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Senator Al Franken was cracking jokes left and right when he stopped at BTD on his "Advancing Career Pathways" tour--but more than jokes, he also listened to school administration and business personnel in the community talk about the ways in which they are working to strengthen career pathways for kids who are graduating from high school. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
1 hour 3 min ago
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
2 hours 13 min ago
March 22, 2017
A sign hangs outside of the Becker County Historical Society. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
22 hours 13 min ago
A Sears logo is seen inside a department store in Garden City, New York, U.S. on May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photoplay button
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
Happenings
March 22, 2017 - 10:29am
Crime & Accidents
March 22, 2017 - 10:09am
The Home and Sport Show was held March 18-19 at the Kent Freeman Arena. Seminars were presented on "Hanging Gardens" and "Living Wall Gardens." (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Home and Sport Show held in DL: Lakes Region Builders Association filled arenas over the weekend
March 22, 2017 - 9:20am
Hypnotist and hypnotherapist Leslie Reynolds will be in Detroit Lakes on April 3 and Perham on April 4. (Submitted photo)
Healthy hypnotism: Hypnotist Leslie Reynolds to hold free events in DL for bad life crutches
March 22, 2017 - 8:00am
March 21, 2017
The Jaycee women recently used some of their funds from last year's Ladies Stagette to purchase 1,800 books for Detroit Lakes elementary school classrooms.
An evening out for the girls: Jaycees hosting Ladies Stagette for a little fun, a lot of charity
March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
A man in a sailor hat sprays the crowd with water at the Pond Skim. Crowd members were advised to stay behind the blue outlines of the pond. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Flying high (and sinking low): The Mountain pond skim and rail jam was a real crowd pleaser
March 21, 2017 - 11:54am
A teacher sits at her desk. The room that was converted into her office has no windows. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Time crunch, space scrunch: Roosevelt Elementary students, teachers feeling ‘a little claustrophobic’
March 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Becker County has agreed to sell about 7 acres from its wetlands bank to Otter Tail County for $160,000. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
State acts to refill its empty wetlands bank: Otter Tail County plans to buy acreage from Becker
March 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Fardoso Mohamed talks Monday, March 20, 2017, in Moorhead about how another customer harassed her and shouted at her to remove her hijab when she went grocery shopping Saturday. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
After Moorhead Muslim woman harassed over hijab, some say treatment is common
March 21, 2017 - 8:48am
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Dayton expected to respond to sheriffs' letter regarding pipeline protests
March 21, 2017 - 8:37am
March 20, 2017
Ryu Pena, 4, of St. James, Minn., died Saturday, March 18, 2017, after he accidentally caught his hooded jacket on a hook in a Mankato thrift store dressing room. He was asphyxiated. (GoFundMe.com)
Police: Boy dies after clothing gets caught in dressing room
March 20, 2017 - 8:51pm