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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Nielsen season best shot put in California
Foster's school record punctuates West Coast trip
No Mercy VIII May 19 in Mahnomen
Two DL Pacesetter teams advance to state
Carrier places at NYWA State Wrestling
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
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
Farm to table: What's in season?
We all know eating fresh garden produce is good for us, but it can be a challenge coming up with a variety of ways to use it all. Even the biggest...
September 23, 2017 - 6:31am
September 21, 2017
Fall into autumn this Friday
The fall equinox takes place this Friday, Sept. 22. The sun shines directly on the equator this week, making for near equal length of day and...
September 21, 2017 - 9:22pm
September 8, 2017
'Sulfer Springs' is a can't miss read for Krueger mystery fans
There's no such thing as a vacation. Not for you, anyway. You can't escape work: even when you're off the clock, you're on the job, thinking...
September 8, 2017 - 9:00am
August 27, 2017
It's time to harvest those 'amber waves of grain'
Wheat harvest is a yearly ritual that usually commences during late August in our area. 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...
August 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 22, 2017
Autumn nuptials are latest wedding trend
Fall is coming — and so are the wedding invitations. In the past, June was known as the month for weddings. This tradition was tied to...
August 22, 2017 - 8:00am
August 20, 2017
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Local author Lina Belar will talk about her new book, "Rural Score," at the Perham Area Public Library this Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. Belar has resided in Perham since 1984 and for several decades served the community in a number of volunteer capacities including the public library....
August 20, 2017 - 8:00am
August 16, 2017
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
Franklin Delano Roosevelt proclaimed Aug. 19, 1939 as the first National Aviation Day. The purpose of the proclamation was to honor the pioneers...
August 16, 2017 - 8:30am
August 9, 2017
'It Won't Be Easy': New book explores the world of modern education
Reading , writing, and 'rithmetic. Those were the basics you were supposed to have learned at school: how to make sense of groups of letters, how to make those same letters legible, and how to add and subtract numbers. That was how you spent your school days eons ago, but in "It Won't...
August 9, 2017 - 10:29am
July 25, 2017
Friendship Day is July 30
There are lots of ways to look at friendship; that becomes very clear when you look for quotes on the topic. The following is one of the many...
July 25, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 17, 2017
Looking for a good summer read? Your local library can help
Can't come up with something good to read? Consult a book review. "Book Page" magazine is available for you, free at your local library. It is billed as "America's Book Review," and contains items from various genres and formats, and has columns highlighting, books that are good for...
July 17, 2017 - 9:20am
July 10, 2017
Book launch July 16 at Green Island Wadena features local authors
Longtime area resident Lina Belar will celebrate the launch of her first poetry book, "Rural Score," published by Finishing Line Press, on Sunday, July 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Green Island, Wadena. New York Mills singer, songwriter and author Elisa Korenne will join Belar to present...
July 10, 2017 - 9:57am
July is National Ice Cream Month!
Did you know ice cream evolved from sherbet? According to the International Dairy Foods Association website, Marco Polo returned to Italy from the Far East with a recipe that closely resembled our modern day sherbet. This recipe evolved into what we know as ice cream by the 16th century,...
July 10, 2017 - 9:56am
July 8, 2017
'You're sending me where?': Dregni’s summer camp memoir is a mixed bag; some stories resonate, others may not
The fork you brought is plenty long. It doesn't need to reach too far. You don't want to burn the marshmallow; you just want it toasty enough...
July 8, 2017 - 11:00am
June 30, 2017
'The Broken Road' is a pretty smooth ride
The road is a long one. Like most, it's rarely smooth and straight. Signs warn of curves and detours ahead, rough terrain, and rest stops for...
June 30, 2017 - 11:00am
June 27, 2017
Edible architecture at the DL Public Library
This week's "Build a Better World" summer reading program event at the Detroit Lakes Public Library is "Edible Architecture." On Thursday, June...
June 27, 2017 - 8:00am