Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Two-car crash sends four to the hospital
BNSF crossing in DL closed until Tuesday afternoon
New roundabout on Hwy 59 partially opens
Laker Prep Preschool to host book fair
A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Labine leaves three-decade legacy with DL track and field
Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
Lamoureux Named Force Associate Head Coach
The 10th annual Youth Golf series begins June 29
GOLF: Laker Open registration available online
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Ronald L. Brett
Richard P. Molstre
Rick "Joey" Lynch
Jerome (Jerry) Thielen
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
October 16, 2016
'I think we can do better'; City, county candidates speak out on local issues at forum
The lack of contested races in this year's city council and county board elections was mentioned several times by candidates for those positions...
October 16, 2016 - 5:40am
July 26, 2012
Feds target downtown Duluth head shop
Handcuffed patrons of the Last Place on Earth were questioned by police in front of the downtown Duluth counterculture shop Wednesday. They...
July 26, 2012 - 9:16am
November 18, 2011
Duluth City Hall sets deadline for Occupy encampment
No movement in talks could mean the end of the Occupy movement in Duluth. Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said in a news conference Thursday afternoon...
November 18, 2011 - 9:20am
October 7, 2011
Norwegian king, queen due in Duluth a week from Monday
Irene Raimo was a 14-year-old among the cheering crowds in Oslo, Norway, on June 7, 1945, when the royal family, including 8-year-old Prince Harald, returned from exile after World War II. On Oct. 17, she'll again see Harald -- now King Harald V -- and Queen Sonja when they come...
October 7, 2011 - 9:03am
February 18, 2011
Akeley council discusses impact of Highway 34 construction on town for canine certification in Park Rapids in July
The Akeley Council learned plans are complete for the Highway 34 construction project that will extend from the east side of Park Rapids to Akeley, with bid letting to be April 22 and construction expected to begin in mid-June. Phil Bergem, a design engineer with the Minnesota Department...
February 18, 2011 - 11:02am
January 23, 2009
City building permit values decline in 2008
Welcome to the recession. The city of Detroit Lakes reports that building permits dropped dramatically from 2007 to 2008 for both housing and...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Warren puts city clerk on paid leave during investigation
The city of Warren, Minn., placed its clerk/treasurer, the top city employee, on paid administrative leave Wednesday during an investigation...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
After lengthy balloting, Sukke edges out Przybilla for seat on Detroit Lakes City Council
After six votes, Madalyn Sukke was named alderman at large for Detroit Lakes City Council. The position, which will be up for re-election...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 7, 2008
Think your taxes are high? It could be worse if you lived in...
If you think Alexandria's taxes are way too high, here's a tiny bit of comfort: It's worse in similar-sized cities around the state. According to information from the League of Minnesota Cities, Alexandria's tax rate is the third lowest among 20 cities with populations ranging from...
December 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Haarstick re-elected as Vergas mayor; Flateland upset in council race
Vergas' mayor will remain, but the council will see change. Mayoral incumbent Dean Haarstick faced newcomer Tracey Buhl, and city council incumbent Myles Flateland was challenged by Kevin Zitzow and Paul Pinke. There were two seats open on the council. "What this election showed,...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Brenk is DL's new mayor; Marks Erickson elected to council along with incumbents
After 30-plus year under the direction of Mayor Larry Buboltz, the city of Detroit Lakes will see a new leader when Matt Brenk takes over as...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
DL city candidates talk downtown development, convention center, other city issues at forum
People gathered in the Minnesota Community & Technical College Tuesday evening to hear from the Detroit Lakes mayor and aldermen candidates. During the Lakes Area League of Women Voters-sponsored forum, the three mayor candidates faced off first, followed by council candidates...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 28, 2008
'Crush the rush' effort may continue next year -- Imholte unhappy with DNR
Thinking 20 volunteers would be a success, organizers were more than pleased when 50 volunteers showed up Friday, Sept. 19, to help remove flowering rush along the Detroit Lakes city beach area. "We had a broad, cross-section of the community down there," Bruce Imholte said. He...
September 28, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Lots of candidates to battle in local school, city races
Filing closed Tuesday for school board and city council races, bringing a number of election contests to the Nov.
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Filing opens Tuesday for city, school board races
Filing for office opens Tuesday and runs through Sept. 9 for area city and school board elections. In Detroit Lakes, the terms of Mayor Larry Buboltz and aldermen G.L.
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am