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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Panthers send Lakers to defeat in overtime
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
Guest Editorial: Trump should not pursue Clinton
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Finding that lost rod - lots of goofy things happen out on the lake
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
November 26, 2016
‘It’s a girl’...surprise! DL woman, siblings reunited with full sister they never knew existed
Editor’s note: We, in the news business, always say that ‘everybody has a story’, and it’s true. Incredible things happen to everyday...
November 26, 2016 - 10:18am
November 24, 2016
November is National Adoption Month
National Adoption Month has its roots in Massachusetts, where in 1976, Governor Michael Dukakis declared an adoption week. By 1984, President...
November 24, 2016 - 3:05pm
November 16, 2016
Lynn Hummel Column: Unusual adoption can only be called a miracle
There is a long way and a short way to get things done. The long way to parenthood, grandparenthood and great-grandparenthood involves conception, a period of gestation, rushing to the hospital, pacing in the hospital and the pain of childbirth. It's all a miracle.
November 16, 2016 - 8:45am
September 28, 2016
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Three years. That's how long the Buskers have been waiting to adopt a second child. The Detroit Lakes couple remembers it going much quicker...
September 28, 2016 - 8:37am
May 19, 2016
Readying finances for adoption
The decision to start a family is a joyful event. However, parents considering adoption should consider advance planning for a range of financial issues unique to the process and the child they hope to bring into their home. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...
May 19, 2016 - 5:35am
January 20, 2016
Secret lives of cats
Here are some things about stray cats you may not know: If you’re a cat-lover who is feeding and sheltering a stray or feral cat — keep it...
January 20, 2016 - 9:01am
January 15, 2016
Celebrity adoptions hit the jackpot
Before you check out your groceries, you have to pass a rack featuring celebrity magazines with headlines about the Hollywood lifestyle: cheating, betrayal, split ups, multiple marriages, tax problems, financial problems, legal problems, drugs, alcohol and too-fast cars. The image...
January 15, 2016 - 5:05am
September 12, 2015
These bonded seniors need a new home
This twofur is a bonded pair. They were surrendered to the shelter together after being together for years, and they need to be adopted together. 1....
September 12, 2015 - 5:55am
July 22, 2015
Pets available to adopt at the Marshmallow shelter in DL
Ace is a sweet boy that loves to be by your side and hang out! He would benefit from obedience classes with his adoptive family so that he could...
July 22, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 10, 2015
Minnesota couple sues over state adoption law’s tribal angle
ST. PAUL — A local Native American couple wishing to place their newborn with a non-native family has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Minnesota’s adoption law, which they say could hinder their ability to make that decision. The couple, identified...
June 10, 2015 - 9:00am
May 27, 2014
New law puts lab cats, dogs up for adoption
Minnesota on Tuesday became the first state to ensure that dogs and cats used in laboratory testing be offered for adoption. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Omnibus Supplemental Budget Bill containing the Beagle Freedom Law. Authored by Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, and Rep....
May 27, 2014 - 9:30am
March 19, 2010
Now it's easier to adopt foster kids
If you or someone you know has ever thought about adoption, now is a great time to check into the possibilities of giving a child a lasting, loving home. Becker County has received an 18-month grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services that will provide support to foster...
March 19, 2010 - 3:27pm
January 18, 2009
Couple already wants to adopt newborn girl abandoned at Grand Forks fire station
GRAND FORKS - The story of the baby girl left in a cardboard box outside a Grand Forks fire station Saturday morning gripped people fast. Lori Krasovich was perusing the internet about 1 p.m.
January 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe: Adoption fight over 6-month-old baby
Baby Talon has been removed from one family and given to another. Talon is the 6-month-old boy in the middle of a legal battle that made national headlines this week. His adoptive mother and father were forced on Sunday to relinquish the infant to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe after...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am