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Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
DL Dance third and fifth at Pelican Invite
DL boys blowout Prowlers
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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June 7, 2015
Former sheriff battling cancer
He once served as the county’s highest-ranking law enforcement officer tasked with fighting crime, but now former Becker County Sheriff Warren...
June 7, 2015 - 5:40am
April 25, 2015
Simply Pink Truly Teal: Run/walk supports cancer patients
On Mother’s Day weekend people from across Becker County will be ascending upon the streets of Detroit Lakes in a joint effort to support those...
April 25, 2015 - 5:35am
January 13, 2015
LPA basketball teams support mother’s cancer battle
Saturday’s basketball doubleheader in Lake Park was about more than hoops, as both teams held a “Teal Out” in support of ovarian cancer...
January 13, 2015 - 12:56pm
December 8, 2013
Mother, daughter fighting cancer battle together
This is not the mother-daughter bonding experience that Peggy Ullrich and Becky Kaiser would have chosen. But this mother and daughter pair...
December 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2013
Zeman shares award with all volunteers
When Lori Bachmann read the criteria for the Regional Hero of Hope award offered through the American Cancer Society, she immediately thought...
November 30, 2013 - 5:00pm
August 28, 2013
Unique fundraiser by Jon & Sons Disposal
Here’s an unusual way to show support for cancer research — pink garbage cans. Jon and Sons Disposal has purchased 200 of the pink plastic...
August 28, 2013 - 12:05pm
June 14, 2013
Minnesota soldier who gained international attention for his fight against cancer has died
ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died shortly after 4 p.m.
June 14, 2013 - 11:15am
March 27, 2013
A battle of her own this time
50-year-old Sharon Schmitt of Audubon has lived in the Lake Park area her whole life. “Born and raised here,” she said with a cheery tone....
March 27, 2013 - 12:59pm
March 6, 2013
Sister continues victim’s radon fight
ST. PAUL -- Janet Thompson was being treated for terminal lung cancer, but her thoughts were about others. She lobbied people she saw to check their homes for radon, a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Now, her sister has taken up the cause. Lori Thompson-Garry...
March 6, 2013 - 4:11pm
February 8, 2013
Melanoma rates on the rise
New data from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) shows that melanoma skin cancer continues to be one of the most rapidly increasing cancers among Minnesota residents. Melanoma of the skin is a more serious form of cancer than the more commonly diagnosed basal and squamous cell...
February 8, 2013 - 8:59am
July 22, 2011
Keep an eye on those changing moles: Skin cancer worries
Once she turned 40, Melanie Schacher's general practitioner suggested she go see a dermatologist for a yearly cancer screening due to her skin type. That suggested doctor visit caught skin cancer that she didn't even know she had. Schacher, who lives in West Fargo, said her complexion...
July 22, 2011 - 4:55pm
April 21, 2010
American Cancer Society to recognize volunteers April 18-24
In celebration of the 37th annual National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), the American Cancer Society recognizes and celebrates the efforts of its more than three million volunteers nationwide who are making a difference for people facing cancer. In Becker County, more than 350 volunteers...
April 21, 2010 - 2:44pm
June 5, 2009
Cancer survivorship picnic in Fargo
On Thursday, June 18, MeritCare Roger Maris Cancer Center is holding a Cancer Survivorship Picnic. The event will be held at Lindenwood Park (Rotary shelter), Fargo, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Healthy food will be served, and there will be special entertainment by Tim Hoffelt, Penny and...
June 5, 2009 - 2:21pm
March 10, 2009
Beloved Detroit Lakes Middle School teacher loses battle with cancer
Just a little over a week after the students and staff at Detroit Lakes Middle School rallied behind their ailing colleague and teacher, Michelle...
March 10, 2009 - 2:04pm
January 9, 2009
New cancer society president enjoying life in Detroit Lakes
From the time he was a small child, Khaled Zreik knew he wanted to be a doctor. "Since I was five years old, I've had an interest in helping people," says the Detroit Lakes physician, who purchased a home on Muskrat Lake with his wife, Fatme, in June 2008. More specifically, Zreik...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am