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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
September 12, 2015
Commemorate Native American Day
We are looking forward to the upcoming holiday of Columbus Day, which is the second Monday in October. In the 1990’s, South Dakota started observing this holiday as Native American Day, and during that time, California also began honoring Native Americans the fourth Friday of...
September 12, 2015 - 5:45am
September 5, 2015
Head over to your local library for the latest buzz on bees
Have you ever been stung by a bee? It hurts like the dickens, but keep in mind that bees sting in self-defense. Their honey is very important to the whole colony, and stinging is how they protect it. September is “National Honey Month,” and the staff at Detroit Lakes Public...
September 5, 2015 - 5:05am
August 23, 2015
Squeeze in time for the Tiny House woman at DL Library
The community is invited to the Detroit Lakes Public Library for presentations from Tiny House Movement enthusiast Beth Ann Norrgard. Norr-gard...
August 23, 2015 - 5:20am
August 22, 2015
Eat chemical free, with local library’s help
What a difference a year makes! Harvest 2015 is significantly earlier than last year, giving us the opportunity to start eating healthy produce sooner. Several sites on the Internet, including the Minnesota Department of Health’s Statewide Health Assessment, name cancer...
August 22, 2015 - 5:55am
August 19, 2015
Little Free Libraries dot DL
Though they resemble nothing quite so much as giant doll houses mounted on poles, the Little Free Libraries (LFLs) that have begun dotting the...
August 19, 2015 - 11:30am
August 15, 2015
‘Picking’ through flea markets can be fun
Summer is winding down and if you haven’t enjoyed a flea market yet, you better hurry! According to the National Flea Market Association, vendors conduct over $30 billion in sales annually, and that’s not to mention the other contributions flea markets make to the local, state...
August 15, 2015 - 5:30pm
August 10, 2015
Library can help with summer ‘to do’ list
Find Your Outdoor Living Space at the Library! Are you still trying to get your summer “to-do” list finished? If you have any kind of an outdoor space on your list, these books will motivate you to move that project to the top of your list! For all your “how-to” guides...
August 10, 2015 - 5:15am
August 7, 2015
Lake Agassiz libraries to get tech upgrade
Two regional libraries in Minnesota are moving forward with an automation project that will allow them to better serve their customers. Lake Agassiz Regional Library, headquartered in Moorhead, with 22 library service locations, including branches in Detroit Lakes and Mahnomen...
August 7, 2015 - 5:35am
August 1, 2015
DL library book sale is Tuesday
Those looking for a bargain on books for all ages, audiobooks, music, movies and more should look no further than the Detroit Lakes Public Library. The Becker County Friends of the Library is sponsoring a Book Sale at the library this Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library...
August 1, 2015 - 5:35am
July 25, 2015
Detroit Lakes Library sets annual book sale for Aug. 4
Calling all book lovers, the Annual Becker County Friends of the Library’s book sale will be held Tuesday, Aug. 4in the library’s meeting room from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can find amazing bargains on various items, including books for all ages, audiobooks, music, movies and other...
July 25, 2015 - 5:35am
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
July 16, 2015
Strike up the band at the DL Library
Brass, woodwind, percussion and strings! This week’s Summer Reading Program event will feature the Detroit Lakes Community Concert Band,...
July 16, 2015 - 5:05am
July 4, 2015
Learn to dance the Norwegian way at DL Library
Skal vi Dans? Shall we Dance? Bob and Dorothy Hoover of Sons of Norway will be demonstrating and teaching a class on Norwegian Folk Dancing...
July 4, 2015 - 5:20am
June 27, 2015
Pottery presentation set for Thursday at library
Sean Scott of Pomme de Terre Pottery in Battle Lake will share a story and pottery wheel demonstration Thursday, July 2 at the Detroit Lakes Library. Experience firsthand how a potter molds a lump of clay into piece of beautiful artwork. Everyone will get a chance to get their...
June 27, 2015 - 5:05am
June 20, 2015
String ’em and strum ’em at the DL Library
Join us for this week’s Summer Reading Program get-together which will take place on Thursday, June 25 at 2 p.m. Local musician and craftsman Lewy Ronken will show us how he constructs string instruments by hand. Children will get to create their own instrument to take home! Did...
June 20, 2015 - 5:35am