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Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Fire in Ottertail: Periwinkle destroyed, liquor store damaged
Watch: Flames engulf an Otter Tail business
Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
Squirt B’s fifth at B1 International
Lamoureux sisters give U.S. Olympic gold with dramatic goals
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
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
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
April 8, 2013
Mavericks power past Dragons in NSIC softball
ST. PETER, Minn. – Minnesota State-Mankato flexed its muscle and powered past MSU Moorhead in both games of a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference softball doubleheader Sunday. Abby Sonner and Anna Cole each hit home runs for the Mavericks (25-7) en route to an 8-0 victory in...
April 8, 2013 - 8:40am
March 31, 2013
Detroit Lakes softball preview
Some big offensive numbers will be absent out of the Detroit Lakes softball lineup, but Laker head coach Phil Kirchner believes those holes can...
March 31, 2013 - 12:00pm
March 29, 2013
Dragons drop softball doubleheader at Northern State
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Morgan Schultz hit a three-run home run for Northern State as the Wolves shut out Minnesota State University Moorhead 3-0 in the first game of a college softball doubleheader Thursday. Northern State’s Kelsey Robling tallied three RBIs en route to a 4-3 victory...
March 29, 2013 - 8:09am
March 21, 2013
Bison softball splits pair of games against No. 20 Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. – North Dakota State upset No. 20-ranked Nebraska 13-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader before losing in the second game 11-0 on Wednesday. Whitney Johnson tossed a complete-game shutout for the Bison (13-13) in Game 1, striking out six. Alyssa Reina had...
March 21, 2013 - 8:28am
March 15, 2013
Dragons softball team loses four games on Florida trip
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Minnesota State Moorhead dropped its final four softball games at the Rebel Spring Games, losing twice on Wednesday and twice on Thursday. MSUM dropped a one-run game to Tiffin on Thursday. The Dragons (2-13) got home runs from Moriah Bruns and Kristy Bruni, but...
March 15, 2013 - 7:59am
March 14, 2013
Bison softball team sweeps two games in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES – The North Dakota State softball team picked up a pair of victories Wednesday to even its record on the season. Alyssa Reina and Amanda Grable each hit a home run as the Bison won their first game 9-7 against Northern Illinois. Whitney Johnson tossed a four-hit shutout...
March 14, 2013 - 8:27am
Softball results: 45 and Older
45 and Older softball Standings Ogema 14-0 Callaway 10-2 Shorewood Pub 9-5 Roy Lake 6-6 Noah Insurance 4-10 Pine Point 2-10 Perham Steel 1-13 Results Callaway over Perham Steel 24-5, 22-3 Ogema over Pine Point 20-10, 18-5 Shorewood Pub over Noah Insurance 19-9, 15-5 Roy...
July 14, 2012 - 1:28pm
DL U-18 softball heads into playoffs
The Detroit Lakes U-18 softball team will carry the No. 4 seed with a 9-3 regular season record into the Prairie Lakes League tournament, which will be Monday in Hawley, starting at 9 a.m. Kathryn Kinney leads the team with a .445 batting average, while Amanda Young has a .440...
July 14, 2012 - 1:25pm
May 30, 2012
Lakers take two and will play for 1st state berth
For the third time in Detroit Lakes' history, the Laker softball team will be playing in a section championship game. But this group of Lakers...
May 30, 2012 - 2:30pm
July 7, 2010
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...
July 7, 2010 - 1:05pm
June 25, 2010
Softball to share donated defibrillator
One of the most important lessons - in life and in sports - is how to share. It's a lesson that the DL Softball Association and the Lakes...
June 25, 2010 - 2:26pm
April 21, 2010
Defense and clutch hitting are keys to DL's first wins
What was a liability in the Detroit Lakes softball team's first two losses became a strength this week, as the defense stepped up big time for...
April 21, 2010 - 11:38am
Lakers falter on defense in 7-3 loss to Thief River Falls
A seventh-inning rally came up far too short and far too late as the Detroit Lakes softball team dropped to 0-2 on the season with a 7-3 loss in Thief River Falls Friday. DL senior pitcher Callea Butz tossed all six innings and gave up just two earned runs, while five errors led...
April 21, 2010 - 11:14am
April 14, 2010
Errors cuff DL in 11-6 loss
Hitting? Check. Pitching? Check. Defense? Ummmm....not quite. The Detroit Lakes softball team did well in two of their three facets of the game, but defense sunk them in their season opener in Bemidji with an 11-6 loss. The Lakers committed 13 errors, leading to eight unearned...
April 14, 2010 - 1:07pm
November 20, 2009
Bigger is better
The Snappy Park Complex is growing with age. With help from several local entities, the City of Detroit Lakes expanded Snappy Park by three fields, as well as adding lights to a previous one. But the new additions will not just benefit softball teams, which mainly use the facility....
November 20, 2009 - 3:55pm