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Scientists still waiting for clear signs of ozone hole healing
AT&T to join Verizon in government data-request disclosures
Latest delay adds to chaotic rollout of Obama's health law
Becker County Land Atlas now available
Investigation finds no widespread misconduct at U.S. Secret Service
Bison roll past New Hampshire 52-14; head to Frisco for chance to win third straight national title
Young come off bench to spark Lakers past Timberwolves
Lakes Area Boxing on Wadena card
Twins agree to deal with C Suzuki
Rookie's penalty shot seals Penguins' win over Wild
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
Watching the bobber sink
Get a Great Minnesota Ski Pass to access state trails
Turkey stamp entries accepted through Dec. 27
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Larson certified in compliance program
Manufacturers to hold annual meeting
MnDOT selects new District 2 engineer
Foltz Trucking coordinates local toy drive
Gervais moves stylist chair to Personal FX
Letter: Thanks to NCT volunteers
Letter: Keep ‘Christ’ in Christmas
Letter: Thanks to Frazee Fire and Rescue Squad
Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Dances with ‘The Nutcracker’
Longest Night Festival Saturday in NYM
'Anchorman 2' revives cult classic, but has Ron Burgundy sold out?
Lonestar’s holiday show is Friday at Shooting Star
Rock & Roll Christmas Spectacular tonight at Historic Holmes Theatre
Christmas Schedule of Services
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
October 30, 2013
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
DL school bond vote is in two weeks
It’s one of the most significant bond referendums in Detroit Lakes school history, and in less than two weeks voters will head to the polls to determine whether it becomes reality. So what exactly will District 22 residents be voting on? Every single district-owned building...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 23, 2013 - 2:00pm
Massachusetts teen pleads not guilty to murdering teacher
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts authorities on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old high school student in the murder of a math teacher at the school, after finding the teacher's body in the woods nearby. The student, Philip Chism, pleaded not guilty to the murder...
news / crime
October 23, 2013 - 1:59pm
No sign of slowing down: Menahga School growing, making do without extra funding
Menahga School is experiencing a growth in student enrollment. K-12 enrollment has increased from 735 students to 929 since the 2007-08 school year, representing a 21 percent increase over the five-year period, according to Menahga School Superintendent Mary Klamm. Estimated...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
Several Minnesota schools to waive college application fees this month
Cali Owings | Forum News Service ST. PAUL – More than 35 Minnesota public and private schools will waive application fees this month for potential students. In an effort to increase access to higher education for underrepresented students, schools in the Minnesota State Colleges...
October 23, 2013 - 9:00am
October 22, 2013
Slain teacher called hero for giving Nevada children time to flee
By Wishelle Banks SPARKS, Nevada (Reuters) - A popular math teacher shot dead by a 12-year-old boy at a Nevada middle school was praised as a hero on Tuesday, a day after he was gunned down when he stepped into the shooter's line of fire, giving students time to flee to safety. The...
October 22, 2013 - 2:32pm
Henning community preparing for visitor from space
Henning students will have the rare privilege of talking to a visitor from space Wednesday morning. Dr. Karen Nyberg, a 1988 Henning graduate and a flight engineer aboard the International Space Station, will visit the Henning gym courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space...
October 22, 2013 - 10:04am
October 21, 2013
Teacher killed, two wounded in shooting at Nevada middle school
By Megan Ortiz SPARKS, Nev., (Reuters) - A teacher was shot dead and two students were wounded when a student opened fire at a middle school in the northern Nevada city of Sparks on Monday before taking his own life, law enforcement officials said. Both of the wounded...
news / crime
October 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 17, 2013
Frazee, DL schools approve gymnastics co-op contract
The Frazee-Vergas School Board has signed a contact with the Detroit Lakes School for co-oping gymnastics services. Two months ago, the school board agreed to co-op with Detroit Lakes, much to the dismay of several gymnastics parents. In the agreement approved Monday night,...
sports / Lakers
October 17, 2013 - 9:30am