Detroit Lakes Newspapers Staff
Come to Ulen on Friday, Nov. 4 for a special Top Hat Theatre show by South Dakota music group Brulé. Paul LaRoche is the founder and producer of the award-winning Native American music group Brulé. The group is best known for thrilling audiences with a mergence of cultural rock and theatrical instrumentations. Now in their 20th season, their national performances carry the same contagious excitement as Trans Siberian Orchestra, Celtic Thunder, and Riverdance—but with the emotional impact of the American Indian culture
Citizens are invited to learn more about emerging issues in Aquatic Invasive Species at community forum on Monday, Oct. 24. This public forum will be held in the conference center...
Motorists on Highway 34 near Height of Land Lake east of Detroit Lakes may experience short delays on Monday, Oct. 24, while crews replace a culvert. A temporary signal system will restrict traffic to a single direction at a time. The work is necessary to repair an emergency drainage issue. The culvert has failed and will not allow water to pass. The project is expected to last one day. Crews will not replace the pavement until the following week, so motorists should to use caution near the work zone until the temporary gravel surface is covered.
For most of us, Halloween is about costumes, masks, parties and "trick or treat." Put on a costume and a mask, and you become someone else — a witch, a celebrity, a superhero — an animal, a plant or even an inanimate object. You can be funny, smart, ugly or frightening. After all, no one knows who's behind the mask. How we celebrate Halloween has its origins in Europe. But in Latin America, celebrations with masks, costumes, and dances began long before Europeans arrived in the New World.
Enrollment in developmental education courses at the colleges and universities of Minnesota State has been significantly reduced over the past five years, cutting the cost of higher education and trimming the time it takes to complete a degree for thousands of students.
The 33nd annual St. Andrew's Society Scottish dinner and program will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Cambria Suites & Event Center, 825 E. Beaton Dr., West Fargo. The social hour will begin at 5 p.m. and will be an opportunity to visit with others in attendance, and to enjoy the colorful tartans that some guests will be wearing. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and will include haggis, neeps, champit tatties, Scottish ale-braised beef, scones, and shortbread.
Please join the children of Keith and Merry Lee Linden in celebrating the Lindens' 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 23 at Grace Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. The celebration will take place from 1 to 5 p.m.
Country singer Aaron Tippin will perform live at Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center in Mahnomen this Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.StarCasino.com , or via the "Buy Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino .
The Cultural Center in New York Mills is the place to be in October, with art classes and exhibits, concerts and more on tap for the coming weeks. Thursday, Oct. 13 is Open Mic Night. On the second Thursday of every month, a local volunteer invites singers and speakers, bards and balladeers to perform prospective pieces for the crowd gathered at the Cultural Center This Thursday, the mic is open from 7 to 9 p.m. Attend as audience or actor, orator or observer. Both literary lectors and musical minstrels are welcome to share their own or another's creative work.
The Lakes Area Women's Expo, coordinated by Leighton Broadcasting and presented by Essentia Health, will return to Detroit Lakes this Thursday, Oct. 13, in an all new, larger location: The DL Pavilion, overlooking beautiful Big Detroit Lake. This year's Expo, which runs from 4 to 8 p.m., will feature a huge variety of products and services, aimed to provide an evening of education and shopping for women of all ages. More than 50 vendors will be set up to showcase their products and services.