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Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
Body of missing northwest Minn. man found
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed northwest Minn. girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed Lake Park girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
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
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
William "Willy" Weber
Catherine S. Doll
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
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
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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September 8, 2017
'Sulfer Springs' is a can't miss read for Krueger mystery fans
There's no such thing as a vacation. Not for you, anyway. You can't escape work: even when you're off the clock, you're on the job, thinking...
September 8, 2017 - 9:00am
August 27, 2017
It's time to harvest those 'amber waves of grain'
Wheat harvest is a yearly ritual that usually commences during late August in our area. According to the Iowa University's Department of Agronomy, the per capita consumption of wheat in the U.S. exceeds that of any other single food staple. That may be because wheat is the major ingredient...
August 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2017
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Fall is coming — and so are the wedding invitations. In the past, June was known as the month for weddings. This tradition was tied to...
August 22, 2017 - 8:00am
August 20, 2017
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Local author Lina Belar will talk about her new book, "Rural Score," at the Perham Area Public Library this Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. Belar has resided in Perham since 1984 and for several decades served the community in a number of volunteer capacities including the public library....
August 20, 2017 - 8:00am
August 16, 2017
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed Aug. 19, 1939 as the first National Aviation Day. The purpose of the proclamation was to honor the pioneers...
August 16, 2017 - 8:30am
August 9, 2017
'It Won't Be Easy': New book explores the world of modern education
Reading , writing, and 'rithmetic. Those were the basics you were supposed to have learned at school: how to make sense of groups of letters, how to make those same letters legible, and how to add and subtract numbers. That was how you spent your school days eons ago, but in "It Won't...
August 9, 2017 - 10:29am
July 25, 2017
Friendship Day is July 30
There are lots of ways to look at friendship; that becomes very clear when you look for quotes on the topic. The following is one of the many...
July 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 17, 2017
Looking for a good summer read? Your local library can help
Can't come up with something good to read? Consult a book review. "Book Page" magazine is available for you, free at your local library. It is billed as "America's Book Review," and contains items from various genres and formats, and has columns highlighting, books that are good for...
July 17, 2017 - 9:20am
July 10, 2017
Book launch July 16 at Green Island Wadena features local authors
Longtime area resident Lina Belar will celebrate the launch of her first poetry book, "Rural Score," published by Finishing Line Press, on Sunday, July 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Green Island, Wadena. New York Mills singer, songwriter and author Elisa Korenne will join Belar to present...
July 10, 2017 - 9:57am
July is National Ice Cream Month!
Did you know ice cream evolved from sherbet? According to the International Dairy Foods Association website, Marco Polo returned to Italy from the Far East with a recipe that closely resembled our modern day sherbet. This recipe evolved into what we know as ice cream by the 16th century,...
July 10, 2017 - 9:56am
July 8, 2017
'You're sending me where?': Dregni’s summer camp memoir is a mixed bag; some stories resonate, others may not
The fork you brought is plenty long. It doesn't need to reach too far. You don't want to burn the marshmallow; you just want it toasty enough...
July 8, 2017 - 11:00am
June 30, 2017
'The Broken Road' is a pretty smooth ride
The road is a long one. Like most, it's rarely smooth and straight. Signs warn of curves and detours ahead, rough terrain, and rest stops for...
June 30, 2017 - 11:00am
June 27, 2017
Edible architecture at the DL Public Library
This week's "Build a Better World" summer reading program event at the Detroit Lakes Public Library is "Edible Architecture." On Thursday, June...
June 27, 2017 - 8:00am
June 26, 2017
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
Summer means afternoons at the lake, sun-kissed skin and longer days--and a local teacher is hoping to encourage filling some of those days with...
June 26, 2017 - 8:00am
June 14, 2017
Grow a greener world, with some help from U of M Extension
This week's Summer Reading Program event is "Grow a Greener World" with guest speaker, Leigh Edwards from Becker County Extension. Bring your...
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am