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Minnesota Gov. Dayton signs minimum wage increase bill into law
Lakers drop close one vs. Rebels
Hansen takes role on ‘Heads Up’ program
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Track and Field Preview: Lady Hornets to rely on youth
Boys Tennis: DL starts season with 2 losses in TRF
In the Zone
Let’s Go Fishing trips being scheduled; volunteers needed
Plan B: Life doesn’t always go according to plan
Holly McCamant: Finally, a Disney movie with a different message
Schools participate in Native American Celebration Week
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Migratory bird funding in MN and ND
Fine dining at the 59er: The Lake Room is their latest addition
Two stylists join team at Creative Mix salon
T.S. Dock & Lift is now Shoremaster affiliate
DL man joins staff of Karvakko Engineering
Don’t forfeit past tax returns
A low health ranking for Becker County
Eric Bergeson: Goodbye writing, hello politics
Senate, governor need to follow House lead on rural broadband, local gov’t aid
Lynn Hummel: Spring is the season for optimists
End DWI immunity for lawmakers
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
Cash tribute set May 6
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
Celebrating our heroes: United Way event is April 24 in Detroit Lakes
Artists sought for show
September 21, 2009
Lack of depth keeps swimmers from first
The only aspect which held the Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team from taking first place in the Crookston Invite Thursday was depth. It certainly wasn't performance, because the Lakers were able to claim a dozen first or second-place finishes in the four-team invite....
September 21, 2009 - 9:44am
September 16, 2009
Swimming and diving takes sixth in Bemidji
The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team finished sixth in the Bemidji Invite Saturday with a total of 191 points. Swimming without their top points scorer Melissa Paakh, the Lakers had several top 10 finishes, while once again dominating the diving portion of the meet. Senior...
September 16, 2009 - 12:19pm
September 12, 2009
Laker swimming and diving opens against one of North Dakota's best
The official start of the 2009 season could not have been any more difficult for the Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team, which traveled to face one of North Dakota's top squads in West Fargo. Although the score heavily favored West Fargo by a 131-55 margin, some positive...
September 12, 2009 - 12:20am
August 31, 2009
Being young is no problem for Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team
Being young doesn't mean being inexperienced -- just ask the Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team. Despite having just two seniors...
August 31, 2009 - 10:32am
March 11, 2009
Oak finds silver lining in state swim meet
MINNEAPOLIS - For Detroit Lakes freshman Quillan Oak, just making the Class 1A state swimming meet for the first time wasn't enough. It didn't take Oak long to test out the state waters in his two events Friday and Saturday inside the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, as...
March 11, 2009 - 12:34pm
March 4, 2009
Lakers ready to make splash at State swim and dive meet
DETROIT LAKES - This time around, no flu bug was going to hold freshman Quillan Oak back from qualifying for the Class 1A state swimming and...
March 4, 2009 - 12:35pm
December 17, 2008
Laker divers pace Detroit Lakes in season opener; Oak wins 200 IM
The Detroit Lakes divers gave a big boost to the Lakers' swimming and diving season opener, by capturing the top three places Saturday in the Fergus Falls Invite. Finishing with a score of 146 points and a fifth-place position out of seven teams, the Laker diving trio of Jon Melgaard...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Tri-State Diving upgrades training
Tri-State Driving is starting its 21st year of service to the area and last year it upgraded its training program to better serve divers in the lakes area. Gary "Seal" Thompson and the staff at Tri-State Driving are now affiliated with ANDI (American Nitrox Divers International)...
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am