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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
October 10, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Performances better than score
The final score doesn’t always tell the entire story, as was the case in Bemidji’s 185-126 win over the Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and...
October 10, 2013 - 10:01am
October 4, 2013
Panthers top Lakers in Mid-State showdown
Good competition resulted in some nice time drops for the Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving team, as they hosted conference rival Park...
October 4, 2013 - 3:21pm
October 2, 2013
DL swim and dive team takes eight events in FF
There was some of the best competition in the Fergus Falls’ pool Saturday, with Detroit Lakes holding their own Saturday during the Otter Invite. The meet attracted two talented metro teams in Visitation and North St. Paul, as the former set five pool records to win the meet,...
October 2, 2013 - 12:29pm
September 26, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers top Perham
The Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving home opener was well worth the wait, as the Lakers and visiting Perham had an intense and close meet, as DL held on to win 183-127. The Lakers’ depth provided the extra boost, but so did the top-heavy talent which garnered six first-place...
September 26, 2013 - 10:01am
September 18, 2013
Laker swimming and diving team have tired legs in Park Rapids
Saturday’s Park Rapids Invite was a good lesson in conditioning for the Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving team, after finishing fifth with 214.5 points. The Lakers were coming off a late and grueling meet in Crookston Thursday and didn’t have their best times, but it...
September 18, 2013 - 12:25pm
September 8, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers have good showing in Bemidji
The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team is starting to measure up well in Section 8-1A, after finishing fifth in the Bemidji meet Saturday, but having only the Lumberjacks finish ahead of them out of all the section teams competing. The Lakers gathered 200 points, while Willmar...
September 8, 2013 - 11:30am
September 6, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers handle Cardinals in dual
The 2013 dual portion of the season kicked off for the Detroit Lakes swimming team, as the Lakers downed Staples-Motley 98-66 Thursday. Since there wasn’t a diving event, there were 11 races, with the Lakers winning six of them. Seventh grader Syd Gulon captured each the 200...
September 6, 2013 - 4:08pm
August 24, 2013
Detroit Lakes swimming & diving preview
Strong versatility and some young energy will be the two virtues which will propel the Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team into the 2013 season. The...
August 24, 2013 - 4:00pm
July 6, 2013
Breckenridge man in critical condition after head-first dive from dock
PERHAM, Minn. – A Breckenridge man was listed in critical condition Friday after taking a dive head first off a dock on Otter Tail Lake. Gene Erickson, 35, dove into 3-foot deep water Thursday on the east side of Otter Tail Lake, according to a news release from the Otter Tail...
July 6, 2013 - 2:12pm
June 30, 2013
Former DLHS swimmers and diver taking it to the next level...
In the history of Detroit Lakes swimming and diving, Melissa Paakh, Jon Melgaard and Quillan Oak have arguably left some of the biggest impacts...
June 30, 2013 - 11:00am
June 13, 2013
Mystery greets divers who probe Red River’s murky depths
FARGO — Roger Cullen got hooked on diving the Red River for its hidden secrets the day he found a military rifle, shotgun, pistol, steamboat...
June 13, 2013 - 8:38am
March 27, 2013
Laker boys swimming and diving wrap-up
With the departure of a significant amount of big-producing senior swimmers last season, the Detroit Lakes boys’ swimming and diving team was...
March 27, 2013 - 11:15am
Lakers have good showing at Section swim meet
The Detroit Lakes boy's swimming and diving team had a good showing at the Section 3A Championship Meet Friday and Saturday in the BTD Aquatics...
February 27, 2010 - 9:24pm
Laker diver Melgaard sets Bemidji pool record
The nasty weather over the course of last weekend put a bit of a wrench in the Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving team after missing several practices, but the Lakers still were able to come within four points of a victory in Bemidji on Tuesday. DL diver Jon Melgaard highlighted...
January 27, 2010 - 12:54pm
December 19, 2009
Melgaard tops own diving DLHS and pool records
DETROIT LAKES - After breaking the Detroit Lakes High School and the BTD Aquatics Center diving pool record, junior Jon Melgaard can say he's already been there, done that. Melgaard broke both of his previous DLHS and pool diving records Friday after scoring a 260.70 in a duel...
December 19, 2009 - 11:31am