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Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
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Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Friends & Neighbors
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
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
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
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
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?
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 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
December 4, 2009
Lakers swimming and diving hopes talent and depth mesh
The Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving team didn't only have a winning season last year, they are winning the numbers game this season....
December 4, 2009 - 3:16pm
Lakers break records during Mid-State meet
The Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team set two records during the Mid-State Conference meet, while the Perham Yellowjackets won the...
November 4, 2009 - 11:43am