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Ponzi schemer Petters' 50-year sentence upheld, 'final con' rejected
'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken residents in Midwest
M State celebrates Dec. commencement
Murder charges expected in Minnesota prisoner’s death
Holiday Train stops in DL at Holmes crossing on Dec. 16
Scandella scores late as Wild edge 'Hawks
MMA fight card scheduled
Timberwolves game in Mexico postponed due to smoke
Boys Swimming & Diving Preview: Lakers enter season with higher goals set
Twins sign Nolasco to record contract
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Friends & Neighbors
Shevlin 93-year-old takes doe with grandfather’s 146-year-old rifle
Brad Laabs: New technology makes ice fishing more enjoyable
Blane Klemek: Spinning some yarns about wildlife myths
Brad Laabs: Ice is forming on area lakes; be cautious anglers
Mille Lacs walleye regulation to remain the same
Unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Canola event being held for area farmers
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Lynn Hummel: Imagination and a pile of junk
Steve Green: Promises of Obamacare in MN failing taxpayers
LETTER: Caregivers keep having to do more and more with less
Our Opinion: We don’t miss the dysfunction
Saana Ensemble in NYM Friday
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
This Week in Entertainment
Holiday events aplenty in the DL area
Concert Friday Dec. 6th in DL
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
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Pelican Rapids voters approve $21.9 million school bond
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Voters approved a $21.9 million bond referendum to repair and renovate its middle school and high school with 51.9 percent of the vote Tuesday despite efforts from a notorious political consultant who helped defeat a similar proposal here last spring. This...
November 6, 2013 - 8:13am
November 3, 2013
School vote is today
It’s go-time for voters in the Detroit Lakes School District, as polls open Tuesday for a special school building bond referendum. The $59 million plan will provide for a new K-3 elementary school, as well as a lengthy list of district-wide building improvements. Polls will...
news / Detroit Lakes
November 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
New preschool center being added at Ogema Elementary is pride of Waubun School District
The smallest learners within the Waubun-Ogema-White Earth School District will soon have a snazzy new learning facility just for them. An addition is being built onto Ogema Elementary School that will by next year be home to an expanded pre-school program. The addition, which...
November 3, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 30, 2013
$59 million school bond vote Tuesday
It’s T-minus-six days until Detroit Lakes area residents vote on one of the most significant school building bonds in its history — $59 million. The amount of money being asked of tax payers is large, and yet so is the long list of district-wide improvements it would provide...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 30, 2013 - 2:00pm
School bond polling places
Polls for the upcoming Detroit Lakes Public Schools bond referendum election will be open from 2 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voters who live in wards 2 and 3 of the City of Detroit Lakes; Burlington, Lake Eunice and Lakeview townships in Becker County; and Candor and Dunn townships...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 30, 2013 - 1:59pm
October 28, 2013
Pelican Rapids school election messages formed by outside consultants
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - One week before a $21.9 million bond referendum vote in the Pelican Rapids School District, residents are getting much of their information, both pro and con, from outside consultants. A “vote no” group has an Iowa consultant on its side, whose work...
October 28, 2013 - 8:00am
October 27, 2013
LP-A parent-teacher conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences for students in grades 7-12 at Lake Park-Audubon High School are set for Thursday, Nov. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. each day. Tuesday conferences will be held at the elementary school in Audubon, while Thursday conferences will be at the...
October 27, 2013 - 7:00am
October 26, 2013
Clock ticking on old LP-A school
Though the administration and school board of Lake Park-Audubon Schools have not given up on pursuing the sale of the old high school building in Lake Park, they have put a deadline on it. At the regular meeting of the LP-A School Board on Monday, the board members passed a motion...
news / Lake Park-Audubon
October 26, 2013 - 6:00pm
LPAHS to present musical ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ Nov. 1-2
Taking full advantage of the expanded theater facilities available at the new Lake Park-Audubon High School, the students and director Bob Henderson will be presenting their first-ever fall musical this coming weekend — and they’re starting things off with a bang. “Dr. Horrible’s...
entertainment / events
October 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
October 24, 2013
Opening Oct. 31, DLHS fall musical offers classic song and dance
The first thing audiences might notice about the Detroit Lakes High School fall musical, “Crazy for You,” is all the different accents that can be heard, from southern drawls to 1930s, upper crust New Yorker — not to mention the occasional British traveler, and even a Hungarian. One...
October 24, 2013 - 3:15pm
October 23, 2013
Area students help with Bemidji State’s sustainability study
This past July, for several hours each day, Bemidji State students donned rubber gloves and dug through the garbage at the Beltrami County Community Service Center. The students, who were taking People in the Environment courses on campus during summer sessions, were part of a...
life / wave
October 23, 2013 - 8:00pm
DL school bond vote is in two weeks
It’s one of the most significant bond referendums in Detroit Lakes school history, and in less than two weeks voters will head to the polls to determine whether it becomes reality. So what exactly will District 22 residents be voting on? Every single district-owned building...
news / Detroit Lakes
October 23, 2013 - 2:00pm
Massachusetts teen pleads not guilty to murdering teacher
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts authorities on Wednesday charged a 14-year-old high school student in the murder of a math teacher at the school, after finding the teacher's body in the woods nearby. The student, Philip Chism, pleaded not guilty to the murder...
news / crime
October 23, 2013 - 1:59pm
No sign of slowing down: Menahga School growing, making do without extra funding
Menahga School is experiencing a growth in student enrollment. K-12 enrollment has increased from 735 students to 929 since the 2007-08 school year, representing a 21 percent increase over the five-year period, according to Menahga School Superintendent Mary Klamm. Estimated...
October 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
Several Minnesota schools to waive college application fees this month
Cali Owings | Forum News Service ST. PAUL – More than 35 Minnesota public and private schools will waive application fees this month for potential students. In an effort to increase access to higher education for underrepresented students, schools in the Minnesota State Colleges...
October 23, 2013 - 9:00am