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October 17, 2018
Abby Pettit, left, of the Becker County United Way Food 4 Thought Backpack Program, recently accepted a $2,000 check from the Detroit Lakes High School Class of 1968, which included (second from left to right) Margaret Meyer McDougall, Jill Shoemaker Mickelson, Bev Lerud Wilson, Bonnie Archer Renner and Mary Peterson Andrews. (Submitted photo)
DLHS Class of 1968 donates $2,000 to backpack program
October 17, 2018 - 10:57am
October 10, 2018
Sarah Haeder, who grew up in a religious family and used to spend summers protesting outside abortion clinics, is now a 41-year-old registered nurse at Planned Parenthood and the Red River Women's Clinic. David Samson / Forum News Service
She grew up protesting outside abortion clinics. Now, she performs them at North Dakota’s only clinic.
October 10, 2018 - 7:00am
October 6, 2018
The Becker County 4-H Freestyle Horse Drill Team took first place at state competition in St. Paul this year, despite the last-minute challenge of one team member breaking his ankle two weeks before the state event.  The team includes (left to right) Cameron Lunde, Ashley Strandberg, McKinna Greggersen, Jenna Tollefson and Tori Johnson. (Submitted photo)
Stepping up to the top: In second year of competition, Becker County 4-H Horse Drill Team brings home state title
October 6, 2018 - 5:13pm
October 3, 2018
The family of Katie Bjorndahl who died Saturday gather’s with her portrait Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in their home in rural Hawley, Minn. They are Nick, 24, from left, Aaron, Lisa, Grace, 14, and Katie’s dog Lola. Michael Vosburg / The Forum
Family, friends pay tribute to Hawley grad who died unexpectedly
October 3, 2018 - 2:53pm
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Manager Neil Powers (left) presents Dave Schneider of Detroit Lakes with the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award.
Tamarac NWR announces its Volunteer of the Year
October 3, 2018 - 12:27pm
Bob and Dorothy Hoover (at left), Bonnie Mohs and Joe Merseth proudly display the District 1 and International Lodge of the Year awards that were recently bestowed on Detroit Lakes' own Sons of Norway Vikingland Lodge for its achievements during 2017-18. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
An early gift: DL’s Sons of Norway takes organization’s highest award
October 3, 2018 - 12:23pm
September 27, 2018
White Earth veterans elects Honor Guard officers
September 27, 2018 - 5:09pm
September 21, 2018
Travis Anderson, 37, of Fargo, poses for a photo with his wife, Donna, and three sons: Andrew, 6, Jackson, 3, and Ethan, 1. Special to Forum News Service
At 37, a lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan is finally attending his first game. He never envisioned it would be because of this.
September 21, 2018 - 7:00am
September 14, 2018
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Detroit Lakes composer's music played at Miss America contest
September 14, 2018 - 11:19am
August 31, 2018
Trudy and Howard Maninga have a replica Vietnam War fighting hole, among other pieces of history, on their property west of Two Inlets in rural Ponsford.
Vietnam memorial addresses lingering wounds
August 31, 2018 - 3:26pm
August 29, 2018
Kate Johnson, age 11, Cole Rotter, age 9, Grace Johnson, age 8, and Etta Rotter, age 6, set up a lemonade stand on Lake Sallie Drive last Friday, Aug. 24, to raise money for a new Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
Local kids host lemonade stand to raise money for new museum
August 29, 2018 - 10:33am
August 26, 2018
Volunteers (from left) Charlie Zemlicka, Jon Lason and Steven Hendrickson spent three days this past week sprucing up the playhouse at Mahube-Otwa Head Start so the preschoolers would have a safer, nicer-looking house to play in when they start classes in September. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Pebbles On the Pond: Local scoutmaster and friends make playtime a little more safe, fun for Mahube Head Start kids this fall
August 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 23, 2018
Detroit Lakes Mayor Matt Brenk, at left, shakes the hand of Police Officer Joe Steffens before presenting him with a Lifesaving Award. Also honored was Minnesota State Patrol Lieutenant Mike Engum (next to Steffen). The two men were recognized for saving the life of Gary Wright Jr., at left, of Perham. (Submitted photo)
City honors police officer, state trooper, EMS workers for lifesaving efforts
August 23, 2018 - 9:50am
Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander gave out awards Tuesday for saving the lives of two people who nearly drowned in Little Detroit Lake on July 7. From left are: Glander, Patrick Fritz, Christopher Fritz, Nathan Rethwisch, Lindsay Anderson, Tracy Rethwisch, Deputy Jerron Aschnewitz and Deputy Cole Sanders. Nathan Bowe/Tribune
Pontooners and deputies honored for saving lives on Little Detroit
August 23, 2018 - 9:33am
August 16, 2018
Phyllis Litherland, right, co-founded the Moorhead Dairy Queen with her husband, Bob, in 1949. She died Sunday, Aug. 12, at her daughter's home in Chicago at the age of 90. Courtesy of Moorhead Dairy Queen
Co-creator of Dilly Bar dies at 90
August 16, 2018 - 5:52pm
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