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January 17, 2019
Volunteers on Wednesday stacked 600-pound blocks of ice on the City Beach near the Pavilion. Over the next three weeks, the blocks will be crafted into a decorative wall and throne structure as part of King Isbit's Royal Courtyard and Palatial Playground -- a highlight of this year's Polar Fest. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Chipping away at it: Volunteers are making progress on Polar Fest ice structures
January 17, 2019 - 5:10pm
January 10, 2019
Knutson: Fathers expected to play bigger role, causing farm family dilemma
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
January 3, 2019
Walter Fineday-Schultz, pictured here with his mom, Lainey Fineday, is Detroit Lakes' 2019 New Year's Baby. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Welcome, Baby! DL's first baby of the New Year is born
January 3, 2019 - 4:15pm
December 22, 2018
Husband-and-wife bell ringing team, Cleo and Roger Johnson, said they had fun during their volunteer shift at the mall on Saturday, which was brimming with excited kids and families there to see Santa and the reindeer. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Christmas bells are ringing! Red Kettle campaign wrapping up; meet a few of the friendly faces behind those familiar bells
December 22, 2018 - 8:10am
December 13, 2018
People in the crowd wave to the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train as it rolls into Detroit Lakes on Thursday. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
PHOTO GALLERY: Hello, Holiday Train! Crowd shows up to enjoy the show in DL
December 13, 2018 - 5:31pm
October 1, 2018
The Women's ONE-Hundred group of Detroit Lakes brings 100 women together to raise $100 each, or $10,000 total, to help local women and children in need in the community. The group has just made its third donation to the Lakes Crisis and Resource Center, which will use the funds to raise awareness of ACEs in the community, and for support groups directed at children who have had ACEs. Submitted Photo
Shining a light on childhood trauma: Lakes Crisis to put $10K donation toward two new ACEs programs
October 1, 2018 - 1:32pm
September 27, 2018
Jacy's grandparents, Percy and Karen Puppe, gifted her a three-week trip to Spain as a birthday present. They are pictured here together in Madrid. (Submitted Photo)
Teen traveler bitten by the travel bug: DLHS freshman, Jacy Eckhoff, is hooked on adventure
September 27, 2018 - 4:53pm
September 11, 2018
Feed My Starving Children mobile packs provide nutritious foods to children all over the world. Detroit Lakes will be embarking on its first-ever food packing event this Friday and Saturday, with 500 volunteers hand-packing 100,000 meals. (Photo courtesy Feed My Starving Children)
All goals met — and then some — as DL's first-ever mobile pack draws near
September 11, 2018 - 12:07pm
August 20, 2018
Hannah Barberg started Hannah's Sweets last year as a way to raise funds for her favorite charity, the Children's Shelter of Cebu. She set up her bakery stand outside her family's home on Thursday. She's been baking since she was just three years old. Marie Johnson / Tribune
10-year-old baker and fundraiser, Hannah Barberg, has found the right recipe for making a difference
August 20, 2018 - 11:35am
August 17, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist.
Commentary: Noticing others is first step to kindness
August 17, 2018 - 9:25am
July 27, 2018
Nicole Phillips, Kindness is Contagious columnist. Photo courtesy of Ann Fredricks Photography
Retrain your brain to say 'yes' to kindness
July 27, 2018 - 7:38am
June 30, 2018
Safe around water: A guide to preventing childhood drowning
June 30, 2018 - 9:00am
June 17, 2018
Katie Pinke
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
June 17, 2018 - 6:00am
June 16, 2018
Parents need to think about a child’s maturity level, problem-solving skills and knowledge of what to do in an emergency. Children should know who to contact if an emergency happens and they cannot reach their parents. Stock image
How old is old enough to stay home alone? The answer might not be obvious
June 16, 2018 - 8:58am
June 10, 2018
The Rainbow Seniors conduct a business meeting Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the Pride Collective and Community Center, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Keeping history alive': Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
June 10, 2018 - 5:30am