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Newly elected Hmong lawmakers form their own caucus in Minnesota
Too drunk to consent to sex? Minnesota coalition wants law to protect you
Pregnant woman dies in central Minnesota crash
Minnesota suicide rate spiked in 2017
MNsure enrollment increases 5 percent
Thielen selected to second Pro Bowl
Owatonna’s Williamson named Mr. Football
Bruggeman becomes all-time scorer at SMSU
Laker boys thumped at Alexandria
Jazz team runners-up at Melrose
M State employees recognized for outstanding work at state conference
DIY and impress with Aunt Margie's Murderously Good Hot Fudge Sauce
Serving up some sweet holiday spirit: Holy Rosary’s 28th Christmas Cookie Walk is Dec. 8
Detroit Lakes' Schell honored by Minnesota Library Association
Christmas Brunch Strata is big on holiday style, but easy to make
friends & neighbors
Peterson helps secure hundreds of millions of dollars in rural broadband development
Under one roof: Accessories Unlimited constructing new shop in Detroit Lakes industrial park
Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes receives national quality award
Essentia Health welcomes nurse practitioner in Detroit Lakes
DL Public Utilities receives award for excellence in communication
Friends in high places? Gov. Mark Dayton talks Garth Brooks into extra show
Looking for some holiday tension relief? Try a good mystery or two
Holiday happenings: A guide to what's new in lakes area entertainment
Your library has the Christmas spirit!
Simple Gifts coming to DL's Holmes Theatre Friday
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Tom Mortenson To Head International Business Council
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
"Merry Christmas!" I shouted
Opinion: What does it mean to be patriotic?
Letter: What does Detroit Lakes have against trees?
Phillips: Kindness can bring us to our knees
Klobuchar: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Late-season archers have shot at filling deer tags
Fascinating courtship rituals of the sharp-tailed grouse
Ice fishing is in full swing, just in time for Christmas
Snowmobile trails still need more snow, cold temperatures
Column: Piebald deer are a fluke of nature
'Coming together to exchange ideas and love': DL woman travels to Australia for Healing Our Spirit event
100 years of fashion tradition: Native jingle dresses connect dance, art, history
New beat: UK chart-topping DJ, Erik Dale, is finding his rhythm in Detroit Lakes
Two years in Tunis: 2012 Laker grad Celeste Koppe is making her mark in the Middle East
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Pine to Palm 2018
Pine to Palm legend: Renner completes incredible career at 86th tourney
Stein short game delivers Seniors title
Piatz repeats as Mid-Am champion
Andrisen claims Supers crown; Renner steps down
Foth captures Pine to Palm title on 22nd hole
December 15, 2018
Return of the 'bots: Becker County Museum to host robotics mini-camps Dec. 26-29
The Ozobots will be making a comeback at the Becker County Museum later this month. No, that's not the latest techno music group on the scene;...
December 15, 2018 - 8:44pm
School hires construction management, considers longer summer break to build
The Detroit Lakes School Board selected Gehrtz Construction Services out of Fargo as the construction management firm for the approved building projects, which will break ground this summer. The district submitted a letter to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) to see if it...
December 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 5, 2018
They are women, hear them roar: DLHS students film ‘Laker Live’ segment on women’s empowerment
Women's empowerment is an idea that has been around since at least the late 19th century, when the female half of the world's population first...
December 5, 2018 - 10:13am
November 29, 2018
Legislators draft bill to replace snow days with virtual classrooms
BISMARCK — What began as a class project has led to a bill to be presented in the upcoming North Dakota legislative session about how school...
November 29, 2018 - 7:36am
November 26, 2018
School district hopes to break ground on building upgrades, additions this summer
If all goes according to plan, Zerr Berg will be starting construction on the Detroit Lakes schools at the beginning of summer 2019. Brain Berg, a principal architect with the company that won the bid to build in the district, says his team has been meeting extensively with school...
November 26, 2018 - 8:56pm
November 6, 2018
Bigger and better: Details emerge about what the DL school bond would provide
Detroit Lakes schools are getting older and some are bursting at the seams, so school officials are hoping voters will give their blessing to...
November 6, 2018 - 10:14am
What would the DL school bond referendum do to your taxes?
Though the $49.9 million price tag that the Detroit Lakes school district has placed on its plans to renovate and expand its four existing K-12 education buildings may seem a bit high to some taxpayers in the district, there are a few mitigating factors that could make the project...
November 6, 2018 - 10:08am
November 5, 2018
Rossman receives $375,000 school safety improvement grant from state
This past summer, the Minnesota Department of Education announced that it was making approximately $25 million in grant funding available to school districts throughout the state, in order to "pre-design, design, construct, furnish, and equip school facilities for improvements related...
November 5, 2018 - 10:16am
October 24, 2018
The 'dogtor' is in: Detroit Lakes students benefit from time spent with therapy dog
Pam Kruger is enjoying her retirement from teaching elementary school in Detroit Lakes — and so are her former students. This is the second...
October 24, 2018 - 9:32am
October 14, 2018
State gives green light to school district's building project
This past Friday, Oct. 5, just a few days before Monday's regularly scheduled meeting of the Detroit Lakes School Board, the Minnesota Department of Education officially gave its stamp of approval to the district's proposed $49.9 million school renovation and expansion project.
October 14, 2018 - 11:41am
October 11, 2018
Becker County's child care shortage gets some extra attention
Becker County has been struggling with a serious child care shortage for years. Now, there's fresh hope for real solutions. The county is one...
October 11, 2018 - 9:00am
October 4, 2018
Trailblazing American Indian education leader in Minnesota Larry Aitken dies at 74
LEECH LAKE, Minn.—Larry Aitken, a luminary of American Indian education, passed away early Thursday. He was 74.
October 4, 2018 - 7:42pm
October 1, 2018
Crowning around: DLHS Homecoming royalty announced
Seniors Colton Bunnell and Cora Okeson were crowned the 2018 Detroit Lakes High School Homecoming King and Queen at a coronation ceremony at...
October 1, 2018 - 5:49pm
Shining a light on childhood trauma: Lakes Crisis to put $10K donation toward two new ACEs programs
What happens when you stop asking so-called 'bad' kids, "What's wrong with you?" and instead start asking, "What happened to you?" It seems like...
October 1, 2018 - 1:32pm
September 24, 2018
Minnesota college application fee waived in October
MOORHEAD — The college admission fee to all Minnesota colleges and universities will be waived from Monday, Oct. 22 to Friday, Oct. 26, as part of College Knowledge Month. Application fees for qualified low-income students and active duty military service members deployed overseas...
September 24, 2018 - 7:47pm