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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
August 11, 2016
Library can help learn about wheat harvest
Wheat harvest is a yearly ritual that usually takes place in August. 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 in most...
August 11, 2016 - 5:35am
July 30, 2016
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
August is designated as National Immunization Awareness Month. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), “the diseases that vaccines prevent can be dangerous, or even deadly. Vaccines reduce the risk of infection by working with the body’s natural defenses to help it...
July 30, 2016 - 5:40am
July 23, 2016
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
Since this is the last 2016 SRP program, we decided to stage our own Olympic Games. Come prepared to take part in some fun Minute-To-Win-It Games and celebrate all you’ve achieved during this year’s “Summer Reading Program.” This final SRP program is scheduled for Thursday,...
July 23, 2016 - 5:00am
July 16, 2016
Olympic art presentation set July 21 at library
Kids, this is the week to put your artistic talents on display. Join local artist and instructor Rick Pechmann as he helps us to prepare our own Olympic designs. This Summer Reading Program art presentation is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. in the library’s meeting rooms....
July 16, 2016 - 5:15am
July 9, 2016
Brush up on your swim strokes at the library
This week’s “Summer Reading Program” presentation features another premier Olympic Sport-Swimming. Carol McCarthy, head coach of the Detroit Lakes Girls Swim Team and some of her students, will talk to us about different swimming strokes, Olympic swimmers and their speeds. The...
July 9, 2016 - 5:05am
June 25, 2016
The joys of curling and other Olympic pursuits
The theme for the 2016 Summer Reading Program at Detroit Lakes Public Library is “Read for the Win,” with a focus on the Olympics. Curling may not be a summer Olympic event, but we can’t forget one of Minnesota’s popular winter activities. Members of the Detroit Lakes Curling...
June 25, 2016 - 5:20am
June 17, 2016
June 20 is World Refugee Day
Imagine fleeing your home with only the things you can carry, under constant threat of violence, and making your way to another country where...
June 17, 2016 - 2:51pm
June 11, 2016
Learn more about horseback riding
This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is “Read for the Win,” and our next program is set for this Thursday, June 16 at 2 p.m. The staff from JF Stables of Detroit Lakes will be here to tell us about equipment and horseback riding techniques. Sorry, no horses are allowed in...
June 11, 2016 - 5:50am
June 9, 2016
Lakes area libraries hosting summer reading program
Local libraries are celebrating summer with the annual Summer Reading Program for youth ages 0-18. This free program will encourage youth to “Read for the Win” during the summer months, by inviting them to track their reading progress to earn prizes and to attend free events at...
June 9, 2016 - 5:10am
June 4, 2016
International Picnic Day celebrated June 18
The idea of picnicking has been around for centuries, and now we have International Picnic Day to commemorate the practice. In a couple of weeks, we can celebrate International Picnic Day on June 18. There are examples of picnicking in literature such as: “To the Lighthouse,”...
June 4, 2016 - 5:40am
May 28, 2016
World Ocean Day will be celebrated June 8
We all know how important it is to take care of our environment for our own good. Many programs and organizations exist to help with this. The United Nations recognized June 8 as World Ocean Day in late 2008. This year’s theme for World Ocean Day is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet,”...
May 28, 2016 - 5:40am
May 21, 2016
Summer weather finally arrives at the lakes
It feels like summer even though the northern hemisphere’s summer solstice isn’t until June 21. As you well know, there are all kinds of activities and foods that are associated with our warmer temps. Many of us turn to gardening in our spare time, so we can have fresh produce...
May 21, 2016 - 5:50am
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
May 7, 2016
Happy Mother’s Day from the DL Library!
Mother’s Day has been an official holiday since 1914, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the proclamation creating the second Sunday in May as Mothers’ Day. We’ve had over a hundred years of officially celebrating Moms, plenty of time to generate many library materials on...
May 7, 2016 - 5:45am
April 30, 2016
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
If you were asked to name your favorite teacher from kindergarten through graduate school, I bet you would have no problem coming up with an answer, and many wonderful memories would come back to you! National Teacher’s Day is May 3, and here’s a hats off to all the area teachers!...
April 30, 2016 - 5:40am