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‘Emerging leaders’ honored

February 13, 2013 in DL-Online

Two area couples, Travis and Gina Schauer of Lake Park and Ed and Alisyn Keil of Perham, will receive special recognition for their commitment to leadership and their community at the Agassiz Leaders Awards Banquet. Continue Reading

‘Mr. Sunshine’ set to retire

February 6, 2013 in DL-Online

He may not be known for his sunny disposition his nickname of ‘Mr. Sunshine’ is an affectionate tribute to his gruff, man-of-few-words persona but Mark Marthaler has nothing but good things to say about his colleagues at the Becker County Highway Department, where he has worked as a mechanic for the past 31 years. Continue Reading

After 28 years, Teiken steps down from Waubun board

January 29, 2013 in DL-Online

Even before he graduated from Waubun High School in 1965, Tom Teiken was already a farmer by trade. Continue Reading

After 28 years, Teiken steps down from Waubun board

January 29, 2013 in DL-Online

Even before he graduated from Waubun High School in 1965, Tom Teiken was already a farmer by trade. Continue Reading

Retired doctor crafts beautiful furniture

January 23, 2013 in DL-Online

Mark Odland has had many professions in his life: At various times, he has worked as a professional musician, served in the U.S. Navy, been employed as a meteorologist and practiced medicine. Continue Reading

Mentors help youth reach their goals

January 16, 2013 in DL-Online

April Wilsey was in fifth grade when she first met up with her mentor, Jan Parta, through Perham’s Kinship program. Continue Reading

Local artist publishes first book

January 8, 2013 in DL-Online

Though Carmen McCullough has wanted to write a book for as long as she can remember, when it came down to actually putting together some ideas for one, the Detroit Lakes artist and marketing consultant found herself at a bit of a loss. Continue Reading

Binde ready to retire from LP-A School Board

December 26, 2012 in DL-Online

Though there were admittedly some “rocky times” during his 16½-year tenure on the Lake Park-Audubon School Board, Dale Binde said that ultimately, “it’s been a fun time.” Continue Reading

DLHS secretary wins state award

December 18, 2012 in DL-Online

Though the formal award presentation won’t take place until the end of January, Detroit Lakes High School’s Joleen Skolte was notified earlier this month by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) that she had been chosen as their 2012 Office Professional of the Year. Continue Reading

Martinez enjoying job as Waubun principal

December 4, 2012 in DL-Online

It may not have been an easy decision, but now that Eric Martinez is a semester into his new position as principal at Waubun Public Schools, he knows he made the right choice. Continue Reading