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Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
November 18, 2015
An eclectic mix of music: DL Middle School band concert set for Thursday
The Detroit Lakes Middle School bands will present their first concert of the school year in their Fall Band Concert on Thursday, Nov. 19. The Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade Bands will perform an eclectic variety of music. Included will be marches - both traditional and concert,...
November 18, 2015 - 11:00am
November 16, 2015
School districts lead the way on taxes
School districts and special taxing districts approved the highest percentage increase in property taxes this year, followed by cities, counties and then townships. According to the Minnesota Department of Revenue: Cities - The 2016 preliminary property tax levies for cities...
November 16, 2015 - 5:20am
November 15, 2015
Superintendent: Limiting open enrollment wouldn't solve DL's problem
Some critics of the Detroit Lakes School District's building plans say district officials are ignoring an easy solution to overcrowding — get rid of the students who now open-enroll in from neighboring school districts. More than 10 percent, or about 320, of the 2,954 students...
November 15, 2015 - 5:10am
November 13, 2015
DLHS students take on teachers in dodgeball
There was a bit of trash talking coming from both sides of the Detroit Lakes High School gymnasium Tuesday night. The high school intramural...
November 13, 2015 - 5:30am
November 4, 2015
DGF school referendum goes down in flames
Students here will not get $31 million in new and improved school facilities after voters in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District overwhelmingly killed a bond referendum Tuesday, according to complete but unofficial results. Only 18 percent voted in favor of the referendum,...
November 4, 2015 - 11:02am
November 3, 2015
DLHS fall musical ‘Aida’ opens Thursday
When Detroit Lakes High School became the first school in the United States to stage an amateur production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway...
November 3, 2015 - 4:26pm
One last look at the DL School referendum
On Tuesday, voters in the Detroit Lakes school district will make one of the biggest decisions in school history. The $68 million school bond...
November 3, 2015 - 2:15pm
Where to vote today regarding DL referendum
Voting for the Detroit Lakes School referendum is today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Here is a list of who votes where: Community Alliance Church: Audubon Township, Callaway, Callaway Township, Detroit Lakes Ward 1 - Precinct 1 (City of Detroit Lakes), Detroit Township, Eagleview Township,...
November 3, 2015 - 11:29am
October 28, 2015
LP-A looks at temp classrooms to ease elementary crowding
Feeling the squeeze, LP-A school board members discussed the ongoing space needs at the elementary building in Audubon. “They’re packed in there,” Superintendent Dale Hogie noted, adding that LP-A Elementary Principal Sam Skaaland “has found just about every available space...
October 28, 2015 - 11:15am
DL shakes up last public meeting with time for one-on-one questions with representatives
Approximately 100 people showed up for the Detroit Lakes School District’s last public meeting Monday night, as voters prepare to turn their opinions into votes in less than one week. District officials holding the meeting changed it up from the usual format of presentation,...
October 28, 2015 - 10:55am
October 25, 2015
Propane companies say school in safe location
A couple of important, lingering questions that Detroit Lakes residents have raised regarding the plan for the upcoming school bond referendum are being decisively answered by industry experts in those fields. The issues: propane and fire dangers. Fuel to the fire As district...
October 25, 2015 - 5:15am
October 24, 2015
DL schools need help, referendum should pass now
Get ready to vote on Nov. 3: It’s time to do something about the schools in Detroit Lakes. The youngest students in the district are in the most crowded conditions – four of the five schools are overcrowded and the fifth, the high school, will benefit from $18 million in renovations...
October 24, 2015 - 5:35am
DLMS counselor helps kids through highs, lows
With Sheila McLeod’s love for education herself, it’s no surprise that she’s found her home in the halls of Detroit Lakes Public Schools. With...
October 24, 2015 - 4:25am