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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
April 19, 2018
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
Did you, your older siblings, cousins, parents, grandparents or great-grandparents ever attend classes in a country schoolhouse? Do you have...
April 19, 2018 - 12:06pm
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