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It's a mystery: Bronze Star earned by DL man in WWII found at gun show
'I will never let our town forget': Soldier and boy who 'knew every foot' of DL streets is remembered
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Bow fishers take 10,000 pounds of carp in Frazee tourney
AgweekTV: Better grilling
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Nielsen 22nd at NCAA West prelims
Busker, Lakers head to postseason with win in Bemidji
Raider runners qualify for section track
Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Country singers Dwight Yoakam, Mary Chapin Carpenter add Fargo Theatre shows
Victor M. Lindstrom
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Sen. Amy Klobuchar column: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
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
April 14, 2017
Feeding the community: Detroit Lakes youth donates food, money to local food pantry
When Michael Friendshuh found out that money donated to the Becker County Food Pantry was doubled during the month of March, he knew exactly...
April 14, 2017 - 9:00am
April 5, 2017
Methodist Church donates $15,000 to Food Pantry
April 5, 2017 - 11:26am
Knights of Columbus give $1,000 to Food Pantry
April 5, 2017 - 10:16am
March 28, 2017
Ready to turn in his keys: After 20 years, Berenz to retire as Food Pantry director
Since 1983, the Becker County Food Pantry has been opening its doors to help keep the county's low-income residents from going hungry in times...
March 28, 2017 - 9:00am
January 31, 2016
Group looking to start mobile food pantry
What started as simply a class project is now turning into a reality. During a Blandin Foundation community leadership program, participants had to come up with a cohesive project. Sherri Hanson, Diane Hanson, Theresa Harthun, Myron Gunderson, Karen Gorentz, all of Vergas, Katherine...
January 31, 2016 - 5:30am
October 13, 2015
DL Eagles, Auxiliary donate to local Food Pantry
The Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Eagles Aerie 2342 recently participated in the Nationwide Eagles “People Helping Pantries” campaign. A total...
October 13, 2015 - 4:03pm
September 27, 2015
Eagles collecting donations
Millions of people across America go hungry every day. The Fraternal Order of Eagles has taken on the challenge of alleviating this problem by...
September 27, 2015 - 5:45am
July 24, 2015
Lake Park man donates fresh veggies to food pantries
On the corner of 4th and Liberty in Lake Park sits a two story home surrounded by flourishing foliage. There lives Edwin and Peggy Stellmach,...
July 24, 2015 - 6:05am
July 10, 2015
Get more for your Food Pantry donations this month with $150,000 grant challenge
Minnesota summers were made for trips to the cabin, boat rides on the lake, and farmer’s market outings, not food shelf visits. But that’s the reality for thousands of Minnesotans. Children are home from school and the family budget is tighter. The Becker County Food Pantry...
July 10, 2015 - 5:30am
March 4, 2015
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
“Ah, March is food pantry month,” said Jack Berenz with a smile from his modest little office at the Becker County Food Pantry. His smile...
March 4, 2015 - 12:30pm
February 3, 2015
Kidsfirst Preschool students collect $100 for local Food Pantry
When children are very young, their lives tend to focus on the things that immediately affect them: The people they interact with daily, the...
Life/Friends & Neighbors
February 3, 2015 - 2:25pm
November 28, 2013
DLMS students raise money for turkey meals
A flock of turkeys have flooded the sixth grade hallway of Detroit Lakes Middle School. Since October, students have been striving to make...
November 28, 2013 - 8:00am
June 29, 2013
Help for the hungry
For those looking to make a contribution towards addressing the problem of hunger in the local area, an opportunity to make twice the impact is coming up. Financial donations made to the Becker County Food Pantry over the month of July will be matched dollar for dollar by Hunger...
June 29, 2013 - 3:00pm
November 23, 2011
Loading up Food for Fines at library
All Lake Agassiz Regional Library branches are accepting Food for Fines this month and December, and the Detroit Lakes branch is filling shopping...
November 23, 2011 - 12:01pm
April 8, 2010
Food Pantry has record month
"It was a long month -- but a good one for us." So said Jack Berenz, president of the Becker County Food Pantry, in an interview earlier this...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00pm