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Gone are the days when deer hunting automatically meant the burly men would trudge off into the woods while the women folk stayed home to do the cooking and the ironing. Today more women are strapping on the blaze orange, picking up the guns and heading out for the kill. According to statistics from the Minnesota DNR, at the turn of the century, women made up 11 percent of hunters in the woods during the November firearm season. Last year that increased to 14.4 percent. And those numbers could very well be skyrocketing in the future, as the percentage of youth deer licenses and
Daylight savings is behind us, the temperature is dropping and a few snowflakes are starting to fly through the air. Nobody can stop this. They can, however, get in the...
Employees and volunteers at the Lakes Crisis and Resource Center are turning the most important meal of the day into a fundraiser for their most important little clients. The center’s Children’s Breakfast is coming up Thursday, November 14 from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
It’s a scary thought — going in the ditch in the middle of the night when roads are icy, it’s cold, it’s dark and everybody seems to be sleeping. But...
Voters in the Detroit Lakes School District have spoken, and they said ‘no’ to the $59 million school bond referendum that was up for vote Tuesday. The final vote count, including absentee ballots, was 1,883 no votes; 1,334 yes votes. Lines at the Middle School and High School polling places were long throughout much of the afternoon and evening. Polls were open from 2 p.m.
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 be open from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. in two different locations — the High School and the Middle School. So where do you vote? It depends on where you live. The High School 1301 Roosevelt Ave.
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...
There are few better ways to say “I love you,” “I like you,” “I appreciate your friendship” or “you are special to me” than giving them roses. That’s why the Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotary is gearing up to hold its 21st annual Roses for Rotary sale. “This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year,” said Rotarian Mary Rotter, who says pre-sales are already going on for the event. Roses will be in-house and up for grabs starting Wednesday, Nov.
Speeds reached over 100 mph during the pursuit of a stolen vehicle early Friday morning, resulting in a crash and the death of Brandon Michael Boswell, 24, of Detroit Lakes. According to Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon: The Pelican Rapids Police Department became involved in a chase about 12:30 a.m.
Small business isn’t always pretty pictures and roses, and although it is for the owners of DL Floral and Gifts and Laura Wagoner Portrait Studios, their business plans have been...