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Hottest ticket in town: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center’s banquet, auction sells out
St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Friends & Neighbors
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
May 6, 2009
Letter carriers collecting food
Letter carriers on Saturday, May 9, will be collecting nonperishable food donations along their routes for delivery to the Becker County Food Pantry. It is the annual Stamp Out Hunger drive conducted by the National Association of Letter Carriers, the largest one-day food drive in...
May 6, 2009 - 12:57pm