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Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
DL man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly woman
Three injured in crash that requires driver to be extracted from vehicle, extent of injuries unknown
Woman charged with being fugitive from justice
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Laker hockey team building on experience from last year
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
October 25, 2017
Laker swimmers solidify being section favorites in win over Jacks
Section 8A is a two-team race between Detroit Lakes and Bemidji and the Lakers defeated the defending section champions for the second time in...
October 25, 2017 - 2:42pm
September 27, 2017
DL swim team cruises to sixth victory
Detroit Lakes proved to be a mismatch for the Perham/New York Mills swimming team and shuffled their lineup to success again, winning for the...
September 27, 2017 - 12:53am
September 14, 2017
A real Lifesaver: Becker County deputy honored for saving 11-year-old boy from drowning
There must have been a higher power at work this past May when Becker County Sheriff's Deputy Kayla Jones happened to notice the predicament...
September 14, 2017 - 9:00am
June 29, 2017
Search underway for Moorhead college swimming instructor missing in Red River
FARGO — For the second time in a month, emergency crews are searching the Red River, looking this time for a Minnesota State University...
June 29, 2017 - 10:44pm
June 9, 2017
Itching to swim: Swimmer's itch hits city beach early
Unfortunately, the term "swimmer's itch" does not refer to that nagging desire you get to jump in the lake after a long winter. Instead, according...
June 9, 2017 - 1:04pm
'A great way to start the new year': DLCCC's 4th annual Indoor Triathlon set Jan. 14
The weather outside may be pretty frightful right now, but getting in a good, competitive workout doesn't have to involve freezing temperatures,...
January 9, 2017 - 8:00am
October 19, 2016
An ode to my team
Fall, to me, is all about swimming. There is nothing else that happens during this time of the year that elicits more excitement from me than getting to jump in the pool with some of my best friends. I've been a member of the Detroit Lakes Girls Swim and Dive team for five years now...
October 19, 2016 - 8:56am
September 27, 2016
Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
A group of duck hunters has a west central Minnesota woman to thank for a dramatic rescue over the weekend. Erin Houselog was hunting with her...
September 27, 2016 - 12:28pm
August 24, 2016
In the eyes of a triathlete
The 13th year of the Young Life Triathlon came and went over the weekend with more participants than ever. Since 2015, the amount of participants...
August 24, 2016 - 10:28am
July 1, 2016
Pechmann 20th at Olympic Trials 50-freestyle
Former Detroit Lakes and Moorhead swimmer Luke Pechmann placed 20th in the 50-freestyle at the Olympic Trials in Omaha Friday morning. Pechmann...
July 1, 2016 - 11:03am
May 13, 2016
Oak named to Pac-12 All-Academic second team
Seventeen student-athletes from Utah's men's swimming & diving teams, including Quillan Oak of Detroit Lakes, were named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Teams this season. The men's team registered seven first-team honorees, seven second-team selections and three honorable-mention...
May 13, 2016 - 12:23pm
February 29, 2016
Freeman section dive champ, headed back to state
Detroit Lakes' junior Zane Freeman was awarded the Section 5A Diver of the Year after clinching the section championship and qualifying for a...
February 29, 2016 - 12:30pm
February 23, 2016
Swimming and Diving: Lakers wrap season with win
The Laker swimming and diving team wrapped up the regular season with a 79-68 victory at Thief River Falls Thursday. Isaac Howard and Quinn Bakken took the top two spots, respectively, in the 200 freestyle, while Spencer Heimark won both the 200-IM and 100-fly. Elijah Kitzmann dropped...
February 23, 2016 - 11:20am
February 15, 2016
Laker swim team Mid-State runners-up
Jake Anderson won the 100-freestyle earning all-conference honors and the Laker swimming and diving team placed second at the Mid-State Conference Championships Saturday in Park Rapids. “Our boys stepped up and had an exceptional meet,” DL head coach Rian Heimark said. “We posted...
February 15, 2016 - 9:44am
February 8, 2016
Swimming and Diving: Lakers second at Panther Invite
Tucker Strawsell and Zane Freeman both won events for the runners-up Lakers at the Park Rapids Invitational Saturday. The meet was a two-team race with the Panthers outscoring Detroit Lakes 878-800. Perham placed third with 271 points. “Considering the fact that we have been dealing...
February 8, 2016 - 11:46am