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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'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
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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