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A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
February 6, 2017
Girls' night out... with dad: Sweetheart Dance set for Friday night at Holmes Theatre
For the past 11 years, on an enchanted evening in February, princesses from throughout the land of lakes have been bringing the special men in...
February 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 7, 2016
Laker girls eye seventh straight state trip
Detroit Lakes girls golf has been synonymous with the Class 2A state meet as the Lakers have placed in the top three six years running with three...
April 7, 2016 - 3:08pm
March 22, 2016
Basketball: Girls All-Star Series players announced
On Saturday, April 9 at Carleton College in Northfield, MN, the top 40 senior girl basketball players will come together to celebrate a great season and play their last game together as a class at the Minnesota Girls Basketball All-Star Game. Area players Jordyn Glenz of Verndale,...
March 22, 2016 - 12:20pm
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
January 21, 2009
Detroit Lakes girls' hockey faces tough competition
It was a rough stretch of road for the Detroit Lakes girls' hockey team after meeting up with two Class 1A state-ranked teams over the past four...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Prowlers use inside game to sink Detroit Lakes girl hoopsters
DETROIT LAKES- Match-up problems hindered the Detroit Lakes girls' basketball team as the visiting Thief River Falls Prowlers took advantage...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
Detroit Lakes icemen clip Red Lake Falls 4-2
DETROIT LAKES - Not much has been moving around during the latest Minnesota winter freeze, but Thursday inside the Kent Freeman Arena, the Detroit...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 10, 2009
Lakers clip Patriots to snap two-game skid -- Lof paces DL girls' b-ball with 17 points in 56-46 conference win
The Detroit Lakes girls' basketball team halted a two-game skid with a strong second half performance in a 56-46 Mid-State Conference victory...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
Nuggets use free throws to down Lady Hornets
Free throws were the name of the game as the Hawley Nuggets went 20-29 from the foul line Tuesday night, while the Lady Hornets only went 8-13 to key a Nugget 51-40 victory. "The difference was at the line and we definitely fouled them," said Frazee head coach Tim Swenson. "We...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Shooting goes cold for Lady Hornet basketball team in holiday tourney
The Frazee Lady Hornets traveled to Sauk Centre on icy roads and remained very cold from the floor, losing to Belgrade/Brooten/Elrosa 54-45 in the third place game of the Sauk Centre Christmas Tournament. "We just are not making shots right now; you can't shoot 24-percent and beat...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
South Fargo skates past Detroit Lakes girls' hockey
The visiting South Fargo girls' hockey team handed the Detroit Lakes Lakers a 9-1 defeat inside Kent Freeman Arena Tuesday. DL forward Brin Seebold collected the Lakers' lone goal, which was assisted by Callie Johnson 4:18 into the second period. Winona Goettel recorded 25 saves,...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 2, 2009
Detroit Lakes girls' hockey wins first game of season
The monkey is off the Detroit Lakes girls' hockey team's back after it picked up its first win of the season at the River Lakes Tournament on Monday. It didn't come easy as the Lakers held on for a 3-2 win over Le Sueur/St. Peter. "We were playing a team that was close to the...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
Detroit Lakes girls' basketball opens up holiday season with win
The Detroit Lakes' girls basketball team opened holiday tournament play with a 48-33 win over Sartell/St. Stephen in the first round of the Sabre Holiday Classic. The Lakers Morgan Lof topped DL's scoresheet with 15 points. Andrea Whitney led Sartell with 16 points. Detroit Lakes...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Herberger's gives gifts to Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls Club
Thanks to Herberger's in Fergus Falls, 30 kids in Detroit Lakes will have Christmas presents. The gifts came as a result of the Give Joy Tree program where customers bought a gift at Herberger's to give to the local Boys and Girls Club. The Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls received...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
DL girls cross-country started rebuilding in 2008
Bad luck in the form of injuries and sickness forced a young contingent of runners to finish the season for the Detroit Lakes girls' cross country...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am