Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
It's a mystery: Bronze Star earned by DL man in WWII found at gun show
'I will never let our town forget': Soldier and boy who 'knew every foot' of DL streets is remembered
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Nielsen 22nd at NCAA West prelims
Busker, Lakers head to postseason with win in Bemidji
Raider runners qualify for section track
Frazee wrestlers aid VFW with holiday flags at Oak Grove
Parsons, Lormis repeat all-conference performances
Honoring our heroes on Memorial Day
Column: Big winners, big losers
Turning back the pages
Ehnerts celebrate 50 years together
Yliniemi is UMC's Student Volunteer of the Year
Friends & Neighbors
Okeson named Director of Nursing for Emmanuel Nursing Home
Food waste is money down the drain
MN gas prices up two cents
DL Public Utilities earns Reliable Public Power Provider designation
Outlet Graphics has new graphic designer
Make your summer vacation plans with library's help
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, other acts headed to Fargo later this year
Local chef publishes culinary memoir
Column: There's nothing quite like a fresh-grilled burger...
Victor M. Lindstrom
Dale Wayne Fagerlie
Marcella O. Jernberg
Florence I. Gilbertson
Neil L. Edwards
Sen. Amy Klobuchar column: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Remember to look around at the hurting heros among us
Lynn Hummel column: Everybody needs a Bud
Letter: Bad time to cut opioid drug prevention program
Letter: More than just a three-day weekend
Blane Klemek column: Starlings and sparrows both play to win
Conditions prime for nice bass bite opening weekend
Getting squirrely: Be creative in keeping critters out of bird feeders
Walleye opener dubbed a 'big success'
Blane Klemek column: Minnesota wouldn't be the same without haunting call of the loon
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
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes Walmart cleared after alleged bomb threat
January 16, 2014
Hearing set in minor sex abuse case
A Monday court hearing for the Detroit Lakes man accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl has been rescheduled for Feb. 18. Samuel Charles Baxa, 27, of 525 Washington Ave., Apt. 21, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony counts of...
January 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Fargo customers file lawsuit against Target; suit one of many filed in wake of data leak
FARGO – A lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court here seeks class action status and damages from Target Corp. on behalf of what it says could be thousands of North Dakota shoppers whose personal and financial information were stolen by hackers in the retailer’s recent security...
January 16, 2014 - 8:13am
January 15, 2014
Arrest warrant issued for assault of brother
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Ponsford man on the felony charge of third degree assault after he failed to make his first scheduled appearance Monday in Becker County District Court. Robin Dean Heinonen, 44, of 28138 490th Ave., Ponsford, was charged in connection with...
January 15, 2014 - 8:00pm
Hearing held Monday for murder, arson suspect
The Ponsford-area man accused of setting the Dec. 29 house fire that led to the death of his girlfriend appeared in Becker County District Court Monday afternoon. Charles James Jones, 48, has been charged with two counts of second degree murder and one count of first degree arson. He...
January 15, 2014 - 11:00am
Teen says stepmom beat him with broom in Grand Forks child abuse case
A high school sophomore testified Tuesday in a Grand Forks felony trial that his stepmother hit him with a broom last May, leaving welts on his head and red marks on his shoulders. He said she wrongly believed his stepsister’s story that he refused to clean his room as ordered. The...
January 15, 2014 - 8:17am
January 13, 2014
Deer River man sentenced to 26 years for killing girlfriend
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - A Deer River man was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty Friday to second-degree murder in his girlfriend’s killing. Eugene Nason, 50, pleaded guilty in Itasca County District Court. The court imposed a sentence, consistent with the Minnesota sentencing...
January 13, 2014 - 8:45am
January 12, 2014
Minnesota sues Edina debt firm over interest charges
For Jennifer Dahlke of Minneapolis, what started out as $2,073 worth of overdraft-related debt turned into a $4,312 nightmare that wouldn’t go away. On Wednesday, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed suit against Bradstreet and Associates, an Edina-based debt collection...
January 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
January 10, 2014
Apple did not violate Google patent, says U.S. Appeals Court
WASHINGTON - Apple Inc does not use patented technology owned by Google unit Motorola Mobility in making its iPhones, an appeals court said on...
January 10, 2014 - 12:30pm
January 7, 2014
Suspect to plead guilty in Montevideo weapons case
MINNEAPOLIS -- With his trial less than a week away, accused bomb-maker Buford "Bucky" Rogers has apparently reached a deal with federal prosecutors and will plead guilty. A change-of-plea hearing has been set for Friday, but the case docket doesn't say what he'll plead guilty...
January 7, 2014 - 9:15pm
United Arab Emirates to release Minnesota man jailed for video
WOODBURY, Minn. -- A former Woodbury man who was jailed overseas for posting a comedic YouTube video will be released this week, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Shezanne “Shez” Cassim’s parody, “Ultimate Combat System: Deadly Satwa Gs,” landed him in a maximum security prison...
January 7, 2014 - 8:52pm
January 3, 2014
Police forward case on reporter to prosecutors
Moorhead police have forwarded the case of a Valley News Live reporter, who entered three area elementary schools without permission last month, to county prosecutors to decide whether to file a criminal charge. On Dec. 11, reporter Mellaney Moore wore a hidden camera as she walked...
January 3, 2014 - 2:11pm
January 2, 2014
Former principal in Warren, Minn., accused of assault
The former principal and athletic director at Warren-Alvarado-Oslo High School in Warren, Minn., appeared in court this week on four felony counts...
January 2, 2014 - 9:00am
December 31, 2013
Update: Murder charges filed in Ponsford death
A Ponsford man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson in the death of a woman who lived...
December 31, 2013 - 5:08pm
December 27, 2013
Man who recorded girl changing clothes gets prison time
HIBBING, Minn. – A Chisholm man who admitted recording an underage girl changing clothes and posting images and video on a pornographic website will serve at least eight months in prison. Derrick Allen Mart, 24, also will be on probation for seven years, and any violations of...
December 27, 2013 - 8:30am
Morris principal facing criminal sexual conduct charges
MORRIS – Morris Area High School Principal Craig Peterson has been charged with four felony counts of criminal sexual conduct after allegedly...
December 27, 2013 - 8:15am