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MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
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Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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November 11, 2016
Local 4-H kids touch lives with patriotic quilts, pillowcases
If you want to cover somebody in love, compassion and gratitude, there's just something about a quilt that can't be beat. Four local 4-H members...
November 11, 2016 - 5:00am
November 9, 2016
Kids exercise their right to vote; Mock election, crafts a big hit during local museum’s Family Day
So was it Duck for President, or Farmer Brown? Turns out, it was neither. The mock election held Saturday at the Becker County Historical Society...
November 9, 2016 - 10:36am
October 30, 2016
A good behavioral program is being used to help put an end to bullying in Becker County schools
Bullying. It's a word that can mean so many things - pushing, taunting, hitting, shoving, name-calling, and many more. But teachers in the area...
October 30, 2016 - 5:59am
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