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Man accused of stealing $1,200 worth of cigarettes
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Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbirds logo revealed
Indians extend win streak to seven games
Bombers seeded fourth in Section 6, 9-man
Lakers steamroll Prowlers to finish regular season
No. 8 Titans secure seventh win in road shutout
You may qualify for extra help paying your drug costs
Parrot Heads give $8,000 to Marshmallow Foundation
Holy Rosary announces scholarship winners
How did Social Security work without computers?
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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Gas prices down this week
Making an IMPACT: Local crew sets out to begin book binding business
Norby's accepts Retailer of the Year award
Having trouble paying your heating bill? LIHEAP could help
It's creepy, it's kooky, mysterious and spooky: Halloween events aplenty set for lakes area this month
"Classic Country" tribute coming to Holmes Theatre Oct. 19
Pat & Donna Surface to present 'Remember When' at NYM Saturday
The history of Columbus Day
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Philip Wayne Arneson
Duane Douglas Nelson
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Sharon L. Vareberg
Guest Editorial: Technology in cars is causing more crashes
Potatoes - they're what's for dinner
Letter: Tax chair says cities, counties better not raise taxes
Letter: St. Paul Ice Palace group thanks supporters in DL
How do we make a great country still greater?
Asian Lady Beetles are pesky but harmless
Fishing opportunities heat up as water temps drop
Full-moon fishing in October is fantastic
In the woods, a lot can happen in an hour
Fall colors or not, fish still on their summer bite
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
January 13, 2010
Library club to host trail speaker
The Detroit Lakes Library Club will host Matthew Davis at the library on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. Davis will speak about the North Country Trail, a scenic trail that is maintained mostly by volunteers and spans seven states. When completed, through the efforts of many, the...
January 13, 2010 - 12:09pm
December 30, 2009
Kids can 'READ' to a dog at the library
R.E.A.D (Reading Assistance Education Dogs) to a certified therapy dog on Thursday, Jan. 14, and Thursday, Jan. 28, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (both days) at Detroit Lakes Library. This event takes place the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Read with the dog 10 times for a...
December 30, 2009 - 9:32am
The Detroit Lakes library has several programs coming up for kids and adults alike. Basic computer skills Come in to Detroit Lakes Library on Tuesday, Jan. 12, from 10:30 a.m. to noon to get acquainted with a computer. Topics covered in this class include turning on and shutting...
December 30, 2009 - 9:22am
November 13, 2009
Library closed on Thanksgiving
All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites, including the Regional Office in Moorhead, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. LARL serves the residents of Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Norman, Polk and Wilkin counties.
November 13, 2009 - 2:24pm
October 28, 2009
Youth invited to library for Wii Wednesdays
Elementary-aged students and teens are invited to Detroit Lakes Library to play Wii and hang out with friends every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the library. For more information on this and other library programs, please call 847-2168 or visit your library at 1000 Washington...
October 28, 2009 - 10:52am
October 2, 2009
Scare up some Halloween fun at your library
Why do we celebrate Halloween the way we do? Halloween developed from an ancient pagan festival celebrated by Celtic people over 2,000 years ago in the area that is now the United Kingdom, Ireland, and northwestern France. The festival marked the start of the dark winter season...
October 2, 2009 - 12:51pm
September 30, 2009
Perham library hosts author's presentation on ice fishing Oct. 10
To the uninitiated, ice fishing seems improbable, wacky, and dangerous. But every winter, more than 2 million hardy northerners go to their place on the lake: literally on the lake. In his book, A Hard-Water World: Ice Fishing and Why We Do It, author Greg Breining captures...
September 30, 2009 - 8:16am
September 11, 2009
Detroit Lakes Library wins state art dollars
The Lake Agassiz Regional Library system, which includes the Detroit Lakes library, is benefiting from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment passed last year. A portion of the amendment is being devoted to arts, arts education and arts access, and the LARL has been granted...
September 11, 2009 - 4:22pm
August 28, 2009
Escape to classic fantasy land of Oz at your library
We've all seen the movie "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," but did you know L. Frank Baum wrote 14 Oz books, and the movie is only part of the first book? Remember how scary the flying monkeys were? Well, if you would have read the book before seeing the movie, they wouldn't have been...
August 28, 2009 - 1:21pm
July 24, 2009
Learn about the future at library
Every generation looks at the next, and wonders how those young people are going to survive. They never learned how to -- fill in the blank with whatever is the latest abomination by the following generation. For instance, one could fill in the blank with words like: work, conserve,...
July 24, 2009 - 4:08pm
July 17, 2009
Reading program wraps up
"Be Creative @ Your Library" at the 2009 Summer Reading Program at Detroit Lakes Library. Come to the library on Thursday, July 30, at 2 p.m. to celebrate summer reading with a grand finale wrap-up party. The program is free and a part of "Be Creative @ Your Library," the 2009 Minnesota...
July 17, 2009 - 6:24pm
Come research family history
Come into the Detroit Lakes Library on Wednesday, July 29, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. to learn how to start researching your family history. Basic mouse and computer skills are required to get the most out of this class. Class size is limited to six, please call the Library at 847-2168...
July 17, 2009 - 5:53pm
June 5, 2009
Dealing with death: Putting affairs in order
Our culture is one that generally feels uncomfortable talking about preparations for death. Getting a will in place is a major undertaking,...
June 5, 2009 - 3:57pm
June 3, 2009
Let the Detroit Lakes Library help walk your way to fitness
We all know we need to stay physically active for good health, but did you realize walking could reduce the risk of many diseases? According...
June 3, 2009 - 8:17am
May 22, 2009
Library can help with 'well-rounded' education
Parents through the ages have worried about their children...it's natural. They worry about "simple" things like getting them to eat healthy foods. They worry about more complex things like reading skills, and becoming lifelong readers. And it's no secret that parents want their...
May 22, 2009 - 4:00pm