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'A tradition of excellence': Detroit Lakes newspaper's history goes back...way back
Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high
Picturesque Cooking: Summer class at DL's Boys & Girls Club teaches gardening, cooking – and photography
Minn. 9-year-old helped his sister escape rollover before his death
‘American Idol’ to hold auditions in Dakotas in early September
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PREVIEW: Injuries hampering preseason workouts of Waubun Bombers
Frazee to forfeit football season because of low roster numbers
Thielen celebrates 27th birthday Tuesday
PREVIEW: Laker football opponents in for DL’s culture shock
Area teams fall at state Class C baseball tournament
Mental health matters: How to stay emotionally healthy this school year
Guide to lakes country camping
The light of an eclipse: An essay on the experience
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Boats & Bars & so much more
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Mason J. Smith
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Frederick A. Coughlin
Marlene Rae Andring
Gary L Braasch
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Grosbeaks sure brighten up a wintertime yard
Here's how to get kids to love going fishing
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
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
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
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
May 5, 2017
Small town stories: Wadena graduate writes third book starring classmates, first kiss
Over 1,800 miles from Wadena, former resident and author Monica Lee describes the hot air balloons she saw floating across the sunny horizon...
May 5, 2017 - 10:18am
December 9, 2016
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addictions
"I wanted people to know that, growing up, my sons had every advantage without being over-indulged, and that if this could happen to our family,...
December 9, 2016 - 10:08am
October 6, 2016
'Everybody's Heard About the Bird'
Author Rick Shefchik will be in Wadena Friday, Oct. 14 for a 7 p.m. presentation at the Robertson Theatre, where he will talk about his book, "Everybody's Heard About the Bird: The true story of 1960s Rock and Roll in Minnesota." If you didn't experience rock and roll in Minnesota...
October 6, 2016 - 5:00am
January 3, 2016
How to talk to the very old
In “A Treasury of Old Souls” author, columnist and greenhouse owner Eric Bergeson of Fertile talks about his lifelong ability to make friends...
January 3, 2016 - 5:35am
December 24, 2008
Curl up with 'Tis the Season
You never meant to do it. You were out with friends, that's all, just having a little cheer. The waiter brought you a glass of something bubbly, and in between reminiscing and laughter, the glass was emptied so you had another. You took a wee nip from that one til you nipped it...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Audio book 'Fuzzy Navel' is good company on road
You finally got the guest room painted. There's a new comforter on the bed, and it looks so cushy, it almost screams "Take a nap!" There are fresh curtains on the windows, and you're ready for guests. Famous last request. The calls come in just about every week and before you...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Dewey: The perfect book for animal lovers
If you're reading this column, it's pretty safe to assume you like books. And if you like books, it would stand to reason that you have a good relationship with your library. At your library, you can get all sorts of things: the newest best-seller; a dictionary; books that will...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
JCPenney coupon book pays off for Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls clubs
It's a win-win situation. Spend $5 to get a "20 percent off" coupon at JCPenney, and that $5 goes straight back to the Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes. "The local JCPenney needs kudos for taking initiative to get involved in the national program for us," Club Executive Director...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Detroit Lakes Public Library offers new monthly book club for adults
The Detroit Lakes Library offers a monthly book discussion group each fall. Book discussion groups are a great way to get to know other people in the community, discuss ideas and learn from each other. Try reading the September book for discussion, "Mudbound" by Hillary Jordan....
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 13, 2008
Made in the U.S.A.
is made for novel lovers
When you were a teenager and living under your parents' medieval rules, you probably couldn't wait to grow up, get an apartment, and have a life of your own. Once you grew up, got an apartment, and had a life of your own, you realized that things weren't really much different. You...
July 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 29, 2008
'Pioneer History' book available again
The Becker County Historical Society has had "A Pioneer History of Becker County" reprinted in honor of Minnesota's Sesquicentennial. This 100-year-old book is a must-have for anyone interested in the start of our county and local communities. Author Alvin H. Wilcox knew Becker...
June 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Book review: Searching for Paradise is the breakup story that lasts forever
Remember when you and your Better Half met? Perhaps you had been dating others but when you saw him, you knew he was "it." Or maybe you'd seen her around town and were totally floored that she would date someone like you. And the thing is, over the years, with kids and jobs, mortgage...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Book review: Laura Ingalls Wilder book explores her career as a farm journalist
Remember the days before computers? Hard to, isn't it? They seemed so Jetsons thirty years ago, but computers are as common as TVs in most homes now. Come to think of it, your grandparents might remember the days before TV. Back then, folks got their news and entertainment from...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
'What Shamu Taught...' is worth reading
"What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love and Marriage" by Amy Sutherland c.2008, Random House $18/ $21 Canada 168 pages By TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER The Bookworm Sez Some days, it seems like nobody listens any more. You nag your spouse yet again to pick up clothes that have been...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am