:44am
December 27, 2015
Handmade bird feeders give 2nd graders production lesson
The second graders at Roosevelt Elementary School in Detroit Lakes are getting an early lesson in production and consumer relations. This month,...
December 27, 2015 - 5:20am
December 24, 2015
LP-A declines proposed participation in sidewalk project
The Lake Park-Audubon School Board certified the 2015, payable 2016 school district property tax levy of $2.68 million at its Monday night meeting in Lake Park. According to board member Rich Veit, who sits on the district finance committee, the final certified levy marks a 4.92 percent,...
December 24, 2015 - 5:10am
December 20, 2015
High schoolers look at self-esteem progression
What happens to that self esteem we are all born with? Where does all that confidence go that made us think we could do anything as kids? Why...
December 20, 2015 - 5:50am
December 16, 2015
A merry madrigal to you
Hear ye, hear ye, noble lords and ladies of the realm… the Detroit Lakes High School Music Department invites you to partake in a special holiday...
December 16, 2015 - 11:19am
Frazee Schools passes levy decrease
Holding steady, Frazee-Vergas School District’s levy for 2016 will be in line with the 2015 levy. The 2015 budget and levy was set at $2.091 million, and the 2016 budget and levy was set at $2.089 million Monday evening during the regular board meeting. That’s a decrease of $2,400,...
December 16, 2015 - 10:21am
December 15, 2015
DL school, police address threats at high school
Detroit Lakes parents received a mass message from the school district Tuesday afternoon regarding a threat to the high school. Word of the threat has made its rounds on social media, and local parents are now wondering what’s up. Concern began to rise when a Detroit Lakes student...
December 15, 2015 - 3:58pm
December 4, 2015
The holidays were big celebration for students in country schools
Many students will get to spend some time this Christmas season celebrating the holidays in school. But how memorable will it be? If asked 20-40...
December 4, 2015 - 5:10am
December 2, 2015
Lake Park-Audubon High School launches new robotics team
While many children are secretly wishing to get a toy version of R2-D2, C-3PO or BB-8 (the three principal droid characters from the new “Star...
December 2, 2015 - 11:16am
LP-A getting crowded after new school built
In 2009, the year before Lake Park-Audubon School District voters approved a $21.1 million building bond referendum for a new high school in Lake Park and an expanded and renovated elementary building in Audubon, enrollment “was at a low point,” according to Lake Park-Audubon...
December 2, 2015 - 11:14am
November 26, 2015
Perham district passes school referendum
The Perham-Dent School board and Superintendent Mitch Anderson will be a new kind of busy in the next few weeks, months and years with the passage of question one on today’s school referendum. Moments after the tally was checked and double-checked, Anderson admitted he was still...
November 26, 2015 - 5:40am
November 25, 2015
LP-A suspended students after random inspection
A routine inspection of vehicles parked outside Lake Park-Audubon High School by canine detection dogs on Monday resulted in the suspension of a small number of students at the school, said LPAHS Principal Kevin Ricke on Tuesday. “A very small number of students had infractions,”...
November 25, 2015 - 9:19am