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DL man appears in court for burglary at parents’ home
MNsure to pay $3 million for additional website help
Republican candidates spar at MPR debate
Duluth man charged in 14-month-old daughter’s suffocation death
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
Waubun U-12 team takes state silver
In the Zone
Photo of the Day
Cool summer treats: Make popsicles in your favorite flavors
Social Security: Wait for full retirement age for Social Security benefits
Local students on dean’s list at Bethel
Lundgren awarded scholarship
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Blane Klemek: Where have the swallows gone?
Brad Laabs: Tips to keep equipment working safely, properly
DNR seeks lake sturgeon info from area anglers
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Personal FX adds new nail technician in DL
Grieger receives 2014 MSC service award
Bergeson Gardens open to public viewing
Orthopedic surgeon joins Essentia DL
MN gas prices continue slow, summer fall
Moorhead homeless objections get sillier
Lynn Hummel: Is nostalgia only for sentimental fools?
Minnesota is at-risk for Ebola
Letter: Vote for Darryl Hensel for Becker County recorder
Letter: Most people want peace, some want power, control
NYM Sculpture Park gets new addition
Brekke to play Pioneer Fest
Switchfoot to play at the Sanford Center
Bloch Party set Sunday at Hjemkomst Center
Smith documentary to be featured at Square Lake Film Festival in Stillwater
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July 3, 2014
Legion Baseball: Alexandria takes two from DL
The Alexandria Legion baseball team knew it was having some struggles with runners on base heading into a doubleheader against Detroit Lakes on Tuesday evening at Knute Nelson Ballpark. Although the weather was cool for July, Alexandria’s bats were not, as they drove in a combined...
July 3, 2014 - 8:48pm
July 2, 2014
Lack of offense sinks Angels in 7-2 loss to Perham
The Detroit Lakes Angels got off to a fast start against the Perham Pirates Sunday at Washington Ballpark, jumping out to a 2-1 lead after the first inning, but were unable to sustain the momentum. They kept things close through much of the game, however, as Perham held a slim...
July 2, 2014 - 11:11am
Minnesota Wild’s Parise draws a crowd at Cully’s Kids Celebrity Weekend event
Zach Parise was 250 miles away from the Twin Cities and Xcel Energy Center on Friday morning at the Oxbow Country Club, but the Minnesota Wild left winger felt right at home. Parise, a former University of North Dakota standout, was in the Red River Valley playing a round of golf...
July 2, 2014 - 11:08am
Inexperience shows in Post 15’s Fargo tourney performance
This past weekend’s 42nd annual American Legion Baseball Tournament in Fargo was a tough test for the young Post 15 Legion baseball team, as the Detroit Lakes players managed to eke out just a handful of hits over four games against some of the region’s best teams. But that...
July 2, 2014 - 11:06am
July 1, 2014
Belgium pulls away with win against USA in World Cup
SALVADOR, Brazil – Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States on Tuesday and set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina. After dominating normal time and being frustrated by an inspired...
July 1, 2014 - 8:29pm
June 27, 2014
Indy 500 Race Park open for use
Practice makes perfect and for area motocross enthusiasts, the Indy 500 Race Park in Frazee is a perfect place to practice. There are not many choices for racers to practice on in the area, now with the Buffalo motocross track closed, and that’s exactly what sparked Kris Wirth’s...
June 27, 2014 - 6:05pm
T-Wolves draft UCLA point guard
The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III with the 40th pick of the second round in the NBA draft Thursday night, after taking UCLA point guard Zach LaVine with the 13th overall selection. A star from UCLA dominated the headlines leading up to Thursday...
June 27, 2014 - 5:57pm
All-City Tourney starts Monday
The Detroit Lakes All-City Golf Youth Championship series will start Monday at the Lakeview Golf Course. The other dates will be at Forest Hills Tuesday, July 15 at 4 p.m., Wildflower Tuesday, July 22, at 4 p.m. and the finale at the Detroit Country Club Thursday, July 31, at 4...
June 27, 2014 - 5:54pm
DL consolation champs
The Detroit Lakes U-18 softball team finished as the consolation champions in the Hutchinson Invite last weekend with a 3-2 record. The Lakers...
sports / Lakers
June 27, 2014 - 5:52pm
June 26, 2014
World Cup: Germany beats U.S., but both advance to next round
RECIFE, Brazil - Thomas Mueller's second-half goal saw Germany sail to a 1-0 victory over the United States in World Cup Group G on Thursday, a result that saw both teams progress to the knockout stage of the tournament. Germany top the group and will face the runner-up in Group H...
June 26, 2014 - 1:16pm
June 25, 2014
Legion Baseball: DL uses defense to win 2 in Perham
There was a common occurrence in the Detroit Lakes Legion Post 15 baseball team’s two wins in the Wood Bat Tournament in Perham this past weekend, and that was solid defense. The lack of errors was the key to success for DL’s two wins over Ottertail Central and Twin Valley/Ulen-Hitterdal,...
June 25, 2014 - 11:00am
Moorhead native Cullen reflects on 2014 season
Moorhead’s Matt Cullen is gearing up for his final Cully’s kids celebrity weekend, which begins Friday with the golf tournament at Oxbow Country Club. As for Cullen’s playing career he just wrapped up his first year in Nashville. Matt Cullen never wanted to leave the...
June 25, 2014 - 10:55am
U of M’s Kill visits Argyle
Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill didn’t go back to his small Kansas hometown Monday. But Argyle was close enough. And the Gophers coach said he felt like he was once again back home in Cheney, Kan., population 2,060. Kill made an appearance in Argyle, population 639. Hundreds...
sports / College Sports
June 25, 2014 - 10:52am
Kenyan runner breaks Beardsley’s Grandma’s Marathon record
Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro made history Saturday in Duluth, while winning the 38th running of Grandma’s Marathon. The 26-year-old ran the fastest time ever run on the Grandma’s Marathon course – 2 hours, 9 minutes and 6 seconds, breaking the previous mark of 2:09:37 set in...
June 25, 2014 - 10:49am
June 22, 2014
Search for new head Laker coach ends with Dwyer
Discipline will be a key ingredient under new Detroit Lakes boys’ head hockey coach Todd Dwyer, who installed that certain virtue during his six years as head coach at Breckenridge/Wahpeton. Dwyer takes over head coaching duties from Chris Denardo, who had a successful run as...
sports / Lakers
June 22, 2014 - 10:00am