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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Smith advances to U.S. Junior round of 32
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
May 14, 2016
Celebrate National Burger Day May 28
The origins of the hamburger are very fuzzy, but it is most often identified with the U.S. in the category of fast food. Burgers rank right up there with Mom, apple pie and baseball, and they even have their own day set aside; May 28th is National Burger Day. There are many recipes...
May 14, 2016 - 5:05am
July 18, 2015
County, state fairs an important part of summer in Minnesota
This is the 123rd year of the Becker County Fair! For the past 123 years the fair has been bringing neighbors together for food, exhibits and...
July 18, 2015 - 5:00am
August 16, 2014
Aloha from DL Library: Hawaii became 50th state in 1959
Hawaii became the 50th state in these United States on August 21, 1959. “Statehood Day” in Hawaii is on the third Friday of August, which...
August 16, 2014 - 10:00am
August 9, 2014
The Navajo Code Talkers
National Navajo Code Talkers’ Day is Thursday, Aug. 14. Navajo soldiers used their language as a secret code during World War II. It was...
August 9, 2014 - 9:30am
August 7, 2014
Celebrate Elvis Week at DL Library
There’s no time like the present to pass wonderful memories on to the next generation; and who doesn’t have wonderful memories associated...
August 7, 2014 - 8:00am
July 24, 2014
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
Do you remember way back in fourth grade, learning about American tall tales? Some characters will jump right to mind, like Paul Bunyan, Casey...
July 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 5, 2014
Plan a summer trip to a national park!
Did you know there are 84 million acres — within 58 national parks — of the most beautiful land in America set aside for every one of us...
July 5, 2014 - 10:30am
June 28, 2014
Celebrate Independence Day at library
Independence Day at your Library! Here’s some Fourth of July trivia: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in July 1776 the estimated number...
June 28, 2014 - 11:30am
June 21, 2014
Picnic prep tips from DL Library
The origins of the word “picnic” seem to be surrounded with controversy. Some say it’s from the French and some the English, while some have totally different ideas. According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, it was rare for the term to be used in English before 1800,...
June 21, 2014 - 11:00am
June 14, 2014
Spokane, Wash., is birthplace of Father’s Day
Happy Father’s Day! Did you know that Spokane, Washington is the birthplace of Father’s Day? According to the government website www....
June 14, 2014 - 11:00am
May 31, 2014
Exploring the world’s oceans
Did you know that 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by ocean and that 97 percent of our planet’s water comes from the oceans?...
May 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 24, 2014
Happy Memorial Day from Detroit Lakes Library
It’s time to kick off the summer season… warm up the grill, bring out the sandals, and soak up the sun! Memorial Day is the unofficial...
May 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 17, 2014
Let’s get moving this month!
May is “National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.” Did you know the number of obese adults doubled between 1990 and 2010? According...
May 17, 2014 - 9:30am
May 10, 2014
It’s National Bike Month
Attention bicycling enthusiasts: May is National Bike Month! Did you know that Minnesota is called the Bike Friendly State? According to...
May 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
May 3, 2014
Mother’s Day holiday is 100
Did you know that the Mother’s Day holiday is 100 years old this year? The U.S. Congress, in a joint resolution, established the second...
May 3, 2014 - 12:00pm