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Homecoming incoming: DLHS announces 2017-18 homecoming court candidates
DL educators rounding up kids for chance to travel to Washington DC and New York City
Understanding Opiates: Monday night forum draws big crowd to M State
Moorhead woman sentenced for felony shoplifting in DL
'It's untrue that the city told Zorbaz it can't have live music anymore'
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Laker swimmers notch fifth straight victory
DL pushes shutout streak to four games against Crookston
Boys soccer completes sweep of Pirates
Detroit Lakes swept at Wadena
Skate Like a Girl Day Oct. 15
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
Social Security celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
Column: The very first school in Becker County
3 pumpkin-themed recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth
friends & neighbors
Flipping houses--it's not like TV
Arvig schedules cut-over date for all-digital conversion in Ada, Callaway, Glyndon, Hawley and Lake Park
Nurse practitioner joins Essentia Health-Park Rapids Clinic
MN gas prices up slightly over last week
Essentia Health Welcomes General Surgeon in Detroit Lakes
The hottest ticket in town: Essentia Health-St. Mary's "Fire & Ice" fundraiser set for this Friday, Sept. 22
‘Unveiling Nimuué’: Story of Minnesota’s ‘Glacial Woman’ to be revealed in original theatrical work
Fargo photographer exhibiting his work at Trinity Lutheran this month
NYM Cultural Center to host fiber arts classes Sept. 22-23
Eagles tribute show to open new season at the Holmes
Beejay Eckman and Tracy Nealis
Nena Rae Bartnes
Jerry & Monica Thunstrom
Alton O. Haugen
Eva Della Fritz
Leo L. Rabideaux
Lesson from a missing girl: never give up hope
Most Americans are hungry for bipartisanship
The trauma of downsizing
It all started with an apple
Letter: Brain injury survivor provides bike helmets for kids
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Grizzlies have come back from the brink
A sight to make the neighbor drop his rake
Autumn full moons are fun times to fish
Black bears live in the shadows
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
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
August 5, 2017
It's time to 'Quake the Lake': Boat show, powerboat races set for next weekend
Detroit Lakes' City Park and mile-long City Beach will be transformed into a boaters' paradise this coming weekend, Aug. 12-13, with a boat show...
August 5, 2017 - 1:38am
July 22, 2017
Recent storms spark memories of past tornadoes
With summer weather heating up and humidity levels rising, the Detroit Lakes area has been getting hit by numerous storms. However, this area...
July 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 20, 2017
Column: Breaking the ice--an introduction to Becker County
I've learned that the best and often most memorable introductions start with a name. When I introduce myself to others with a firm handshake or accustomed nuance, I usually start by giving my name to establish trust and reassurance with someone I'm just meeting for the very first...
July 20, 2017 - 9:00am
July 19, 2017
Turning back the pages
(Text is taken as-printed in archived Tribune papers) July 17, 1967 (50 years ago) The Detroit Lakes volunteer firemen threw cold water on the...
July 19, 2017 - 11:03am
July 12, 2017
'Voices from Ellis Island' coming to Wadena in October
Wadena County Historical Society Receives Grant to Present "Voices From Ellis Island" The Five Wings Arts Council has awarded a grant to the Wadena County Historical Society to present Pippa White's one-woman play about Ellis Island on October 6, 2017 at the Robertson Theatre in Wadena....
July 12, 2017 - 1:27pm
June 21, 2017
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Although many know her as the Minnesota Woman, Phletus and Sally Williams have a different name for the mysterious woman whose skeletal remains...
June 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Oh, Worthy Reader, you may be far ahead of me on this topic. But suffer me your usual patience while I make this topic a reality for all. There is a place within what later became our state (in 1858), that was a destination for thousands of men of many origins. There were no roads...
June 21, 2017 - 12:06pm
June 18, 2017
'Cast' is finalized for Tuesday's Solstice Cemetery Walk at Oak Grove
This Tuesday, June 20 is the Summer Solstice, and the Becker County Museum is celebrating by hosting its first-ever Cemetery Walk at Oak Grove Cemetery, starting at 7 p.m. Fifteen amateur thespians from Detroit Lakes and surrounding communities have agreed to help "bring Becker County's...
June 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2017
Commemorating a cool piece of local history: County museum seeking ice harvesting stories for inclusion in new book
From the late 1800s until the early 1970s, ice harvesting was an inescapable part of life in Detroit Lakes — and now, the Becker County...
June 7, 2017 - 11:13am
May 26, 2017
Column: Big winners, big losers
As I noted in my last column, there were many winners and many losers in the Revolutionary War. To this point, we have delineated the British, of course, and the Native Americans as big losers. The Patriot victory opened western lands for unparalleled land-grabs by those who saw it...
May 26, 2017 - 6:00am
May 25, 2017
Turning back the pages
(Text is taken as-printed in archived Tribune papers) June 26, 1957 (60 years ago) Flames roared through a large barn, shown above, on the Ambrose...
May 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 10, 2017
Will the dead rise again?: Museum seeks volunteers to 'bring to life' historic figures for cemetery walk
E.G. Holmes, J.K. West, Mary Lewis, brothers L.J. and Gustav Norby... many of Becker County's best known and respected historical figures were...
May 10, 2017 - 7:49pm
May 8, 2017
A busy week at the museum: Becker County Historical Society to host variety of events May 10-13
It's a busy week ahead for the staff at the Becker County Historical Society & Museum: Events have been scheduled daily from Wednesday, May 10 through Saturday, May 13. "There's something for just about everyone," says the museum's executive director, Becky Mitchell. From an author...
May 8, 2017 - 10:00am
April 29, 2017
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
There were big winners in the American Revolution. Some are easy to figure. But the losers lost as much (or more) than the winners gained. What did Becker County win? How about you? Looking at the war itself gives us some clues. Let us not fool ourselves into thinking that the vaunted...
April 29, 2017 - 7:00am
April 28, 2017
Turning back the pages
(Text is taken as-printed in archived Tribune papers) April 8, 1937 (80 years ago) Sale and consumption of beer and 3.2 malt in Detroit Lakes will close at 12:30 a.m. during the winter months and 2 a.m. during the summer months and will be prohibited Sundays, the year around until...
April 28, 2017 - 1:30pm