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April 30, 2019
Geraniums are one way that the Detroit Lakes Lions Club raises funds for its annual eye care mission trips to Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This year's geranium fundraiser is set for May 9-11 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Detroit Lakes. (Forum News Service photo)
Everything's coming up... geraniums? Lions Club hosts planter sale May 9-11 to benefit eye care mission in Mexico
April 30, 2019 - 8:13am
April 26, 2019
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The heroes among us: United Way celebration honors Becker County's most compassionate, caring
April 26, 2019 - 2:18pm
November 15, 2018
A man in the winter on the street. The guy walks on the winter road. A young man down jacket is jumping in the snow.
Ready to celebrate winter: DL Ice Harvest Committee announces 3-year plan for ‘MN Sn’Ice’
November 15, 2018 - 7:00am
November 12, 2018
The DL Ice Palace was a big hit... so what's next?
November 12, 2018 - 3:37pm
November 7, 2018
Essentia Health St. Mary's in DL to host two events Thursday
November 7, 2018 - 12:58pm
October 3, 2018
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Manager Neil Powers (left) presents Dave Schneider of Detroit Lakes with the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award.
Tamarac NWR announces its Volunteer of the Year
October 3, 2018 - 12:27pm
A group of about two dozen volunteers gathered at the new Detroit Lakes Middle School baseball field Saturday morning to complete some work on the field and adjoining picnic shelter. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
If we build it, they will come: Private donations, volunteer labor help DLMS baseball diamond take shape
October 3, 2018 - 12:15pm
September 15, 2018
One of the past participants of the United Way Community Celebration has been the Lakes Area Imagination Library, which gave away free books donated by community residents and businesses. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
A celebration of community: United Way event set for this Thursday at DL Pavilion
September 15, 2018 - 8:42pm
Rotarian Man looks ready to plunge into Polar Fest 2019 – are you? Then come to this Wednesday's kickoff meeting at Detroit Mountain. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
The 'coolest' event in town: Polar Fest 2019 kickoff celebration set for Wednesday at Detroit Mountain
September 15, 2018 - 8:37pm
September 5, 2018
Gas and steam engines of every description can be found being driven around the grounds at Rollag each year. This year's show featured homemade farm equipment and Galloway gas engines. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
It takes a village: Rollag steam threshers reunion employs thousands of volunteers each year
September 5, 2018 - 8:53am
July 26, 2018
Fran Mattson of Ogema and Don Sayer of Detroit Lakes were among the 2018 nominees for Becker County Outstanding Senior Citizen. Mattson and Cormorant Lakes area resident Rick Julian were chosen for the award, but Julian was unable to be present for Thursday's ceremony at the Becker County Fair. Sayer and Mattson were both recognized for their volunteer work at the ceremony. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Outstanding for their volunteerism: Senior citizens honored by Becker County Fair for giving back to community
July 26, 2018 - 11:28pm
May 10, 2018
The Pacifico Lions Club of Mazatlan partners with the Detroit Lakes Lions to organize their annual Eyes for Mexico mission trips, which take place in March of each year. (Submitted photo)
Planting the seeds of sight, DL Lions selling flower planters today
May 10, 2018 - 8:25am
April 28, 2018
Community spirit at work: United Way's Celebration of Heroes highlights volunteerism
April 28, 2018 - 11:08am
November 9, 2017
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
November 9, 2017 - 10:15am
August 23, 2017
The Madison's "angels of mercy" include (from left) Maurine Fellows, Jenny Bristlin, Rita Frenzel and Millie Moitzfield. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
The Madison's heavenly helpers: Women’s group takes on projects to help brighten the lives of local residents
August 23, 2017 - 1:00pm