The Detroit Lakes Tribune accepts community calendar items, for publication online and in our Wednesday and Sunday print editions, space permitting.

Submissions must be made at least a week in advance of the event date, in writing, to either or

Each submission must include the following: Date, time and location of event, whether it is recurring or a one-time happening, and where to go for more information (phone, email and/or website). Also include whether the event is free or paid admission, and how much it costs when applicable.

Monday, January 18

Izaak Walton League: The Prairie Woods Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will hold its monthly meeting online, via Zoom, starting at 7:30 p.m. This month's special guest is Tyler Luedke, assistant site manager with Prairie Restorations, Inc., of Hawley., who will discuss prairie restoration and creation in northwest Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. Anyone can join in; information on how to access the Zoom meeting can be found on the Ikes' Facebook page,, or by contacting Bill Henke at 847-4004, or Matt Davis, 701-388-1883.

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Saturday, January 23

Pick-Up Dinner Benefit: The Detroit Lakes High School Interact Club is hosting a pick up dinner for the Krejce family from 12 to 6 p.m. They will be serving a pulled pork meal in a bag for a recommended donation of $5. It will take place in the Detroit Lakes High School bus loop on the northeast corner of the building. All donations will go toward funds needed by a local family who lost their home due to a fire.

Tuesday, January 26

Virtual Lunch & Learn: West Central Initiative is hosting a virtual Lunch and Learn event, "New Year: New Opportunities," featuring guest speaker Kelly Sayre, starting at noon. Sayre is the founder and president of the Diamond Arrow Group, a situational awareness and risk management consulting firm. Questions? Email or call 218-739-2239. To register, go to

Wednesday, January 27

Kids Count 2021 Virtual Coffee: The Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota will be hosting a virtual Kids Count Coffee event at 11:30 a.m., via Zoom, in partnership with Mahube-Otwa Community Action and the Becker Early Childhood Initiative. For those who register and include a mailing address, we will send them a Kids Count data book following the event. Please contact Jennifer Bertram at or 612-600-5115 for more information on how to access the Zoom link for the meeting. There is no cost to attend.

Wednesday, February 3

Women in Ag Virtual Conference: “Building Bridges, Cultivating Connections,” the sixth annual Women in Ag Network Conference, will be held virtually on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Pre-registration is required to obtain the virtual link to the conference, as well as conference materials. To register visit Registration is $35, with a special rate of $15 for students. For more information, please visit