Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

events

April 24, 2019
University of Minnesota freshmen Jacob Hanson, left, and Isaac Eggebraaten worked over their holiday breaks to save money for their $500 Detroit Lakes Dollars for Scholars scholarship. Eggebraaten said they both felt it was important to give back to their community in this way. (Submitted Photo)
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
April 24, 2019 - 12:36pm
The Heart O’ Lakes Harmony Men’s A Capella Chorus will present its annual spring show, “Everyone in Harmony,” this Friday, April 26 in Fergus Falls and Saturday, April 27 in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
Come celebrate the joy of singing: Heart O'Lakes Harmony to present spring show Saturday at Holmes Theatre
April 24, 2019 - 9:52am
April 18, 2019
In this still from the "Inside Out" video on schizophrenia, Kyle Larson is seen talking about how the disorder has changed his life. (Leighton Broadcasting video still)play button
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
April 18, 2019 - 9:06am
April 17, 2019
Erika Gilsdorf is the woman behind the 'Inside Out' campaign. Her own experience with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder inspired the series, as she wanted to show people what it's like to live with a mental illness, in hopes of normalizing it and erasing stigma. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
April 17, 2019 - 3:14pm
April 10, 2019
Gregory Popovich will bring his world-famous Comedy Pet Theater to the Holmes this Saturday, April 13 for a 3 p.m. show. (Submitted photo)
Pets + theater: Rescued cats, dogs to take on acting roles in Saturday show at Holmes
April 10, 2019 - 11:30am
Jessica Ekholm, a 1999 Detroit Lakes High School graduate, says she always had symptoms of depression but didn't realize it until her mom dragged her to the doctor, "kicking and screaming," when she was 21. Today, she's still learning how to cope with her symptoms, and she's become a vocal advocate for mental health awareness and reducing stigma. (Photos by Marie Johnson / Tribune)
play button
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
April 10, 2019 - 10:34am
Kristina Story has been living with anxiety for more than 16 years. After turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with her symptoms, she moved to Detroit Lakes and got clean several years ago, and is feeling better than she has in years. A longtime musician, she plays the harp, piano, guitar, violin and flute, and also sings. She says music is "absolutely" therapeutic for her. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
April 10, 2019 - 10:33am
April 9, 2019
Detroit Lakes man Joe Johnson has turned his life around after years of substance abuse. He now leads the Park Rapids-based, award-winning FATHER Project, helping struggling dads from around the area become their best selves. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'A big demon': Joe Johnson shares his story of addiction, getting clean, and the changed man he is today
April 9, 2019 - 8:20am
April 7, 2019
The Minnesota Historical Society traveling exhibit, "Fur Trade in Minnesota," will be opening at the Becker County Museum on April 20 — and the museum is looking for historic photos and stories of local fur trappers and traders to display alongside the state exhibit. (Submitted photo)
Opening of fur trade exhibit at museum rescheduled for April 20
April 7, 2019 - 8:00am
April 2, 2019
A skier sails across the water. Kaysey Price / Tribuneplay button
Go fast or fall spectacularly: Detroit Mountain's Pond Skim makes a splash Sunday
April 2, 2019 - 10:19am
March 27, 2019
Keagan Gilbert and his mom, Rachelle, at home with their dog in mid-March. Keagan says his ADHD can sometimes make him feel like he's not in control of his own body, but over the years he's gotten better at managing his symptoms. (Marie Johnson / Tribune) play button
'I can't stop moving': ADHD is an element of everyday life for 17-year-old Keagan Gilbert
March 27, 2019 - 10:30am
March 25, 2019
Paula Jones has a long history of mental health struggles that she believes stem back to her dysfunctional and traumatic childhood. She's always found solace in books, and says working at the library in Detroit Lakes has been a "dream job." She hopes to help raise awareness of mental illness, and erase the stigmas surrounding suicide, by speaking out about her experiences. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
‘I didn’t see a light’: Hospitalized three times for suicidal thoughts, Paula Jones says she owes her life to ‘people that took my hand when I reached out’
March 25, 2019 - 8:49am
March 21, 2019
Heather Berry, holding a picture of her son, Ethan, who killed himself in 2017, wants people to have a better understanding of what life is like for people who have lost loved ones to suicide. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)play button
'Living a roller coaster': Two years after the suicide of her son, Heather Berry is still haunted by grief and trying to adjust to a new normal
March 21, 2019 - 10:32am
March 16, 2019
This is just a small sampling of the variety of silent auction items that will be open for bidding during the Lakes Crisis & Resource Center's 29th Annual Banquet and Auction, set for Friday, March 22 at the Historic Holmes Theatre Ballroom. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
A feast for mind, body and spirit: Lakes Crisis & Resource Center banquet set for March 22
March 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
March 13, 2019
Laulu Aika, a Finnish folk group, will entertain Friday for St. Urho's Day in Menahga. (Submitted photo)
Finnish folk band performing for St. Urho's Day in Menahga
March 13, 2019 - 10:19am
randomness