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November 17, 2016
Update: Juvenile behind school threat identified, schools back to normal today
November 17, 2016 - 9:43am
An uphill battle; DL school board operates under budget, yet faces tough tax crowd
November 17, 2016 - 6:51am
November 16, 2016
City utilities for Detroit Lakes residents are set to go up by 3 percent at the beginning of the year.
Going...up? New city utility rates to take effect in January
November 16, 2016 - 11:03am
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Manna Food Co-op board members Wendy Gordon, left, and Stacy Salvevold have established a new program, LOCAL JEWEL, for people in the community to donate memberships to individuals and families in need.
Manna Food Co-op launches program to offer donated memberships for friends, family, those in need
November 16, 2016 - 9:11am
November 13, 2016
New Police Chief Steven Todd is sworn in by Mayor Matt Brenk Monday night (Nov. 7).
DL's new Chief of Police Steven Todd set to take over Wednesday
November 13, 2016 - 5:00am
November 11, 2016
Ed Gehrke/Special to the Tribune
The Stars and Stripes were on full display Friday morning as local veterans bowed their heads in prayer to start off Veterans Day ceremonies at Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes.
American Legion in DL has deep roots--and serves up a mean breakfast
November 11, 2016 - 2:03pm
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This proposed citation was in a case file for Private David A. Hurr, which "Prairie Boys at War" author Merry Helm discovered during her research at the National Archives & Records Administration this past February. Helm is working to get a posthumous Medal of Honor citation for Hurr, because she feels his award status was unfairly downgraded due to his low rank.
Gone but not forgotten: Author seeks Medal of Honor for DL man who died a hero in Korea
November 11, 2016 - 1:05pm
The morning after, the Detroit Lakes Fire Department speaks with the owner of the home that went up in flames late Thursday button
Willow Street home catches fire late Thursday night
November 11, 2016 - 11:18am
Warrior quilters from the Happy Hillside 4-H Club, From left: Faith Christensen, 14, of Callaway, Alyssa Mitchell, Grace Van Offelen, 14, and Luther Van Offelen, 13, both of Detroit Lakes. Photo by Nathan Bowe/Detroit Lakes Tribune
Local 4-H kids touch lives with patriotic quilts, pillowcases
November 11, 2016 - 5:00am
November 10, 2016
Fargo author Merry Helm will be speaking at the Detroit Lakes Public Library this Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. The focus of her presentation will be Detroit Lakes High School alum David Hurr, who was the first Becker County soldier to be killed in action during the Korean War in 1950. She first came across Hurr's story while doing research for the first volume of her Korean War retrospective, "Prairie Boys at War," back in 2010.
Acts of heroism, rediscovered; Former Detroit Lakes man, KIA in Korea, is focus of author’s Nov. 10 library presentation
November 10, 2016 - 12:22pm
Photo courtesy of Cat's Cradle
This infant kitten was rescued from the Detroit Lakes city yard waste dump by local resident Kyle Braaten on Oct. 22. The kitten, dubbed Chip by his foster family, is now thriving despite having been barely more than a week old when he was abandoned.
Rescued by DL resident from city yard waste dump when barely a week old, infant kitten is now thriving
November 10, 2016 - 10:16am
November 9, 2016
Vicki Gerdes/Tribune
Detroit Lakes Vice Mayor Ron Zeman was a special guest reader at Saturday's election-themed Family Day event at the Becker County Historical Society & Museum. Zeman kept the kids enthralled with his reading of the popular children's book, "Duck for President."
Kids exercise their right to vote; Mock election, crafts a big hit during local museum’s Family Day
November 9, 2016 - 10:36am
November 6, 2016
Many trees in the city park near the Pavillion are being cut down for safety reasons. Photo by Mattie Hjelseth
Yelling timber; Warm fall gives public works chance to remove hazardous trees from city park
November 6, 2016 - 6:19am
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar came to La Barista in Detroit Lakes Wednesday evening to visit with locals about the upcoming elections.
Coffee with the candidates; Minnesota DFLers visit Detroit Lakes, talk healthcare, farm bills
November 6, 2016 - 5:09am
November 5, 2016
Essentia Health encourages people to 'start the beat'
November 5, 2016 - 12:10pm