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Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
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Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
October 31, 2015
Records fall, Lakers repeat as Mid-State champions
Three records fell, two by Lakers, and the Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team repeated as Mid-State Conference champs distancing themselves...
October 31, 2015 - 2:08pm
October 27, 2015
Lakers wrap dual season with win over Cardinals
The defending Mid-State champion Laker swimming and diving team dominated conference opponent Staples-Motley Tuesday by a score of 133-52 winning...
October 27, 2015 - 10:53pm
October 12, 2015
DL swimmers place 11th at State True Team
The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team placed 11th at the Minnesota Class A State True Team meet Saturday at the University of Minnesota...
October 12, 2015 - 2:04pm
October 7, 2015
Disse breaks pool diving record in Laker win
Perham was scheduled for a home meet at DLCCC in Detroit Lakes Tuesday, but it was Emma Disse making the big mark in her home pool breaking Kyley...
October 7, 2015 - 11:34am
October 5, 2015
DL swimmers capture 8A True Team title
In a meet where every finish matters the Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team made their places count in a big victory at Warroad to capture...
October 5, 2015 - 10:44am
September 30, 2015
Laker swim team too much for Perham
The Laker swimmers and divers returned to the home pool and left with a big victory over Perham 127-59. Detroit Lakes won 10 of 12 events. Ella...
September 30, 2015 - 1:22pm
Lakers third at Bemidji swimming invitational
The Detroit Lakes girls swimming and diving team placed third in a seven-team field at the Bemidji Invitational Saturday. The Lakers scored...
September 30, 2015 - 10:15am
September 18, 2015
DL swimming and diving team undefeated in three meets
Three meets into the swimming and diving season and the Laker girls are getting used to winning. DL swept a quadrangular at Crookston to notch their third consecutive victory. “The youngsters led the night with firsts from Jen Tracy and Syd Gulon,” head coach Carol McCarthy...
September 18, 2015 - 11:43am
April 10, 2015
Foster’s final season caps career of school records
Spring marks the final chapter in Detroit Lakes’ senior Kyley Foster’s high school athletic career and one the Lakers’ most decorated and...
April 10, 2015 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2015
Freeman reaches podium in sixth at state diving finals
Detroit Lakes' sophomore Zane Freeman improved eight spots from his 2014 Class A diving finish of 14th place to reach the podium with a sixth...
March 8, 2015 - 1:20pm
March 6, 2015
Jared Olson 19th at state in backstroke and freestyle prelims
Laker senior Jared Olson placed 19th in both the 100-backstroke and 200-freestyle Class A state preliminary races Friday missing the cut for the finals. Olson swam a backstroke time of 57.16, three-tenths of a second from 16th place, the final spot for consolation finals. Hunter...
March 6, 2015 - 5:14pm
March 5, 2015
Freeman advances to state diving finals
DL sophomore Zane Freeman advanced to the Minnesota Class A diving finals in seventh place with a score of 259.85. Mid-State Conference teammate Spencer Fritze of Park Rapids is in fifth place with a score of 263.45. Mitch Raihle of Spring Lake Park leads all divers with 359. Freeman...
March 5, 2015 - 3:10pm
March 3, 2015
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Sending a sophomore and a senior to the state swimming and diving meet is indicative of the kind of season it was for the Lakers. Senior Jared Olson will swim in two events, the 200-freestyle and 100-backstroke. This will be Olson’s third straight year at state. “The...
March 3, 2015 - 4:37pm
March 2, 2015
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
DL senior Jared Olson and sophomore Zane Freeman qualified for the state swimming and diving meet at the Section 5A championships held in Detroit...
March 2, 2015 - 1:39pm
February 18, 2015
Lakers win in last race again
The DL boys swimming and diving team has made a habit of winning races late in meets and did so again to defeat section rivals Bemidji by three...
February 18, 2015 - 10:07am