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August 14, 2017
Pizza, nachos, brats, hot dogs and many other tasty treats will be served up by Holy Rosary Church volunteers of all ages during its 45th Annual Parish Festival on Sunday, Aug. 20. (Submitted photo)
A 'finger-lickin' good' festival
August 14, 2017 - 10:33am
July 31, 2017
Local residents Gayle Hochstetler (left) and Karen Evans spend just about every Thursday morning volunteering their time at the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center in Detroit Lakes, making sure that all of the donations of clothing, shoes, accessories, bedding, toys and other household items are kept organized. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
'We have such a good time': Two local women help keep Crisis Center's donations room organized
July 31, 2017 - 8:33am
July 10, 2017
Detroit Lakes' First Lutheran Church, located at 912 Lake Ave., will host a Centennial Salad Luncheon this Wednesday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church fellowship hall (please use the rear entrance next to the parking lot). 
(Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
A Centennial Salad Luncheon: First Lutheran Church to host Wednesday fundraiser as part of church's 100th anniversary
July 10, 2017 - 9:54am
Emma Larson was struck by a truck north of Detroit Lakes on July 4. A GoFundMe page has been set up to assist the family in paying medical bills. (Submitted photo/GoFundMe Page)
GoFundMe set up for local four-year-old struck by truck
July 10, 2017 - 9:17am
June 21, 2017
Other door prizes to be given away at the Oak Crossing Party in the Park celebration on June 23 include a fishing rod & reel, a picnic basket and a basket of Mary Kay cosmetics. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
June 21, 2017 - 10:00am
June 14, 2017
Detroit Lakes residents Melissa and Matt Lepper brought their 1½-year-old son Mikko up to the podium at the Lakes Area Heart Walk to talk about how their family had become stronger, and closer-knit than they ever thought they could be after Mikko was born with a congenital heart defect that necessitated surgery when he was just 5 days old. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Local Heart Walk raises nearly $50,000 for American Heart Association
June 14, 2017 - 3:04pm
This Labrador retriever, Summer Shandy, is one of the newest recruits to be trained as a Patriot Assistance Dog — after giving birth to three litters of puppies for the program. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Patriot Assistance Dogs fundraiser set for Saturday at local Sportsman's Club
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
June 12, 2017
TeacHaiti founder Miquette Denie McMahon (center) with some of her TeacHaiti students. (Submitted photo)
'Education can change lives': TeacHaiti founder to speak at annual fundraiser Thursday
June 12, 2017 - 8:26am
Cancer survivor Tina Johnson of Detroit Lakes (holding torch) and her family started the Survivors' Lap at the start of Thursday night's Relay for Life celebration at the Detroit Lakes Pavilion. A total of 16 teams with over 100 registered participants took part in the Relay. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Lighting the night with hope: Large crowd gathers at DL Pavilion to unite against cancer
June 12, 2017 - 8:23am
June 6, 2017
Popular local musicians like Bruce Neumann and Tiki D were featured at last season's Tuesdays in the Park: This year's lineup includes a lot of familiar faces, though there are a couple of newcomers to the lineup. (Submitted photo)
Music returns to DL's City Park this week: Summer concert series gets underway June 6
June 6, 2017 - 11:00am
June 4, 2017
For the past several years, the Becker County Relay for Life Leadership Team has been organizing a promotional event known as “Paint the Town Purple,” as a means of promoting awareness of, and participation in, the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. (Photo by Meagan Pittelko)
Remembering those touched by cancer: Local volunteers are 'painting the town purple' this week in anticipation of June 8 Relay for Life
June 4, 2017 - 11:45am
May 19, 2017
Last year’s inaugural Leather Up for Lupus Charity Ride filled Holmes Street with motorcycles of all shapes and sizes prior to the event, which was held on June 11. (Submitted photo)
It's time to 'Leather Up for Lupus': DL Eagles Club to host 2nd annual charity ride this Saturday
May 19, 2017 - 12:58pm
April 24, 2017
Fargo-Moorhead's Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome will be the featured entertainment at this year's Motion Fundraiser for the Arts, set to take place Friday, April 28 inside the Historic Holmes Theatre's Holmes Ballroom. (Submitted photo)
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
April 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 16, 2017
Students like this one at TeacHaiti's school in the tiny village of St. Michel – hometown of the organization's founder, Miquette Denie McMahon – will hopefully be able to graduate from high school 15 years from now. (Submitted photo)
10 years of hope: DL's TeacHaiti founder Miquette Denie McMahon and local donors still changing lives
April 16, 2017 - 10:00am
April 14, 2017
Friends of Tamarac volunteer Vonnie Jacobson and current Friends President Lee Kensinger — who is also the owner of the local Dairy Queen — have stocked the store with plenty of Dilly Bar treats for the Friends' second annual fundraiser, which concludes this week. (Submitted photo)
A ‘dilly’ of a fundraiser: Friends of Tamarac selling Dairy Queen treats as fundraiser for environmental education
April 14, 2017 - 1:20pm