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September 26, 2016
Donna Sauvageau, left, and Joni Wohlwend hold up one of the 'kid kits' that Sauvageau assembled to deliver to the Becker County Human Services building on Monday. The kits were assembled inside 'Clever Shopper' bags that were donated for the project by Sauvageau's Clever Container clients. A total of 30 kits were delivered and will be donated to kids in the county's foster care program, which Wohlwend supervises.
(Submitted photo)
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
23 hours 19 min ago
September 25, 2016
'Silent No More' by Aaron Fisher and 'Bullying with Words' by Addy Ferguson are both available at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. (Submitted photo)
It's time to put a stop to bullying
September 25, 2016 - 6:53am
The Rose Ensemble will bring their program "Jerusalem: Treasures from the Holy Land" to the Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
The Becker County Historical Society and Museum will actually be located closer to the  Detroit Lakes Community Center at left than these first renderings show. The front of the museum will coordinate with the building next door, but also keep its own identity with an older looking design.
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
The Lakes Recovery School, located at the Area Learning Center, is a school within a school. The students have their own room, which they decorate with inspirational sayings they find like "I got clean not perfect."
'I am a student with drug addiction' students talk addiction and recovery
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
September 24, 2016
Detroit Lakes residents, from left, Missy Dresch Newberg, Jen Maxwell and Jennifer Pedersen on the set of "House Hunters," preparing to film an episode that will air this Tuesday, Sept. 27 on HGTV.
'House Hunters' comes to Detroit Lakes
September 24, 2016 - 12:30pm
Kaden Qualley, 4th grade student at Roosevelt, enjoyed the cormorant pond station while he was on a field trip to the Cormorant Lakes Sportsmans Club.
Trip to Cormorant Sportsman’s Club is all hands-on for the fourth graders of Detroit Lakes
September 24, 2016 - 8:28am
September 23, 2016
Zebra mussels found in two more popular western Minnesota lakes
September 23, 2016 - 8:29am
September 22, 2016
Students at the Detroit Lakes High School get together at a field trip to a Wild Rice finishing mill near Mahnomen to talk about the Ojibwe language and culture.
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
September 22, 2016 - 9:27am
Senior year, not so glamorous
September 22, 2016 - 9:00am
BD's Gas and Grub is currently under renovation--but still open to the public. The new owners, Darrel and Brenda Siewert are planning to add a coffee shop and renovate the deli to focus on sub and pizza sales.
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
September 22, 2016 - 8:30am
Paranormal researcher and author Chad Lewis will be at the Detroit Lakes Library at 6:30 p.m. Friday for a free presentation.
Paranormal researcher and author to speak in DL on Friday
September 22, 2016 - 8:15am
After 22 years, Janet Green (left) has stepped down as executive director of Ecumen Detroit Lakes to take on a regional leadership role within the Ecmen organization. Katie Lundmark, right, took the reins at Ecumen Detroit Lakes last month, and will continue to work closely with Green, who remains based in Detroit Lakes.
Lundmark takes reins at Ecumen Detroit Lakes; Green moves up to regional post
September 22, 2016 - 8:02am
September 21, 2016
These four members of the Becker County Sheriff's Office were honored Tuesday with Life Saver Awards for taking action that saved lives: Standing, from left are Sgt. Shane Richard, Sgt. Andrew Bachmann, Deputy Tony Christensen and Deputy Adam Douglas.
All in a day's work; Becker County Sheriff’s officers honored for saving lives
September 21, 2016 - 10:43am
The Hovland home on Big Detroit Lake is the oldest "cabin" on the lake and was constructed as a retreat at the turn of the century.
Exploring the exquisite; ‘Diamonds of DL’ opening to the public to tour
September 21, 2016 - 10:36am