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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
January 17, 2009
Fergus Falls marching band off to historic presidential inauguration
FERGUS FALLS - As the temperature lingered at 10 below Friday morning, Shirley Straush took off her heavy-duty gloves to snap photos of four...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Windmill project underway at former Callaway School
CALLAWAY -- This winter, if you happen to be driving past the former Callaway Elementary School building, you may notice a hole in the ground...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 29, 2008
Lower enrollment cuts Minnesota schools' state funding
ST. PAUL -- School enrollment keeps falling in Minnesota, and with it, schools will have to do with fewer dollars from the state. Educators attribute the lower numbers of students to a tough housing market, an aging population and a lower birth rate. Statewide, 90 percent of school...
December 29, 2008 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Report documents missing funds from school district
Minnesota's Office of the State Auditor has determined that the Norman County East School District is out at least $118,701 because funds were not deposited in district accounts as they should have been. The information was sent to the Norman County attorney's office, but the investigation...
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
December 14, 2008
No school Monday in Detroit Lakes, other neighboring districts
There will be no school or school-related activities Monday for Detroit Lakes, Frazee-Vergas, Lake Park-Audubon and Waubun-Ogema-White Earth schools due to inclement weather. School has been canceled because of the weather, according to an Instant Alert message from the both districts....
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Four-day school week popular at one Minnesota school district -- Frazee-Vergas takes a look
In what started out as an economic move, the MACCRAY School District switched to a four-day school week. That move is now seen as a benefit to education foremost and an economic benefit secondly. Frazee-Vergas is considering following the lead of the MACCRAY district, which is located...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Waubun-Ogema-White Earth approves instant alert system
OGEMA - The Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District is following the footsteps of several area school systems by adopting an instant alert...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 16, 2008
Fire destroys Ulen-Hitterdal school bus
A fire Saturday evening in Ulen totaled a Ulen-Hitterdal School District bus. The fire apparently started from the totaled bus's block heater in the bus garage in Ulen; no one was injured, said Dave Begg, Ulen fire chief. The fire was reported about 5:45 p.m. by a volunteer fireman...
November 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
Leichter letter: Congrats to elected DL school board members
I want to take this opportunity to offer my congratulations to my school board opponents, Dr. Thomas Seaworth, Cyndi Anderson, and Barbara Boyle, who were victorious in the recent Detroit Lakes School Board election. I have every confidence that the board will move forward with...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
LP-A, Pelican voters reject funding proposals
Voters in two west central Minnesota school districts rejected new funding proposals Tuesday, and voters across the region selected representatives to their respective boards. In Lake Park-Audubon, residents rejected a school building bond for the fifth time in roughly three years....
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Voters reject school taxes -- supporters worried in Pelican Rapids, Perham-Dent
Voters in northwest Minnesota balked at raising their own taxes to fulfill pleas for operational or building funds by area school districts. Pelican Rapids and Perham-Dent residents rejected operational levy referendums Tuesday despite spirited campaigns by levy supporters and the...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Seaworth, Anderson, Boyle win seats on DL School Board
When it came time to elect three new members to the Detroit Lakes School Board on Tuesday, voters seemed to have one theme in mind: Experience counts. Incumbent school board member Dr. Tom Seaworth was by far the highest vote-getter among the six candidates, receiving 4,538 votes,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Laine re-elected; Jepson, Janu top vote-getters in Frazee school race
The majority of voters in the Frazee-Vergas School District went with the more known names around town, as they elected Steve Jepson and Keith Janu to the board, and re-elected Dana Laine to her seat. "I'm very happy the elec-tion turned out for me and I have the opportunity to...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Campaign fliers placed in Frazee-Vergas mailboxes illegally
Fliers supporting three Frazee-Vergas School Board candidates who opposed the district's operating referendum have been appearing in voter's mailboxes. "It's starting to become a bit of a buzz," said Superintendent Deron Stender. The fliers ask voters to vote for Brenda Como,...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
LP-A can keep schools if they stay financially sound
I read a letter in the paper from Paul Stary, and saw that he endorsed me as a candidate for Lake Park-Audubon School Board. It's always nice to be endorsed by a resident, even though I don't know him. I?do feel I should write on behalf of myself. I have been a long time resident...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am