Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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
February 14, 2017
Officers make arrests minutes after Valentine’s morning robbery at Orton’s
A clerk at Orton’s Convenience Store in Audubon reported being robbed by two males wielding knives just after 1 a.m. on Valentine’s Day. The clerk was not injured, but the males fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash and various convenience store goods, according to...
February 14, 2017 - 11:11am
February 10, 2017
Bus assistant charged with molesting six students
WOODBURY, Minn. — A school bus assistant is accused of molesting six young students who rode a bus serving preschool and special needs...
February 10, 2017 - 10:51am
February 9, 2017
Crime & Accidents
Monday, Jan. 16 At 1:18 p.m. a gun was stolen from the 400 block of Andrews Avenue in Detroit Lakes. At 1:21 p.m. coats, with car keys in the pockets, were stolen from a residence on the 800 block of Washington Avenue. At 2:28 p.m. a snowmobile caught fire one Highway 34. The driver...
February 9, 2017 - 5:00am
February 8, 2017
Letter: Victimized Once Again
I have worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and adults and children with severe and persistent mental illnesses for over 30 years. I have provided services as a job trainer in our community for 17 of those years. Things have come a long way for this population since...
February 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 7, 2017
House approves most DAPL protest bills
BISMARCK — North Dakota House lawmakers advanced four bills Monday, Feb. 6, aimed to give law enforcement more tools for responding to...
February 7, 2017 - 9:08am
February 1, 2017
Dilworth woman accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from people around the world
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Dilworth, Minn., woman is accused in Clay County District Court of being part of a scheme that defrauded people around...
February 1, 2017 - 3:13pm
Minn. couple charged after allegedly driving to meet 14-year-old for sex
Criminal charges filed Tuesday in State District Court also indicate that Phillip James Adkins, 34, and Kayla Marie Frank, 33, sent the teen...
February 1, 2017 - 8:10am
January 25, 2017
Wetterling killer begins serving his time near Boston
AYER, Mass. — Danny Heinrich, the killer of Jacob Wetterling, is expected to serve the remainder of his prison sentence at a federal prison...
January 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
January 19, 2017
Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
ROLLA, N.D. -- Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery was fatally shot and two other deputies are on paid administrative leave after a...
January 19, 2017 - 8:25pm
January 12, 2017
Tough time to be a cop: Law Enforcement Appreciation Day celebrated in Minnesota
Monday was "Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" in Minnesota, recognizing the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officials. Gov. Mark Dayton...
January 12, 2017 - 9:18am
January 10, 2017
Fargo man charged with threatening to shoot Sen. Heitkamp
FARGO—The federal police agency charged with protecting members of Congress executed a search warrant in Fargo on the morning of Tuesday, Jan....
January 10, 2017 - 2:14pm
January 3, 2017
Wetterling killer Heinrich being held in Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Danny Heinrich, Jacob Wetterling’s killer, is being held temporarily in Oklahoma.Heinrich, 53, is at the Oklahoma City...
January 3, 2017 - 10:24pm
December 30, 2016
Cracking the case? Something didn't smell right about business burglary in DL
Vincente Colon Jr., 44, of Burlington, Iowa, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree burglary after allegedly...
December 30, 2016 - 1:26pm
December 23, 2016
Waubun man shot in the face was wanted by authorities
The Becker County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call about a shooting at a Callaway, Minnesota, residence Wednesday morning. When officers arrived they found that William J. Keezer, 38, of Waubun, had suffered a gunshot wound to the face. Keezer was taken by ambulance to St....
December 23, 2016 - 5:15pm
December 12, 2016
DL man arrested inside local church
A Detroit Lakes man is facing two felony charges after police say he broke into a local church. Nathan Christopher Braun, 24, was arrested Aug. 2 after police were called to the Vineland Church in Detroit Lakes around 10:40 p.m. on a report of a male riding his bicycle around the...
December 12, 2016 - 10:24am