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June 13, 2019
Academic achievements of lakes area students
June 13, 2019 - 2:57pm
June 5, 2019
David Hiney, an insurance agent in Detroit Lakes, relaxes in the lounge chair he just took to "Antiques Roadshow" in Fargo on Saturday. It turns out the old chair that's been sitting in his basement for the past 37 years is a rare piece normally only found in art museums, valued conservatively at $20,000-$25,000. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Sitting on a small fortune: DL man goes on ‘Antiques Roadshow,' finds out his rummage sale chair is worth $25K
June 5, 2019 - 9:02am
May 24, 2019
The driver of this water tanker truck lost control on a slippery road near Killdeer, North Dakota on Saturday morning and the truck rolled over. The driver was pinned under the driver's side door when Vergas native Logan Schrupp and another oil field worker discovered him. (Submitted Photo)
Vergas man helps rescue pinned semi driver after rollover in ND
May 24, 2019 - 10:42am
May 23, 2019
Detroit Lakes High School seniors Emily Larson, left, and Maren Goldstein were recently presented with STAR scholarships by Detroit Lakes Chapter FG of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO). Larsen received $500, while Goldstein, as alternate, was awarded $250. (Submitted photo)
Area students continue to excel academically
May 23, 2019 - 3:19pm
May 22, 2019
Emily Mingo stands with her horse, Firefly, at Firefly Fields Youth Ranch in Vergas. Firefly is one of five horses at the ranch, and, like most of the horses there, is a rescue. Mingo says the stories of how these horses have thrived after surviving some tough conditions inspire kids who visit the ranch. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Riding on faith: Emily Mingo opens nonprofit, faith-based youth ranch in Vergas
May 22, 2019 - 9:46am
May 17, 2019
Area students graduate from MN colleges
May 17, 2019 - 12:08pm
May 9, 2019
Janie Sherman has been a nurse since she was in high school. She's been working at Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes for many years, on and off. On Wednesday, she was presented with a DAISY award for her "extraordinary, compassionate" care. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
'She has a very peaceful character': Essentia nurse Janie Sherman wins DAISY award
May 9, 2019 - 4:38pm
It's graduation time at area colleges
May 9, 2019 - 9:56am
May 8, 2019
Kids in Frazee will soon have a new, safe, fun place to learn and grow in the community, with the development of CornerStone community and youth center. A Youth Advisory Council is being formed to allow local teens to have a major say in what the center looks like and offers in the way of programs and activities. Here, Frazee youth are pictured at the future site of CornerStone. (Submitted Photo)
Turning a corner in Frazee: CornerStone community and youth center now in development
May 8, 2019 - 2:49pm
May 6, 2019
Volunteer firefighters with the Detroit Lakes Fire Department conduct a house fire training exercise.  (Jim Sinclair / Submitted)
Extinguishing the firefighter shortage: Becker County fire departments to hold volunteer recruitment Open Houses
May 6, 2019 - 9:47am
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
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)
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'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
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