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Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
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
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Clara Jane Gilbertson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
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
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
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
October 26, 2008
Waubun bombs Norman County East; moves on to Section 6 9-man finals
WAUBUN - After beating Norman County East 70-6 Saturday night in the Section 6 9-man football semifinals, the question left for Waubun is how it will fare against much tougher competition. A repeat date against Ada-Borup for the Section 6 title is set for Halloween at the Alerus...
October 26, 2008 - 12:00am