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Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
No more middle child syndrome: DLMS set to get a 'facelift' this summer with new skin, parking outlay
ATVs break through ice on Little Cormorant and Big Floyd lakes
Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
Hornet girls pick up back-to-back wins
Late power play goal gives Governor’s win at DL
Laker gymnasts third at Brainerd Invite
Kick team third at Melrose, Jazz places fourth
DL Squirts second at St. Cloud tourney
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
MN fuel costs down 3.3 cents last week
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
'All Is Calm': Show coming to DL Tuesday tells story of WWI 'Christmas truce'
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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