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Ringing in a new year...of campers: Stolen mess hall bell returned to Camp Cherith after 35 years
County's economy is a mixed bag
Becker County Museum to host eclipse-themed Family Day on Saturday
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
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Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Norseman Motors donates 2.5K to Booster Club
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
Column: Growing up with Jesus
DL's Andresen family named U of M's 'Farm Family of the Year'
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Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
MANNA Food Co-op seeking sponsorships
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
Local produce star of this potato salad
Tribune Editorial: Why our blank front page today matters
Letter: Charlottesville and Trump's true colors
Yes, it's possible: Sit down and talk with your representative
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
Brad Laabs column: Old-school rigging still brings in the walleye
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
July 28, 2017
A family affair: Local family travels the world together
In 2007, Liz Foster-Anderson, of Detroit Lakes, was enjoying time in Jamaica with her daughter Jessica Anderson, also of Detroit Lakes, when...
July 28, 2017 - 9:10am
July 26, 2017
It's fair time!
Today's the day that many local 4-H and FFA members have been waiting for all year — the opening of the 2017 Becker County Fair. From now...
July 26, 2017 - 10:37am
May 15, 2017
Fidget spinners are the hot new fad, but are they good for our kids?
For a small object that is supposed to keep someone quiet and focused, there seems to be much ado about fidget toys. Especially the spinny kind. For kids, the toys are meant to provide a bit of sensory input, which in turn helps them focus on reading or their teacher. They're currently...
May 15, 2017 - 3:33pm
May 4, 2017
After 35 years, man continues search for mom and dad
RED WING, Minn. — Steven Nelson was told every year on his birthday by his mother, “I know that there’s somebody else thinking about you...
May 4, 2017 - 9:30am
April 6, 2017
America the beautiful...: Local grandparents explore the country with grandchildren
When Connie and Dick Kovala of Detroit Lakes initially came up with the idea to take each of their grandchildren on trips for their respective...
April 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 2, 2017
Standing the test of time: Industry, tourism still alive in Becker County after 159 years
March marks the month in which--159 years ago--Becker was officially approved as a county. Since that day in 1858, Becker County has blossomed...
March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 4, 2017
AgweekTV: Nonbrowning apples
Neal Carter grows apples and hates that apples turn brown. So he decided to develop an apple that doesn't. They are called arctic apples. Watch...
February 4, 2017 - 8:30am
February 3, 2017
A hope for change: Indian Child Welfare Court aims for better outcomes for Native American families
DULUTH — Samantha Jackson balanced her 9-month-old baby, Elias, carefully on her lap inside 6th Judicial District Judge Sally Tarnowski's...
February 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 2, 2017
Traditional fiddle fun: Pamela Longtine and Dick Kimmel host program at Becker Historical Society
Grandparents happily tapped their feet to the beat and parents bounced their babies on their knees as fiddle music filled the Becker County...
February 2, 2017 - 9:00am
December 15, 2016
'We're that family': Not picture perfect, but perfect for us
"We're that family," my sister Kathryn remarked once again this past Thanksgiving, as all the cousins fell off their seats, in stitches from laughing so hard at pirate jokes. This phrase has been uttered at almost every family holiday and every special event we've ever attended, or...
December 15, 2016 - 11:00am
November 24, 2016
Editorial:We have all year to shop, why ruin Thanksgiving?
The average age expectancy in the United States is 78, so using that, we've only got 78 Thanksgivings to enjoy with our families in our lives. Several of them are gone for most. For many, time is ticking for us to have this holiday with our children while they are young and don't...
November 24, 2016 - 5:00am
November 20, 2016
Fewer parents say they spank their kids
Spanking and hitting children to discipline them has become much less common in recent decades as more parents choose non-physical approaches like "time-outs" instead, a U.S. study suggests. Since 1988, the proportion of middle-income mothers who think physical punishment is appropriate...
November 20, 2016 - 6:15am
November 16, 2016
Manna Food Co-op launches program to offer donated memberships for friends, family, those in need
Just in time for the holidays, Detroit Lakes-based Manna Food Co-op is offering community residents a unique opportunity to donate memberships...
November 16, 2016 - 9:11am
October 21, 2016
Minnesota firefighter responding to fatal car crash discovers that 16-year-old victim is his son
As a member of the volunteer fire department in the tiny northwestern Minnesota town of Ada, Randy Peterson has a routine when his pager goes...
October 21, 2016 - 7:24am