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May 15, 2013
The Refuge director Randy Kohler is getting ready to open Compassion House, a homeless shelter for men operated by The Refuge, in Detroit Lakes. BRIAN BASHAM/TRIBUNE
New homeless shelter for men set for grand opening Friday
May 15, 2013 - 6:00am
May 7, 2013
The Detroit Lakes Ministerial Association meets monthly at The Refuge to discuss how to best fulfill its ministry needs.
Changing the world, one act of random kindness at a time
May 7, 2013 - 6:00pm
April 30, 2013
MSUM professors Dennis Jacobs and Karen Branden use a swimming pool inside of their rural Detroit Lakes home as one of their sources of heat. The pool provides enough heat to postpone turning on the furnace for a couple of weeks in the heating season. Photo by Dave Wallace.
Homeowners think big in making homes energy-efficient
April 30, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 24, 2013
Tarim dancers Dilmurat, left, Rena and Abdurusul perform a light, amusing dance known as “Happy Life,” in which two young men compete for the affections of a pretty girl. Photo by Brian Basham/Tribune
Uyghur for fun
April 24, 2013 - 10:08am
April 17, 2013
From bungee jumping to skydiving, elephant rides to hikes at sunset, Detroit Lakes graduate Lindsay VonRuden is spending her days abroad in South Africa, jumping into adventures some only dream of experiencing. Submitted Photo
Free falling fun
April 17, 2013 - 9:30am
February 27, 2013
One of Andre Duvall's dogs took an unfortunate step off the hard-packed track, causing him to stumble before regaining his footing. It may have cost 
Duvall the race, as his team finished second.
Vicki Gerdes/Tribune
Frazee gets its sled dog racing on at Third Crossing Rendezvous
February 27, 2013 - 9:31am
February 6, 2013
Hundreds braved the cold morning in Lake Park for the annual Midnight Riders Old Timers Snowmobile Run Saturday.
Brian Basham/Tribune
Old sleds meet new snow at Old Timers Run
February 6, 2013 - 9:05am
January 30, 2013
Detroit Lakes Newspapers publisher Dennis Winskowski accepts the Mills Trophy award Thursday during the Minnesota Newspaper Association's awards ceremony in Bloomington.
Detroit Lakes Tribune brings home the Mills Trophy for second year
January 30, 2013 - 10:28am
January 23, 2013
Twins come to Detroit Lakes
January 23, 2013 - 8:59am
January 15, 2013
Putting the finishing touches on a baby quilt destined for Mahube-Otwa 
Monday morning were Piece by Peace members (left to right) Angie Svenby, Alice Hammer, Sheryl Manke, Denise Warweg, Ellen Hatlen and Pat Mastin.
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Local quilting group helps make life a little warmer for those in need
January 15, 2013 - 12:38pm
January 8, 2013
ULTRA Snowmobile Club members and others cruise across Big Detroit Lake Saturday.
Photo by - Brian Basham
ULTRA Snowmobile Club hosts inaugural DL-Vergas ride
January 8, 2013 - 3:24pm
December 18, 2012
The entire congregation at Trinity Lutheran Church is lit by candles during Sunday night's Candles and Carols service.
Photo by - Brian Basham
Trinity Lutheran's holiday celebration spreads warmth of season
December 18, 2012 - 12:08pm
December 12, 2012
Washington Avenue was filled with music as carolers serenaded sleigh riders during last Thursday night's Luminate the Lakes shopping event in Detroit Lakes.
Photo by - Brian Basham
Light up the lakes
December 12, 2012 - 9:07am
December 5, 2012
The Frazee Fly Girls varsity kick team performed during Saturday's Laker Dance Invite in Ralph Anderson Gym.
Photo by - Brian Basham
Work hard, dance hard
December 5, 2012 - 8:24am
November 27, 2012
Dancers swirled around the ballroom in the Historic Holmes Theatre on Saturday at the first powwow amd feast put on by the DEBWE youth group of Detroit lakes. The group is aiming to replace the Anishinaabe Center by holding community gatherings and teaching people about native culture.
Photo by - Nathan Bowe
Dancing and feasting, courtesy of DEBWE youth group
November 27, 2012 - 4:05pm