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Radio Gaga: Ham radio alive and well in lakes country
At least 2 arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
Making his story matter: Family of local veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation to help military veterans coming back from war
One small step for fish: DNR removes Shell Lake dam, replaces it with rocky structure
Angler, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours overnight on Devils Lake
Preps Plus: The Forum's Minnesota high school football rankings and more
SOCCER: Laker girls pick up first road win at Crookston
Titans to face tough tests early
Laker tennis picks up first dual win
Lumberjacks put a dozen goals up on Laker boys
Time to get pickled: Refrigerator pickles help preserve your garden's bounty
'God's Work...Our Hands'
County DAC welcomes new leadership
Patience is a virtue, it certainly helped me out
Friends & Neighbors
'I still work here': Chivers celebrates 50 years in real estate
Save receipts on back to school supplies
Hospice of the Red River Valley welcomes community specialist
Bell Bank shortens name
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
NYM's Cultural Center hosts selfie exhibit; reception, artist talk, awards set for Thursday
Daughtry to perform Friday at Shooting Star
NYM's Cultural Center to host Kent Duchaine in concert this Friday
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
Jeanette E. Tomlinson
Aaro August Tanney
Lorraine Elizabeth Windels
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
We are all broken but God is GREATER in our brokenness
Pelican Ass'n worried about old golf course chemicals
Yes, there were attacks before Sept. 11, 2001
The best athlete in the world
The truth about Muslims in MN
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Public hearing Oct. 6 on statewide transportation plans
Snellman Days set this weekend
Grondahl says goodbye
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
Pine to Palm
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
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