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February 11, 2018
At last year's Luke Gandrud Memorial Fishing Derby on Lake Ida, the first place prize for largest Northern caught went to 8-year-old Mckenzie Askelson of Twin Valley, with this 7 pound, 6-ounce beauty. A total of about 168 fish were caught throughout the afternoon. (Submitted photo)
Fishing for some family fun?: Kids' derbies set Feb. 17 on Lake Ida, Little Detroit
February 11, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Detroit Lakes High School students check their phones during a break. Teens in the U.S. spend an average of nine hours a day using media, most of that digital media. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
January 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 1, 2017
Detroit Lakes Police Chief Steve Todd stopped by Summit Avenue Tuesday night to distribute Halloween candy and visit with trick-or-treaters.
(Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Chilling... in more ways than one: Despite ice, snow and wind, Halloween trick-or-treaters turned out in big numbers Tuesday in DL
November 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2017
Prepare kids for the 'real world,' turn monthly bills into lessons
May 11, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 5, 2017
Niswi Linn brushes his teeth with a big smile on his face at Mahube-Otwa. Head Start students brush their teeth while stomping along to the beat of silly songs. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
It's like pulling teeth: Finding pediatric, rural dentists poses huge challenge
March 5, 2017 - 9:00am
February 17, 2017
According to organizer Tammy Odegaard, a multitude of fish are caught at the Cormorant Fishing Derby each year. (Submitted Photo)
Lake Ida, Little Detroit to welcome little fishermen: DL, Cormorant youth fishing derbies will provide free family fun
February 17, 2017 - 6:00am
January 31, 2017
The Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota held a KIDS COUNT Coffee Tour event at the Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership in Detroit Lakes on Wednesday, Jan. 25. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
It takes a village: Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota holds event in DL
January 31, 2017 - 9:00am
November 11, 2016
Warrior quilters from the Happy Hillside 4-H Club, From left: Faith Christensen, 14, of Callaway, Alyssa Mitchell, Grace Van Offelen, 14, and Luther Van Offelen, 13, both of Detroit Lakes. Photo by Nathan Bowe/Detroit Lakes Tribune
Local 4-H kids touch lives with patriotic quilts, pillowcases
November 11, 2016 - 5:00am
November 9, 2016
Vicki Gerdes/Tribune
Detroit Lakes Vice Mayor Ron Zeman was a special guest reader at Saturday's election-themed Family Day event at the Becker County Historical Society & Museum. Zeman kept the kids enthralled with his reading of the popular children's book, "Duck for President."
Kids exercise their right to vote; Mock election, crafts a big hit during local museum’s Family Day
November 9, 2016 - 10:36am
October 30, 2016
Miss Northwests Teen helped out at Lake Park Audubon's fair where the elementary students walked around to each station and learned things like how to stay active, or what to do in a sticky situation. Mattie Hjelseth/Tribune
A good behavioral program is being used to help put an end to bullying in Becker County schools
October 30, 2016 - 5:59am
February 10, 2016
Flyers Director Sith Hansana said the Fly Time program is beneficial for special needs kids because it gets them moving all parts of their bodies, but it’s also good for working on social behaviors. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Pippi Mayfield
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
February 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 4, 2016
How to tell the kids about money problems
February 4, 2016 - 5:10am
December 27, 2015
Getting a taste of new veggies
December 27, 2015 - 5:40am
The Becker County Museum is hosting a board game day on Wednesday. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Let the (board) games begin
December 27, 2015 - 5:35am
December 20, 2015
Becker County Deputy Andrew Bachmann helps Jeremiah, 10, shop for a piece of jewelry for an unnamed family member. (We’re not going to give away the surprise!) DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Shopping with a cop
December 20, 2015 - 5:55am
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