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Update: Names of two people killed in crash near Ice Cracking Lodge released
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Blomseth medalist at Earlybird
Bison women end Denver's reign of conference golf titles
DL track teams compete at Eagle Relays
Frazee girls second, boys third at PR Track
Lakeview Golf Course to open Wednesday
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
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Philip Edward Warren
Lorraine Lynn Warren
Rose R. Duescher
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
January 31, 2017
It takes a village: Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota holds event in DL
"Resiliency is developed through stable, caring relationships and environments," said Stephanie Hogenson, Research and Policy Director for the...
January 31, 2017 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
'Cool Nature' really rocks: Author explores science in a way kids will love
Got books? Yep, if you were me, the answer would be, "Ohhh, yeah!" Shelves of them, in fact, over the last 52 weeks, and here are some of...
December 30, 2016 - 12:50pm
July 28, 2016
Encouraging good spending
How often do you discuss money with your children? If your answer is “not often,” you’re not alone.
July 28, 2016 - 5:10am
March 13, 2016
Sanford program helps kids with feeding problems
Some children have such bad associations with food that they develop what’s called a feeding disorder. That’s a revulsion to food that goes far beyond the fussiness and fickle food preferences that many children exhibit. It’s a serious problem that means a child refuses to eat,...
March 13, 2016 - 5:20am
February 18, 2016
Handling kid’s sports costs
Most parents put countless miles on the car driving kids back and forth from various practices and games throughout elementary and secondary school. As for the actual dollars behind all that driving and purchasing of uniforms, equipment, lessons and various activity fees, the numbers...
February 18, 2016 - 5:35am
October 17, 2015
World Food Day sheds light on stunted growth in children
While being of short stature can be an annoyance in the developed world, stunting among young children in the developing world is a serious problem for those children, their families, and their nations. The World Health Organization defines stunting as having a height-for-age more...
October 17, 2015 - 5:00am
October 2, 2015
Waldorf education speaker coming to FF
Lakes Country Service Cooperative invites you to hear Liz Beaven, Ed.D., present “The First 7 Years: Developing a Foundation for Life – A Waldorf Approach to Early Childhood Education” on Oct. 7 at Lakes Country Service Cooperative in Fergus Falls. The presentation will be...
October 2, 2015 - 5:00am
July 22, 2015
Minnesota ranks number one for child well-being
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is the top state in the nation for child well-being, according to the annual Kids Count survey. The state moved from fifth last year to the No. 1 spot thanks to a top-six finish in each of the four categories rated by the Annie E.
July 22, 2015 - 8:18am
April 5, 2015
Simplifying the hunt for child care
Parents searching for childcare in Becker County know all too well how daunting the task can be, but that’s about to change. Becker County Human Services has just launched a new initiative that will essentially pair up parents in need of childcare with licensed childcare providers...
April 5, 2015 - 5:50am
Childcare tax credit to expand in MN?
Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly outlined Governor Mark Dayton’s proposal to expand Minnesota’s Child and Dependent Care Credit during a visit to the Early Education Center at Minnesota State University Moorhead today. The proposal provides $99.9 million...
April 5, 2015 - 5:05am
March 17, 2015
Helping kids cope with parents' separation, divorce
No matter how smooth or amicable the process, divorce can cause major upheaval in a family and shake a child's sense of security.
March 17, 2015 - 10:46am
March 15, 2015
Mahube lands $1.1 million federal grant
Thanks to a large federal grant, Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership is now able to provide educational service to 72 more infants and toddlers. The U.S.
March 15, 2015 - 5:50am
February 1, 2015
Foster sites needed in small towns
Lake Park, Audubon and Frazee are looking for a few good foster homes. Becker County Human Services Social Worker Joni Wohlwend says the county is experiencing a shortage of homes in general, but the small towns are in even greater need. “We don’t have any homes in Lake...
February 1, 2015 - 11:00am
January 28, 2015
Keeping kids safe can be more than a full-time job
There are few jobs out there where nearly every moment of the day is an urgent situation… where a little life relies on your decision-making...
January 28, 2015 - 12:30pm
December 15, 2014
A quick study of children’s toys and bacteria
FARGO -- When kids are covered in food, grime and other assorted sticky stuff, their toys and gadgets inevitably become covered in those substances,...
December 15, 2014 - 10:18am