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Roosevelt teachers say both their jobs are all about service
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
Lots of school, city seats open
Area cops feeling public’s support
Man on Highway 10 is on a mission
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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