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Striking down barriers: Frazee's new Adaptive Bowling Team, Unified Phy Ed class get acceptance, friendship and inclusion on a roll
Perham man hurt in Highway 10 crash near DL
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Crime & accidents around Becker County
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
Hornet nine open with win at Crookston
UCB track teams fourth at Barnesville Booster
Sharp “best boxer” in Proctor
Herzog medalist, Laker girls win at The Meadows
Smith claims Top 20 Big Ten finish
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
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
The wolf is a Minnesota treasure
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
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
March 11, 2018
A 'devotional for the heartbroken': Audubon pastor publishes book on grief and grace
The title of Ruth Hetland's new book, "Writing With a View of the Graveyard: Life, Loss, and Unruly Grace," has both literal and figurative meanings....
March 11, 2018 - 5:30am
February 2, 2018
A lesson on faith and Vikings fandom
Vikings fans are the most stubbornly loyal fans. I have never seen them give up faith, even when that faith has been tested, over and over again. They also are great sports — when they won against the Saints, they raised over $200,000 for the charity of the Saints' injured punter,...
February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
Body and soul: Zion's Faithfully Fit program focuses on the spiritual as well as the physical
Here's a group that gives new meaning to the phrase, "working out religiously." For almost 20 years now, several women from Zion Lutheran Church...
February 2, 2018 - 10:00am
January 4, 2018
Christmas is about love, no matter where in the world you are
For most of my life, I have celebrated Christmas in one part of the world. My Minnesotan Christmas was always something I looked forward to. I loved getting involved with the church on Christmas day, having snow, and the quirky traditions that my family developed over the years.
January 4, 2018 - 11:00am
December 23, 2017
AgweekTV: McMartin Bankruptcy Update
The trustee in the large McMartin farm bankruptcy is alleging fraud and the amount of debt has risen to more than sixty-three million dollars....
December 23, 2017 - 8:00am
April 5, 2017
Methodist Church donates $15,000 to Food Pantry
April 5, 2017 - 11:26am
February 25, 2017
Practicing extravagant generosity: First Lutheran Church donates over $100,000 to local, global organizations
Extravagant generosity--that has been the mission of the congregation at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes over the last few months. "It's...
February 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 13, 2017
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
I am used to a Christmas of snow activities, activities through my local church, and special time with just my parents on Christmas day. I love skiing, being involved with the church, and eating our family's traditional Christmas food. Now, though, is my time to tell you all about...
January 13, 2017 - 8:00am
November 24, 2016
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
The hinges of the red window-door creak as an eager youth swings it open. The wood is old, but sturdy. The shingles are cheap, but do their job....
November 24, 2016 - 10:48am
October 16, 2016
Local churches came together to help pack meals for Kids Against Hunger
The Cormorant Lutheran Church in the Lakes Area, with the help of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, raised money to help pack meals for their mission:...
October 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 30, 2016
Anti-Islam presentation draws protesters inside and outside MN church
A multi-hour speech at a Brainerd church that mocked and decried the religion of Islam and its adherents drew dozens of interested attendees—and...
September 30, 2016 - 12:39pm
September 28, 2016
There's a new pastor in town
For some, spreading faith and a love of God can be a fulltime job that can take them into a bit of a nomadic life. "God has taken us all over...
September 28, 2016 - 8:53am
September 4, 2016
Area churches to hold fall dinners
There's nothing better than sitting down in good company on a crisp fall day to enjoy a wonderful meal. It seems that the congregations of churches in this area have this figured out, as several are planning to hold dinner gatherings in the month of September. Immanuel Lutheran Church...
September 4, 2016 - 5:00am
August 31, 2016
'God's Work...Our Hands'
Many local churches are coming together once again to "serve and love thy neighbors." For the fifth time, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in...
August 31, 2016 - 11:59am
January 3, 2016
Twin Cities mega-church reveals $17 million donation
Minnesota’s largest church has gotten a lot larger — thanks to a $17 million contribution. Eagle Brook Church, which has six locations and 22,000 weekly worshippers, has confirmed that it has received the enormous donation. The gift was promised four years ago but not disclosed...
January 3, 2016 - 5:05am