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State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
Angels fall at Pelican Rapids
Busker, Herzog top five at Duluth Jr. PGA
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Bakko family welcomes son
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Rock of the 70s Tour comes to Shooting Star June 23: Iconic bands to take the stage in Mahnomen for one night only
Richard M. Lynch
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James Ray Peach
Warren C. Koester
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Sen. Al Franken column: Healthcare plan would hammer Minnesota and Becker County
Letter: Vaping can help people quit smoking
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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