Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
'Change in 24' raises funds for patients battling cancer
Charge dismissed against teen who left fake bomb in Peoples Park
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addictions
Crime & Accidents
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Raiders, Greyhounds to meet for Fosston holiday title
Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Helen C. Erickson
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
December 7, 2016
Feds tighten restrictions on meds for farm animals
Since antibiotics came into general use in the 1930s and 1940s, they have been widely available to American farmers to use on their livestock at their discretion. Until now, antibiotics for food animals have been easily obtained at feed stores, fleet supply stores or online. Farmers...
December 7, 2016 - 5:00pm
Local legislators favor special session to deal with healthcare premium crisis
If there's one thing our local legislators on both sides of the political aisle can agree on, it's that something needs to be done about healthcare...
December 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 5, 2016
Trump supports completion of Dakota Access Pipeline
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump supports the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota, his spokesman said on Monday, Dec. 5, when...
December 5, 2016 - 2:50pm
Feds won't grant permission to finish controversial pipeline
WASHINGTON — A long-awaited decision issued Sunday, Dec. 4, denies an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it does not mean an...
December 5, 2016 - 8:42am
November 30, 2016
Upset over paintings, Dayton walks out of meeting
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton walked out of a meeting he chairs Tuesday, Nov. 29, over a battle about whether Civil War paintings should hang...
November 30, 2016 - 10:10am
November 29, 2016
Supply deliveries to protest camp could be fined
BISMARCK — Vehicles delivering supplies to the Dakota Access Protest camp could be subject to a $1,000 fine per the governor's emergency...
November 29, 2016 - 3:03pm
September 23, 2016
Early voting has started in Minnesota, among first in the nation
Election Day is more than a month away but the voting was already underway Friday, as Minnesota kicked off its first presidential cycle where...
September 23, 2016 - 11:40am
September 17, 2016
Farmers losing faith in Dayton: DNR commissioner meets with Becker County officials
Gov. Mark Dayton has lost trust with farmers and will have to work hard to restore it. That was the message Becker County Board Chairman Barry Nelson had for DNR commissioner Tom Landwehr during a meeting earlier this month with Becker County officials. Farmers were not happy when...
September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 9, 2016
Minnesota Democrats say they have case to get Trump's name off ballot
Democrats have sued to get Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's name removed from Minnesota ballots. The suit claims the Minnesota...
September 9, 2016 - 8:59am
August 31, 2016
The cost of the Epipen increase
There's a cost that comes with the 450 percent increase in the price of EpiPens. Parents worry that they won't be able to afford their child's medication. They drive to pharmacies miles away from their homes just to get the best deal on EpiPens. School nurses watch as families weigh...
August 31, 2016 - 10:10am
Farmers irked with Dayton; Ag Organizations say they want more input
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last...
August 31, 2016 - 10:08am
August 27, 2016
Political campaign signs not permitted on state highway rights of way
Placement of campaign and other advertising signage on any highway rights of way is not allowed under state law, reminds the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
August 24, 2016
Peterson lauds USDA for move to help dairy farmers and provide cheese to poor
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, Ranking Member of the House Agriculture Committee, fully supports a USDA plan to purchase surplus cheese for donation to food banks and extend the deadline for farmers to enroll in the dairy Margin Protection Program. The move follows letters from Peterson...
August 24, 2016 - 10:29am
Soaring cost of vital EpiPens has Klobuchar calling for investigation
In light of dramatic price increases for EpiPen packs, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has called for the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Mylan Pharmaceuticals for possible antitrust violations. Despite stable manufacturing costs, Mylan Pharmaceuticals has increased the price for...
August 24, 2016 - 10:25am
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act and won in a federal district...
August 24, 2016 - 10:23am