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Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
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
November 23, 2008
Volunteers build playhouse for charity
DETROIT LAKES - In a matter of just a few short hours, about 25 people chipped in and a playhouse was built for some lucky kid. As part of...
November 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 6, 2008
From charity case to champ
DETROIT LAKES - A young horse, barely a year old, was originally a charity case for Detroit Lakes hairdresser (and horse enthusiast) Jonathan Danielson, but after some nourishment and serious grooming, Elsa became the 2008 Pinto World Champion in Tulsa, Okla., at the end of June. Elsa,...
July 6, 2008 - 12:00am