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Lakers pick up big section sweep at home
Lakers fall to defending section champs
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Column: The American Revolution's big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
She gave 'er a good run...: Firehose used to fight 1914 fire finds new home at Becker County Museum
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LCRC, Kinship adopt a highway: 'Kick Off Cleanup' held on Earth Day
Friends & Neighbors
Perham's Papacito's permeates Detroit Lakes
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Styx to take stage at Shooting Star May 5
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
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Letter: Trump's extra security costs: Maybe he's worth it?
Letter: Where do our federal tax dollars go?
Lynn Hummel column: The spirit of Johnny Appleseed
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
March 26, 2017
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in Becker County
Aiming to do whatever it can for homeless people in the area, Mahube-Otwa has developed several programs over the years to target specific problems. But it isn't getting any easier, said Marcia Otte, family development director for Mahube-Otwa community action agency, which serves...
March 26, 2017 - 10:00am
March 23, 2017
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
You might be surprised how many people in Becker County are just a lost job or a blown transmission or a medical emergency away from homelessness....
March 23, 2017 - 10:00am
November 30, 2016
Mahube receives grant to help seniors at risk of becoming homeless
About one in five people in Becker County is over 65 years old, and with the Baby Boomers retiring, that number is increasing, but Social Security just can't seem to keep up. A community needs survey, developed by Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership, showed among other statistics,...
November 30, 2016 - 5:30pm
April 10, 2016
New charity group forms in DL area
A new charitable organization is forming in Detroit Lakes, full of volunteers who are determined to help homeless families. “We’re called...
April 10, 2016 - 5:50am
December 7, 2014
Compassion House ends its program for homeless men, switches focus to women, children
Huge changes are happening at the Compassion House in Detroit Lakes as the shelter that once housed homeless men will now instead be a place...
December 7, 2014 - 10:00am
October 2, 2013
Homeless 'family' living under freeway in Duluth want to stay put
DULUTH, Minn. - Members of an encampment of homeless people who have taken shelter in makeshift tents pitched under the freeway overpass in downtown...
October 2, 2013 - 8:50am
January 12, 2011
Homeless shelter gets OK from city
The Refuge is one step closer to a homeless shelter for men in Detroit Lakes. Tuesday evening, the Detroit Lakes City Council approved a zoning change and a conditional use permit to The Refuge to allow a homeless shelter to serve up to 25 men at 811 8th St Southeast. The planning...
January 12, 2011 - 12:35pm
March 2, 2009
Fargo facility for chronically homeless on schedule for May opening
FARGO - Construction on Cooper House, a residential facility for Fargo-Moorhead's chronically homeless, will begin in May and should be completed...
March 2, 2009 - 5:51pm
February 23, 2009
The scary reality of joblessness is hitting home for many in Fargo-Moorhead
FARGO - You might say Patti Kordovsky is working from home these days. Her new job: finding work. Kordovsky, who lost her job as an office...
February 23, 2009 - 8:55am
January 12, 2009
Back in jail, sex offender talks about time under Sorlie Bridge in Grand Forks
For a while, anyway, Randy Stenerson has a place to call home, an official residence where police and Stenerson's parole officer can check to make sure the registered sex offender is abiding by requirements of his registration. His old address, under the Sorlie Bridge, wasn't conducive...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Organization provides shelter for homeless at Bemidji churches
BEMIDJI - Six months ago, one area couple had it all - a house where they lived with their three children, a car and a job. But, said the couple,...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Fargo-Moorhead homeless shelters trying to make room as demand increases
FARGO - As the weather out there turns frightful, most residents are turning up their thermostats. But for Les Bachmeier, that is not an option. "I'll...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
Housing project benefits those without homes
DETROIT LAKES - Homelessness in Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area isn't characterized by panhandlers begging for loose change on street corners or "bums" taking refuge in city parks. Instead, the homeless are hidden, staying with friends or family until times get better. Becker...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
LP-A kids help the homeless
Seventeen LP-A FCCLA members and their advisors, Cheryl Hogie and Shelly Becker, spent their Maundy Thursday after school and evening helping other at the Churches United Homeless Shelter in Moorhead. The student leadership group delivered 30 embroidered fleece pillows made by members,...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am