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Laker grad Celeste Koppe has spent the past two years living and working in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia in northern Africa, as a coordinator at a library and cultural center sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. She has spent the majority of the past several years traveling and living internationally. She's home for a visit now before heading out to Budapest, Hungary to attend graduate school. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Two years in Tunis: 2012 Laker grad Celeste Koppe is making her mark in the Middle East
10 hours 8 min ago
August 13, 2018
Christy and Tim Jolly had some travel mishaps on their journey from Tampa, Florida to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, but found that several people were willing to help them out. / Submitted photo.
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
August 13, 2018 - 10:04am
Darla Abu-Shanab recalls many periods of her life, like when she played in bands in her early 20s and the nerve-wracking experience of wearing a hijab to work for the first time after converting from Christianity to Islam. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
Life as a Muslim: Detroit Lakes native converts to Islam, moves to Michigan
July 13, 2018 - 8:36am
July 4, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Tribune
The land of milk and money: Becker County dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 5:30am
April 13, 2018
Marna Crow, right, shares a laugh with Physical Therapist Assistant Tory Anderson as she uses a Rainbow Arch to improve her hand strength and dexterity at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Physical Therapy Center in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday. Crow is partaking in a cancer rehabilitation program after recently finishing six rounds of chemotherapy. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
April 13, 2018 - 8:16am
April 8, 2018
Becker County Attorney Tammy Merkins, left, and Assistant Becker County Attorney Kevin Miller have both been appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton as district court judges in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. Judges are selected for their demonstrated abilities, integrity, judicial temperament, legal knowledge and other attributes. Paula Quam / Tribune
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
April 8, 2018 - 8:30pm
March 4, 2018
Trista Garcia moved to Detroit Lakes with her seven kids, ages 2-12, about a year ago. Around Christmastime, her family received a generous monetary gift from the local Ruby’s Pantry, which allowed her to buy herself and her children some much-needed winter clothes, coats and shoes. Most people think of Ruby’s Pantry for its food distribution, but the organization also gives a portion of its donations back the communities it serves to help people in need. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
March 4, 2018 - 6:19am
January 24, 2018
Detroit Lakes High School students check their phones during a break. Teens in the U.S. spend an average of nine hours a day using media, most of that digital media. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
January 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 12, 2018
Photo illustration by Gary Meader / gmeader@duluthnews.com
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
January 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
January 4, 2018
Detroit Lakes native, professional swimmer Luke Pechmann, is one of 13 men featured in the 2018 RescueMen USA charity calendar. The calendar is sold nationwide online to promote the adoption of companion animals from shelters. Submitted photo by Rita Earl / Courtesy of RescueMen USA
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
January 4, 2018 - 1:00pm
October 11, 2017
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
October 11, 2017 - 10:13am
September 25, 2017
Katrina Radke. Submitted photo.
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
September 25, 2017 - 4:48pm
August 30, 2017
De'Lon Grant, a 2002 Duluth Central grad, made his Broadway debut in early August. Photo courtesy of De'Lon Grant.
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
August 30, 2017 - 2:22pm
April 22, 2017
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
April 22, 2017 - 10:00am
January 13, 2017
Playing with light effects on the last night of the 2016 MWFCA, with Joseph Santoyo, Hannah Huwe, Hannah Kenney and Andrew Bartlett.(Photo courtesy of Midwest Christian Filmmakers Academy)
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
January 13, 2017 - 11:42am
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