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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
February 10, 2016
M State nursing students add gymnastics program to clinical rotation
Kids tumbling down the trampoline, climbing the wall on a rope, jumping into a pit of foam – sounds and looks like a typical day at the Minnesota...
February 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 4, 2016
How to tell the kids about money problems
Kids are surprisingly resilient in the face of a crisis. But even so, serious family money troubles can potentially affect a young person’s home life, education and outlook on money management down the road. While my wife and I don’t have kids, children under the age of 10 who...
February 4, 2016 - 5:10am
December 27, 2015
Getting a taste of new veggies
When children are faced with trying a new, unfamiliar kind of food, their response is often a scrunched up face and a single word: “Eww.” But thanks to a new initiative known as Farm to Child Care, kids in 20 child care programs throughout Becker, Clay, Otter Tail and Wilkin counties...
December 27, 2015 - 5:40am
Let the (board) games begin
Are you looking for a way to spend a little quality time doing good, old-fashioned family activities with your kids or grandkids during the holiday...
December 27, 2015 - 5:35am
December 20, 2015
Shopping with a cop
The Walmart in Detroit Lakes was crawling with cops Friday morning, but this particular call for service had them smiling from ear to ear. The...
December 20, 2015 - 5:55am
Helping kids, strengthening relationships
In 2013, the Detroit Lakes Police Department started a local Shop with a Cop program. While the school liaison officer had helped in the past with a similar program through the school, a cop who is no longer on the DLPD force decided it was time to give kids a chance to do a little...
December 20, 2015 - 5:25am
September 30, 2015
Keep kids active and healthy
School is back in session, everyone is back in their routine and it’s time to keep them active and healthy. While it starts at home, there are several state and national programs trying to help keep kids healthy with good eating habits and exercise habits. October is Farm to...
September 30, 2015 - 10:04am
September 27, 2015
Lakes Area Young Life ‘captures the moment’
People say it all the time - children grow up so fast. That’s why this year volunteers and staff with Lakes Area Young Life are doing more...
September 27, 2015 - 5:40am
August 22, 2015
School lunches: Be food conscientious
Sadly, summer is almost over. In a matter of a couple weeks, kids will be returning to school, and families will be back in the routine. There will be sporting events, practices and other extra-curricular activities to worry about. One activity that might not get as much thought...
August 22, 2015 - 5:10am
August 19, 2015
Vergas gives kids free chance to act
Thanks to strategic planning in Vergas, area students are getting some acting lessons for free this summer. Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre is hosting “Cinderella” this week for children ages 6-18. Kids auditioned for parts Monday, are practicing the production all week and...
August 19, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 10, 2015
Military kids saddle up for fun
This week, military kids from all over the Midwest are getting time away from the military life and simply getting to enjoy being a kid. For...
June 10, 2015 - 12:00pm
May 9, 2015
Take a kid fishing and remember to have fun and be safe
Taking a kid fishing can be rewarding, but less so if that kid is cold, hungry, insect-bitten, bored, frustrated, or beholden to an adult who...
May 9, 2015 - 5:05am
April 18, 2015
Bike Rodeo in DL teaches kids safety
Kids, get ready to learn more about bikes and bike safety. The fifth annual Bike Rodeo, hosted by the Detroit Lakes Active Living Committee,...
April 18, 2015 - 5:35am
April 17, 2015
Heading off to summer Bible camp
Summer camp. So many people have great childhood memories and stories that came from a week away at camp. For many of those kids, yesterday...
April 17, 2015 - 5:15am
March 12, 2015
Involving kids in family vacation plans
Family vacations produce memories for a lifetime, but they can also teach kids great money lessons they’ll need as adults. Involving kids in planning family vacations not only helps them appreciate the overall benefits of travel, but offers an opportunity for even the youngest...
March 12, 2015 - 5:40am