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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
White supremacist says fire at his new home in small ND town was arson
Former WDAY-TV anchors travel Europe and narrowly avoid London attacks
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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