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Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
May 23, 2016
Laker softball earns top section seed
The No. 8AAA Laker softball team wrapped up the regular season with a doubleheader sweep at Moorhead downing the Spuds 4-2 and 10-5 to finish the year on a four-game win streak and capping an overall record of 16-3. Macy Kirchner hit her first home run of the season in the fourth...
May 23, 2016 - 10:33am
May 18, 2016
Class AAA Softball Rankings
Rank.(prev) School (Section) -(Points) 1. (1) Mankato West (S2)-(72) 2. (2) Rocori (S5)-(66) 3. (3) Winona (S1)-(59) 4. (4) Visitation (S3)-(54) 5. (5) Hermantown (S7)-(44) 6. (6) Mankato East (S2)-(43) 7. (8) Duluth Denfeld (S7)-(29) 8. (9) Detroit Lakes (S8)-(20) 9. (12)...
May 18, 2016 - 8:56am
May 16, 2016
SOFTBALL: Laker softball wins two at Sartell quad
Detroit Lakes picked up two key section victories at the Sartell-St. Stephen quad Saturday defeating Little Falls 11-0 and the host Sabres 12-7. Rachael Perkins had the big hit in the shutout win over Little Falls, a bases clearing double in the first inning. DL piled on in the second...
May 16, 2016 - 9:47am
May 12, 2016
Beyond The Game: Detroit Lakes softball standout Kyra Vagle an all-star on and off the field
Detroit Lakes, MN - The Detroit Lakes softball team is off to a terrific start, the Lakers are 12-3 and ranked 7th in state. A big reason why...
May 12, 2016 - 11:29am
May 11, 2016
Unbeaten Panthers sweep Lakers from Mid-State hopes
Park Rapids used a dramatic last-inning home run barrage to stave off a first loss on the season and left Snappy Park undefeated at 16-0 after...
May 11, 2016 - 12:29pm
May 10, 2016
DL youth softball camp June 15-16
Detroit Lakes Youth Softball will hold a summer camp June 15-16 at Snappy Park for girls ages 9-15. The camp will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both days. Cost is $30, includes a T-shirt and provided snack. Players will work on pitching, base running, hitting, bunting and...
May 10, 2016 - 9:38am
May 4, 2016
Laker softball primed for state-ranked Mid-State showdown
The No. 8AAA Laker softball team outscored the Rangers 12-1 and 13-0 in Crosby to move to 12-1 overall and 5-1 in the Mid-State Conference. Starting pitcher Emma Maguire got some rest after shouldering the load for much of the season. Kyra Vagle fanned six to get her first pitching...
May 4, 2016 - 12:22pm
May 3, 2016
Lakers sweep Jackets in Perham
The No. 6-AAA Laker softball team improved to 10-1 overall with a sweep in Perham defeating the Yellowjackets 11-5 and 4-1 Monday at Arvig Park....
May 3, 2016 - 1:28pm
May 2, 2016
Vagle selected to softball All-Star Series
Detroit Lakes’ senior shortstop Kyra Vagle has been selected to play in the 2016 Minnesota Softball Coaches Association All-Star Series. Through...
May 2, 2016 - 9:42am
April 29, 2016
Laker softball wins in walkoff
The Laker softball team picked up their second walk-off victory this week with a thrilling 10-9 home victory over Alexandria to remain undefeated in Section 8-3A play Thursday at Snappy Park. A Laker error in the top of the seventh set up a two-run home run by Cardinal first baseman...
April 29, 2016 - 9:39am
April 27, 2016
Extra inning flare gives Lakers split with Patriots
No. 6-3A Detroit Lakes won an extra-inning thriller in come-from-behind fashion to open a doubleheader split with No. 3-AA Pequot Lakes Tuesday...
April 27, 2016 - 11:42am
April 25, 2016
Lakers win two at home tourney, prepare for Patriots Tuesday
The No. 7AAA Detroit Lakes softball team won two games but was unable to finish the championship game versus Fargo Shanley/Oak Grove Saturday...
April 25, 2016 - 1:18pm
April 21, 2016
Laker softball hot start earns state ranking
The Laker softball team is off to a 4-0 start that has earned Detroit Lakes a state ranking of No. 7 in Class 3A. The Lakers are outscoring their...
April 21, 2016 - 11:26am
April 19, 2016
DL softball improves to 4-0
The Detroit Lakes softball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a road sweep of Bemidji and the host Prowlers in Thief River Falls Friday. The Lakers defeated Thief River Falls 6-3 in the opening game behind 13 strikeouts by pitcher Emma Maguire. Maguire did not issue a walk in...
April 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 13, 2016
Softball: Lakers open season with road sweep
Kyra Vagle was perfect at the plate going 6-6 and Emma Maguire picked up pitching victories in both games of a Mid-State Conference softball sweep by the Lakers at Staples-Motley Tuesday afternoon. DL won by scores of 15-4 and 13-3. Maguire recorded 10 strikeouts. The Lakers continue...
April 13, 2016 - 10:32am