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Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Travel alert: Westbound I-94 blocked between Osakis and Alexandria
Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
Johnson’s first place finish leads DL boys to second at Milaca Mega Meet
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Joan Elaine Wilson
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
Thief River Falls
September 7, 2016
Elected officials hold affordable housing discussion
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Congressman Collin Peterson recently hosted a Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation visit in Thief River...
September 7, 2016 - 10:31am
July 23, 2016
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Heated frustration matched sweltering temperatures for losing teams at day two of the American Legion Sub-state 14 baseball tournament in Thief...
July 23, 2016 - 11:36am
July 22, 2016
Teen dies after being hit by truck
A 14-year-old boy died after being hit by a vehicle Monday evening in Thief River Falls. Gannon Allen Hejlik, 14, was riding his bicycle through an intersection on the crosswalk when he was fatally struck by a truck driven by Tammy Martha Johnson, 52, Thief River Falls, according...
July 22, 2016 - 5:35am
June 21, 2016
DL Legion sweeps TRF Bandits
Detroit Lakes Post 15 Legion baseball team is off to a hot start winning eight of the first nine games including a pair of high-scoring victories...
June 21, 2016 - 10:27am
June 2, 2016
Prowlers eliminate Lakers from section baseball
No. 6 Thief River Falls ended the No. 7-seeded Lakers’ baseball season with a six-inning 14-4 victory in Ada to knock Detroit Lakes out of the Section 8AAA playoffs. DL took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on an unearned run by Andrew Dahl, who reached on an error and was brought...
June 2, 2016 - 8:39am
June 1, 2016
Jacks down Lakers in opening round
An eventful second inning helped lift the Bemidji High School baseball team to a 11-6 win over Detroit Lakes in the first round of the Section...
June 1, 2016 - 9:01am
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
Prowlers sweep DL baseball
Thief River Falls swept the Laker baseball team Thursday 4-3 in the opener and 4-3 in extra innings in the nightcap. The Prowlers won both games late. Landon Kruckeberg walked, took second and third base wild pitches and scored the game winner on a single to centerfield by Brendan...
May 27, 2016 - 10:28am
May 16, 2016
TENNIS: Lakers swept at home triangular
A shorthanded Laker boys tennis team dropped a pair of matches at home Saturday falling 7-0 to Thief River Falls and 5-2 to Fergus Falls. DL was playing without Conner Froke, Jon Richards, and Trey Seebold, all key players at the heart of DL’s success this season. “When you are...
May 16, 2016 - 11:40am
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
April 28, 2016
Laker track sweeps at TRF
Both Laker track teams finished in first place by comfortable margins at the Quentin Jones Invitational in Thief River Falls Tuesday. “Most of the teams at the meet were smaller schools with some very good individuals, but they definitely couldn't match the depth that we are able...
April 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2016
DL softball improves to 4-0
The Detroit Lakes softball team improved to 4-0 on the season with a road sweep of Bemidji and the host Prowlers in Thief River Falls Friday. The Lakers defeated Thief River Falls 6-3 in the opening game behind 13 strikeouts by pitcher Emma Maguire. Maguire did not issue a walk in...
April 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 14, 2016
Minnesota man charged with trying to light son, dirt bike and tractor on fire
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A Thief River Falls man is facing three felonies after police said he tried to set a tractor, a dirt bike and his...
April 14, 2016 - 8:41am
March 21, 2016
Prowlers capture third place at state
Section 8-3A champions Thief River Falls defeated Becker 56-42 to capture third-place at the Minnesota Girls State basketball tournament Saturday...
March 21, 2016 - 11:36am
March 5, 2016
Thief River Falls shuts down Lakers late to advance to section final
The No. 2-seeded Thief River Falls Prowlers advanced to the Minnesota Section 8AAA girls basketball championship game in a low-scoring victory...
March 5, 2016 - 10:10pm