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Enterovirus D68 is probably here
Lakers fourth at Panther swimming invitational
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UND sticking with Mollberg
Lakers, Hornets split matches at Hawley volleyball tournament
Jerry Fox member of ‘53 undefeated Lakers
The Lost Italian: Now’s the time to give Brussels sprouts a try
Social Security: About half of SSA applications online
Bennett Joseph Witzke
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Friends & Neighbors
Nurse practictioner added at Essentia DL
Minnesota gas prices at Sept. standstill
Red Cross launches new blood donor app
Creative services pro joins DL Newspapers
Old Country Kitchen manager back in DL
Fire & Ice Fundraiser set for Sept. 27
Alley Fair is set Sept. 20 in downtown Fargo
The Beach Boys coming to Bemidji’s Sanford Center
Give peace a chance at the Detroit Lakes Library
Martina McBride at Shooting Star Friday
Palestine vs. Israel: Options to replace jihad terrorism
Rep. Peterson: NRCC TV ad is misleading
Letter: Clean Water proposal aims to help farmers
When are we going to take Ebola seriously?
Lynn Hummel: Hanging your laundry on the line
Fall Color Tour is set for Oct. 2; will visit Detroit Mountain
Brad Laabs: As weather goes, so goes September fishing
Blane Klemek: Kingfisher, osprey, pelican; To be a bird for a day
DNR land sale in October
Zebra mussels found in Cass Lake
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
August 23, 2013
Boys Soccer: Season starts with offensive explosion for Lakers
The season started with an offensive onslaught for the Detroit Lakes boys’ soccer team, after throttling Fergus Falls Thursday in the opener 5-0. The strong attack was based out of the midfield, as the Lakers hung up four goals in the second half after leading 1-0 at halftime. “The...
sports / Lakers
August 23, 2013 - 3:44pm
August 21, 2013
Laker boys' soccer preview
An injury always creates opportunity, no matter when the affect of it is felt. For the Detroit Lakes boys’ soccer team, losing senior goalie Ethan VanOffelen was a blow to the 2012 season, but the opportunity which was afforded to junior Connor Johnson will start paying dividends...
sports / Lakers
August 21, 2013 - 11:59am
Laker girls' soccer preview
With the departure of over half their goals from the 2012 season with the graduations of senior attackers Emily Payne and Libby Schmit, the Detroit Lakes girls’ soccer team’s front line attack has been completely revamped. Pulling some of their defenders from the back to the...
sports / Lakers
August 21, 2013 - 7:18am
August 7, 2013
Soccer state to visit outdoors
Football scheduling is not the only thing on the Minnesota State High School League’s mind with the construction of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Things may not only get chilly for football fans with the Prep Bowl moving from the Metrodome to TCF Bank Stadium in 2014 and...
sports / State Tournaments
August 7, 2013 - 7:14am
July 24, 2013
Soccer Early Bird registration ends July 29 The Detroit Lakes traveling soccer sign up for the 2014 summer season is now accepting registrations at dlysa.com. The Early Bird Special ends July 29th. Football mini-camp scheduled The Detroit Lakes Football Mini-Camp for grades...
July 24, 2013 - 7:05am
July 17, 2013
Lakers teams do well in home tourney over weekend
The Northwest Soccer Tournament was held last weekend at the Detroit Lakes Rotary Fields, with plenty of action from the local striker teams. The U-18 girls’ team played all the way to the title game, before losing to East Grand Forks 3-1, after they topped Fergus Falls 9-0 Friday...
sports / Lakers
July 17, 2013 - 7:17am
November 9, 2012
DL progressed as season went on
Progress was made throughout the 2012 Detroit Lakes boys' soccer season, as the young squad matured through each game, which brought adversity, along with improvement. The Lakers were hit with an untimely injury bug in the Section 8-1A playoffs, after losing three starters after...
November 9, 2012 - 3:15pm
Lakers have strong showing late
The Detroit Lakes girls' soccer team was playing its best when it was suppose to -- at the end of the season. The Lakers finished with a respectable 9-6-1 record, but were a force in the Section 8-1A playoffs, with a fluky 1-0 loss in the semifinals to Sartell ending what could...
November 9, 2012 - 3:10pm
October 17, 2012
Girls Soccer - Sartell escapes with 1-0 victory over Lakers
Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. Although the Sartell girls' soccer team played some excellent defense en route to their Section 8-1A semifinal win against visiting Detroit Lakes, an own-goal was the decisive tally in the Sabres' 1-0 victory Tuesday. The Lakers held...
October 17, 2012 - 1:32pm
Boys Soccer - Lakers fall to Comets in quarters
The odds were stacked against the surging Detroit Lakes boys' soccer team, as they entered their Section 8-1A quarterfinal tilt in Hillcrest down three starters. The void left by the trio of Lakers forced DL head coach Justin Wegleitner to shift his team around, and the aftereffects...
October 17, 2012 - 1:30pm
October 10, 2012
Laker Boys Soccer - DL is playoff-ready
With a final regular season record of 6-9-0, the Detroit Lakes boys' soccer team is ready to kickoff the second season when the Section 8-1A playoffs start Thursday. The Lakers look to have the No. 3 seed and if that were the case, will host the No. 6 seed, which potentially could...
October 10, 2012 - 12:38pm
October 5, 2012
Bemidji gains edge over Lakers for No. 2
Shaken, but not deterred. Despite losing their season finale game against visiting Bemidji Thursday underneath crabby skies, the Detroit Lakes girls' soccer team is heading into the playoffs with a quiet confidence. The 4-3 loss to the Lumberjacks (9-6), most likely means the...
October 5, 2012 - 3:15pm
October 3, 2012
Girls Soccer - The fight for No. 2 in section to be held in DL
The regular season finale for the Detroit Lakes girls' soccer team has turned out to be their biggest game of the season, as they host Bemidji Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. It's fitting the game will take place during DL's Homecoming week, because that's exactly what the Lakers (8-5-1)...
October 3, 2012 - 1:02pm
Rick Lubbers column: World Cup - we don't need you
The United States is the planet's unrivaled sports superpower, a virtual melting pot of games, players and arenas stoked by a culture with an insatiable appetite for competition. But when it comes to soccer -- the world's sport -- the U.S. often is invited to the party, but stands...
December 3, 2010 - 9:13am
October 8, 2010
Early flurry of goals downs Lakers in season finale
Boom, boom! That's what a short-handed Detroit Lakes boys' soccer team felt in it's regular season finale after host Hillcrest pumped in two quick goals against them Thursday, which eventually led to a 3-1 defeat to the Comets. "I think our guys forgot what the opening whistle...
October 8, 2010 - 4:09pm