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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
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
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
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
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
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?
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
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
February 19, 2016
Planning summer trips shoos away winter doldrums
In the depths of winter, what could be a more pleasant distraction from the cold and wind than to start planning your summer vacation? Sifting through the enticing locales that promise fun, sun and relaxation can be a soothing antidote to the season’s chilly and all-too-short days....
February 19, 2016 - 5:45am
January 20, 2016
How to fill county land use positions?
Last year, about this same time, Becker County commissioners were faced with department head vacancies in planning and zoning and natural resources management. This year, they are facing those exact same vacancies and still pondering the best way to fill them. Last year, the vacancies...
January 20, 2016 - 8:56am
December 6, 2015
County zoning supervisor leaves after less than a year
About seven months after starting in Becker County, Planning and Zoning Supervisor Eric Evenson-Marden is leaving the position. Evenson-Marden is taking a position in Winona County. The Becker County commissioners accepted his resignation at last week’s meeting, and Evenson-Marden...
December 6, 2015 - 5:40am
January 23, 2009
Planning commission says no to downtown used car lot
There will not be a used car lot at the corner of Washington Avenue and Highway 10, the former Mac's hardware store location. Steve Walz of Audubon Auto Center asked the planning commission Thursday night for a conditional use permit to park used cars in the parking lot, in an...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
DL downtown plan recommended by planning commission -- except the convention center
The Detroit Lakes Development Authority made recommendations to the city council to accept the RDG Planning and Design studies done around the city and the feasibility study for a conference center, but that doesn't mean it recommends going forward on all the projects. "By and large,...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
What will Detroit Lakes look like? -- Planning firm lays out ideas for 'crescent' area and event center
Detroit Lakes could look radically different in the next few years. Or not. It depends on whether city leaders opt to follow ideas outlined in RDG Planning and Design's redevelopment plans. Those plans were presented during a Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce mini-summit...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Livestock TB testing requires planning
With the downgrading of Minnesota's TB accredited status, livestock producers throughout the state should make sure that their marketing plans are not side-tracked because they did not meet the TB testing requirements or missed testing timelines for their animals. In discussion...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Affordable family planning is available
Affordable family planning services are available to area residents. Services include complete physical exams that include a breast exam. Pap smears and pelvic exams are available. Patients can undergo testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. Pregnancy testing is also...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Quality teachers? A gifted and talented program? An enhanced music program? Public meeting brings out priorities for DL school district
Members of the Detroit Lakes community had a chance to express their concerns about the district Monday night, and the outcome was fairly predictable -- with a few surprising concerns thrown in. About 25 community members gathered in the Holmes Ballroom to be a part of the strategic...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Public planning session for Detroit Lakes School District is Monday
The Detroit Lakes school district is looking to make some changes for the future - and it wants the community to comment. Although the school board puts together a strategic plan every five years or so, Superintendent Doug Froke said the most recent one, which was scheduled to...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Family planning now in DL
Since March of 1969, the Otter Tail Wadena Community Action Council has been offering a Family Planning program. "We have been providing services to Detroit Lakes area patients for many years, through our Perham office," said Cyndy Rastedt, R.N., who is a member of the OTWCAC Family...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
Chamber to host annual banquet & meeting on May 1 at Maplelag Resort
The Chamber's annual celebration planning committee -- Patty Gordon, Amy Stearns, Linda Walz, Beth Schupp and Cyndi Anderson -- are planning a fun, patriotic celebration for the Chamber's annual banquet & meeting on May 1 at Maplelag Resort & Conference Center. The evening will...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
March 16, 2008
Tribune editorial: DL planning appears off to a good start
City planning consultants Marty Shukert and Cory Scott don't shy away from controversy, and that's one of the things that makes their emerging vision for Detroit Lakes intriguing. Of course, it isn't just their vision: They have conducted surveys, held meetings and listened to public...
March 16, 2008 - 12:00am
March 15, 2008
Crescents, green space and a 'town square' -- Consultants' plan starts to take shape for downtown Detroit Lakes
After surveys, meetings and public feedback, RDG Planning and Design consultants Marty Shukert and Cory Scott presented ideas for the redevelopment of Detroit Lakes at the Development Authority Thursday morning -- which were met with a very positive response. "The big idea, which...
March 15, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Family Planning can conduct various tests
Family Planning Services can help with complete a physical exam including breast exams; a Pap smear and pelvic exam; an STI testing; HIV testing; pregnancy testing. All of these services are confidential. Fee will be based on income and size of the family. All insurance is accepted. Clinics...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am