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April 19, 2018
Family Day at the Becker County Museum, set for this Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon, will be focused on "Painting Pots and Planting Seedlings." Participants of all ages can decorate a clay pot, then plant it with seedlings provided by Bergen's Nursery in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
County museum abloom with events this weekend
April 19, 2018 - 12:17pm
March 27, 2018
Alicia Strnad Hoalcraft, Parenting Perspectives columnist
Do you miss the life you had before kids?
March 27, 2018 - 8:15am
February 11, 2018
At last year's Luke Gandrud Memorial Fishing Derby on Lake Ida, the first place prize for largest Northern caught went to 8-year-old Mckenzie Askelson of Twin Valley, with this 7 pound, 6-ounce beauty. A total of about 168 fish were caught throughout the afternoon. (Submitted photo)
Fishing for some family fun?: Kids' derbies set Feb. 17 on Lake Ida, Little Detroit
February 11, 2018 - 8:00am
December 22, 2017
A child needs a Social Security number to have a bank account, savings bonds, medical coverage, or to receive government services. The easiest way to get one is to apply as part of the birth registration process when they are born. (Submitted photo)
Social Security's gift to children is security
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
December 8, 2017
Detroit Lakes Breakfast Rotarians delivered a large batch of Christmas books for Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves to distribute during a recent Santa's Workshop event hosted by the Frazee Early Childhood Family Education program. (Submitted photo)
DL Breakfast Rotarians distributing Christmas books for the holidays: Giveaway for kids age 0-12 set for this Saturday at Washington Square Mall
December 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
November 26, 2017
'Have the strength and courage to do it': Detroit Lakes couple encourages others to choose adoption after welcoming special needs child into their family
November 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 1, 2017
Dick Kimmel, who will be the featured performer at a 7 p.m. concert this Friday, Oct. 27 at the Becker County Museum, has been inducted into three music halls of fame, including the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
'History of Bluegrass'... and much, much more set for Becker County Museum this fall
November 1, 2017 - 9:28am
September 19, 2017
Eight- and nine-year-old football players practice. Youths who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who started playing after they turned 12, according to a study released by Boston University researchers on Sept. 19, 2017. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times)
Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues
September 19, 2017 - 11:07am
July 9, 2017
For the youth: White Earth DOVE Program receives grant to create Child Advocacy Center
July 9, 2017 - 10:42am
June 26, 2017
Fidget spinners, a popular spinning toy, was included in World Against Toys Causing Harm’s yearly summer toy safety advisory because of the potential for a choking hazard. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
June 26, 2017 - 5:11pm
A box of donations sits on a table. All of the proceeds earned from the taco stand will go toward supplying books to children in the community. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
June 26, 2017 - 8:00am
May 5, 2017
(Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
In need of love: Becker County struggles with shortage of foster parents
May 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Niswi Linn brushes his teeth with a big smile on his face at Mahube-Otwa. Head Start students brush their teeth while stomping along to the beat of silly songs. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
It's like pulling teeth: Finding pediatric, rural dentists poses huge challenge
March 5, 2017 - 9:00am
February 17, 2017
According to organizer Tammy Odegaard, a multitude of fish are caught at the Cormorant Fishing Derby each year. (Submitted Photo)
Lake Ida, Little Detroit to welcome little fishermen: DL, Cormorant youth fishing derbies will provide free family fun
February 17, 2017 - 6:00am
February 2, 2017
The audience watches Pamela Longtine and Dick Kimmel play a song. The show, according to Kimmel, was truly a show for all ages. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Traditional fiddle fun: Pamela Longtine and Dick Kimmel host program at Becker Historical Society
February 2, 2017 - 9:00am