Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
Tags: Detroit Lakes
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
April 9, 2013
Pilot killed in crash wasn't rated to fly in fog
Duluth pilot Kevin Ferris, who died in a small-plane crash after flying into fog in northwestern Minnesota on March 29, did not have the instrument rating recommended for the weather conditions forecast for his destination of Moorhead, Minn., according to a federal transportation...
April 9, 2013 - 9:30am
February 7, 2013
Morning crash at major PR intersection stalls traffic, buses, causes no injuries
A crash Thursday morning at a major intersection west of Park Rapids snarled commuter traffic to and from Detroit Lakes and slowed school bus...
February 7, 2013 - 9:30am
October 18, 2012
Alleged drunken driver charged with felonies in fiery Highway 75 crash last week
MOORHEAD - An arrest warrant has been issued for a Minot, N.D., woman who faces felony charges for allegedly causing a fiery crash on Highway 75 north of Moorhead last week that injured an elderly couple and herself. According to a complaint filed with the charges, the driver was...
October 18, 2012 - 12:02pm
May 29, 2012
Three hurt in broadside collision near Dent
Three people were injured in a broadside crash today near Dent. The accident occurred when a 2003 Chevy Malibu, northbound on Otter Tail County Road 125, went through a stop sign at the Highway 108 junction. The Malibu was hit broadside by a 1997 Plymouth passenger van traveling...
May 29, 2012 - 3:17pm
April 30, 2012
Rollover on West Lake Sallie sends three to emergency room
Two accidents involving young people were reported in Becker County on Saturday. At 6:15 p.m. three young men were injured when their vehicle left the roadway and rolled on West Lake Sallie Drive. Nicholas Paulson, 22, of rural Detroit Lakes, Aaron Kalberer, 20, of rural Detroit...
April 30, 2012 - 10:40am
July 5, 2010
Motorcyclist seriously injured after vehicle runs over him on Hwy 10 east of Moorhead
A collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle east of Moorhead early today remains under investigation. Pour Naderi, 24, of Fargo, and Michael Nelson, 55, of Dilworth, were traveling westbound on Highway 10 at the intersection of Highway 9, about 10 miles east of Moorhead. According...
July 5, 2010 - 12:40pm
June 18, 2010
Bemidji woman injured in crash near Battle Lake
A Bemidji woman was injured in a broadside accident Friday afternoon near Battle Lake. The accident was reported at 1:39 p.m. at Highway 210 and Highway 78. Sherry L. Tucker, 61, of Bemidji was transported by Ringdahl Ambulance to Lake Region Hospital with non life-threatening...
June 18, 2010 - 10:46pm
May 28, 2010
Frazee man injured in Wednesday crash
A Frazee man was injured Wednesday evening after his pickup truck clipped the rear end of a car parked on the shoulder of Highway 87, went into the ditch, and rolled. The 1998 Chevrolet pickup was driven by Chad A. Englehart, 31, who suffered non life-threatening injuries, according...
May 28, 2010 - 3:54pm
April 8, 2009
Fatal crashes under investigation by Patrol
Unbelted motorists represented seven of the last 10 traffic fatalities in March, The following unbelted fatal crashes remain under investigation by the State Patrol: March 2 at 5:19 p.m., Hwy. 53 in St. Louis County -- Donald Anderson, 72, of Duluth, was the passenger in a...
April 8, 2009 - 11:01am
February 25, 2009
Woman drives into Crookston bus
A woman drove a vehicle into a Crookston school bus Tuesday after school, injuring her self but not the six kids on board the bus. A dispatcher in the Polk County Sheriff's Office said the woman failed to yield and drove into the bus about 4 p.m. in Crookston. The woman was taken...
February 25, 2009 - 8:46am
February 20, 2009
Judge's ruling pending in bus crash that killed Pelican Rapids girl
A judge is expected to decide soon whether to allow charges against a bus driver for a fatal crash to move forward. Loren Ernst, 69, of Moorhead was charged of criminal vehicular homicide, criminal vehicular injury and criminal vehicular operation. However, his attorney has contested...
February 20, 2009 - 8:52am
February 19, 2009
Fatal crash in Pennington County this morning
GRAND FORKS - One person was killed this morning in a two-vehicle crash north of Gully, Minn., according to the Pennington County Sheriff's Office. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol and Oklee, Minn., Ambulance responded to the crash at about 5 a.m. today. No...
February 19, 2009 - 2:24pm
February 11, 2009
Minor injuries in head-on crash
An Audubon resident suffered minor injuries and an Ogema man apparently escaped injury in a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on Highway 59 south of Westbury. Megan J. Ekeren, 18, of Audubon was southbound on Highway 59 in a 1999 Honda Accord when she lost control of the car...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Man accused of driving under the influence in fatal Hubbard County crash makes initial appearance
PARK RAPIDS - Robert McGrath made an initial appearance Tuesday on two vehicular homicide charges stemming from a fatal highway accident last...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 25, 2009
Alcohol suspected as factor in fatal head-on crash near Nevis
A Hitterdal man died and a Minneapolis man is in critical condition following a head-on collision east of Park Rapids Wednesday afternoon. Both...
January 25, 2009 - 12:00am