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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...
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 for. There is a lot at stake for many. So why does there appear to be such a hush over the community? Where are the cheers and the jeers and the yard signs?
Thirty-three years ago, little Andy Johnson was running around the old Rexall Drug Store in downtown Detroit Lakes. “My grandfather, Al, owned it, and so I’d go in there to see him and my grandmother,” said Johnson, who is now Dr.
The dusting of snow seen around the area is a sure reminder that the holidays are just around the corner, and the Detroit Lakes Women of Today are ready to help everybody ease into it with some retail therapy. The organization is sponsoring its Winter Craft & Vendor Show at the Washington Square Mall Saturday, Nov. 9, or as many call it, the first weekend of deer hunting season. “There will be some non-hunters who will want something to do, and this is a good way to get a jump on holiday shopping,” said Robin Smith of the Detroit Lakes Women of Today.
They say it takes a village to raise a child, and in this village, the responsibility of education spreads beyond the k-12 school system. The Boys and Girls Club and the Lincoln Education Center are two programs that care for and nurture the area’s children. So as the school district grows and overcrowding becomes more of an issue in the schools, it make sense that these two programs will also begin to outgrow their facilities. The school bond referendum is coming to a vote Nov.
According to the Shooting Star Casino, the Neal McCoy concert for tonight has been postponed and rescheduled for March 21. Tickets purchased for tonight will be honored then.