Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
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
Court backs Team Industries in injured worker case
Squirts capture home tournament title
Weber claims 120-pound title, Lakers fourth at Prowler Invite
Hibbert delivers dominant performance at Deadwood Snocross National
McFeely and Izzo recap Vikings loss in NFC Championship Game
Adam Thielen laments Vikings' inability to 'check the last box'
'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
Severe Weather Announcements (1)
October 27, 2016
The beauty within; Tamarac photo contest winners capture art
Jane Eastes of Battle Lake took the top honors in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge's 15th Annual Photography Contest. Winners were announced...
October 27, 2016 - 5:31am
October 9, 2016
Here's what's happening this week at the NYM Cultural Center
The Cultural Center in New York Mills is a busy place this week, with a variety of events on tap between now and next Sunday. First up is a free writing workshop at the NYM Senior Center on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. The workshop facilitator, Katherine Schaefer, is in...
October 9, 2016 - 5:00am
September 11, 2016
Cormorant art show winners announced
The cormorant area art club has announced the People's Choice Award winners from their annual art show. They are as follows: Grand prize winner...
September 11, 2016 - 5:00am
September 9, 2016
'I just keep creating': DL barber turns everyday objects into guitar art
"I just get obsessive compulsive over stuff," Richard Chelmo says as he holds up a guitar, which he has carved out and decorated. He says his...
September 9, 2016 - 9:45am
August 10, 2016
New Vikings stadium to showcase homegrown talent
The new Minnesota Vikings stadium is garnering a lot of compliments on its impressive beauty - beauty that is now being enhanced by some Detroit...
August 10, 2016 - 10:53am
July 6, 2016
Artist blossoms near Battle Lake
Forget watercolors, Mary Jo Wentz is having too much fun with alcohol inks. Her home studio on Blanche Lake (near Otter Tail Lake) holds an array...
July 6, 2016 - 11:55am
April 10, 2016
DL sculptor uses live model to teach students to create realistic portraits
Great art is not merely perfectly executed technique,” says artist Matthew Kindy in an open letter to his students that he handed out at the...
April 10, 2016 - 5:55am
March 9, 2016
Moorhead woman preserves history through ancient art of birch bark biting
Denise Lajimodiere is resurrecting a dying art. “It died out in my tribe,” the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa member said. “It’s almost...
March 9, 2016 - 5:10am
February 16, 2016
DL artist uses work to portray Native Americans in positive light
After entering her first foster home when she was just 22 months old, and being shunted around to 14 more foster homes before she turned 16,...
February 16, 2016 - 1:25pm
January 15, 2016
State Arts Board representative coming to DL Jan. 27 to discuss grant options
Interested in a $10,000 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Grant? A representative from MSAB will be at Detroit Lakes’ Historic Holmes Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 27 for both one-on-one and group sessions with local artists to discuss available grant opportunities and how to apply....
January 15, 2016 - 5:50am
January 2, 2016
LRAC to fund student art mentorships
Lake Region Arts Council is once again offering regional high school students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to be a “protégée artist.” The LRAC Artist Mentor program matches students with professional artists who will mentor the students for 15 hours this summer. Students...
January 2, 2016 - 5:30am
December 15, 2015
Local artist’s work featured at DL Library this month
Though she has worked as a professional artist and photographer in places like Seattle, San Francisco, New York and even Alaska, Rebecca Raymond’s...
December 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
Holmes Art Show kicks off Thursday
It's an arts extravaganza that has served as the unofficial kickoff to the holiday season in Detroit Lakes every year since 2004. The 2015...
November 15, 2015 - 5:15am
November 6, 2015
Lake Region Arts Council now accepting applications for Artist Mentor Grants
Students, would you like a grant valued at $600 to study your art? Students in grades 9-11 who reside in the 9-county region served by Lake Region Arts Council have an opportunity to apply for an Artist Mentor Grant from now through Feb. 1, 2016. Grants are available in all...
November 6, 2015 - 5:55am
October 14, 2015
The benefits of public art can vary
Everyone has seen examples of public art: A mural on the side of a downtown building, a statue on the lawn of a library or a government building, a wood carving in the lobby of a bank. It can serve a variety of purposes, from fundraising to advertising to rallying public support...
October 14, 2015 - 12:49pm