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Resignation under fire: Pelican Rapids coach accused of sexual misconduct quits district job after school reopens investigation
Five charged in DL parking lot assault
Minnesota man faces 11th charge of driving while intoxicated
Happenings in the lakes area
Red Wing duo goes low; Lakers fourth at Alex Invite
Justesen leads Laker boys at Ridges
Lions name Twigg as next head football coach
Sundown bowling league celebrates season
Laker softball remains unbeaten in road sweep
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
Eagles give $300 to Food Pantry
Area students are excelling academically at colleges across MN, N.D.
Area students earn academic honors
friends & neighbors
Sanford investing over $100M to make Roger Maris Cancer Center in Fargo a 'destination' for treatment
Detroit Lakes hotel named best of AmericInn
HOMe offers to help homebuyers
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
The Pinke Post: How Vergas Hardware and this column are related
Miranda Lambert, Elle King, more to play the Fargodome
Patrick Scully is Walt Whitman April 18 in Wadena
Country superstar Chris Janson coming to Shooting Star Friday
Sneaky cents: Parents say finances can be impacted by children's 'Fortnite' spending and threats from hackers
Police chief orders ‘Pokemon’ to go as players create hazards at Minn. fairgrounds
The Family of
Boyd and Ruby Sharp
Abigail Mae Staab
Essentia Health St. Mary's births
Area students achieve academic honors
Gerald D. Galbrecht
Margaret J. Bellefeuille
Coleman A. Nordhausen
Letter: We need more plug-ins for electric cars in Detroit Lakes
Letter: USMCA provides the lift that Minnesota soybean farmers need
Sen. Utke explains why he skipped DL forum
Creative? Want to raise your I.Q.? Let's talk toothpicks
Guest Editorial: End the secrecy and release federal BWCA study
DNR seeks input about deer seasons, changes for youth deer, wild turkey and trapping seasons
Laabs column: Even hardcore ice angers are now done for the season
It gets interesting when squirrels try to beat 'squirrel-proof' feeders
Ravens are among the smartest of birds
Catching the end of the walleye season at Rainy River
'A really cool situation': College student Laker alums create scholarships for new grads
'I'm a good person': Schizophrenia has turned Kyle Larson's life upside down
'It's just something you deal with': Erika Gilsdorf, creator of the 'Inside Out' campaign, talks about her experience with OCD
'Not just sadness': Depression has many faces for DL grad Jessica Ekholm
'A constant companion': Anxiety is a daily reality for Kristina Story
Polar Fest 2019
Breaking boards and swinging swords: Martial arts Break-A-Thon raises $2,200
A Chocolate Fantasy: Museum fundraiser was a hit with Polar Fest-ers
Cold molds: Snow sculptures a sight to see at City Park
Oodles of noodles: Hundreds had a (meat) ball at Polar-ific Spaghetti Dinner
Deuces Wild returns to Holmes Theatre stage Saturday
April 23, 2019
Minnesota boys to be allowed on high school dance teams
ST. PAUL -- Boys will be allowed to compete on Minnesota high school dance teams beginning next school year. The Minnesota State High School...
April 23, 2019 - 11:27am
No Mercy X returns to Detroit Lakes May 18
Driller Promotions makes a highly-anticipated return to beautiful Detroit Lakes and Kent Freeman Arena Saturday, May 18 bringing mixed martial...
April 23, 2019 - 8:26am
April 16, 2019
Class of 2019 sends 12 athletes to collegiate level
The Detroit Lakes Class of 2018-19 celebrated a dozen athletes playing at the collegiate level next fall at a ceremony recognizing those commitments...
April 16, 2019 - 7:41am
April 11, 2019
Ship Shape League celebrates bowling season
The Sinking Mermaid team captured the bowling championship of the Ship Shape League to polish off the 2018-19 season. Members of the team were:...
April 11, 2019 - 2:37pm
April 6, 2019
Detroit Lakes to host strength and conditioning clinic April 27 at M State
Faster, higher, stronger: The motto of Olympic athletes the world over has expanded over the years to encompass all forms of athletic competition....
April 6, 2019 - 8:00pm
April 5, 2019
DL collegiate commitment celebration April 15
The Detroit Lakes Activity Department will be hosting an event to recognize and celebrate Laker activity participants who have committed to participate...
April 5, 2019 - 9:06am
MSHSL announces section realignments for next two seasons
Fergus Falls' rivalry takes a hit with Otters moving down a class in multiple sports
April 5, 2019 - 8:03am
March 23, 2019
DL Bowling Association hosts youth tournaments
Youth bowling tournaments in three divisions were sponsored by the Detroit Lakes Bowling Association in late January. The tournaments were held...
March 23, 2019 - 6:37am
March 5, 2019
Area College Update - Johnson looking for repeat All-American performance
Other updates: Ryan Bruggeman, Brady Bellefeuille, Molly Lyngaas, Jon Richards, Sydney Prussia
March 5, 2019 - 9:40am
March 4, 2019
Koshnick runner-up at Birkebeiner
Dr. Robert Koshnick of Detroit Lakes recently completed his 33rd American Birkebeiner cross country skiing race Saturday, Feb 23. Koshnick finished...
March 4, 2019 - 10:53am
February 26, 2019
Lakes Area Boxing working with new crop of fighters
Holt to come out of retirement for March fight; No Mercy 10 returns to Kent Freeman Arena May 18.
February 26, 2019 - 10:02am
February 18, 2019
Frazee jazz third, kick fifth at state dance
The defending champion Frazee Fly Girls dance teams were dethroned but made the finals in both disciplines with the jazz team placing third and...
February 18, 2019 - 8:28pm
February 14, 2019
Local teams fare well at Vern Turner Bonspiel
One of the many events that kick off Polar Fest in town is the Vern Turner Memorial Bonspiel at the Lakes Curling Club. The curling tournament...
February 14, 2019 - 1:10pm
February 13, 2019
Lakes Area Boxers competing in Wadena Saturday
Central Minnesota Boxing presents Golden Gloves action Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena. Lakes Area...
February 13, 2019 - 9:17am
February 12, 2019
Defending state champion Fly Girls sweep Dance sections
The defending Class A state champion Frazee Fly Girls jazz and high kick dance teams swept the Section 4A championships Saturday, Feb. 9 in Wadena...
February 12, 2019 - 9:40am