The kindness and generosity of Lake Region residents will be felt around the world this holiday season. Bethel Evangelical Church in Devils Lake collected more than 500 shoe boxes filled with donated items for "Operation Christmas Child."
The North Dakota State Water Commission is changing how much money it contributes to water projects, including flood prevention efforts in the Lake Region. The commission and local water officials say the changes will largely benefit the area.
Tribal members on the Spirit Lake Nation got to speak their mind Wednesday about the tribe's embattled social services program. Several children have died on the reservation in the last few years.
The troubling trend of children in danger on the Spirit Lake Nation has brought officials from around the region to meet in Fort Totten this week to tackle the issue together.
A community wide effort is resulting in a new food pantry coming to Devils Lake. Construction is underway at the new Hope Center, with the goal that it will offer much more than food to those in need in the Lake Region. Hope sprang for the the Hope Center back in April, and since then, numerous local groups are backing the cause.
The safety of children on the Spirit Lake reservation has been in question for several years. The reservation has made national headlines, from CNN to the New York Times, as multiple children on the reservation have been killed or injured.
Veterans in Devils Lake got a big gift this Veteran's Day to help their brethren who are less fortunate.
Veteran's Day is Monday and Students in Devils Lake honored vets Friday.
It's the third year Central Middle School has stopped to say thanks to local veterans.
The bison has always been a vital part of Native American culture and history and now there's a day dedicated to honoring the importance of the animal.
In what is rapidly becoming a Veteran's Day tradition, students at Central Middle School will honor those Friday who have sacrificed for their country.
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