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Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
High court allows counties to pick financial auditors
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
March 29, 2018
It could never happen to you... or could it?
It could never happen to you.
March 29, 2018 - 3:27am
February 10, 2018
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Normally, you'd never allow it. Holes in your yard? No way! Trenches near your garage? Nuh-uh, except in the spring, when you start thinking...
February 10, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2018
In 'Robicheaux,' readers get to know the man behind the hero
You don't want to talk about it. You've been through rough times, had a few problems, but that's all in the past. Today's a new day, a new beginning...
January 4, 2018 - 9:00am
Pick up ‘Mama Loved to Worry’
Your Mama is really tall. She can reach the cabinets where the cookies are stored. She can touch the upper shelf of your closet and the tippy-top...
August 4, 2016 - 5:30am
July 7, 2016
‘Cards for Brianna’ is a treat
The mail’s here. Mostly, you know, it’s bills, fliers for a new dentist in town, sometimes a magazine, and a reminder from your veterinarian. You got two requests for donations and a letter from an organization you belonged to, years ago… but look again. Maybe, as in “Cards...
July 7, 2016 - 5:10am
June 9, 2016
‘Grunt’ is a fascinating look into science of keeping our troops healthy
Thank you for your service. You’ve said that many times recently, and meant every word to every soldier. Thank you for keeping us protected. Thank you for your bravery. Thank you for your sacrifice. And once you’ve read “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary...
June 9, 2016 - 5:00am
May 5, 2016
‘Neither Snow nor Rain’ delivers
You’ve got mail! Always nice to hear that coming from your computer — but these days, it’s doubly-nice when it comes from a metal box....
May 5, 2016 - 5:10am
April 7, 2016
Author explores the differences between collectors, clutterers, and hoarders
You know exactly where you put your glasses. Well, kind of. You remember that you put them down in the kitchen, but then you piled mail, a plastic...
April 7, 2016 - 5:15am
March 10, 2016
‘Locally Laid’ is a funny, endearing look at one family’s journey into egg farming
There are many ways to feather your nest. Some people take in work at home. Others tackle extra hours, extra tasks, or have part-time jobs. And...
March 10, 2016 - 5:20am
February 11, 2016
While entertaining, ‘NFL Confidential’ leaves room for doubt
Three points! That’s all your team needs to win. Can they make it? You’re doing your part: you’re wearing your lucky shirt and hat. A stuffed...
February 11, 2016 - 5:15am
January 7, 2016
Book chronicles love story behind first gay marriage in U.S.
There’s always been a picket fence in your future. You could just picture it: charming spouse, two-point-five kids, minivan, Cape Cod with...
January 7, 2016 - 5:15am
January 2, 2016
‘The Bookworm Sez’ columnist picks the best books of 2015
As you look back over your year, there are a lot of things you notice. You had fun – probably more than once. You had some really great meals with really great friends – also probably more than once. And in my case, there were books – definitely more than one. Over three hundred...
January 2, 2016 - 5:20am
December 10, 2015
Evans’ latest novel doesn’t disappoint romance lovers
The issue you wrestle with is a thorny one. It’s been literally hanging over your head for days: does mistletoe require you to kiss someone,...
December 10, 2015 - 5:10am
December 3, 2015
Gifts for younger readers
In the third installment of my gift guide for bookworms, I bring some recomendations for younger readers. LITTLE KIDS’ BOOKS Even little ones suffer loss, and if there’s a child on your list who fits that statement, then wrap up “Love from a Star” by Katherine Cutchin Gazzetta....
December 3, 2015 - 5:00am
November 26, 2015
More holiday stocking stuffers from your favorite bookworm
Last week, I brought you a few fiction and general non-fiction recommendations to fill the Christmas stockings of the book lovers in your family. This week, I have a few more recommendations to add to your shopping list, in a variety of categories. Biographies & Memoirs What...
November 26, 2015 - 5:10am