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Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
Woman sentenced for trying to shoplift $512 worth of goods on Fourth of July
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Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Panthers send Lakers to defeat in overtime
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'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
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
Guest Editorial: Trump should not pursue Clinton
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Finding that lost rod - lots of goofy things happen out on the lake
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
December 3, 2015
Gifts for younger readers
In the third installment of my gift guide for bookworms, I bring some recomendations for younger readers. LITTLE KIDS’ BOOKS Even little ones suffer loss, and if there’s a child on your list who fits that statement, then wrap up “Love from a Star” by Katherine Cutchin Gazzetta....
December 3, 2015 - 5:00am
November 27, 2015
Planning your winter vacation, with library's help
Disney vacations are booking up fast! Now is the time to get your winter vacation arrangements made. If you would like planning help from experts...
November 27, 2015 - 1:06pm
November 26, 2015
More holiday stocking stuffers from your favorite bookworm
Last week, I brought you a few fiction and general non-fiction recommendations to fill the Christmas stockings of the book lovers in your family. This week, I have a few more recommendations to add to your shopping list, in a variety of categories. Biographies & Memoirs What...
November 26, 2015 - 5:10am
November 21, 2015
Savor Thanksgiving traditions
Thanksgiving is soon upon us, giving us the opportunity to pause our busy lives and spend time with those that matter most to us. Your library has materials that can help you continue honoring past traditions or create new ones. The staff at the Detroit Lakes Library wishes...
November 21, 2015 - 5:05am
November 19, 2015
Give the gift of books this holiday season
Shopping is easy. You do it at least once a week, just because. It’s fun, relaxing, enlightening, and social. You love to shop… except when you have to shop for a gift for someone and you don’t know what to buy. Gah. In that case, how about a book? How about one of these...
November 19, 2015 - 5:05am
November 14, 2015
Happy birthday to science fiction writer Margaret Atwood
Readers of science fiction will recognize Margaret Atwood as a renowned author. Ms. Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Canada. Her distinguished career includes receiving many awards for her poetry, novels and essays. She is also an inventor, environmental activist...
November 14, 2015 - 5:25am
November 7, 2015
Saluting our local veterans
In June of 1967, 150 young men and women were inducted into the Marines during a Minnesota Twins game, many of whom went on to serve their country during the Vietnam War. Christy Sauro, Jr., author of “Twins Platoon,” will share his experience as a member of the Twins Platoon,...
November 7, 2015 - 5:50am
November 5, 2015
Book gives insight into keeping pets healthy and happy
What makes your pet happy? Throw a toy, and find out. Go for a run, sneak a snack, sit quietly with warm blanket and firm scratch, even watching...
November 5, 2015 - 5:15am
New ‘Drop the Puck’ book set to make its debut this Saturday
The 2015-2016 hockey season is now underway, and this Saturday, Nov. 7, there will be a fundraising gala for the Foundation started in honor...
November 5, 2015 - 5:05am
October 31, 2015
Celebrate the love of peanut butter this month
November is peanut butter lover’s month! Many of us could say we were raised on peanut butter. It was and still is the go-to for kids asking about what’s for lunch or dinner. Did you know that peanut butter can be a good choice? According to Prevention Magazine, the benefits...
October 31, 2015 - 9:31pm
October 29, 2015
Award-winning author coming to DL Nov. 6
Award-winning children’s author and Minnesota resident, Mary Casanova, will be in Detroit Lakes on Friday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. for a presentation...
October 29, 2015 - 5:30am
October 24, 2015
Make the library a regular haunt
All the spooks and spiders are preparing for their annual scare fest – Halloween! Include your library in the Halloween fun by scooping up on Halloween related books and movies like those items highlighted below. The staff at Detroit Lakes Library would like to wish you all a safe...
October 24, 2015 - 5:40am
October 22, 2015
Treuer’s book, ‘Warrior Nation,’ sheds light on Red Lake history
Since European settlers arrived on the eastern shores of what became the United States, land borders have been drawn, people moved and communities...
October 22, 2015 - 5:05am
October 21, 2015
Author presentation set Thursday in NYM
Meet 2014 Minnesota Book Award finalist Sue Leaf at the Cultural Center in New York Mills this Thursday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. As part of the Cultural Center’s secind annual Little Big Year birding project, Leaf will be talking about “A Love Affair with Birds,” her biography...
October 21, 2015 - 10:50am
October 17, 2015
Will Weaver to do live reading, writer’s workshop in Bemidji
Will Weaver, nationally celebrated author of short stories, novels and young adult fiction, will be featured at the next Spoken Word Series event...
October 17, 2015 - 5:20am