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Record May Rainfall
Hidden History event is Friday
Fire leaves family homeless
Man gets 2 years for burglary
Laker boys south subsection golf champions
Minnesota 8U hockey numbers increase
Three Raiders receive all-conference baseball nods
Six Lakers named to Mid-State all-conference softball team
Angels improve to 4-1
Two friends paddle the remote Little Fork River
What happens when a company won’t fix a misspelled name
Being the perfect packer
DL couple plans wedding visit around national parks
Artichokes can help kids learn to love veggies
Friends & Neighbors
Youth, volunteers produce TV ad for Ice Cream Truck
National Star of Life Award goes to Kaiser
Lamppa steps away from oil pipeline biz
Low interest loans available for farmers
Beware: Not all pay-day loans legit
9th annual Quake the Lake to be held next weekend
Library summer reading program underway
'Tomorrowland' is a well-intentioned mess
Book signing Friday in Detroit Lakes
June 11 concert set to support Vergas Trail
Letter: Republicans’ ‘alchemy’ hurting the middle class
Letter: Is it now against the law to help others?
Minnesota tobacco use down
Bad luck gets the blame and a bad rap
Marquart: ‘Every vote I take’ is for rural MN
More bears, likely looking for food, wandering near homes in Minnesota this year
Musky season opens next weekend
Difficult to appreciate, the tick lives an amazing lifecycle
Homeowners should be bear-aware this spring
Minn. DNR using iFish app to net data with the help of anglers
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
November 3, 2014
Molitor gets three-year contract as Twins manager
MINNEAPOLIS - The Twins named Paul Molitor their manager on Monday, replacing Ron Gardenhire with another inside man - although this time one with local roots and a Hall of Fame pedigree. Molitor, 58, ended his playing career with three seasons in Minnesota, where he grew up in...
November 3, 2014 - 12:54pm
September 25, 2014
Swegarden scores twice in Mayville State baseball victory
The Mayville Comets baseball team began fall play on a strong note with doubleheader sweeps of both the University of Winnipeg and Valley City State University. Lake Park-Audubon's Mason Swegarden scored twice in game two versus Winnipeg. The Comets opened on the road at Winnipeg...
sports / College Sports
September 25, 2014 - 9:52am
August 12, 2014
Twins trade Willingham to Royals
HOUSTON -- Throughout his decade-long career, Josh Willingham has yet to reach the postseason. He could finally get that opportunity after the Twins traded their veteran left fielder to the Kansas City Royals shortly before the start of Monday's game. In return, the Twins will...
August 12, 2014 - 7:55am
August 6, 2014
Angels survive; start quest for state berth Friday vs. Bluffton
The Detroit Lakes Angels amateur baseball team had two homers by Nick Esala and Kirk McLeod to help their team over Sebeka 18-9 to advance in the 14C Regional tournament in Dent last Friday. The Angels couldn’t hold the momentum Saturday, though, losing to Long Prairie 5-2, but...
August 6, 2014 - 9:57am
July 30, 2014
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
The Mary’s Place baseball team from Detroit Lakes will be entering the West Region Babe Ruth Tournament with a record of 13-2, which places them with the No. 2 seed, behind top-ranked Barnesville. The two teams split during the year. The Mary’s Place team has had many players...
July 30, 2014 - 10:19am
July 26, 2014
Alexandria takes state berth; DL eliminated
A confident No. 4 Alexandria Post 87 ballclub batted around the order the first three innings in a 14-0 blowout of No. 8 Detroit Lakes in championship quarterfinal play at the Minnesota Sub State 14 American Legion baseball tournament at Krueger Field Friday. “I’m confident...
July 26, 2014 - 3:00pm
July 24, 2014
No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament
PERHAM, Minn. – Connor Johnson pitched a six-hitter as No. 8-seeded Detroit Lakes upset the No. 1-seeded Moorhead Blues 2-1 on Thursday at Krueger Field in the Minnesota Division I Substate 14 American Legion baseball tournament. “I felt good after the first inning. I felt...
July 24, 2014 - 4:14pm
July 23, 2014
Legion Post 15 loses 3 in Water Carnival; head into Sub-State
The learning curve continued for the youthful Detroit Lakes Post 15 baseball team, after going 0-3 in last weekend’s Water Carnival Tournament at Washington Ballpark. The Post 15 squad will now enter Sub-State tournament play as the No. 8 seed and will face top seed Moorhead...
July 23, 2014 - 9:00am
HI-10 League Playoffs: Angels swoop into Regions
The Detroit Lakes Angels will be vying for their fourth Region 14C title after earning another berth into the tournament with a 3-0 win over visiting Wadena-Deer Creek last weekend. The Hi-10 top seed Angels then fell to No. 2 Bertha 10-1, which forces DL to beat either New York...
July 23, 2014 - 8:30am
July 16, 2014
Angels head into playoffs
The Detroit Lakes Angels wrapped up their regular season with an 8-4 victory over visiting Wadena-Deer Creek Saturday at Washington Ballpark. The Angels finish the season with a 15-6 record and a Hi-10 West championship and will start the league playoffs Saturday at 7:30 p.m....
July 16, 2014 - 11:20am
Selig vows to keep Major League Baseball’s wildcard to one game
Major League Baseball’s wild card playoff system will remain a one game, play-in to the postseason, according to commissioner Bud Selig. Selig, in an online Town Hall meeting on Tuesday with fans ahead of the All-Star Game in Minneapolis, shot down speculation that wild card...
July 16, 2014 - 11:12am
Legion Baseball: Post 15 struggles vs. Perham Buzz
The growing pains for the Detroit Lakes Legion Post 15 baseball team continued in a pair of 12-2 losses in Perham Tuesday. Playing with a majority of junior varsity players from the spring Laker season, Perham overpowered the DL pitchers, while collecting minimal offense. “The...
July 16, 2014 - 11:11am
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
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