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Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
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August 11, 2016
MN authors featured in new free program from Wadena County Historical Society
Minnesota Voices is a new free program from the Wadena County Historical Society featuring Minnesota authors writing about both the past and the present. On Thursday, Aug. 11, Mike Lein will be on hand to talk about his book “Firewood Happens.” This week’s program will be held...
August 11, 2016 - 5:25am
August 4, 2016
Pick up ‘Mama Loved to Worry’
Your Mama is really tall. She can reach the cabinets where the cookies are stored. She can touch the upper shelf of your closet and the tippy-top...
August 4, 2016 - 5:30am
July 30, 2016
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
August is designated as National Immunization Awareness Month. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), “the diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines reduce the risk of infection by working with the body’s natural defenses to help it...
July 30, 2016 - 5:40am
July 23, 2016
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
Since this is the last 2016 SRP program, we decided to stage our own Olympic Games. Come prepared to take part in some fun Minute-To-Win-It Games and celebrate all you’ve achieved during this year’s “Summer Reading Program.” This final SRP program is scheduled for Thursday,...
July 23, 2016 - 5:00am
July 16, 2016
Olympic art presentation set July 21 at library
Kids, this is the week to put your artistic talents on display. Join local artist and instructor Rick Pechmann as he helps us to prepare our own Olympic designs. This Summer Reading Program art presentation is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. in the library’s meeting rooms....
July 16, 2016 - 5:15am
July 9, 2016
Brush up on your swim strokes at the library
This week’s “Summer Reading Program” presentation features another premier Olympic Sport-Swimming. Carol McCarthy, head coach of the Detroit Lakes Girls Swim Team and some of her students, will talk to us about different swimming strokes, Olympic swimmers and their speeds. The...
July 9, 2016 - 5:05am
July 7, 2016
‘Cards for Brianna’ is a treat
The mail’s here. Mostly, you know, it’s bills, fliers for a new dentist in town, sometimes a magazine, and a reminder from your veterinarian. You got two requests for donations and a letter from an organization you belonged to, years ago… but look again. Maybe, as in “Cards...
July 7, 2016 - 5:10am
July 1, 2016
Animal competition at Detroit Lakes Library
Calling all children to join Detroit Lakes Public Library staff for the next “Summer Reading Program” event, scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday,...
July 1, 2016 - 1:50pm
June 25, 2016
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
The theme for the 2016 Summer Reading Program at Detroit Lakes Public Library is “Read for the Win,” with a focus on the Olympics. Curling may not be a summer Olympic event, but we can’t forget one of Minnesota’s popular winter activities. Members of the Detroit Lakes Curling...
June 25, 2016 - 5:20am
June 17, 2016
June 20 is World Refugee Day
Imagine fleeing your home with only the things you can carry, under constant threat of violence, and making your way to another country where...
June 17, 2016 - 2:51pm
June 11, 2016
Learn more about horseback riding
This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is “Read for the Win,” and our next program is set for this Thursday, June 16 at 2 p.m. The staff from JF Stables of Detroit Lakes will be here to tell us about equipment and horseback riding techniques. Sorry, no horses are allowed in...
June 11, 2016 - 5:50am
June 9, 2016
Lakes area libraries hosting summer reading program
Local libraries are celebrating summer with the annual Summer Reading Program for youth ages 0-18. This free program will encourage youth to “Read for the Win” during the summer months, by inviting them to track their reading progress to earn prizes and to attend free events at...
June 9, 2016 - 5:10am
‘Grunt’ is a fascinating look into science of keeping our troops healthy
Thank you for your service. You’ve said that many times recently, and meant every word to every soldier. Thank you for keeping us protected. Thank you for your bravery. Thank you for your sacrifice. And once you’ve read “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary...
June 9, 2016 - 5:00am
June 4, 2016
International Picnic Day celebrated June 18
The idea of picnicking has been around for centuries, and now we have International Picnic Day to commemorate the practice. In a couple of weeks, we can celebrate International Picnic Day on June 18. There are examples of picnicking in literature such as: “To the Lighthouse,”...
June 4, 2016 - 5:40am
May 28, 2016
World Ocean Day will be celebrated June 8
We all know how important it is to take care of our environment for our own good. Many programs and organizations exist to help with this. The United Nations recognized June 8 as World Ocean Day in late 2008. This year’s theme for World Ocean Day is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet,”...
May 28, 2016 - 5:40am