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Full ride to pharmacy school: Waubun senior 'wins the lottery' with Cultural Diversity Scholarship
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
Ready to turn in his keys: After 20 years, Berenz to retire as Food Pantry director
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs ran rampant on White Earth ... until now
At a dead end: Moorhead joyrider arrested after high-speed chase ends in DL
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Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
Keeping active is important at any age
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Martin E. Cox
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
Sheriff's airboat rescues 2 ice fishermen on Height of Land Lake
March 16, 2017
Contrary to Wednesday's business article, "Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law," well-known local and former radio personality Bob Spilman has not changed his name to Bill. He remains "one 'L' of a guy," the only one of that letter being in his last...
March 16, 2017 - 2:19pm
March 15, 2017
Detroit Lakes School Board terminates contract with athletics director
The Detroit Lakes School Board parted ways with Athletics Director Mitch McLeod at the monthly board meeting Monday night, choosing to not renew his contract after his 10 years on the job--but it wasn’t the most amicable of splits. Before the board cast their vote to approve the...
March 15, 2017 - 10:38am
March 13, 2017
Must love a challenge: Paraprofessionals among the list of jobs hurting for workers
(This is part three of our series on worker shortages around Becker County, the first being bus drivers, the second being manufacturers.) Paraprofessionals...
March 13, 2017 - 10:26am
March 7, 2017
If a tree falls...: High winds cause tree to fall on South Shore Drive power line
High winds caused a tree to fall on a power line along the 1300 block of South Shore Drive at approximately 6:25 p.m. tonight. Public utilities responded quickly, meaning Detroit Lakes residents in the area were only without power for about an hour. The Detroit Lakes Fire Department...
March 7, 2017 - 7:54pm
March 1, 2017
Planning Commission vote on controversial condo project ends in tie
The vote on a rezoning request and conditional use permit for a 52-unit condominium project on Highland Drive, across Highway 10 from the Holiday Inn overlooking a bluff there, ended in a 3-3 tie at Thursday night's meeting of the Detroit Lakes Planning Commission. According to City...
March 1, 2017 - 9:15am
February 28, 2017
An uphill battle: DL school board operates under budget, yet faces tough tax crowd
It would appear there is some misinformation about property taxes permeating the district. The Detroit Lakes school board met Monday night, hearing presentations from both the state auditor, Jen Piekarski, and hearing the results of the public survey conducted by The Morris Leatherman...
February 28, 2017 - 11:06am
February 26, 2017
Must love heavy metal: Local manufacturers feeling that worker shortage too
(Part 2 of our series on worker shortages in Becker County) When BTD employee, Derrick Cariveau extends a hand to introduce himself mid-shift,...
February 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Request to DL city is Lima Charlie (loud and clear): Veterans groups propose display of tanks, fighter jet, navy boat
Imagine an F-16 fighter jet, a Navy patrol boat, a Bradley Fighting Vehicle and an M1A1 Abrams tank permanently on display in Veterans Park...
February 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 25, 2017
'The Last Word': Tribune columnist publishes book of favorite columns from past 40 years
It's been 40 years since local attorney Lynn Hummel first began contemplating writing a column for the Detroit Lakes Tribune. "I woke up early...
February 25, 2017 - 4:30pm
Practicing extravagant generosity: First Lutheran Church donates over $100,000 to local, global organizations
Extravagant generosity--that has been the mission of the congregation at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes over the last few months. "It's...
February 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Defying the odds: Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Pregnancy, even of the "normal" variety, is no easy task. Forty weeks of mood swings, strange cravings and swollen feet being just a few of the...
February 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Man caught in Callaway driving stolen car
Derrick Steven Laducer, 33, of Rolla, N.D., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property and gross misdemeanor giving a false name to a peace officer. According to court records, on Feb. 17, he was pulled over by a Callaway police officer...
February 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Three Moorhead men charged with robbing Orton's in Audubon
Three Moorhead men have been charged with felony first-degree aggravated robbery for allegedly robbing the Orton's convenience store in Audubon. They are: Steven James Golden, 22, of 1915 16th Ave. S. Apt. 23, Moorhead; John Willard Greywind Jr., 22, of 3001 19th St. No. 104, Moorhead;...
February 25, 2017 - 11:24am
February 17, 2017
Lake Ida, Little Detroit to welcome little fishermen: DL, Cormorant youth fishing derbies will provide free family fun
When a trip to the movies costs an arm and a leg (and another arm, if someone gets hungry), family outings are becoming more and more difficult...
February 17, 2017 - 6:00am
February 16, 2017
Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
ST. PAUL—As the median age of Minnesotans creeps higher, the state's changing demography signals economic struggles for rural communities....
February 16, 2017 - 2:00pm