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Matching ND Challenge grant to colleges, universities called a ‘resounding success’
Peoples Park skating rink is open
Officers involved in fatal shooting identified
Crime & Accident Report
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
Waubun basketball teams rolling
DL youth wrestling clinic registration Monday
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
Hornet girls win in biggest output of the year
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Variety of events planned in area
Celebrating ‘most wonderful time of the year’
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
1 step forward, 2 steps back
Leave us all alone! We can’t breathe!
The limit of Minnesota Nice: Norwegian Americans rally to defeat ambassador pick
Time is right for American policy change on Cuba
Man versus the machine
Stay safe when darkhouse spearing
Innovations have changed the ice fishing industry
December is ‘the moon of popping trees’
State expands ‘fat bike’ riding opportunities
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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
<i>Made in the U.S.A.</i> 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