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Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
Just do it: Klobuchar, Grassley, McCain urge new HHS secretary to consider importation of prescription drugs from Canada
Digging for treasures: Detroit Lakes diver finds 500 year old antler, among other historic finds
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
Albert M. Finch
Lynn M. Alexander
Joan Alice Watland
Dean W. Iverson
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
February 6, 2017
Go 'Matchy-Matchy' for charity: Local nonprofits gearing up for Giving Hearts Day on Feb. 9
As Neil Diamond might say, it's time to "turn on your heartlight." For the 10th straight year, Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation...
February 6, 2017 - 10:00am
January 21, 2017
Time to celebrate
After a one-year absence, the Ecumen Detroit Lakes Charity Benefit is back — with a few new elements aimed at broadening its appeal to...
January 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Norby's donates $4,300 this year
Through its "Give with a Purpose" charity promotion, Norby's has donated $4,300 to three local organizations this year. Health Resources Center...
December 21, 2016 - 12:22pm
December 1, 2016
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
Minnesotans rank second overall out of the 50 states when it comes to charitable behavior, according to WalletHub.com. North Dakota came in third. Utah was No. 1. Arizona came in last. Minnesota ranked third in charitable giving and fifth in volunteer and service work. America in...
December 1, 2016 - 10:00am
May 20, 2016
DL sixth graders learning to make a difference
The Butterfly Effect: The scientific theory that a single event, no matter how seemingly insignificant, can have a ripple effect, and create...
May 20, 2016 - 5:55am
April 10, 2016
New charity group forms in DL area
A new charitable organization is forming in Detroit Lakes, full of volunteers who are determined to help homeless families. “We’re called...
April 10, 2016 - 5:50am
December 31, 2015
Here are 5 ways to be charitable on a budget
If you’ve ever wondered if you can be charitable with only a few extra dollars in your wallet or a little bit of free time, the answer is yes. You just have to get a little creative. In the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s latest analysis of charitable giving, it appears people who...
December 31, 2015 - 5:15am
December 17, 2015
Tis the season to be aware of charity scams
It’s natural to want to give during the holiday season. Unfortunately, not everyone sees the season that way. Some use it as a way to scam others. Scams perpetrated in the name of charity are on the rise, according to the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) and...
December 17, 2015 - 5:10am
Made with ‘pride and joy’: Homemakers group gives back to community
Every month since 1973, the Pride and Joy Homemakers Club has been gathering at members’ homes to work on a variety of philanthropic and educational...
June 17, 2015 - 1:18pm
June 5, 2015
BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers tips to avoid donor deception
The Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) has joined with the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, and State Charity Regulators to help the donating public avoid questionable fund raising circumstances and find trustworthy charities to support. The...
June 5, 2015 - 5:45am
May 8, 2015
DL students raise funds for various charities through essay
Aesop once quoted, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Sixth graders at Detroit Lakes Middle School have put these...
May 8, 2015 - 5:15am
December 11, 2014
Minnesota nonprofits say charitable giving at pre-recession levels
St. Paul -- Nonprofits take heart: There are strong signs, according to a statewide study released Thursday, that charitable giving across Minnesota is making a slow, steady climb to pre-recession levels. Giving has risen for four straight years, according to the most recent data...
December 11, 2014 - 8:30am
February 6, 2013
'Giving Hearts Day' helps local nonprofits
Come on, have a heart! For the sixth year, Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation is helping charities in western Minnesota and North Dakota raise money through Giving Hearts Day. Taking place on Valentine's Day each year, the organization offers up to $4,000 in matching...
February 6, 2013 - 11:41am
September 26, 2012
Shooting Star donates quilts to RMH
The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley (RMHC-RRV), located in Fargo, recently received a donation of 60 hand-painted and...
September 26, 2012 - 8:29am
August 27, 2010
TEAM golf tournament raises $95,000
TEAM Industries started in the town of Cambridge, Minn., in 1967 by Don and Bea Ricke. The newly created company started with a dream of bringing jobs to rural Minnesota. Forty-three years later, TEAM Industries is still bringing jobs to rural locations in each of its five facilities...
August 27, 2010 - 3:43pm