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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Hildur "Peg" Coen
Leo Riegert Sr.
Jerome H. Hunke
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Tri-State Manufacturers' Association (TSMA) and Dream It. Do It. Minnesota are bringing back "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" Student Video Contest for a third year. The contest is open to high school students in the West Central region of Minnesota.
January 19, 2018 - 8:00am
December 25, 2017
Perham area schools receive generous mysterious gift
Perham area schools have a clear reason to celebrate this Christmas season as they were the recipient of a large gift from the Deloris Barnack Kenner Fund. Why Perham area schools were chosen for the honor is less clear. Kenner, who died in 2015, established the Deloris Barnack Kenner...
December 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 21, 2017
Nutrition students conduct 'blind' taste tests to top their pizzas
Are we 'blind' to what we are eating? This is a question that Lake Park Audubon High School advanced nutrition students were asked when they...
December 21, 2017 - 10:00am
LPA High School sponsors three student teachers
Lake Park Audubon High School has sponsored three student teachers representing three different colleges this year. Jade Arntson is a 2013 graduate...
December 21, 2017 - 8:00am
December 3, 2017
To build or not to build: DL school board talks looking at proposing another bond referendum in 2018
It's time for Detroit Lakes School Board members to really start getting their hands dirty if they're going to pass a resolution for a bond referendum by the Minnesota Department of Education's July 2018 deadline. But laying out a plan is proving to be a tricky task with a new equity...
December 3, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 17, 2017
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