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DL man gets 33 months for burglary
Woman sentenced for meth sale
ND native, husband living in Minnesota die during fishing accident in Iceland
Twin Cities man sentenced to 25 years for producing child porn
Vergas man sentenced for choking girlfriend
Lakers, Herzog dominate only home meet of the season
Kirchner blanks Flyers in 8AAA opener
Heden takes main event at No Mercy VIII
Hornets pick up 10th win
DL tennis advances to semis, falls to top-seeded Prowlers
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
John "Jack" Burns
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Some things you don't brag about
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 2, 2018
Sen. Tina Smith’s staff to visit DL Tuesday for Constituent Services Tour
On Tuesday, April 3, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith’s (D-Minn.) Constituent Services staff will be at Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership in Detroit Lakes as part of the senator’s statewide “Constituent Services Tour.” The tour is designed to inform Minnesotans about how Smith...
April 2, 2018 - 3:33pm
February 4, 2018
The economics of caring: KIDS COUNT speaker says 'there is a great return on investment in kids'
There was a well-known experiment in the late 1960s that tested kids' self-control by giving them the choice to eat one marshmallow right away, or two marshmallows if they could wait 15 minutes. During the wait, each child was left alone in a room with nothing to do but think about...
February 4, 2018 - 10:00am
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.
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