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Crazy Daze 2014
Crime & Accident Report
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect today
Honor the Earth brings Sandpiper pipeline protest to Brainerd
Waubun man hurt in motorcycle crash
Lacrosse was started in the native community...the Minnesota Swarm brought it back to Mahnomen
Thielen making big progress in Mankato
Birchmont medalists crowned
Mary’s Place is No. 2 seed
Laker duo take part in summer tennis
In the Zone
Teen workers help those in need, form lasting friendship
Goeun Park: Grateful for a curious, educational summer job
Holly McCamant: After a long road trip, you can handle anything
Local FFA members get training at conference
Photo of the Day
Friends & Neighbors
Rev. Marvin Witte
Tamarac Refuge: Come check out the climate and its changes
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
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
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
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
June 20, 2014
Mary’s Place reels off 6 wins
The Detroit Lakes Babe Ruth baseball team is known as Mary’s Place, has started the year with six wins already. Jackson Haire has three wins on the mound followed by Spencer Heimark with two and Kai McLeod with a win and one important save over Barnesville. The team has three...
June 20, 2014 - 3:33pm
June 18, 2014
Post 15 Legion Baseball: Youthful mistakes lead to 0-4 start for Detroit Lakes
The Detroit Lakes Post 15 Legion team is off to a sluggish start with four straight losses to begin the season. Growing pains were expected, with six starters on the Legion team playing junior varsity during the spring season. “There are a lot of young mistakes being made,”...
June 18, 2014 - 11:26am
June 17, 2014
Eagles finish as state runners-up
The New York Mills Eagles came up 90-feet short from tying the state championship game in their final at-bat to finish the season with their only loss - a 5-4 heartbreaker to New Life Academy of Woodbury (25-4) at Target Field Saturday. “We didn’t play our best game today,”...
June 17, 2014 - 4:00pm