Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
Detroit Lakes’ first official Dog Park will have its grand opening on Thursday
Lord, give me a sign: OK, how about 10 of them?
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
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'
Pine to Palm
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