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Fargo-Moorhead snow total moves past 2009 mark

Fargo-Moorhead snow total moves past 2009 mark

Only time will tell if the spring flood will be worse than in 2009, but Fargo-Moorhead already blew by one foreboding mark from that winter.

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10 teaching positions cut: Perham-Dent School Board approves termination of teaching contracts

At least 10 teaching contracts were terminated for next year at the March 13 Perham-Dent School Board meeting.

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Potholes abound: No more than usual though

Potholes abound:  No more than usual though

In Minnesota, spring means potholes and frost heaves — and Detroit Lakes is no exception.

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The 1918 Laker boys' team still alone in state conquest

With the start of the Minnesota state boys’ basketball playoffs underway today, it’s a proper time to look back at Detroit Lakes’ lone state-qualifying squad from 1918.

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'Bring Back Detroit Mountain' and other non-profits get kids out skiing

'Bring Back Detroit Mountain' and other non-profits get kids out skiing

On Saturday, March 12, Ski Gull ski resort and Bring Back Detroit Mountain hosted over 33 youth from Detroit Lakes, Frazee, Lake Park-Audubon and Perham for a free day of skiing.

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Letter: Thanks for help getting dance school running again after fire

None of this would have been possible after our fire, where we lost everything, without the donations, help and support of so many of our current and past parents and students, and many members of the local schools and community

Murder suicide claims two lives in Park Rapids

Murder suicide claims two lives in Park Rapids

A family tragedy unfolded Tuesday night as a husband and wife died in a murder suicide in Park Rapids.

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DL Veterans Park gets big donation

The project to build a new Veterans Memorial Park in Detroit Lakes got a big boost Tuesday night, when the Past Presidents’ Club of Detroit Lakes Eagles’ Aerie 2342 presented organizers from local veteran’s groups with a check for $10,000.

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Klobuchar helps family in Japan -- Emergency visa interview granted to Kieko Chelmo

Klobuchar helps family in Japan -- Emergency visa interview granted to Kieko Chelmo

There is some good news for the Chelmo family. After a week-long media blitz, pleading their case to come home, the Detroit Lakes family stuck in Japan is very close to seeing that happen.

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Working out at work

Working out at work

Becker County employees are seeing the benefits of a state grant in the form of exercise equipment, designed to be used as they work in the office.

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Big jump in revenue at LP-A: Cloudy budget now looks sunny

When the Lake Park-Audubon School Board approved the district’s budget for fiscal year 2011 back in June, it was staring at a $43,889 projected deficit.

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Big turnout for meeting on parking: Business owners fill city hall lot

Though not wanting to pit themselves against each other or the new development coming to Detroit Lakes, downtown business owners are concerned about parking assessments, lot location and fairness of the whole project.

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  Last week I blogged about how painful it was to pack up my son as he prepares to move 250 miles away to college this week. I not only packed up the stuff he was taking to college, but also t...
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New Year’s Eve Around the World
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