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Missing Minnesota park employee found OK after nine-hour search
Healthy eats: Kale event is Saturday
Becker County to apply for master trail plan assistance
Bemidji man accused of attempted murder
No. 8 seed DL upsets top-seeded Blues at Legion tournament
‘No Mercy III’ will follow up on MMA success
‘Shorty Memorial’ is July 28-30 in Frazee
Records on Super Bowl bid show NFL request for snowplowing priority
Kluwe’s quest for justice turns in different direction
In the Zone
Light and heavenly: Zabaglione is the perfect summer dessert
Social Security: Age 60 is earliest spouse can claim age-based SSA survivor’s benefits
Area students on dean’s list at NCTC
Area students on Northwestern dean’s list
Area students graduate at UM-Morris
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
Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt
Minnesota scales back deer hunt
Mussels on Green Lake?
Brad Laabs: High water can cause dramatic changes on area lakes
Blane Klemek: Adaptable kestrels probably the most observed raptor
Continental Land Co. of LP hires Monson
MN gas prices take nearly 9-cent drop
Radiologist joins DL’s Essentia-St. Mary’s
Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing
Gasoline experts say ‘shop around’ for dips
Water Carnival hit all high notes
Lynn Hummel: War is hell and never over for many vets
Ventura gets leafy spurge; Roses to BCBS
Letter: Politicians shouldn’t expect Israel to give up land
Letter: Poor decision by county to re-surface Frazee Main St.
It’s no tall tale: Library has scoop on MN folklore
The Shadows will play Friday at Holmes
ChalkFest set Aug. 11
Artist creating painted keepsakes for lakes area residents
September 26, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers top Perham
The Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving home opener was well worth the wait, as the Lakers and visiting Perham had an intense and close meet, as DL held on to win 183-127. The Lakers’ depth provided the extra boost, but so did the top-heavy talent which garnered six first-place...
sports / Lakers
September 26, 2013 - 10:01am
September 18, 2013
Laker swimming and diving team have tired legs in Park Rapids
Saturday’s Park Rapids Invite was a good lesson in conditioning for the Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving team, after finishing fifth with 214.5 points. The Lakers were coming off a late and grueling meet in Crookston Thursday and didn’t have their best times, but it...
September 18, 2013 - 12:25pm
September 8, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers have good showing in Bemidji
The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team is starting to measure up well in Section 8-1A, after finishing fifth in the Bemidji meet Saturday, but having only the Lumberjacks finish ahead of them out of all the section teams competing. The Lakers gathered 200 points, while Willmar...
sports / Lakers
September 8, 2013 - 11:30am
September 6, 2013
Swimming and Diving: Lakers handle Cardinals in dual
The 2013 dual portion of the season kicked off for the Detroit Lakes swimming team, as the Lakers downed Staples-Motley 98-66 Thursday. Since there wasn’t a diving event, there were 11 races, with the Lakers winning six of them. Seventh grader Syd Gulon captured each the 200...
sports / Lakers
September 6, 2013 - 4:08pm
August 28, 2013
Swimmers open with Pentathlon
The 2013 season officially started for the Detroit Lakes girls’ swimming and diving team, as they hosted the Laker Pentathlon in the BTD Aquatics Center Monday. The Lakers were able to gauge themselves against seven Section 8-1A teams during the event, which consisted of...
sports / Lakers
August 28, 2013 - 8:02am
August 24, 2013
Detroit Lakes swimming & diving preview
Strong versatility and some young energy will be the two virtues which will propel the Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team into the 2013 season. The Lakers will be led by their three seniors in Katie Arens, Madalyn Schiller and Alyssa Anderson, while a host of underclassmen...
sports / Lakers
August 24, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 17, 2013
Swimming Lake Superior: Detroit Lakes’ duo brave challenging race again
Last summer, looking for some motivation to keep myself in shape over the months of vacation from college swimming, I committed to race two miles through the waters of Lake Superior for the first time. My high school coach from Detroit Lakes, Carol McCarthy, joined me on the adventure. The...
August 17, 2013 - 9:00am
August 14, 2013
Sunfish swimmer Tracy takes Zone race
Local Sunfish swimmer Jennifer Tracy is making a big splash in the swimming world. “I just liked playing in the water, so then I just tried out for the sport,” Tracy said of starting to swim competitively three years ago. Daughter of Jason Tracy, the 10-year-old athlete...
August 14, 2013 - 7:14am
‘SwimPoolooza’ set July 24 in DL
Aquatics enthusiasts, unite! To support and celebrate pool-related programs in the area, the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center is hosting the first ever “SwimPoolooza” on Wednesday, July 24. “We wanted to do a day-long swimming pool something, whether a party or...
July 14, 2013 - 11:00am
June 30, 2013
Former DLHS swimmers and diver taking it to the next level...
In the history of Detroit Lakes swimming and diving, Melissa Paakh, Jon Melgaard and Quillan Oak have arguably left some of the biggest impacts on the program. Each has etched enduring marks into the Laker record board, and all three earned top honors at the Minnesota high school...
June 30, 2013 - 11:00am
June 16, 2013
Swimming with the Detroit Lakes Sunfish
When many people in the area hear the word “sunfish” their minds likely go directly to boats and bait. However, for area youth enrolled in the Sunfish swimming program, the word is synonymous with dedication, hard work, and a lot of fun. The team was established by a group...
June 16, 2013 - 12:00pm