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Hawley man killed, three others badly hurt in Becker County crash
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Minnesota launches rural helpline
Police investigating multiple overdoses in Mahnomen County left one dead
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Laker boys XC heads to sections with win at Park Rapids
Skate Like a Girl day aimed at finding and keeping younger skaters
Hawley upsets Barnesville for paddle trophy
Area football week seven report
Mahnomen takes command of Section 8A
How did Social Security work without computers?
Local Sons of Norway give back to community
National Honor Society at LP-A inducts new members
Pumpkin cookies with maple glaze epitomize fall flavors
friends & neighbors
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
MN gas prices down this week
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Joe and Karen Merseth
Don & Norma Smith
William "Bill" & Anita Hill
Sharon L. Vareberg
George "Joe" Cresswell
Agnes "Babe" Rose Wenner
Jean G. Wills
How do we make a great country still greater?
Letter: Fox is guarding henhouse at EPA
DL School Board member apologizes to preschool teachers
Tribune Editorial: Want to be taken seriously? Stop using vocal fry
Leaving home--and finding a new one
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
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
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
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
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