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A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
James "Jim" Hermanson
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
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
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
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
October 8, 2017
State officials sick about feds slashing MinnesotaCare
The federal government giveth and the federal government taketh away. With one hand the Trump administration approved $323 million for two years of an innovative Minnesota plan for a high-risk health insurance pool, designed to lower individual premiums by about 20 percent (compared...
October 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
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
January 8, 2017
Stay warm this winter--state heating funds available
Shivering at home in these below-zero temperatures? Is your furnace broken completely or not working quite right? Maybe it's time to talk to...
January 8, 2017 - 11:00am
December 21, 2016
Childcare shortage: Becker County parents struggle to find licensed care
Finding a sitter while the mister and misses go out for the evening may be difficult, but lately Becker County parents are also having trouble...
December 21, 2016 - 5:43pm
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
February 17, 2016
Free tax assistance still available
Have you filed your state and federal income tax returns yet? If you’re hoping to take advantage of the free tax preparation service offered through Mahube-Otwa Community Action, you’d better make an appointment soon. According to Karen Lenius, coordinator of Mahube-Otwa’s Volunteer...
February 17, 2016 - 10:28am
May 31, 2015
Mahube-Otwa celebrates 50 years
Fifty years ago, an idea began that would change the lives of thousands of people in our area. The idea was to help eliminate poverty —...
May 31, 2015 - 5:40am
March 15, 2015
Mahube lands $1.1 million federal grant
Thanks to a large federal grant, Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership is now able to provide educational service to 72 more infants and toddlers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families awarded Mahube-Otwa $1.1 million to ensure...
March 15, 2015 - 5:50am
July 16, 2014
Mahube-Otwa's Head Start Home Base program sees success for children and parents alike
Most people have heard about the benefits of Mahube-Otwa’s Head Start for children. But what many don’t hear about is the benefit to the...
July 16, 2014 - 1:47pm
May 28, 2014
Mahube-Otwa receives grant to help families with legal matters
The Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership has received a $3,000 grant from the Minnesota State Bar Foundation. The grant was given to the Fathers’ Resource Program, and will be utilized for holding free law clinics. The program and clinics center on assisting low income families...
May 28, 2014 - 2:30pm
April 30, 2014
Mahube: MNsure now working well
Even though the open enrollment window for MNsure has closed, the website is still available to those needing to make changes or who still need to register for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare. MNsure is the health insurance exchange that is the state’s equivalent to the...
April 30, 2014 - 4:00pm
December 21, 2013
Mahube-Otwa helps people hit MNsure deadline
Though the deadline is nearing for MNsure to go into effect, residents still struggle to sign up for health insurance. "The website is no better for us than residents," Karen Lenius said. "It's not that we don't want to help, it's just that when the system is down, it's down." Lenius...
December 21, 2013 - 3:00pm