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A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Barack and Michelle Obama's' first date becomes feature film
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Peter M. Koshowski
Monika A. Fredin
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
August 20, 2016
Let your local library help you update your home
You can still beat old man winter, and accomplish those plans to update your home. Whether it's as simple as a new coat of paint or as extensive...
August 20, 2016 - 5:00am
August 13, 2016
Explore the fascinating world of aviation
National Aviation Day is Thursday, Aug. 19. According to the United States Department of Transportation statistics the total number of passenger enplanements for scheduled domestic flights during 2015 was 696,027. That’s a lot of potential readers on the subject of aviation. If...
August 13, 2016 - 6:00am
August 11, 2016
Library can help learn about wheat harvest
Wheat harvest is a yearly ritual that usually takes place in August. According to the Iowa University’s Department of Agronomy, the per capita consumption of wheat in the U.S. exceeds that of any other single food staple. That may be because wheat is the major ingredient in most...
August 11, 2016 - 5:35am
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