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December 18, 2016
It takes between 60-70 volunteers to serve the 300-400 people who show up for "Christmas At Our House." Though the majority are First Lutheran Church members, some bring along their extended family and other holiday guests to help as well.  (Submitted photo)
'Christmas at Our House': First Lutheran Church invites the community to enjoy Christmas feast
December 18, 2016 - 2:00pm
Twelve-year-old Alyssa Witthoeft has bonded with Crush, an orange tabby kitten that has been at the Humane Society Shelter for about a month. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
A purr-fect bonding experience:Kinship pair shares the love of volunteering
December 18, 2016 - 7:00am
December 16, 2016
Celebrate the solstice in NYM: Longest Night Music Festival set Dec. 21 at Cultural Center
December 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
This beautiful Barred Owl was spotted during a previous Christmas Bird Count, held annually by the National Audubon Society and including volunteers from all over the U.S. The Detroit Lakes area event is set for Thursday, Dec. 15, while Tamarac Refuge will hold its own count on Monday, Dec. 19. (Submitted photo)
'Four calling birds, three French hens, two turtle doves...': Christmas bird counts for DL area, Tamarac Refuge set this week
December 16, 2016 - 11:00am
The Backyard playground area at the DL Community & Cultural Center, which opened in the summer of 2010, is especially popular with energetic kids in the wintertime. (Tribune file photo)
DLCCC celebrates 15 years with '15 Days of Fun'
December 16, 2016 - 8:00am
December 15, 2016
Community band to give holiday concert this Saturday at First Lutheran
December 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
Staff members at Essentia Health Oak Crossing show off the t-shirts they received in honor of the Detroit Lakes facility receiving a "Best Nursing Home" designation from U.S. News and World Report for 2016-17. (Submitted photo)
Oak Crossing earns 'Best Nursing Home' designation
December 15, 2016 - 11:30am
December 14, 2016
Country star Sammy Kershaw will perform at Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center in Mahnomen this Friday. Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Sammy Kershaw at Shooting Star Friday
December 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
Lake Park-Audubon Senior National Honor Society Member Rileigh Leininger holds a promotional poster with the running totals for NHS's annual food drive event. (Submitted photo)
LP-A National Honor Society raises over $3,000 with Food Fund Drive
December 14, 2016 - 10:26am
Local students receive MSU Moorhead scholarships
December 14, 2016 - 10:19am
MSUM expects 430 students to graduate Thursday
December 14, 2016 - 10:10am
December 10, 2016
Minnesota Flyers gymnasts (from left) Shelby Lyman, Lydia Klettke, Maggie Schander, Olivia Gag, Ava Funk, Samantha Close, Mamie Hunter, Morgan Hausten, Kate Taves, Lila Disse, Alea Disse, Ahzriel Wouters and Mackenzie Hilden are in Roseville, Minn., this weekend, taking part in Level 3 and 4 compulsory competition at the USAG state meet. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Lucky number 13: MN Flyers’ Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competing in state compulsories this weekend
December 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Building owner DeForest Malstrom (center) and Manna Food Co-op members (from left) Vicky Williams, Shanna Braton, Wendy Gordon, Trudy Goodspeed, Brenda Brooks and Cyndi Anderson were all smiles when they signed the lease for Manna's new home at 105 Barbara Ave. (across Highway 34 from M State) on Thursday morning. The co-op is eyeing a spring opening for their new store, which will offer locally grown food and other health-oriented products. (Photo by Edward Gehrke/Special to the Tribune)
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
December 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
December 9, 2016
Last year's Lakes Area Men's Christmas Chorus was a big hit with listeners. (Submitted photo)
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
December 9, 2016 - 11:00am
December 8, 2016
The spices for Crockpot Chai Tea Lattes are bundled into a sachet so they can be removed easily from the beverage once it has simmered. (Forum News Service photo by Jessica Karley Rerick)
A hot shot: Crockpot drinks on standby with or without alcohol
December 8, 2016 - 11:30am
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