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DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
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
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
Homecoming incoming: DLHS announces 2017-18 homecoming court candidates
September 20, 2017 - 1:34pm
June 1, 2017
AAA, BBB offer tips for traveling seniors
Burnsville, Minnesota — Whatever time of year, getaways are always fun — but planning ahead is an important part of the process, especially for senior travelers. The Auto Club Group (AAA) and Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) have some timely tips...
June 1, 2017 - 10:00am
May 24, 2017
Wrapping up the school year: Class of 2017 pulls annual senior prank
May 24, 2017 - 9:53am
February 23, 2017
Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
I know this from my own experience: I had lots of energy when I was 20. I still had lots at 30. Almost as much at 40. Then at 50, I was in my prime, but had slightly less energy than at 40. At 60, I had less than 50. At 70, I had less than 60. At 80, I had less than 70. At 90, I had...
February 23, 2017 - 7:00am
January 27, 2017
Time to 'rock' and roll: Annual Senior Ladies Bonspiel in DL slides into 25 years
"This is a ladies' tournament, so it's a ladies' weekend," said Canadian Marilyn Manko. "That means time away from home, away from housework...
January 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
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
November 17, 2016
Let’s Go Fishing helped get more than 1,200 area youth, veterans and seniors out on the water in 2016
It was another successful year for the Detroit Lakes Area Chapter of Let's Go Fishing, the local non-profit that offers free fishing and boating...
November 17, 2016 - 8:38am
July 5, 2016
Help your loved ones: Get ahead on estate planning
Believe it or not, you have an estate. In fact, nearly everyone does. Your estate is comprised of everything you own— your car, home, other real estate, checking and savings accounts, investments, life insurance, furniture, and personal possessions. No matter how large or how modest,...
July 5, 2016 - 3:12pm
June 26, 2016
Becker Co. Sheriff to launch new Triad program for seniors
Good news for seniors: The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is reviving the Triad program. A start-up meeting is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at the Becker County Courthouse jury assembly room, located on the third floor of the courthouse in Detroit Lakes. Triad is a partnership...
June 26, 2016 - 5:30am
June 17, 2016
Shine a light on elder abuse
Instead of enjoying their golden years by living on retirement savings they’ve spent their whole lives building up, too many senior citizens are shocked to find out that their nest egg is gone. They’ve become victims of identity theft, scams or shady investments. Even worse, they...
June 17, 2016 - 5:25am
June 8, 2016
Are you in the dark about sleep?
Complaints of sleep troubles are especially common among the elderly. One out of every two seniors suffers from sleep deprivation- and the debilitating and dangerous side effects of daytime drowsiness according to the Better Sleep Council. Myths about sleep and seniors are masking...
June 8, 2016 - 5:00am
May 4, 2016
Older Americans Month: Seniors looking to ‘Blaze a Trail’
May is a month of fresh beginnings. Perennials bloom once again, blazing a trail of bright color. May is also when we celebrate Older American’s Month (OAM), acknowledging the perennial contributions of older adults to our nation. The 2016 OAM theme is “Blaze a Trail.” The Administration...
May 4, 2016 - 5:00am
January 6, 2016
Caring for an older adult? Help is available
You’ve probably heard the word “caregiver” before, but what does it mean? A caregiver is a relative or friend who provides care for an older or disabled adult. Caregiving can be as intense as providing around the clock care for a person with dementia or as simple as regularly...
January 6, 2016 - 5:00am
December 2, 2015
Some holiday gifts for the senior in your life
During the Christmas holidays there is always a mad scramble by children and grandchildren to decide what gift or present to buy for grandma, grandpa and elderly parent. What do you buy for someone who seems to have everything? Let’s start with these two tips: be sensitive to...
December 2, 2015 - 5:00am
October 7, 2015
Get some extra help with paying Medicare drug plan expenses
Don’t forget…Medicare beneficiaries can sign up for, or change prescription drug plans from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. Plans may have different costs and benefits from year to year, thus it is advisable for all beneficiaries to consider their options and make the best choice they...
October 7, 2015 - 5:05am