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County tax levy to drop: Preliminary numbers show 1.4% decrease
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Boys Swimming & Diving Preview: Lakers enter season with higher goals set
Twins sign Nolasco to record contract
Wild shut out visiting Flyers
Durant's triple-double pushed Thunder past Wolves
Boys Hockey: Lakers fall to Warroad
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Friends & Neighbors
Shevlin 93-year-old takes doe with grandfather’s 146-year-old rifle
Brad Laabs: New technology makes ice fishing more enjoyable
Blane Klemek: Spinning some yarns about wildlife myths
Brad Laabs: Ice is forming on area lakes; be cautious anglers
Mille Lacs walleye regulation to remain the same
Outlet Recreation.com opens in DL
DL’s Lakeland Mental Health adds Alleckson
Solar incentives shine opportunity on Minn.
Marco acquires IT company in Bemidji
Gas prices on the rise in Minnesota, nation
LETTER: Caregivers keep having to do more and more with less
Our Opinion: We don’t miss the dysfunction
Eric Bergeson: Where would we be without beepers?
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Lessons learned from our farmers
Our Opinion: 7,000 new reasons to shop local
Holiday events aplenty in the DL area
This Week in Entertainment
Concert Friday Dec. 6th in DL
Danell Haspel: Celebrate the Winter Solstice at the DL Library
‘A Christmas Carol’ opens Dec. 5 at Long Lake Theatre
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
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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