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From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Laker defense shuts down Cardinals
Hallisey two-point night in one-goal victory over Bemidji
BASKETBALL: DL win streak at five after nail-biter in Hawley
Freeman stars on shorthanded diving lineup at California Baptist
Area college track update
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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
June 26, 2017
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
Summer means afternoons at the lake, sun-kissed skin and longer days--and a local teacher is hoping to encourage filling some of those days with...
June 26, 2017 - 8:00am
June 14, 2017
Grow a greener world, with some help from U of M Extension
This week's Summer Reading Program event is "Grow a Greener World" with guest speaker, Leigh Edwards from Becker County Extension. Bring your...
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
June 4, 2017
'Build a Better World' with your library's help
This summer, kids of all ages are invited to track their reading progress and earn prizes as well as attend free events at their local libraries. All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) locations will offer the Summer Reading Program, which is centered around the idea of "building...
June 4, 2017 - 12:26pm
May 29, 2017
Make your summer vacation plans with library's help
Did you know America has 59 National Parks, while closer to home our state boasts 67 State Parks? The best part is, they're all waiting for you...
May 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 21, 2017
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Do you love burgers? Did you know the Guinness World Record holding hamburger was cooked right here in Minnesota? When it was all said and done,...
May 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 19, 2017
Beach reads 2017: Here's a look at what's coming to a bookstore near you this summer
Five big X's. That's what you've got on your calendar, running in a line right across the week you're on vacation. Yep, five days away and you're already planning on what to pack — so don't forget a book... Out in May Get ready for your Memorial Day with new novels by Scott...
May 19, 2017 - 8:00am
May 15, 2017
Happy Mother's Day from the Detroit Lakes Public Library
It's a known fact that mothers love libraries, but of course there is research to back that statement up. According to an ongoing project to...
May 15, 2017 - 10:29am