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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Guest Editorial: Young voters show political power
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
April 8, 2019
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Much of the information held in the research library at the Becker County Museum is family histories. Between our files and books, we hold thousands...
April 8, 2019 - 2:02pm
April 7, 2019
Opening of fur trade exhibit at museum rescheduled for April 20
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the opening of the Minnesota Historical Society traveling exhibit on "The Fur Trade in Minnesota" that...
April 7, 2019 - 8:00am
April 4, 2019
Turning back the pages: What were the Tribune headlines from 25 and 50 years ago?
50 Years Ago
April 4, 2019 - 1:15pm
March 23, 2019
New Becker County history book set for 2021 release: Museum looking for photos, oral histories to include in 150-year retrospective
Though it doesn't have a title, or an official release date for it as of yet, the Becker County Museum has already begun searching for photos,...
March 23, 2019 - 4:17pm
March 16, 2019
Local League of Women Voters chapter to host free showing of 'Iron Jawed Angels' this Tuesday
It's been nearly 100 years since women in this country were given the right to vote, and to celebrate, the Detroit Lakes Area League of Women...
March 16, 2019 - 8:00am
March 4, 2019
Pioneering women: Dr. Emma Ogden
Of all the women who made Becker County their home during the pioneer era, perhaps none has a bigger claim to a spot in the history books than...
March 4, 2019 - 4:22pm
February 16, 2019
A mud run into history: 'Monster truck' pioneer looking for film footage of DL event to commemorate 40th anniversary
In the early 1970s, two wheel drive was still the norm for most motor vehicles; four wheel drive was still relatively uncommon outside of the...
February 16, 2019 - 10:00am
February 13, 2019
Another of Becker County's pioneering women: Julia Warren Spears
One of the pioneering women of Becker County was Julia Warren Spears. Julia, the daughter of Lyman Marquis Warren and Mary Cadotte, was born...
February 13, 2019 - 4:05pm
February 11, 2019
Electric lights have adorned Detroit Lakes' Washington Avenue for more than a century
Detriot Lakes' first municipal power plant was purchased in 1902; by 1913, new electric poles with incandescent street lights attached to them...
February 11, 2019 - 3:22pm
February 8, 2019
Downtown Detroit Lakes once had a bit o'Irish in it
On the west side of Washington Avenue, at the Holmes Street intersection, there once was a building known as the Irish Block — named after...
February 8, 2019 - 2:26pm
February 6, 2019
Through the looking glass: Detroit Lakes, circa 1892
As this photograph shows, Detroit Lakes was a very different place 117 years ago — in fact, even its name was different.
February 6, 2019 - 11:56am
February 5, 2019
The Club House on the shore
The Club House was one of those lakeshore structures that was a favorite summer hangout for Detroit Lakes residents for many years; however,...
February 5, 2019 - 3:16pm
February 3, 2019
Washington Avenue: A look back into its past
Washington Avenue has been the center of Detroit Lakes' downtown business district since its early days, and remains an integral part of the...
February 3, 2019 - 2:22pm
A Chocolate Fantasy, Sweetheart Grams and more coming to Becker County Museum this month
From now through the middle of February, Detroit Lakes residents, businesses and community organizations will be caught up in the spirit of celebrating...
February 3, 2019 - 8:00am
February 2, 2019
A pioneering woman: Jessie Campbell West
One of Becker County's early settlers, Jessie Campbell West, was also one of its first historians. She did a lot of the leg work for Alvin H....
February 2, 2019 - 12:00pm