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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
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Friends & Neighbors
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Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
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
Assisting veterans with G.I. Bill
When Eric Abell retired from the Air Force after more than 25 years, he needed a little break from the military. Not long after retirement though,...
February 25, 2015 - 11:30am
February 4, 2015
Top Legion officer on PTSD, suicide
The national commander of the American Legion visited Detroit Lakes Monday afternoon to speak to a crowd of over 100 local Legion members about...
February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2015
Minnesota veterans groups fight to stay together
The recent closing of the American Legion Club in Bemidji surprised some veterans in the area, even though they also are experiencing the struggle...
February 1, 2015 - 7:30am
December 17, 2014
Remember the forgotten veterans
When making out Christmas cards to send to friends and family this season, at least one local veteran is asking everyone to consider adding at least one or two cards to that list. By addressing a card “To A Veteran,” and sending it to the Fargo VA Medical Center or Minnesota...
December 17, 2014 - 2:30pm
March 22, 2014
DAV reaching out to others
Disabled American Veterans Lakeland Chapter 31 presented a check for $1,000 to Linda Wiedewitsch of Patriot Assistance Dogs to be used for medical...
March 22, 2014 - 6:00am
March 6, 2014
Minnesota bill would give veterans option of asking for Veterans Day off
ST. PAUL – Minnesota veterans could request to take off Veterans Day under a bill that a House committee passed Wednesday. Rep. Andrew Falk, D-Murdock, said that veterans often cannot attend events honoring them because they are stuck at work. “This is a holiday meant to...
March 6, 2014 - 9:51am
November 2, 2013
Veterans are free at Clay County museum
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, the organization that runs the museum at the Hjemkomst Center, invites all veterans to visit the museum located in Moorhead for free on Sunday, Nov. 10, from noon-5 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. for Veterans Day. All...
November 2, 2013 - 8:00am
October 14, 2013
Veterans programs may soon feel sting of budget impasse
ST. PAUL – Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is World War II veterans, elderly men and women just off an airplane, not being allowed...
October 14, 2013 - 8:42am
October 12, 2013
Veterans await shutdown resolution
ST. PAUL -- Two federal government shutdown episodes stand out for U.S. Rep. Tim Walz. One is families of military personnel killed in duty not receiving federal aid they were due. The other is World War II veterans, elderly men and women just off an airplane, not being allowed...
October 12, 2013 - 10:19am
September 25, 2013
Patriot dog teams will be honored
Since its inception two years ago, the Patriot Assistance Dogs (PAD) program at Lucky Dog Boarding & Training Center has produced 13 certified service dog/handler teams. On Sunday, eight of those teams will be honored at a special graduation ceremony and awards recognition...
September 25, 2013 - 12:45pm
May 22, 2013
Veterans, community invited to Ride for Healing May 28
Detroit Lakes will be one of the Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars’ ‘Rally Points’ for the weeklong Ride For Healing. All veterans and the community are invited to the Jess-Omundson VFW Post 1676 on May 28 at 10:30 a.m. State Veterans of Foreign Wars...
May 22, 2013 - 10:47am
March 15, 2013
Group transportation for area veterans
In northwest Minnesota, accessibility to services offered by the Veterans Administration Medical Centers is limited by the distance veterans need to travel to reach them. Thanks to the V4V (Veterans For Veterans) Foundation and Disabled American Veterans-Minnesota (DAV-MN), however,...
March 15, 2013 - 4:35pm
Helping veterans get better medical access
According to the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, there are currently a little over 33,000 military veterans living in northwestern Minnesota. Of those, more than 13,600 are receiving treatment at the Veterans Administration Medical Centers in Fargo and St.
February 15, 2013 - 1:26pm
Clay County studies court to address concerns of vets
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- It took Thomas Coleman about six seconds to realize he was about to kill his wife. The Army National Guard specialist was...
February 15, 2013 - 8:41am
May 23, 2012
Flags are flying at Veterans Memorial Park in DL
The Veterans Memorial Park flag dedication ceremony was held Saturday morning in Detroit Lakes. Sod for the park was in place and the new flags...
May 23, 2012 - 4:04pm