DL News Staff
Students are being robbed of a proper education each and every day. I do not believe that all of the problem lies in the government funding as many do believe. I think that a lot of the blame needs to be put on our educators. Not all of our educators, but some. Maybe there needs to be higher standards that need to be met before a teaching license may be acquired. Teachers make passing their classes much to easy. One reason for this is that testing has been made into a joke.
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Stadium construction proposals worth $1.2 billion Minnesota Senate won votes Tuesday, but don't plan any tailgating parties at new stadiums just yet. In a mostly partisan debate, senators approved building a University of Minnesota football stadium on campus, then passed a second bill authorizing new a Twins ballpark and Vikings stadium. Each bill passed 34-32; Democrats mostly favored it, with Republicans against. The two sides didn't agree on how the votes affect the future of stadium legislation. "They wanted to kill the Twins and I think they did it," Sen.
Speak Easy Restaurant is hosting a "Tip-A-Cop" event to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota. As part of Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraising groups for the Special Olympics, local police officers and other criminal justice professionals will partner with restaurant staff to serve patrons during this event. Officers will collect tips for Special Olympics Minnesota from guests who wish to contribute to this annual statewide fundraising event. The Tip-A-Cop event at Speak Easy will include officers from the Detroit Lakes Police Department, Becker County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota Depar
Deep divisions over abortions delayed part of the Minnesota Senate's budget. Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party senators could not produce enough votes to turn back a proposal to ban all state-funded abortions Monday night, so the party's leaders pulled the health and human services budget provisions until they can round up enough votes to pass it.
On Monday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation begins a $37 million project to improve safety and mobility along the Highway 10 Corridor. This is a joint effort with the City of Detroit Lakes and the Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad. The project is located in the City of Detroit Lakes. It is broken into four major phases covering the next four construction seasons.
It was a simple ceremony involving an equally simple, but attractive monument. But the reason for the dedication at Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge May 6 was anything but simple. Nineteen individuals and the Cormorant Lakes Sportsmen's Club were honored by Ducks Unlimited and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for their extensive involvement with the refuge. A pre-cast monument overlooking Homstad Lake was unveiled during Saturday's ceremony.
The Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1976 needs help in locating the following people for its reunion on July 8. Please contact Diane Kuehne at 218-847-4530 if have any information. Jeff S. Anderson, LaMoyne A. Benson, Rick C. Berger, Jeffry A. Bernardy, Gene A. Bigalke, Marian H. Blattner, Judy C. Borah, Debra L. Carlson, Jesse DahlquistDebra J. Daschendorf, Cindy L. Evenson, Marie E. Hanson, Sharlene A. Hanson, Lyndell J. Hill, Joseph C. Hoss, Bradley D. Jenson, Stephen M. Jepson, Roberta L. JobMike J. Kelly, Darrell Lehmann, Gary L. Lehmann, Pam J. Leu, Diane H. LindenCynthia L.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill-Minnesota is holding a Hope for Recovery workshop that offers hope and practical strategies for families who are dealing with mental illness. The workshop is Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Northland Inn in Crookston. People will learn more about major mental illness including depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia and more.
Conrad Michael Dickerson Sr., 58, of rural Menahga, is in custody in the Hubbard County Jail on a charge of second degree attempted murder. Dickerson was arraigned Monday. Judge Jay D. Mondry set bail at $150,000. According to sheriff Gary Mills, at approximately 8:47 p.m. Saturday the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a transferred 911 call from the Wadena County Sheriff's Office reporting a domestic with shots fired at 12120 Hubbard Line Rd. As officers were responding, more information was obtained revealing Dickerson was the individual doing the shooting.