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Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
Man injured in snowmobile crash on Many Point Lake
Wrong winner first announced at Oscars, but it’s ‘Moonlight' for best picture
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
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Perham’s Olsen takes state all-around bronze
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers cap regular season with victory
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cardinals snap Laker win streak
Congratulations and good luck Laker Gymnastics!
VIDEO: Lakers three-peat in convincing fashion
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
Noreen M. Huwe
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 25, 2015
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
A healthy smile is a bonus at any age. Too often older people — especially those who wear dentures — feel they no longer need dental checkups. If you haven’t learned the basics of oral health care, it is never too late to start. And even if you have, it’s a good time...
February 25, 2015 - 5:05am
September 4, 2013
Help for older folk looking for work
The Minnesota Board on Aging and the Senior LinkAge Line One Stop Shop for Minnesota Seniors has rolled out START MN. The new initiative assists older Minnesotans struggling to find work by providing helpful information and access to local employment resources. “Keeping Minnesotans...
September 4, 2013 - 11:35am
September 6, 2010
Two at Emmanuel celebrate 100th birthday -- Third woman must wait 'til Oct. 10
It's not too often that a person lives long enough to reach their 100th birthday. So it was a rare occasion when two women at Emmanuel Community...
September 6, 2010 - 4:24pm
February 25, 2009
Senior Care Guides available for free
The Senior Care Guide for Becker County 2009 is printed and ready for pick up. The free magazine is available at the Detroit Lakes Newspapers office or through any local senior care provider. The magazine lists any and all resources for seniors and includes coupons and articles....
February 25, 2009 - 10:55am
February 16, 2009
Hubbard County seniors struggle to pay bills
PARK RAPIDS - Many Hubbard County elderly don't receive enough Social Security to maintain living independently, according to a report released Tuesday. The "Elder Economic Security Standard Index," a study released by the Minnesota Women's Consortium, addresses income adequacy...
February 16, 2009 - 10:30am
February 11, 2009
Report highlights elder living costs
February 11, 2009 - 6:00am
September 5, 2008
Seniors are back at it, with a forkful of pranks
Well, we're back. Students are again sauntering through the hallowed hallways of DLHS: scoping the writhing mass of teenager for guys/girls who got more interesting over the course of the summer months; memorizing locker combinations (excuse me, that should be permutations, as anyone...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Two seniors to lead Laker girls' soccer team in 2008
With the departure of eight seniors and a ton of experience from last year's Detroit Lakes girls' soccer team, learning on the fly will be the biggest test for a young Laker squad heading into the 2008 season. The most noticeable difference from a year ago -- in which the Lakers...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 27, 2008
Outstanding seniors named at Becker County Fair
This Thursday was Senior Citizen Day at the Becker County Fair, and indeed, a large contingent of the county's older residents congregated under the big red and white tent that afternoon to hear who would be named as the county's Outstanding Senior Citizens for 2008. Four nominees...
July 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 17, 2008
Senior fishing looking for funds
Now that the Detroit Lakes Area chapter of Let's Go Fishing with Seniors has established itself, organizers are looking for funds to pay for the pontoon, fishing gear and other supplies needed for the first year of operation. The pontoon is here and was on display during the Capital...
May 17, 2008 - 12:00am
March 9, 2008
Lake Park/Audubon students busy with competition, helping
LAKE PARK/AUDUBON - Members of the Lake Park-Audubon FCCLA chapter have been busy competing in STAR events, making Valentines and more. FCCLA, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, is the youth organization that supports the Family and Consumer Science curriculum. Valentines...
March 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Casey's General Store will pump gas for the elderly
DETROIT LAKES -- It started with a phone call, which led to another couple calls and now those having difficulty pumping their own gasoline are being helped. It began when a senior citizen in the area called Judy Peterson, the Becker County coordinator on aging. "I received a...
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am