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Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Minn. Supreme Court to hear teacher union protections case
Deer that struggled for hours in Minnesota's icy Gull River before being rescued improving
‘I’m just a bum’: Anonymous man making his way around the DL area handing out hundreds of dollars to strangers
DeWulf leads Nevis to 9-man championship game
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
Gallatin’s fast track slowed to a steady pace on way to MSUM
State semifinalists Ada-Borup-NCW co-op had hiccups in first season
Pazdernik scores a dozen in Cobbers’ victory
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Gerald Adrian Triggs
Carl Laverne Albin
William M. "Bill" Sanger
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Faith, Goals, Life: Area schools 'beat' bullying, book Florida Georgia Line drummer for motivational events
The month of Oct. will be full of visits—and not just of the spooky, otherworldly variety. Florida Georgia Line's drummer, Sean Fuller,...
October 17, 2017 - 9:00am
October 11, 2017
Interventions abound: DL school district has low kindergarten readiness percentage, works on interventions to improve
Preliminary data is in for the 2017-18 school year, and of the 209 incoming kindergarteners screened for school readiness, only 34 percent were testing at a level deeming them "ready" for kindergarten. "...so that's lower than we'd hoped," said Education Director Renee Kerzman.
October 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
September 13, 2017
Back in session: School board talks attendance, enrollment, achievement gap at first session since start of school year
It's been a long summer, but school is back in session and the school board is back to its usual evening monthly board meeting time. On behalf of Sept. being dubbed attendance awareness month, Monday night's meeting started off talking attendance with a presentation from School Social...
September 13, 2017 - 12:51pm
February 15, 2017
DL school board discusses space issues, plans work session for solutions
Settling into the new City Chambers venue, the Detroit Lakes School District started off Monday night's board meeting with a presentation from Mike Suckert, the middle school principal. One of the biggest concerns in Suckert's presentation revolved around the need for space, with...
February 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 10, 2017
Billions spent on The Wall should go to schools instead
Instead of spending billions of dollars on The Wall between Mexico and the United States, that they can dig a tunnel under with air conditioning and all, I would like to encourage ALL to ask that that money be used for rebuilding and restoring schools, updating them with computers...
February 10, 2017 - 5:00am
January 19, 2017
Letter: MN House GOP will continue leading on ag property tax relief
A recent column from Lieutenant Gov. Tina Smith and State Rep. Paul Marquart touting their support for ag property tax relief should leave farmers with a few questions. "Why the sudden change of heart" and "where have you been" come to mind.
January 19, 2017 - 10:30am
January 12, 2017
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Rep. Paul Marquart: Minnesota farmers need property tax relief now
Minnesota farm communities are being hit by the perfect storm: low commodity prices, high land values, and aging schools. It is not fair to stick farmers with big property tax bills, or leave students with outdated classrooms. That is why we are proposing a tax credit to provide Minnesota...
January 12, 2017 - 10:00am
November 24, 2016
Record $20.1 million donated to Minnesota nonprofits and schools as part of Give to the Max Day 2016
Minnesotans shattered generosity records yesterday during Give to the Max Day, giving more than $20 million to further the critical work of nonprofits and schools across the state. "We are amazed each year by Minnesotans' generous support of our nonprofits and schools," said Jake...
November 24, 2016 - 1:02pm
November 20, 2016
Hoyt Lakes boy admits to making 'vague' threat to northern MN schools, causing code yellow lockdowns
A Hoyt Lakes boy has admitted to making a "generalized threat" towards northern Minnesota schools in an anonymous chat room, causing dozens of...
November 20, 2016 - 8:59am
November 3, 2016
Under the sea: The Little Mermaid is DLHS fall musical
Though the adventures of King Triton's youngest daughter, Ariel, were first introduced to the world nearly 180 years ago, in the 1837 Danish...
November 3, 2016 - 5:25am
October 30, 2016
A good behavioral program is being used to help put an end to bullying in Becker County schools
Bullying. It's a word that can mean so many things - pushing, taunting, hitting, shoving, name-calling, and many more. But teachers in the area...
October 30, 2016 - 5:59am
September 7, 2016
Seaworth, Lyngaas, Buboltz retire from school board
With the Detroit Lakes School Board election only two months away (Nov. 8) many are looking forward, deciding which of the nine vying candidates...
September 7, 2016 - 10:41am
August 11, 2016
DL schools cracking down on absentee problem
Local high schoolers must have brushed up on their 80’s pop culture and decided “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” was more than just a teen comedy film. With roughly 23 percent of Detroit Lakes High School students classifying as “chronically absent” last year, teachers may be...
August 11, 2016 - 11:03am
July 31, 2016
DL schools getting summer facelift
Three major projects are being tackled this summer by the Detroit Lakes School District. Most noticeable to the public is the extensive dirt-moving...
July 31, 2016 - 5:45am
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