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February 15, 2019
The brown areas show the proposed additions at Detroit Lakes High School. The white area shows the existing school. Additional improvements will be made at the middle school as well as both Rossman and Roosevelt elementary buildings as part of the construction project, which now has a budget of just under $55 million. (Submitted graphic)
DL school board upgrades building project to $55 million
February 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
February 7, 2019
The brown areas show the proposed additions at the high school. The white area shows the existing school.
School board in process of finalizing plans for $49.8 million building project
February 7, 2019 - 8:00am
September 19, 2018
County sets 3.5 percent preliminary levy hike
September 19, 2018 - 3:19pm
September 12, 2018
DL council proposes $5.5 million levy, $23 million budget to be finalized in December
September 12, 2018 - 10:53am
May 14, 2018
Next to a hand-written note thanking him for seeking more education funding, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Monday, May 14, 2018, that he will not sign a tax bill if he does not get "emergency" funding for education. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Bonding passes in Minn. House as session winds down
May 14, 2018 - 4:55pm
December 18, 2017
DL sets $5.1 million tax levy, tax rate drops 8%
December 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
December 7, 2017
The Minnesota state Capitrol building as seen in July 2017, after completion of a $310 million, multi-year renovation. The original construction was completed in 1905. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget forecast shows slight dip
December 7, 2017 - 9:00am
September 6, 2017
The Elmers say visiting the Colosseum in Rome was "easily a family favorite." Special to The Forum
Moorhead family takes trip 'for the record books'
September 6, 2017 - 8:47am
July 31, 2017
County starts work on next year's budget: New jail and airport project are front and center
July 31, 2017 - 9:03am
July 1, 2017
Sporting events on a budget: It's possible with a plan
July 1, 2017 - 10:00am
May 24, 2017
Hundreds gathered in the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to urge Gov. Mark Dayton to veto bills funding the $46 billion state budget. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm
May 17, 2017
The keys to outfitting your first apartment on a budget
May 17, 2017 - 10:57am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
April 22, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues: MN leaders start negotiations and twinhome sprinkler requirement nixed
April 22, 2017 - 11:33am
March 20, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt points to a chart showing House Republican budget plans on Monday, March 20, 2107. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts as budget debate nears
March 20, 2017 - 5:14pm