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MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
May 15, 2016
Detroit Lakes first graders create a quilt
Luke Karlgaard’s first grade class learned more than the state-mandated curriculum of telling time and spelling words this year thanks to Becky...
May 15, 2016 - 5:30am
May 5, 2016
Perham teacher ends 43-year career in the classroom
Perham, MN - When the school bell rings at St. Henry's Catholic School next fall, there will be a new face in the hallway, but the impact of...
May 5, 2016 - 9:21am
April 28, 2016
LP-A high school principal resigns, takes superintendent job in Fosston
Just a couple of months after the Lake Park-Audubon School Board learned that the district’s elementary principal, Sam Skaaland, was planning to retire at the end of the coming school year (2016-17), LP-A High School Principal Kevin Ricke tendered his resignation at Monday night’s...
April 28, 2016 - 8:19am
April 27, 2016
Former DL school leader in trouble
A former Detroit Lakes Schools superintendent is out of a job after being charged with DWI for the second time. Mark Adams made local headlines...
April 27, 2016 - 11:17am
Middle School spring band concert is Thursday
The Detroit Lakes sixth, seventh and eighth grade middle school bands will present their final concert of the school year in their spring band concert on Thursday, April 28. As always, the bands will be performing an eclectic variety of music. The listener will hear marches, both...
April 27, 2016 - 10:52am