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Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
This spring, lakes should see an earlier ice-off date than in the past
Planning commission passes hotel proposal, council is next
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Letter: Some lake officials push back against ‘aggressive’ DNR stocking of muskie
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 11, 2015
Boost in students means deficit reduction for DL school
Thanks in part to an enrollment boost of 75 students, the Detroit Lakes School Board approved a revised 2014-15 budget Monday night that reflects a $64,000 reduction in its deficit. When the budget was originally approved last June, it included a $764,000 deficit due to planned...
news / Detroit Lakes
February 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
February 5, 2015
Arvig starts program to benefit schools
Since 2010, Arvig has donated more than $360,000 to local schools, made possible through the Arvig School Partnership Program. This program is community-driven, allowing anyone who receives Internet service from Arvig the opportunity to help raise money for their local school. Customers...
business / business briefs
February 5, 2015 - 12:30pm
Interim posts offer challenges, put out fires
It’s been eight and a half years since Chuck Cheney retired as superintendent of West Fargo’s public schools. When he gave up his full-time job in 2006, he was looking forward to fishing and relaxing at the lake. Maybe, he’d take on an interim job in a couple years, he said. But...
February 5, 2015 - 9:30am
February 4, 2015
Measles: How safe are kids?
The conversation about vaccinations has gotten louder over the last week, as measles has popped up in 14 states — including Minnesota — after being off the nation’s radar for decades. So how protected are local children? The latest estimates from the Minnesota Department...
February 4, 2015 - 1:30pm
LP-A students finalists in Triple ‘A’ Award
Lake Park-Audubon High School has recognized both Tory Haglund and Brittanie Schafer as finalists for the Triple ‘A’ Award. This award is designed to recognize senior students who are excelling in the academics, arts and athletics. The specific requirements for a student to...
February 4, 2015 - 11:30am
February 3, 2015
Schools with 4-day weeks plead to continue
ST. PAUL -- Nearly a dozen Minnesota school districts launched four-day school weeks as a means to save money, but as state officials say they need to return to five-day schedules, school officials, teachers, parents and students pleaded with a state House committee Tuesday to let...
February 3, 2015 - 8:30pm
Pre-Labor Day school start praised, criticized
ST. PAUL -- Proposals to allow schools to start classes before Labor Day, a frequent legislative debate topic, would hurt the state's economy, a Brainerd-area resort owner testified Tuesday. At the same time, Tom Kavanaugh of Kavanaugh's Sylvan Lake Resort said: "There is no evidence...
February 3, 2015 - 5:30pm
Kidsfirst Preschool students collect $100 for local Food Pantry
When children are very young, their lives tend to focus on the things that immediately affect them: The people they interact with daily, the toys they play with, the activities they enjoy. As the holidays approach, they begin thinking about what they want for Christmas, when Santa...
life / Friends & Neighbors
February 3, 2015 - 2:25pm
Bullying incident investigated at Osakis High School
OSAKIS, Minn. -- An alleged bullying incident at Osakis High School in mid-January remains under investigation by the school district and the county attorney’s office. The incident happened in an industrial technology class at the central Minnesota school near Alexandria. A...
February 3, 2015 - 8:05am
January 28, 2015
Parents angry at DL school district
A recent decision by the Detroit Lakes Public Schools administration to cancel a spring field trip to the Twin Cities for fourth grade students at Rossman Elementary School has the parents of some of those students feeling as though the district administration has let them down. “I...
news / Detroit Lakes
January 28, 2015 - 12:00pm
LP-A will pursue STEM program
Training in the programming and operation of industrial robots. Learning welding techniques and applications in a simulated environment. Using global positioning system (GPS) technology in a variety of fields including engineering, mapping, construction and transportation. These...
January 28, 2015 - 11:00am
Frazee school bonds set for payoff open up options for district
By 2019, the Frazee-Vergas School District could see some major adjustments to its budget. Two bonds — one from 2008 and one from 2012 — will be paid off. The two bonds total just over $5 million and require a $940,000 principal payment each year for the next couple years and...
news / Frazee
January 28, 2015 - 10:00am
January 25, 2015
Surprise visit by children's author
It was a birthday Deanna Baukol won’t soon forget. Baukol was teaching her third grade class at Roosevelt Elementary School Thursday morning when she was surprised with a trio of special visitors: her longtime friend Karen Holt, son Tyler and children’s author Debbie Hoven,...
news / Detroit Lakes
January 25, 2015 - 11:00am
January 14, 2015
Only minor changes with Frazee board
Matt Bauer, who has been chair of the Frazee-Vergas School Board the last couple years, will remain leader for another year. Monday evening, school board members re-elected Bauer the chair, along with Steve Jepson as vice chair, Darrin Ovsak as clerk and Tammie Nunn as treasurer. The...
news / Frazee
January 14, 2015 - 11:30am
January 11, 2015
Audubon eyes safety improvements for kids walking to school
Hopefully soon it will be safer for kids in Audubon to get to school. The city, along with the approval of the Becker County Board of Commissioners, will be applying for a Safe Routes to School grant. Other schools and cities in the area have received the grants over the last couple...
news / Lake Park-Audubon
January 11, 2015 - 10:30am