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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Thunderbirds co-op fulfills lifelong dreams of players and coaches
Thompson breaks through; state wrestlers cap banner season
Tucker Hibbert claims 11th Pro National Snocross Championship
Tappe finishes career at Northern State
North Central All-Star basketball games looking for players
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Kenneth "Bud" Koenig
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
March 11, 2018
A 'devotional for the heartbroken': Audubon pastor publishes book on grief and grace
The title of Ruth Hetland's new book, "Writing With a View of the Graveyard: Life, Loss, and Unruly Grace," has both literal and figurative meanings....
March 11, 2018 - 5:30am
March 7, 2018
She's got her work down to a science: High school chemistry teacher, Vicki Welke, named DL's 2018 Teacher of the Year
Vicki Welke was named Detroit Lakes School District's 2018 Teacher of the Year at a special ceremony on Tuesday. She and other top nominees from...
March 7, 2018 - 11:51am
February 24, 2018
Laker alum becomes commercial pilot
February 24, 2018 - 11:00am
February 22, 2018
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Becker County Energize held its 3rd Annual Community Health and Wellness Summit on Tuesday, bringing school, faith, social services and healthcare leaders together to talk about the overall health of the community, address challenges and share success stories. The all-day event, held...
February 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Taking advantage of last Wednesday's unusually warm winter weather, several classes from Detroit Lakes' elementary schools walked through the...
February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
February 14, 2018
Health and wellness summit set for Feb. 20: BSU's Bensen to deliver keynote, 'Planning from the Furture'
The Third Annual Becker County Energize Community Health & Wellness Summit will be held next Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes. Keynote speaker Jim Bensen, president emeritus at Bemidji State University, will share his visionary and...
February 14, 2018 - 4:49pm
February 2, 2018
Body and soul: Zion's Faithfully Fit program focuses on the spiritual as well as the physical
Here's a group that gives new meaning to the phrase, "working out religiously." For almost 20 years now, several women from Zion Lutheran Church...
February 2, 2018 - 10:00am
January 21, 2018
Not sharp, not flat...but right on key: Diane Jordan named Teacher of the Year at LPA
Music teacher Diane Jordan has been named Lake Park-Audubon School District's Teacher of the Year. Jordan is a vocal music instructor for grades...
January 21, 2018 - 9:00am
January 12, 2018
'A huge loss for all of us': Influential community leader, Cyndi Anderson, passes away
The Detroit Lakes community has lost an active and influential leader with the passing of Cyndi Anderson. On Wednesday, Jan. 10, less than one...
January 12, 2018 - 11:51am
January 11, 2018
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
If it weren't for a small group of dedicated Detroit Lakers, Polar Fest wouldn't exist as we know it. Today, Polar Fest is a popular, 12-day...
January 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 2, 2017
'Come and enjoy the music of the holidays': First Lutheran Church to host lunchtime Advent Mini Concerts three Wednesdays in Dec.
First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes is ringing in the holiday season with a series of lunchtime Advent Mini Concerts, continuing a 17-year-long...
December 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 30, 2017
DL native Melissa Paakh is Miss Minnesota USA runner-up
Detroit Lakes native Melissa Paakh was named first runner-up in the Miss Minnesota USA 2018 pageant. Paakh has a long and successful history...
November 30, 2017 - 1:08pm
November 23, 2017
Sportsman's Club Chili Feed raises $70K
More than 700 people attended the Perham Sportsman's Club's 10th Annual Chili Feed, held at The Cactus on Oct. 26. In a press release to the...
November 23, 2017 - 8:00am
November 3, 2017
A chance to say 'thanks'
Do you want to say 'thank you' to the community for supporting a recent charity event, fundraising campaign or similar occasion? Individuals, organizations and businesses in the lakes area are invited to share their letters of thanks for publication on the Tribune's Community pages....
November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 1, 2017
Detroit Lakes Kiwanis host Halloween party
This past weekend, the Detroit Lakes Kiwanis Club and Detroit Lakes Key Club teamed up to host a community Halloween party for kids in 5th grade and younger. Participants played games and enjoyed lots of Halloween treats and candy. There were just over 200 kids in attendance with...
November 1, 2017 - 11:22am