Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
PHOTOS: Brief Tornado Touchdown In Barnes County Today
The fascinating world of dragonflies and damselflies
Zebra mussels found in lakes near Vergas, Alexandria
Upcoming fair fun for all
Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Kody Lefebvre struck out 11 Bandits and Parker Hanson made a stellar defensive play and launched a home run to lead No. 4 Detroit Lakes Post...
July 22, 2016 - 10:42am
July 18, 2016
Coon Rapids takes pitcher’s duel over Post 15
Post 15’s Parker Hanson and Dan Mathews of Coon Rapids battled on the mound with Post 334 winning 3-1 in an even ball game Saturday during...
July 18, 2016 - 2:11pm
July 16, 2016
Strong start to Water Carnival tourney for Post 15
Detroit Lakes Post 15 opened Water Carnival tournament play with an 8-0 mercy rule five inning victory over Clearwater/Annandale Friday afternoon...
July 16, 2016 - 9:42am
February 24, 2016
DL teenager in American Legion oratorical finals
Auroura Eckberg, daughter of Ron and Sarah Eckberg and Detroit Lakes High School senior, represented the Ninth District at the Department of Minnesota Finals Oratorical Contest in Anoka on Feb. 20. The regional contest was held at Minnesota Veterans Home, Fergus Falls on Jan. 30....
February 24, 2016 - 2:44pm
November 20, 2015
Local Legion honors teachers
The American Legion and Auxiliary hosted its 46th annual Teachers Tea on Monday, Nov. 16. The theme of the tea, which celebrates American Education Week, was “Great Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” All current and retired public and parochial school personnel...
November 20, 2015 - 5:55am
February 4, 2015
Top Legion officer on PTSD, suicide
The national commander of the American Legion visited Detroit Lakes Monday afternoon to speak to a crowd of over 100 local Legion members about...
February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
February 1, 2015
Minnesota veterans groups fight to stay together
The recent closing of the American Legion Club in Bemidji surprised some veterans in the area, even though they also are experiencing the struggle...
February 1, 2015 - 7:30am
December 4, 2014
American Legion hosts successful Teachers Tea
On Nov. 17, the American Legion and Auxiliary hosted their 45th annual Teachers Tea, celebrating American Education Week. The theme for Education Week was Great Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” All current and retired public and parochial school personnel were...
December 4, 2014 - 7:30am
March 11, 2009
Legion Jr. Auxiliary taught history of flag
March 11, 2009 - 11:08am
February 4, 2009
Callaway Liquor Store takes advantage of tribal smoking, gaming
The statewide smoking ban that took effect on Oct. 1, 2007 has hit some bars around the area hard. But not the on-sale portion of the Callaway...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 3, 2008
Post 15 bids adieu to season after loss to Moorhead
FERGUS FALLS - Kyle Van Dyke tossed a two-hit shutout and also homered as Moorhead defeated Detroit Lakes 10-0 in the championship game of the Minnesota Division I, District 9 American Legion baseball tournament on Saturday. Tyler Schlotfeldt and Sam Grantham each had three hits...
August 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 2, 2008
Detroit Lakes posts win over East Grand Forks on Friday night
FERGUS FALLS - The Detroit Lakes American Legion baseball team is still in the Region Nine tournament after beating East Grand Forks 12-2 in a must-win game Friday night. The game was called after seven innings because of the 10-run rule. It was a bitter-sweet ending for EGF coach...
August 2, 2008 - 9:00am
August 1, 2008
Post 15 stays alive with win in Region Nine tournament
FERGUS FALLS - A near-deadly accident in the fourth inning of Detroit Lakes' Post 15 American Legion game against Thief River Falls today turned everyone's thoughts away from playing for a moment. Luckily for Zach Sorenson, the Thief River Falls catcher who took a foul tip to his...
August 1, 2008 - 4:45pm