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From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
BASKETBALL: DL win streak at five after nail-biter in Hawley
Freeman stars on shorthanded diving lineup at California Baptist
Area college track update
NCE/U-H takes down D-G-F on the road, 57-46
ULTRA snowmobile club membership meeting Jan. 25
'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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
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
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
February 22, 2016
Basketball: Alex sweeps Laker boys
The Alexandria boys basketball team swept the season series with Detroit Lakes on Thursday night as the Cardinals beat the Lakers 54-48. Alexandria led at halftime 23-22. DL struggled from long range making only two of 12 three-point attempts (17 percent). Jake Richter and Isaac Cihak...
February 22, 2016 - 10:11am
February 6, 2016
Strong second half gives Alex section win over Laker girls
The Alexandria girls basketball team avenged an early-season loss to Detroit Lakes in a battle of two of the best teams in the 8-3A field on...
February 6, 2016 - 12:09am
January 18, 2016
Hockey: Cardinals hand Laker girls 8-1 loss
Former Section 6A rivals Alexandria won for the third straight game defeating Detroit Lakes 8-1 in girls hockey Saturday in Alexandria. Hanah Hansen and Mari Wosepka each had three assists for the Cardinals. McKenna Ellingson and Alexis Heckert each scored twice. The Cardinals (13-5-1)...
January 18, 2016 - 10:51am
January 11, 2016
Jazz fifth, Kick seventh at Alexandria
The Detroit Lakes Jazz dance team placed fifth and the High Kick team finished in seventh place at Saturday’s Alexandria Invitational. “Really tough competition today but the Lakers performed really well and made improvements,” DL head coach Britton Ramsey said. The Jazz team...
January 11, 2016 - 11:17am
January 4, 2016
DL boys skiers fifth at Alex
Aaron Johnson placed 13th to lead the Laker boys Nordic Ski team to a fifth place finish in Alexandria at the 10K continuous pursuit invitational...
January 4, 2016 - 11:44am
December 19, 2015
Alexandria hands Detroit Lakes first loss of the season
Alexandria’s junior guard Robert Anderson put the Cardinals up for good on the 17th lead change of the game near the 10 minute mark of the...
December 19, 2015 - 10:27pm
December 4, 2015
Team effort gives Lakers season-opening victory over Cardinals
Abby Schramel scored a game-high 15 points off the bench to lead the Detroit Lakes girls basketball team to a 56-51 season-opening victory over...
December 4, 2015 - 10:48pm
November 20, 2015
Ellingson hat trick leads Alex over Laker girls
Alexandria freshman McKenna Ellingson recorded a hat trick and was the difference maker in a 5-2 Cardinals victory over the Lakers at Kent Freeman...
November 20, 2015 - 10:09am
October 28, 2015
Dyslexic student excels in school despite disability
Eric LeBrasseur is just a normal preteen boy. He attends Discovery Middle School in Alexandria, excels at math, plays tennis and football, and...
October 28, 2015 - 11:20am
July 26, 2015
Alexandria downs DL to advance to Sub-State title game
BEMIDJI -- Detroit Lakes threatened, but couldn’t catch Alexandria in a 5-2 loss Saturday, as Alex advanced to the American Legion Sub-State 14 baseball tournament championship game. No. 2 Alexandria took a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning when Noah Hittle hit two-run double to give...
July 26, 2015 - 9:33am
July 23, 2015
Man who terrorized Alexandria with armed robberies, sexual assaults sentenced to prison
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – A 29-year-old man, who terrorized the Alexandria community while committing a string of armed robberies and sexual assaults 16 months ago, has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison and officials pledged to keep an eye on him the rest of his life. Michael...
July 23, 2015 - 9:06am
July 9, 2015
Alexandria teen dies after contracting rare brain infection from lake
An Alexandria, Minn., teen has died after contracting a rare and severe brain infection while swimming in Lake Minnewaska in Pope County, according...
July 9, 2015 - 2:49pm
May 20, 2015
Cardinals eliminate Laker tennis team 6-1
The underdog Laker tennis team needed a perfect day to advance at Section 8AA subsection meet versus Alexandria. The Cardinals held the Lakers at bay winning 6-1 to advance and end the team portion of the DL season. Senior Alex Fondrick scored the lone victory for the Lakers...
May 20, 2015 - 10:33am
May 16, 2015
Fondrick and Howard pick up wins in losses to TRF and Alex
The Laker tennis team dropped a pair of home matches to Thief River Falls and Alexandria by matching scores of 6-1 Friday. Thief River Falls went 2-0 on the day defeating Alexandria for the fifth time this season. The Prowlers won a close match 4-3. Alex Fondrick and Caleb...
May 16, 2015 - 11:46am
April 30, 2015
Golf: Smith, Laker girls, on a roll
Laker junior Kate Smith has rattled off four consecutive medalist finishes and has only missed the top spot in one meet this year, a second place finish in the opening tournament of the season at Moorhead. Tuesday, Smith fired a 71 to win by four strokes over Minnewaska’s Jenna...
April 30, 2015 - 1:08pm