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Ringing in a new year...of campers: Stolen mess hall bell returned to Camp Cherith after 35 years
County's economy is a mixed bag
Becker County Museum to host eclipse-themed Family Day on Saturday
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
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Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Norseman Motors donates 2.5K to Booster Club
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
Column: Growing up with Jesus
DL's Andresen family named U of M's 'Farm Family of the Year'
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Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
MANNA Food Co-op seeking sponsorships
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
Local produce star of this potato salad
Tribune Editorial: Why our blank front page today matters
Letter: Charlottesville and Trump's true colors
Yes, it's possible: Sit down and talk with your representative
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
Brad Laabs column: Old-school rigging still brings in the walleye
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
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'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
June 29, 2017
Speed and Strength program benefiting Laker athletes year round
Detroit Lakes middle school and high school athletes are putting aside what could be a leisurely summer to become more explosive athletically...
June 29, 2017 - 9:48am
December 21, 2015
Money raised, county ready for K9 unit
After about seven years without a Becker County K9 unit, the county is well on its way to having a new dog in town. This summer, the county started taking donations to get a dog and to send the dog and deputy handler through training. They set a goal of $25,000. They have already...
December 21, 2015 - 5:10am
September 27, 2015
Snowplow drivers practicing
Just in case winter decides to show up again this year, MnDOT snowplow drivers have to be ready. It’s no joke to be behind the wheel of one of those new 35-ton tandem-axle truck plows. First off, you have to control the front plow, and if you can’t see the road for the snow,...
September 27, 2015 - 5:40am
September 18, 2015
You, too, can become a master gardener this year
Master Gardeners are unique people who take an active interest in gardening, are willing to learn and enjoy helping others. The professional training they receive in horticulture makes Master Gardeners special. The University of Minnesota Extension Service provides this training...
September 18, 2015 - 5:55am
June 5, 2013
Flight school helps dreams come true
Pride. Passion. Purpose. It is those three things that Rich McCrady stresses in both life and work. And he has made it his work to help those...
June 5, 2013 - 2:06pm
March 6, 2013
M State, BES, offer business training in marketing, sales, highly-effective habits
The Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has scheduled three innovative business courses in a flexible format designed for working professionals. In addition, the college is offering a three-night dynamic training session based on the best-selling...
March 6, 2013 - 1:20pm
May 11, 2012
Firefighters learn to tame a 3,000 degree flaming monster
Three rural fire departments immersed themselves in propane flames Monday night to train separately and with each other in Lake George. And they learned when to walk away from a fire and let it burn. "Not all fires can be fought," training instructor Shawn Bailey warned. Bailey...
May 11, 2012 - 9:05am
September 24, 2010
Rookies learn to fight fires
A few inexperienced Frazee and Wolf Lake firefighters got a taste of what's it like to be on the scene of a major blaze at a drill Wednesday...
September 24, 2010 - 4:01pm
North Dakota National Guard prepares for flooding through training
BISMARCK - The North Dakota National Guard and the State Department of Emergency Services are conducting a three-day flood training exercise beginning today. First Lt. Dan Murphy says the idea is to make sure the pieces are in place - including equipment and manpower - for a quick...
February 24, 2009 - 11:15am
January 28, 2009
MeritCare live animal use under fire
FARGO - MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo is facing heat over its use of live pigs in its trauma training classes intended to reduce patient death rates. MeritCare offers Advanced Trauma Life Support courses for doctors, which typically involve using human cadavers, nonhuman technology...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Hubbard/Wadena SWAT team training for the unimaginable
PARK RAPIDS - When shots rang out in the secure hallway of the Hubbard County courthouse Tuesday morning, a security drill became all too real:...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Getting started in hunting with training
About 25 years ago, sportsmen in Detroit Lakes and many other towns in the state organized into instructional groups to teach young boys and girls something about guns, shooting, hunting techniques, along with safe gun handling. Somewhere along the line, it was decided that 12 years...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Detroit Lakes school board stays the course with new athletic training contract
DETROIT LAKES - MeritCare will once again be providing athletic training services to Detroit Lakes High School after the school board approved continuing the existing relationship at Monday night's meeting. Only half of the board members approved the measure -- by a 3-0 vote --...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Youth ATV training offered in September
The Woods and Wheels ATV Club of the lakes area will be offering an ATV Youth Safety Training course for youth 11-15 years of age on Sept. 20 at the Detroit Lake Minnesota State Community and Technical College. A rider can take the course at 11 but the certificate does not take...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Matter finishes training
James Matter of Detroit Lakes, an agent for Farmers Insurance Group, has completed the Career Agents Course at the University of Farmers training facility located in Agoura Hills, Calif. "Matter completed the five-day Career Agents Course which is clearly defined and targeted...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am