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Senator Al Franken was cracking jokes left and right when he stopped at BTD on his "Advancing Career Pathways" tour--but more than jokes, he also listened to school administration and business personnel in the community talk about the ways in which they are working to strengthen career pathways for kids who are graduating from high school. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
7 hours 53 min ago
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
9 hours 3 min ago
March 22, 2017
Luke Bryan will close out WE Fest's 35th anniversary celebration as the third and final main stage headliner on Saturday, Aug. 5. (Submitted photo)
Full WE Fest lineup announced
March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
A sign hangs outside of the Becker County Historical Society. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
March 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
March 22, 2017 - 11:56am
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
March 22, 2017 - 10:24am
Crime & Accidents
March 22, 2017 - 10:09am
March 21, 2017
A man in a sailor hat sprays the crowd with water at the Pond Skim. Crowd members were advised to stay behind the blue outlines of the pond. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Flying high (and sinking low): The Mountain pond skim and rail jam was a real crowd pleaser
March 21, 2017 - 11:54am
A teacher sits at her desk. The room that was converted into her office has no windows. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Time crunch, space scrunch: Roosevelt Elementary students, teachers feeling ‘a little claustrophobic’
March 21, 2017 - 10:00am
March 20, 2017
Rowen Thompson, 7, reads to a cat named Chloe. Rowen said that, when she reads to cats, they're usually calm and attentive. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Becoming 'Book Buddies': Humane Society launches reading program for kids, shelter pets
March 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
The old softball fields near Lakeshirts will soon become Detroit Lakes' first dog park; Public Works Director Brad Green says that work on the new park will be completed just in time for summer. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
A park just for canines: DL council approves plans for dog park; will be open by summer
March 20, 2017 - 10:00am
March 19, 2017
This replica guitar, which is autographed by Bobby Vee, The Cricketts, The Blenders and The Needham Twins, among others, will be one of the items up for sale at the live auction held during Holy Rosary Catholic School's 16th annual Spring Interlude, which is set for this Saturday, March 24 at Holy Rosary. (Submitted photo)
Spring has sprung! It's time to celebrate: Four fun things to see, do – and taste – in DL this week
March 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
March 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 18, 2017
Spring has arrived at the Detroit Lakes Library
March 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Children imitate sheep noises in an attempt to get the animals to answer them. (Kaysey Price/Tribune)
A band of baa'ing fourth graders: Ag-in-the-classroom event teachings students farm, safety, animals, equipment
March 18, 2017 - 7:00am