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Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Three-year-old wounded by accidental gunshot in Deer Creek
Dent man injured when car leaves roadway
Man arrested in mobile home fire near Acorn Lake
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Laker swimmers reach finals in seven events, bust six school records
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
James "Jim" Hermanson
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
October 12, 2013
Danell Haspel: Feed your inner artist at the DL Library
October is “National Arts and Humanities Month,” and we have an exhibit for you to appreciate here at the Detroit Lakes Library. DL native Brian Geihl has a number of screen printings on display in the main floor meeting room. Come and enjoy Brian’s talent. If you would...
October 12, 2013 - 9:00am
October 5, 2013
Danell Haspel: Score points by using your local library
It’s football season! No doubt, fair weather Viking fans are having a hard time right now, they need to focus on the Bison for a pick-me-up! Watching sports at the professional and college level is certainly entertaining, but not even close to watching at the peewee level. Everyone...
October 5, 2013 - 9:00am
September 28, 2013
Danell Haspel: Learn all about iPads at the DL Library
Do you have a new iPad you’re trying to figure out? Come to the “iPad Beginners Class,” Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. For those interested in downloading eBooks or eAudiobooks on an iPad, we have “iPad eBooks Class” on Monday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m., and an “iPad eAudiobooks...
September 28, 2013 - 10:00am
September 25, 2013
Changing role of public libraries
When architect Jeff Scherer designed the addition to the Detroit Lakes Public Library about 25 years ago, he planned for the ever-changing face of libraries. Years later, that face of libraries continues to grow and change – and Scherer is keeping up with those strides. “There’s...
September 25, 2013 - 12:57pm
September 21, 2013
Danell Haspel: Explore autumn’s delights at DL Library
The fall equinox will occur today (Sunday, Sept. 22). The word equinox, in Latin, means “equal night.” There will be an equal number of day hours and night hours, at 12 each. The fall equinox kicks off the autumn season for those of us in the northern hemisphere, and spring...
September 21, 2013 - 8:00am
September 7, 2013
Danell Haspel: Pick up a book for International Literacy Day
September’s “Holidays and Special Days List” includes “International Literacy Day.” The question comes to mind, “How is the world doing as far as literacy?” According to the Central Intelligence Agency’s website “The Factbook,” Morocco has 76.1 percent of...
September 7, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 31, 2013
Danell Haspel: Have a spooky Friday the 13th!
Have you ever wondered how many times the 13th lands on a Friday in any given year? If you think about it, any month that starts with the 1st on a Sunday will contain a Friday the 13th, and that number varies per year. (Three seems to be the maximum amount in a single year.) The...
August 31, 2013 - 9:00am
August 25, 2013
Popular author to speak in DL
Most writers talk about getting stacks of rejection letters before finally getting published. That wasn’t the case for Lauraine Snelling, though she said it really had nothing to do with her. “Well, God put his foot in the middle of my back in 1980 and said, ‘now is the time,’”...
August 25, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 24, 2013
Danell Haspel: Getting set for a great school year
Students, where did the summer go? Are you feeling a little anxious about going back to school? Just remember it only takes a few days to get the new routine down, and the jitters to go away. Once the assignments start racking up, don’t forget the homework resources available...
August 24, 2013 - 10:00am
August 10, 2013
Danell Haspel: Plan your summer fun at the library
There is still time to plan a summer excursion. The Minnesota Historical Society’s “Visit Minnesota History” brochures are available at your library. (If you would like one, they’re free.) Minnesotans don’t have to go far for beautiful sights and fun activities. Have...
August 10, 2013 - 8:00am
August 4, 2013
Library to host sale
The annual Becker County Friends of the Library Crazy Days Book Sale is Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. While you are out enjoying the Detroit Lakes Crazy Daze activities, stop by the library to get the great book bargains. Becker County Friends of the Library will be selling...
August 4, 2013 - 12:00pm
Danell Haspel: Win a purple ribbon, with your library’s help
Get set for the Becker County Fair this Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 7-10. If you or your child has never entered an item to show at the fair, this year’s your chance! Check out a few great books at Detroit Lakes Library to get ideas for projects and let your creative...
August 4, 2013 - 9:00am
July 31, 2013
Local artist to display work at library
Though she didn’t start her career as an artist and art teacher until later in life, Detroit Lakes High School alum Nadine Walker has always...
July 31, 2013 - 6:00am
July 28, 2013
Danell Haspel: It’s rummage sale season at DL Library
Summer is rummage sale season. Most people that love rummage sales will tell you the fun is in the hunt for a great deal! Your library has tons of great deals! Come to any Lake Agassiz Regional Library or Link Site, and if you don’t have a card get one, it’s your ticket...
July 28, 2013 - 8:00am
July 21, 2013
Danell Haspel: Let the DL Library help you stay out of a hot kitchen
When the summer heat is sweltering, the last place any of us wants to be is in a hot kitchen cooking! There are, of course, alternatives to the sizzling hot kitchen, for instance grilling out! There are health benefits associated with barbequing out, especially if you’re watching...
July 21, 2013 - 8:00am