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December 24, 2018
Though the gymnasium in the Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club's new home doesn't currently have exterior walls, the 29,650 square foot facility is beginning to take shape, thanks to a recent spate of good construction weather. The project is slated for a mid-July completion date, with the new club set to open in mid-August. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
New Boys & Girls Club beginning to take shape
December 24, 2018 - 8:00am
October 3, 2018
Bob and Dorothy Hoover (at left), Bonnie Mohs and Joe Merseth proudly display the District 1 and International Lodge of the Year awards that were recently bestowed on Detroit Lakes' own Sons of Norway Vikingland Lodge for its achievements during 2017-18. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
An early gift: DL’s Sons of Norway takes organization’s highest award
October 3, 2018 - 12:23pm
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 19, 2018
Incoming Breakfast Rotary President Paul Muckinhern and outgoing President Josh Hochgraber recently presented a $20,000 check to Boys & Girls Club Director Pat Petermann and Board Member Rick Michaelson to support the club's $6.5 million building campaign.
Breakfast Rotary donates $20,000 to Boys & Girls Club
September 19, 2018 - 1:35pm
September 9, 2018
The new helipad near the emergency department at Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes is nearing completion. The hospital foundation's Sept. 29 Fire & Ice benefit will help clear the final fundraising hurdle for the $616,000 project. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Helipad nearly ready to take flight: Essentia’s Sept. 28 Fire & Ice benefit to aid in clearing final funding hurdle
September 9, 2018 - 8:00am
August 8, 2018
On hand for the check presentation from Consolidated Title Services to the Becker County Veterans Service Office were (left to right) Kimberly Frederick, Lauri Brooke, Jennifer Olson, Mary Jo Zweerink. (Submitted photo)
Consolidated Title pays it forward to help county's veterans
August 8, 2018 - 2:08pm
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
May 9, 2018
This is the schematic for the six new pickleball courts to be constructed at Peoples Park in Detroit Lakes this summer. The project was given the go ahead by the City Council on Tuesday. (Submitted graphic)
Permanent pickleball courts coming to Peoples Park this summer
May 9, 2018 - 3:15pm
April 13, 2018
anice Ness, incoming president of the Lakes Women's Society Hope chapter, presents a $100 check to Patrick Petermann, Executive Director of Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club. (Submitted photo)
Lakes Women's Society donates to Boys & Girls Club building project
April 13, 2018 - 1:09am
April 7, 2018
TeacHaiti founder Miquette Denie McMahon will be making a series of appearances in the Detroit Lakes area next week to help raise funds for her nonprofit educational foundation. (Submitted photo)
'At a place I never thought would be possible...' TeacHaiti founder to visit lakes area next week
April 7, 2018 - 10:59am
January 10, 2018
A glimpse at the future...of Becker County's history: Ice harvest exhibit at Pavilion this weekend will offer sneak peak at plans for new museum
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 3, 2018
Volunteers tested out some equipment Tuesday morning at the site of next week's Ice Harvest on Little Detroit Lake. The site has been marked off with orange fencing, which can be seen in the background. (Submitted photo)
Nice ice, baby: Conditions look good for DL's first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 27, 2017
'I feel very, very blessed': Anderson grateful for community support during cancer battle; benefit set Jan. 4
December 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 15, 2017
This is the concept design for the Detroit Lakes Ice Palace that was created by local artist Hans Gilsdorf, who says the estimated 24x60x30 foot structure will take approximately 1,600 blocks of ice to create. That means about a half acre of ice will need to be harvested from Little Detroit Lake for the structure, which will be built on the city beach near the Pavilion. (Drawing courtesy of Hans Gilsdorf/DL Ice Harvest Committee)
DL Ice Palace site moved to city beach: GoFundMe account set up to help finance January ice harvest, palace construction
November 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
August 25, 2017
Snappy employees and guests look up at the eclipse on August 21. The event was also broadcast on a large screen due to cloud cover. (Submitted photo)
Snappy uses solar eclipse party to raise money for mental health
August 25, 2017 - 11:30am