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MNsure plans to spend $12.5 million for website, call center fixes
Mechanical failure to blame for ethanol plant fire
Woman arrested in Red Lake councilman's shooting death
DL District sets two community listening sessions
Lady Raiders’ playoff runs deep, but ends vs. Cougars
Surviving the Birkie and Seneca
Braun's late game heroics give Bison berth into NCAA tournament
Lakers hit goal of winning 18 games
Vikings to dip into free agency
In the Zone
Lakes Area Photography Show proves picturesque for second year in a row
Everday Gourmet: Prep and freeze recipes for your slow cooker
Social Security: Federal, but not state, taxes can be voluntarily withheld from benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Area students named to Bethel dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
All voters should get involved in political process
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Eric Bergeson: Young or old, we’re all ‘phonies’
Letter: Thanks for your ‘Giving Hearts’ Becker County
‘Magic of Dr. Seuss’ at area libraries next week
Red River Valley Fair to feature Pickler, Hairball
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
Danell Haspel: ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ at Detroit Lakes Library
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
St. Patrick's Day Specials
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
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