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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
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Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
September 23, 2011
It's apple harvest time at the Detroit Lakes Library
We've all heard the old proverb "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," and recent research continues to uphold the truth of that adage. According to an article by Jeanelle Boyer and Rui Hai Liu, who are affiliated with the Department of Food Science and Institute of Comparative...
September 23, 2011 - 1:55pm
August 19, 2011
Library theme for August: 'Isn't It Romantic?'
June is the month synonymous with romance, but did you know that August is actually Romance Awareness Month? There are numerous materials in the romance genre to highlight--especially in the DVD (movie) format. Take a look at "Romeo and Juliet," (in any version), "For Whom...
August 19, 2011 - 2:40pm
July 27, 2011
DL Library to host used book sale Aug. 2
The Becker County Friends of the Library are hosting a Used Book Sale on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Detroit Lakes Library. Stop by the book sale while enjoying Detroit Lakes' Crazy Day events. Adult Fiction/Nonfiction Children's Books Cookbooks ...
July 27, 2011 - 2:42pm
September 29, 2010
DL Library serves thousands of all ages
Where in town can you travel to anywhere imaginable, see a famous celebrity and hear about the biggest news in history? Where in town can you rent a movie, get a book, look up something on the computer and learn something new from a particular organization all for free? The answer...
September 29, 2010 - 11:07am
September 22, 2010
Learn to eat chemical-free at library
According to the American Cancer Society's Minnesota Cancer Facts and Figures 2009, cancer is the leading cause of death in Minnesota. Cancer overtook heart disease for the number one slot in 2000 and has remained number one since. Many of us have become aware that organic food...
September 22, 2010 - 11:04am
August 25, 2010
Horse Drawn Days: A journey back to the days of real horsepower
You must've driven by the lot six or seven times before you stopped, before the gleam of that machine drove you in for a look-see. You don't need a tractor, but sometimes life is all about want, not need. And you want that tractor. Its engine is guaranteed to start in cold...
August 25, 2010 - 11:37am
August 4, 2010
Plan your summer picnic, with some help from library
Do you know the origins of the word picnic? According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word picnic comes from France. Piquenique is the original French word. In Old French piquer means "to pick, peck," and nique means "worthless thing." In other words, a picnic is something...
August 4, 2010 - 10:31am
July 30, 2010
Looking for library donations
The upcoming school year presents plenty of challenges to the students and staff of Wadena-Deer Creek High School. In the aftermath of the tornado that damaged the building on June 17, resources instrumental to teaching and learning were lost. In particular, the school's collection...
July 30, 2010 - 4:04pm
July 14, 2010
Tips and tricks for summer sewing
Most of us think of sewing and/or quilting as more of a winter activity, but did you know the first sewing machine was patented on July 17, 1790? The early sewing machines are unrecognizable when compared to their modern counterparts... this is extremely obvious when perusing Carter...
July 14, 2010 - 7:54am
Canine search and rescue highlighted in new book
A valued member of your household has a big job. He's in charge of security, which he does well, but there's more. He's also part vacuum cleaner,...
July 14, 2010 - 7:53am
June 11, 2010
Planning for a wedding
Let the Detroit Lakes Library Help Make Your Wedding Dreams Come True! Every couple wants their big day to be perfect, from the wedding to the clothes to the food! There are so many things to think about. Here we are in June, which is traditionally known as the month for weddings....
June 11, 2010 - 2:51pm
May 26, 2010
Library closed for Memorial
All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites, including the regional office in Moorhead, will be closed on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day.
May 26, 2010 - 8:57am
June is National Dairy Month
Parents have been urging their off-spring to drink their milk for generations. We all know "milk does a body good," but how much milk do we need to consume in order to achieve that good? The National Academy of Sciences recommends the following: 1 to 3 year olds need 500 mg/day...
May 26, 2010 - 8:05am
May 12, 2010
Pulitzer Prize winners at Detroit Lakes library
May is the month the Pulitzer Prize was established! Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-born journalist, provided money in his will (of 1904) for the establishment of the contest for excellence in journalism. The Pulitzer Prize has evolved from Joseph Pulitzer's initial idea. The inception...
May 12, 2010 - 1:46pm
April 7, 2010
The boys of summer remembered
With baseball season right around the corner, it seemed like the perfect time to highlight a book about a local baseball hero! Have you heard of Charles (Chief) Bender? Most of his baseball career was with the Philadelphia A's under manager Connie Mack. His career spanned the years...
April 7, 2010 - 1:20pm