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February 12, 2019
A photo taken this winter shows a snow-covered Jay Nelson Lake, located just a few miles south of Medina, N.D., near Jamestown. The lake was recently named in honor of Jay Nelson, a Detroit Lakes native who was well-respected and well-liked as a longtime law enforcement officer. (Submitted photo)
Jay Nelson Lake: North Dakota lake named in honor of former Lake Park police chief
February 12, 2019 - 4:26pm
February 11, 2019
The Sepsis Alliance uses the acronym T.I.M.E. to help people remember what signs to watch for to detect sepsis as soon as possible. (Image from sepsis.org)
It's Sepsis Survivor Week: I was one of the lucky ones
February 11, 2019 - 10:14am
January 3, 2019
One year after being diagnosed with terminal Stage IV metastatic breast cancer, Lisa Flynn is striving to enjoy every single day to the fullest. She's adapted a new diet, meditation and fitness routine to look and feel her best, and she's going about her days with an upbeat attitude and a strong focus on all the things she's grateful for. (Marie Johnson / Tribune)
Diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago, Lisa Flynn is striving to keep fate in her favor, one day at a time
January 3, 2019 - 9:56am
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 12, 2018
Julie Smith, center, in yellow, stands proudly with other presenters and participants during the Parade of Nations at the Healing Our Spirit Worldwide gathering in Sydney, Australia last month. Smith is a Detroit Lakes resident, White Earth Nation descendant, and newly minted professor who has a passion for empowerment of indigenous people worldwide. (Submitted Photo)
'Coming together to exchange ideas and love': DL woman travels to Australia for Healing Our Spirit event
December 12, 2018 - 4:34pm
September 21, 2018
The first jingle dresses had cones made from chewing tobacco can lids. Commercially made cones are now available. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
100 years of fashion tradition: Native jingle dresses connect dance, art, history
September 21, 2018 - 9:10pm
September 10, 2018
Erik Dale, a.k.a. Wissota, performs at Sub:Culture at the Aquarium in Fargo. Sub:Culture is a showcase of regional and national performers and producers of electronic dance music. Wissota is one of the organizers of the weekly event, and performs there often. He just moved to Detroit Lakes last week, where he's been working at the Holmes Theatre since May.
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New beat: UK chart-topping DJ, Erik Dale, is finding his rhythm in Detroit Lakes
September 10, 2018 - 8:23am
August 20, 2018
Laker grad Celeste Koppe has spent the past two years living and working in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia in northern Africa, as a coordinator at a library and cultural center sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. She has spent the majority of the past several years traveling and living internationally. She's home for a visit now before heading out to Budapest, Hungary to attend graduate school. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Two years in Tunis: 2012 Laker grad Celeste Koppe is making her mark in the Middle East
August 20, 2018 - 8:00am
August 13, 2018
Christy and Tim Jolly had some travel mishaps on their journey from Tampa, Florida to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, but found that several people were willing to help them out. / Submitted photo.
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
August 13, 2018 - 10:04am
Darla Abu-Shanab recalls many periods of her life, like when she played in bands in her early 20s and the nerve-wracking experience of wearing a hijab to work for the first time after converting from Christianity to Islam. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
Life as a Muslim: Detroit Lakes native converts to Islam, moves to Michigan
July 13, 2018 - 8:36am
July 4, 2018
Spadgenske Dairy is a family-run business. Pictured are Mark and Kristine Spadgenske, center, with their son, Ryan, and Mark's twin brother, Mike. Marie Johnson / Tribune
The land of milk and money: Becker County dairy farmers cope with chronically low milk prices, uncertain futures
July 4, 2018 - 5:30am
April 13, 2018
Marna Crow, right, shares a laugh with Physical Therapist Assistant Tory Anderson as she uses a Rainbow Arch to improve her hand strength and dexterity at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Physical Therapy Center in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday. Crow is partaking in a cancer rehabilitation program after recently finishing six rounds of chemotherapy. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
April 13, 2018 - 8:16am
April 8, 2018
Becker County Attorney Tammy Merkins, left, and Assistant Becker County Attorney Kevin Miller have both been appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton as district court judges in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. Judges are selected for their demonstrated abilities, integrity, judicial temperament, legal knowledge and other attributes. Paula Quam / Tribune
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
April 8, 2018 - 8:30pm
March 4, 2018
Trista Garcia moved to Detroit Lakes with her seven kids, ages 2-12, about a year ago. Around Christmastime, her family received a generous monetary gift from the local Ruby’s Pantry, which allowed her to buy herself and her children some much-needed winter clothes, coats and shoes. Most people think of Ruby’s Pantry for its food distribution, but the organization also gives a portion of its donations back the communities it serves to help people in need. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
March 4, 2018 - 6:19am
January 24, 2018
Detroit Lakes High School students check their phones during a break. Teens in the U.S. spend an average of nine hours a day using media, most of that digital media. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
January 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
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