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Beautiful weather graces the final weekend of Water Carnival
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas, with more expected
Record rains, funnel clouds and 80-mph winds batter region from Larimore, N.D., to Crookston, Minn.
Sealcoating on Airport Road today
Neighbor, 16, saves fire victim in St. Paul duplex
Thielen enters training camp fighting for WR spot
Area wrestlers to compete in biggest tourney in U.S.
LP-A’s Swegarden tosses 2 TDs in All-Star classic
Angels head into playoffs
U-18 squad finish in 2nd place
In the Zone
New United Way president wants us to ‘pay it forward’
Photo of the Day
This guy’s got glass: Detroit Lakes artist creates stories using glass and light
Detroit Lakes FFA members travel to D.C. for conference
Youth attends language village immersion program
Friends & Neighbors
WE Fest 2014
79th Annual Northwest Water Carnival
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Garfield company making its mark in the archery field
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Now is the time to take a hunter safety course
Lake Mille Lacs night fishing opens July 21
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Plain language award celebrated in MN
Norby traveling to D.C. for retail conference
DL woman opens up pet sitting business
Summer day care means tax credit
‘Survey shows’ is a good trend in itself
Jeff Van Wychen: Price of government to hit all time low
The race for campaign cash
Letter: Minimum wage increase a win-win
Teach your children common facts
Creedence, revisited: Band to play at Shooting Star Casino this Friday
Frazee Turkey Days is next weekend
Minnesota author to hold book signing in Detroit Lakes Saturday
Northwest Water Carnival continues through this weekend in Detroit Lakes
‘History Hike through Frazee’ starts at Lions Park July 26
August 27, 2010
Lakers ready to surprise
There might be some under-the-radar flying for the Detroit Lakes volleyball team, but with six seniors returning, the Lakers are more than equipped to be making some noise during the 2010 season. Even without the respect within volleyball circles, first-year head coach Jim Wood...
August 27, 2010 - 2:27pm
Fergus Falls wins defensive battle
There were a few litmus tests passed by the young Detroit Lakes boys' soccer team, but that still wasn't enough as the Lakers dropped their season and home opener against Fergus Falls 2-1 Thursday. An Otter goal with seven minutes remaining in regulation pushed the visitors over...
August 27, 2010 - 2:23pm
July 7, 2010
Defense keys sweep over TRF
Defense was the equalizer for the Detroit Lakes Post 15 baseball squad, after giving up a bevy of walks Tuesday against visiting Thief River Falls. Post 15 managed the sweep by answering a couple of big Bandit early innings and committing just one error in the doubleheader. "We've...
July 7, 2010 - 1:06pm
Lakers split with Cowgirls Tuesday
A little patience paid off for the U-18 Detroit Lakes softball team in game one of a doubleheader against visiting Breckenridge Tuesday on the new field at Snappy Park. The Cowgirls kept the Lakers scoreless in the first three innings to build a 1-0 lead, but DL busted out for...
July 7, 2010 - 1:05pm
June 28, 2010
Detroit Lakes standout gets drafted by NHL's Thrashers
Tanner Lane got the call that most high school hockey players only dream of. The Atlanta Thrashers drafted the Detroit Lakes, Minn., player in the sixth round with the 160th overall pick of the NHL's entry draft Saturday. "You never really think it's going to happen, coming from...
June 28, 2010 - 12:46pm
June 25, 2010
Laker U-12's going to state
There have been some trials and tribulations for the Detroit Lakes U-18 softball team during summer league play, but they are picking up the most valuable factor, win or lose, and that's experience. The wins are not being sacrificed, though, as the Laker U-18 squad split with Norman...
June 25, 2010 - 3:18pm
February 8, 2010
TRF is three-savvy to defeat Laker girls' basketball 57-42
The three-pointer was an effective weapon for the Thief River Falls girls' basketball team once again, as they used seven of them to help defeat the visiting Detroit Lakes Lakers Thursday by the score of 57-42. The first time the two teams met, the Prowlers drained 11 treys in...
February 8, 2010 - 10:32am
February 3, 2010
Richards races to Section 8 title; Ramstad-Skoyles siblings earn Nordic ski state berths
CAMP RIPLEY - Wednesday turned out to be the best day in Laker Nordic skiing history, as three Detroit Lakes skiers qualified for the state meet. The Ramstad-Skoyles family will have two representatives -- Dylan and Berit -- in the upcoming state Nordic ski meet, while sophomore...
February 3, 2010 - 7:51pm
Three Lakers in contention for State Nordic ski meet
CAMP RIPLEY - The Detroit Lakes boys' and girls' Nordic ski teams have three skiers in contention for a state berth after racing the Classic portion of the Section 8 pursuit race today at Camp Ripley. Jake Richards is currently second after racing for a 16:50 time, just four seconds...
February 3, 2010 - 12:30pm
Lakers finish 6th in Detroit Lakes Dual Tourney; sweep through Alexandria quadrangular
The cream of Section 8-1A maybe rising to the top, after Fergus Falls finished as the Detroit Lakes Invite runner-up Saturday inside Ralph Anderson Gym. The Otters disposed of the Lakers in round one 46-13, while wrestling their way to the title bout against Dassel-Cokato, where...
February 3, 2010 - 7:40am
Eagles swoop past cold-shooting Lakers
In Monday's important Section 8-3A tilt, the Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team was without two key players, to go along with a low shooting percentage. Those two factors aided in DL's 61-47 loss to the St. Cloud Apollo Eagles (10-8) to drop the Lakers to 7-9 on the season. The...
February 3, 2010 - 7:38am
Laker girls rally to topple Crosby-Ironton
With eight minutes to go in Friday's Mid-State Conference game, something clicked over in the Detroit Lakes huddle -- and it was called urgency. "We were down seven points and we just decided it was time to start playing, in that I mean, start outworking (Crosby-Ironton) and just...
February 3, 2010 - 7:37am
Sabres skate past Lakers; Detroit Lakes throttles P.C. North Stars
The Detroit Lakes boys' hockey team made their presence known in Section 6-1A, despite a 4-3 loss to Sartell on Saturday inside Kent Freeman...
February 3, 2010 - 7:35am
Detroit Lakes takes state runner-up honors for 2nd year in row
Not only do the Detroit Lakes and Perham gymnastics teams reside as the top two ranked squads in Class 1A, they now have proven it outright by taking the top two spots at the State True Team meet Saturday in Becker. The two Section 8-1A and Mid-State Conference teams easily outpaced...
February 3, 2010 - 7:30am
January 29, 2010
Laker girls' hockey drops last three
Despite losing its last five games, the Detroit Lakes girls' hockey squad is still looking for some momentum heading into the Section playoffs, with just two games remaining in the regular season. A five-game losing streak has made that search a bit more cumbersome, but the Lakers...
January 29, 2010 - 3:40pm