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Every dog has his day in court, in New Jersey
Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen
Driver impatience leads to train collisions
Students injured when truck, school bus collide near Renville, Minn.
Woman dead after three-vehicle accident near Buffalo, Minn.
MSU-Mankato players expected to return to practice Friday
Timberwolves, Adelman to part; went 97-133 with team
Mankato football players refuse to practice for reinstated coach
Homers carry Lakers to 2-0 start to season
DL picks up first ‘W’
In the Zone
Family favorite brightens up Easter morning
Lutheran church hosting Spring Rally
Social Security: Children do not need to live in same home to get Social Security benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Butzer on dean’s list at UM-Twin Cities
Friends & Neighbors
This year’s festival in Vergas even included maple syrup milkshakes
State tournament brings a thousand archers to Detroit Lakes
2014 Spring Laker Book
Brian's Beer Brew
Local archer given lifetime achievement award
Minnesota deer-feeding effort all but over
Brad Laabs: Use caution on ice; get ready for open water
Blane Klemek: The American crow is one of the smartest wild birds
Bear hunt application deadline is May 2
Hospice heads to Hwy 10
Sign-ups begin for USDA disaster relief
Otter Tail Power gets new president/COO
Spanky’s hires new general manager
Reining in the cost of prom
State roads are slip sliding away
Lynn Hummel: Early morning fog makes the imagination run wild
Transportation is a non-partisan issue in greater Minnesota
DL should help, not hinder downtown businesses
A low health ranking for Becker County
Cantus coming to Wadena April 23
‘Long Live the 80s’ set for Fargo May 17
Cash tribute set May 6
Danell Haspel: Last chance to file income taxes!
New exhibit at NYM Cultural Center
June 11, 2013
Laker boys' golf trails Staples-Motley by five strokes after first round
Looking for their third Class 2A state championship in a row, the Detroit Lakes boys’ golf team will once again have to grind it out on day...
sports / State Tournaments
June 11, 2013 - 4:19pm
May 7, 2013
Thielen officially signs with Minnesota Vikings
After being invited to try out for the Minnesota Vikings last week during the team’s rookie mini-camp at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Detroit Lakes’ native Adam Thielen has a new job. Thielen took a physical for the Minnesota Vikings Monday and signed a contract with the...
sports / College Sports
May 7, 2013 - 11:03am
March 13, 2013
Laker girls basketball wrap-up
The evolution of the Detroit Lakes girls’ basketball team throughout the 2012-13 season heavily tilted on the defensive side of the court, as the Lakers finished as the fourth-best defense in Class 3A by giving up 43.3 points per game. The Laker’s slow-paced game stifled...
March 13, 2013 - 12:02pm
March 8, 2013
Otters clamp down on Lakers in playoff opener
It was the depth of the Fergus Falls bench which unfolded the Detroit Lakes boys’ basketball team’s plans of upsetting the top-seeded Otters Wednesday in the first round of the Section 8-3A playoffs. The Lakers were able to keep close tabs on the Otter’s top two leading scorers...
sports / State Tournaments
March 8, 2013 - 2:34pm
March 6, 2013
DL swimmers clinch state meet goals
The goal of racing all four events in the finals was reached by the Detroit Lakes boys’ swimming team, as senior Carter Krengel added one more cherry on top of a strong season. The Lakers notched spots in the consolation finals in all four of their events, including Krengel’s...
March 6, 2013 - 2:02pm
Laker State Wrestling: Baker and Jackson each take 6th
Out of the hundreds of wrestlers who reside in Class 2A in Minnesota, the Detroit Lakes Lakers can boast they have a pair in the top 10 in their respective weight classes. Senior Zach Baker (138 pounds) and sophomore Parker Jackson (145) each placed in the state meet Friday and Saturday...
sports / State Tournaments
March 6, 2013 - 1:54pm
March 1, 2013
Girls basketball playoffs: DL falls to TRF 38-26 in Section 8-3A
Playing against each other for the third time of the season, there were no surprises to be had in the Section 8-3A first round of the playoffs between No. 3 Detroit Lakes and No. 2 Thief River Falls. What resulted was a defensive struggle, as each team failed to reach 40 points,...
March 1, 2013 - 5:02pm
Boys basketball: Lakers dominate Staples-Motley, 81-46 Thursday
The Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team came out of the locker room hot, and stayed hot in a dominating 81-46 win against Staples-Motley Thursday night in Staples. "We came out with a lot of energy and jumped on them 6-0 right away, forcing them to take a time out," said head coach...
March 1, 2013 - 4:58pm
Lakers qualify for consolation finals in all 4 events
MINNEAPOLIS - The season was extended by one day for all the Detroit Lakes state qualifiers, as each advanced to the finals Saturday inside the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. Laker senior Carter Krengel made the finals in all four of his events, including his individual...
March 1, 2013 - 4:53pm
February 27, 2013
Laker Wrestling: DL trio take different paths to state
Three different paths to the Class 2A state individual meet were taken by three different Detroit Lakes wrestlers during the Section 8-2A tournament...
February 27, 2013 - 12:28pm
State Swim Preview: DL will take part in 4 state events
The Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving team will have solid representation at the Class 1A state meet Friday and Saturday inside the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. Senior Carter Krengel filled his bill by qualifying for state in all four of his events, while DL will...
February 27, 2013 - 12:25pm
DL boys' hoops take 2 in a row
Snapping a three-game losing streak, the Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team strung together two wins in a row to climb back to .500 with a record of 12-12. The home season finale ushered the Laker seniors out in style, as DL dominated visiting Mid-State foe Wadena-Deer Creek 84-53....
February 27, 2013 - 12:24pm
Good experiences all around for three Laker gymnasts
The Class 1A state gymnastics meet Saturday was just the tip of the iceberg of what the Detroit Lakes gymnastics team has in store for the next several years. Three Lakers competed in the individual state meet Saturday inside the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion and for...
February 27, 2013 - 12:19pm
February 22, 2013
DL Boys Basketball: Lakers hang with No. 2 Nuggets, but fall late
It was raining three-pointers for the Detroit Lakes boys' basketball team, as they pushed the Class 2A No. 2 ranked Hawley Nuggets to their limits inside Ralph Anderson Gym Thursday. Sinking 12 shots from beyond the three-point arc, the Lakers ran with the potent Nuggets for much...
February 22, 2013 - 3:50pm
There are many factors which go into winning a basketball game, but there is one consistent aspect which keeps a team in the hunt - defense....
February 22, 2013 - 3:36pm