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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
August 17, 2017
Turning back the pages
(Text is taken as-printed in archived Tribune papers) August 19, 1937 (80 years ago) As Becker county's 31st annual fair drew to a close Saturday...
August 17, 2017 - 11:07am
August 14, 2017
Calling all local actors!
Just a couple of months ago, the Becker County Museum hosted its first-ever Solstice Cemetery Walk at Oak Grove Cemetery, bringing more than...
August 14, 2017 - 10:28am
August 11, 2017
A real farming dynasty: Rural Lake Park brothers plan to pass on century farm to fourth generation
Lena Ellingson was just 13 years old when she first met Mathias Mattson on the boat from Norway to the United States — and he wasn't much...
August 11, 2017 - 10:30am
'It's in my heart so deep': Rural Frazee man hopes to keep century farm in family for another 100 years
Ever since he was a very young boy, Frazee native Martin (Marty) Wallace has loved farming. "It's in my heart so deep," says Wallace, who purchased...
August 11, 2017 - 10:00am
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