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Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way
Man apprehended after Highway 59 car chase
Crime & Accidents
Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
April 23, 2016
Celebrate Duke Ellington, Jazz Day
Celebrate Duke Ellington Day on April 29 and International Jazz Day on April 30. The word jazz is very simple, but the genre of music it labels is very complex. The evolution of jazz has produced many sounds. There is New Orleans-style jazz, and Dixieland jazz from the 1920s. The...
April 23, 2016 - 5:50am
April 21, 2016
April is National Donate Life Month
Did you know the first attempted transplant was a kidney in June of 1950? The kidney functioned for 53 days before they had to remove it. Unfortunately, it had been rejected, because this was before immunosuppressant drugs and tissue typing. Transplantation has come a long way since...
April 21, 2016 - 5:15am
April 9, 2016
Tax Day is set for April 18 this year
No it’s not a typo — tax day in 2016 is April 18. We get three extra days to get everything together, because April 16 lands on a Saturday. Emancipation Day is usually celebrated on April 16th, but because it lands on a Saturday, it has been moved to April 15, with Tax Day falling...
April 9, 2016 - 5:50am
April 2, 2016
Celebrate National Tartan Day April 6
Did you know there is a holiday similar to St. Patrick’s Day for Americans of Scottish descent? It’s called National Tartan Day, and is April 6 each year. The usual mode of commemoration is big city parades… of course including bagpipers. The holiday is a tribute to the Scottish...
April 2, 2016 - 5:55am
March 26, 2016
Ebooks MN available at DL Library
The Detroit Lakes Public Library is pleased to introduce its customers to Ebooks Minnesota, an online ebook collection. The collection is accessible...
March 26, 2016 - 5:40am
March 12, 2016
Celebrate St. Pat's Day with ‘wearin’ o’ the green’
You’ve heard it said that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. That sweet sentiment is probably closer to the truth than you think! Consider the number of Irish immigrants to the United States during the potato famine of the 1840s. According to World Book Encyclopedia, about...
March 12, 2016 - 5:50am
March 5, 2016
Detroit Lakes Library to host Fairy Festival on Thursday, March 17
Fairy Festival, which is a children’s event, is scheduled for Thursday, March 17 at 4 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes Public Library main meeting room. Celebrate spring this year with Fairies, Gnomes, and Trolls! We have fantastical snacks and crafts for our tinker fairies (including...
March 5, 2016 - 5:30am
March 4, 2016
DL Public Library: Make a food donation this month, have your fines forgiven
Detroit Lakes and other area libraries are encouraging customers to take advantage of “Food for Fines,” a fine forgiveness program that will be held during the month of March. Customers can watch their overdue balance go down to zero simply by bringing unexpired, non-perishable...
March 4, 2016 - 5:15am
February 20, 2016
February is Black History Month
You may know that February is Black History Month, but do you know why the month of February was chosen? Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass’ birthdays just happen to be in that month, making it the perfect choice. Come to the library to find contributions from African Americans...
February 20, 2016 - 5:20am
February 13, 2016
Celebrate President’s Day
The third Monday in February is President’s Day, and it has been since 1971. During Richard Nixon’s presidency, President Washington, and President Lincoln’s birthdays were combined into one National Holiday. The fascination with the lives of our presidents (past and present)...
February 13, 2016 - 5:25am
February 6, 2016
Happy Valentine’s Day!
There are many theories associated with the origins of Valentine’s Day, with one thing in common- ancient Rome. The burning question, however, is “why do we celebrate the way we do?” Americans can thank Esther A. Howland, of Worcester, Massachusetts. Our most popular activity...
February 6, 2016 - 5:45am
February 4, 2016
Local library’s resources can help improve time management skills
Ever feel as though life is passing you by, like your life is all work and no play? You’d like to do more, but you have no time to fit it in? February is “National Time Management Month.” Let the library help you take control of the time you have. “The Fringe Hours: Making...
February 4, 2016 - 5:05am
January 23, 2016
Read good books, win prizes
There is still time to participate in our winter reading program for adults, Hot Reads for Cold Nights. The rules for the program are simple: read or listen to four books, audiobooks, eBooks, or eAudiobooks for a chance to win prizes. To participate, simply pick up an official entry...
January 23, 2016 - 5:30am
January 16, 2016
Take care of your eyesight
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. The National Eye Institute defines glaucoma as a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. It happens to be the leading cause of eyesight impairment in the United States. For more...
January 16, 2016 - 5:50am
January 9, 2016
Learn how to play Minecraft at the DL Library
Do you remember the Super Mario Brothers video game craze? Well, it’s on the way down from its popularity zenith. Minecraft was introduced in 2009, and has become one of the top video games — supplanting the Brothers. The Detroit Lakes Library has jumped on the Minecraft bandwagon!...
January 9, 2016 - 5:45am