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Detroit Lakes School District

March 13, 2019
Though they were all smiles in this January photo, the Detroit Lakes School Board tasked Superintendent Doug Froke (far right) with a few things to work on following a Feb. 11 job performance evaluation. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
School board begins new meeting schedule, superintendent's performance evaluated
March 13, 2019 - 9:26am
March 6, 2019
Michael Miller, Detroit Lakes Public Schools' 2019 Teacher of the Year, has been a math teacher at the Detroit Lakes Area Learning Center since 2010. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
ALC's Michael Miller chosen as 2019 Teacher of the Year for DL schools
March 6, 2019 - 1:05am
January 21, 2019
Our opinion: This is why we didn't do the story on the 'racist' comments on Facebook
January 21, 2019 - 3:08pm
January 16, 2019
Youth homelessness hit it's peak at the end of the 2015-16 school year, when 147 students were classified as homeless. Since then, the community has stepped up, making donations and helping wherever possible, but the need is still there. Stock art
Back from the brink: DL community tackles complex youth homeless issue, but there's still a need
January 16, 2019 - 5:00pm
December 29, 2018
When lights are flashing yellow it means slow down; when they are flashing red it means there are children outside of the bus and vehicles should be stopped both in front of the bus and behind it. (Adobe Stock Art)
Stopping for students: Bus drivers remind people to share the road, pay attention to traffic signals
December 29, 2018 - 8:00am
March 7, 2018
Detroit Lakes High School chemistry teacher Vicki Welke is Detroit Lakes’ 2018 Teacher of the Year. She has been with the school for 23 years. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
She's got her work down to a science: High school chemistry teacher, Vicki Welke, named DL's 2018 Teacher of the Year
March 7, 2018 - 11:51am
October 12, 2017
Oh, the places you’ll go: Becker County businesses participate in walkability pilot study
October 12, 2017 - 9:07am
September 21, 2017
Though the Detroit Lakes School District is struggling with an achievement gap due to a high number of special-needs students and students receiving free-and-reduced lunch, they're still testing well, just slightly below state average. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Testing...testing...1, 2, 3: DL schools facing tough achievement gap
September 21, 2017 - 8:31am
April 29, 2017
(Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Where to go from here?: School board work session yields ideas, more work
April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 18, 2017
A photo of the Lincoln Education Center gym when it was first built is held up inside the gym as it stands today. The years of wear and tear on the building evident by comparison. Meagan Pittelko/Tribune
Sharing space: Lincoln Education Center forced to cut programming due to lack of space
April 18, 2017 - 9:00am
April 16, 2017
Six candidates vying for DL activities director position
April 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 9, 2017
Finding school solutions isn't all that easy, is it?
April 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 5, 2017
There were roughly 60 to 70 community members in attendance at the school board community meeting last night. The school board handed out microphones to people as they raised their hands to speak and express ideas and issues. (Kaysey Price/Tribune)
Community meeting yields proposals to ease district space needs
April 5, 2017 - 12:59pm
March 13, 2017
A para and student play Q-bitz. Q-bitz is a puzzle game designed to teach symmetry, visual dexterity and friendly competition. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Must love a challenge: Paraprofessionals among the list of jobs hurting for workers
March 13, 2017 - 10:26am
March 3, 2017
The three horses that were allegedly starved out by Strawberry Lake by their caretaker have been deceased since Christmas, but are just now being discarded of as they lay by the roadside ready for a rendering truck to pick them up.
Ojibwe teacher accused of starving horses to death resigns: Locals upset over treatment of the horses even after their deaths
March 3, 2017 - 12:53pm