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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
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
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
March 8, 2013
Bruggeman leads Pelican Rapids past D-G-F
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. - Ryan Bruggeman drained 24 points to lead Pelican Rapids to a 70-50 victory over Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in Minnesota Class 2A, Section 8 boys basketball tournament playoffs on Thursday. Zack Nelson paced the Rebels with 16 points. Pelican Rapids advances to...
sports / State Tournaments
March 8, 2013 - 9:08am
March 6, 2013
Frazee girls’ hoops fall in 1st round
The Frazee Lady Hornet basketball team went into the Section 8-2A tournament knowing that there was a good chance they could make a deep run in the playoffs. But Frazee also knew that there were at least seven teams which felt the same way. Frazee played one of those teams in the...
sports / State Tournaments
March 6, 2013 - 1:58pm
March 1, 2013
Girls basketball playoffs: DL falls to TRF 38-26 in Section 8-3A
Playing against each other for the third time of the season, there were no surprises to be had in the Section 8-3A first round of the playoffs between No. 3 Detroit Lakes and No. 2 Thief River Falls. What resulted was a defensive struggle, as each team failed to reach 40 points,...
March 1, 2013 - 5:02pm
Boys basketball: Lakers dominate Staples-Motley, 81-46 Thursday
The Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team came out of the locker room hot, and stayed hot in a dominating 81-46 win against Staples-Motley Thursday night in Staples. "We came out with a lot of energy and jumped on them 6-0 right away, forcing them to take a time out," said head coach...
March 1, 2013 - 4:58pm
January 2, 2013
Frazee cagers go 1-1 in PR
The Frazee Hornets went 1-1 at the Park Rapids Tourney over the holiday break, losing to the host Panthers 65-50 and beating Nevis 69-60. In the opening round, the Hornets never got into a rhythm offensively, while the Panthers hit a shot going into halftime which put them up by...
January 2, 2013 - 11:05am
December 26, 2012
Frazee Girls B-Ball - Lady Hornets buzz Henning
The Frazee Lady Hornet girls' basketball team jumped out to a quick start and never looked back, as they cruised to a 74-44 victory over Henning Friday night. Frazee opened the game with a 12-2 run and Henning never recovered in battle between the two Hornet teams. Alexis Tappe...
December 26, 2012 - 11:51am
December 21, 2012
DL Girls Basketball - DL's inside game too much for Panthers to handle
A fast and furious start for the Detroit Lakes girls' basketball team ran right through to the end of the game, as the Lakers trampled the visiting Park Rapids Panthers 67-27 Thursday. The Lakers (3-6) used an effective inside game, as three of their post players scored in double...
December 21, 2012 - 3:28pm
DL Boys Basketball - DL comes up short vs. Alexandria Cards
Alexandria senior center Logan Doyle scored 21 points, as the Cardinals swooped past the visiting Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team 58-52 Thursday. The Lakers countered with senior guards Kirk McLeod and Derek Long, who notched 14 and 19 points, respectively, but 26 turnovers...
December 21, 2012 - 3:28pm
Frazee Boys B-Ball - Tangen scores career high in loss to ranked Vikings
Despite a good start, the Hornet boys' basketball team was not able to finish the deal in a 63-45 loss to Walker/Hackensack-Akeley Thursday. The Hornets (1-5) jumped out to a nice lead in the first half and were playing well, but a lid was put on the basket for Frazee in the second...
December 21, 2012 - 3:24pm
December 19, 2012
DL Boys Basketball - Lakers win big section road game in TRF
The perfect way to learn a lesson is under winning circumstances. That's exactly what the Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team accomplished with an important 65-61 victory in Thief River Falls Tuesday, as the Lakers pull to .500 at 2-2, but more importantly pick up a big Section...
December 19, 2012 - 11:56am
DL Boys Basketball - Cihak paces DL to blowout victory
Several of the Detroit Lakes boys' basketball players are starting to find their scoring stroke, as the Lakers shot 55 percent from the field in their first win of the season Friday. Using a well-spread out scoring attack, which saw 10 Lakers find the scoring column, DL routed...
December 19, 2012 - 11:46am
Frazee girls' hoops improves to 4-1
The Frazee Lady Hornet girls' basketball team improved to 4-1 on the season with a strong 46-38 win over visiting Breckenridge last Thursday. Senior guard Alexis Tappe led the way with 18 points, while guard Ashley Bachmann added 11 points, nine coming off of three pointers. The...
December 19, 2012 - 11:45am
December 14, 2012
Lakers top Little Falls 50-24
Despite a slow start that saw Little Falls take a 7-2 lead early on, the Detroit Lakes girls' basketball team managed to pick up their intensity and outscore their opponents by a 2-1 margin in a 50-24 victory Thursday night at home. "Offensively when we started moving the ball and...
December 14, 2012 - 4:20pm
December 12, 2012
DL Boys Basketball - DL makes it close, but still falls to C-I
Plenty of improvement was shown by the young Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team, but it still resulted in a 68-60 road loss to Crosby-Ironton last Friday. The Lakers (0-2) struggled once again on defensive rebounding, as the Rangers were able to build an 18-point lead, thanks...
December 12, 2012 - 11:58am
Frazee Girls Basketball - Lady Hornets drop 1st game
The Frazee Lady Hornets had cruised in their first three games of the season with relative ease, which resulted in a 3-0 start with the average margin of victory at 26 points. But Friday night in Pelican Rapids, the task was much tougher against the highly-touted Vikings. Frazee...
December 12, 2012 - 11:55am