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A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
Detroit Lakes’ first official Dog Park will have its grand opening on Thursday
Lord, give me a sign: OK, how about 10 of them?
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
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'
Pine to Palm
July 6, 2016
18U softball splits with NCE
The Detroit Lakes 18U softball team earned a doubleheader split with Norman County East to improve to 13-6 on the season. Detroit Lakes won game...
July 6, 2016 - 9:41am
July 1, 2016
Zorbaz women’s softball takes Summerfest championship
July 1, 2016 - 9:30am
June 3, 2016
Prowlers eliminate Laker softball; Alex claims section title
Detroit Lakes faced the old adage of having to beat a team for the third time in a season and the Thief River Falls Prowlers proved the difficulty...
June 3, 2016 - 9:29am
June 2, 2016
Mid-State all-conference softball awards
Six Laker softball players received Mid-State Conference accolades. Seniors Kyra Vagle and Hailey Sonstegard, along with junior Sydney Prussia were all named to the All-Conference team. All three were all-conference in 2015. Vagle is a four-year all-conference recipient. Juniors Emily...
June 2, 2016 - 10:09am
June 1, 2016
No. 2 Alex slips by top-seeded Lakers to section final
A two-run homer in the first inning by Ellie Ronning held up for the winning runs in a close 2-1 pitcher’s duel Wednesday, as No. 2 Alexandria...
June 1, 2016 - 6:53pm
May 31, 2016
Lakers advance to section semis
Emma Maguire held No. 4 Thief River Falls to three hits in a 4-2 Section 8AAA quarterfinal victory Monday as the top-seeded Laker softball team...
May 31, 2016 - 11:11am
May 27, 2016
Lakers cruise by Otters in first round
No. 8-ranked and Section 8-3A top-seeded Detroit Lakes dispatched of eighth-seeded Fergus Falls 12-2 in six innings to advance to the second...
May 27, 2016 - 9:47am
May 25, 2016
Wildcats defeat Raiders in 8A softball opener
Norman County defeated the Lake Park-Audubon Raiders 14-4 in the opening round of the section 8A south softball tournament. LP-A got on the board via four consecutive two-out hits in the third inning. Etta Miosek hitting a bases- clearing double to cut into a 4-0 Norman County lead....
May 25, 2016 - 11:46am
Hornets eliminated in 8AA softball playoffs
The No. 4-seeded Hawley Nuggets defeated No. 5 Frazee in the Section 8AA girls softball elimination round by a score of 2-0. The Hornets finished the season with a record of 9-12 after the quarterfinal loss. Frazee lost all three matchups with Hawley (11-9), but rebounded from 11-6...
May 25, 2016 - 10:41am
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