Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Roseau rallies, heads back to state championship game
Smith leads Huskers at Clover Cup
Thunderbirds outwork Owls for Section 6A title
Washington leads Cass Lake-Bena to section boys title over Ada-Borup
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'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
friends & neighbors
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ag expert joins Rep. Peterson's committee staff
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Eugene M. Roerick
Catherine L. Slone
Harvey L. Lundstrom
Brian B. Eide
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
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
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
January 27, 2015
Girls Hockey: Laker girls split weekend road trip
The Laker girls hockey team split a pair of road games against Section 8A opponents over the weekend. Detroit Lakes defeated Crookston 1-0 Friday night and lost to East Grand Forks 4-1 on Saturday. Randa Larsen scored the only goal of the game on a power play, assisted by Jamie...
January 27, 2015 - 9:48am
January 20, 2015
Tappe scores 1,000th point in upset of Crookston
Frazee senior Josi Tappe scored her 1,000th career point in a big upset of No. 9-2A Crookston 60-54 Saturday at Concordia College in Moorhead...
January 20, 2015 - 10:20am
Pirates defeat Hornet boys at Concordia
The Crookston Pirates improved to 14-1 after defeating Frazee 67-48 at Concordia College in Moorhead Saturday. The Pirates used a trio of guards to tally 47 of Crookston’s 67 points, hitting 9 three-point baskets. Aaron Holcraft led all scorers with 27 points and five steals....
January 20, 2015 - 10:15am
January 14, 2015
Boys Hockey: Lakers pick up section win at Crookston
A four-goal second period gave Detroit Lakes a 6-3 victory at Crookston in a Section 8A matchup Tuesday night. The win keeps the Lakers in contention for a top three seed come playoff time. DL’s Tyler Berby and Crookston’s Bobby Tiedemann traded first period goals in an...
January 14, 2015 - 11:55am
December 9, 2014
Villa St. Vincent nursing home found noncompliant with federal, state regulations
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Crookston nurse's license was suspended after administrators at the Villa St. Vincent nursing home in Crookston discovered he was peeling pain patches from residents' backs, affixing them to his tongue and sticking them back onto residents an hour later, according...
December 9, 2014 - 8:04am
December 1, 2014
Joyrider crashed stolen van into Crookston house
Charges are pending against a 17-year-old joyrider whom police believe stole a van and ran it into a house in Crookston in the early morning hours Sunday, according to the Crookston Police Department. Police responded to reports that a vehicle had collided with a house in Crookston...
December 1, 2014 - 1:04pm
October 28, 2014
Crookston man dies in fiery crash following police pursuit
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A 27-year-old Crookston resident and self-employed businessman died Sunday in a fiery car accident after a high-speed pursuit...
October 28, 2014 - 7:42am
Hornets improve to 4-1 in Homecoming victory
FRAZEE — Winless Crookston (0-5) hung with the Frazee football team for a half, but the Hornets scored 28 unanswered points to break open a 38-15 Homecoming victory Friday in Heart O’ Lakes-Classic Conference action. Frazee rebounded from a tough loss at home to No.
September 28, 2014 - 11:58am
September 26, 2014
Girls soccer: Lakers win big at Crookston
CROOKSTON — The Laker girls' soccer team won their second game of the week with a 7-0 drubbing of the Pirates on the road Thursday night. “We really scored in flurries, Head Coach Dave Carter said. Kyley Foster scored the opening goal after a slow start for both teams assisted...
September 26, 2014 - 11:13am
September 23, 2014
UMC wellness center receives $1 million donation
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- It was standing room only in the Prairie Room at the University of Minnesota - Crookston campus Monday when students, faculty,...
September 23, 2014 - 7:59am
September 19, 2014
Documents for attempted murder charges reveal details of Crookston, Minn., shootout with officers
CROOKSTON — A day after nine law enforcement officers exchanged shots with a Crookston area man, leaving three hit by gunfire, the suspect...
September 19, 2014 - 9:19pm
September 18, 2014
Man in custody after shooting deputy near Crookston; officer wearing bulletproof vest uninjured
CROOKSTON, Minn. - A man who shot but did not wound a Polk County sheriff’s deputy near Crookston on Thursday afternoon is in custody, according...
September 18, 2014 - 9:49pm
Bemidji, Crookston sweep Laker tennis team
BEMIDJI —The Laker girls tennis team dropped a pair of matches in a triangular with Crookston and Bemidji Tuesday. Bemidji blanked the Lakers 7-0 winning six of seven matches in straight sets. “We tried out a new lineup hoping to have a few competitive matches, but Bemidji...
September 18, 2014 - 11:06am
September 12, 2014
Laker swimmers win at Thief River Falls quad
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The Laker swimmers bested three teams in a quadrangular at Thief River Falls Thursday night winning four of the eleven events: “Well swum by the entire team,” Head Coach Carol McCarthy said.
September 12, 2014 - 11:11am
September 8, 2014
Laker girls tennis splits at home triangular
DETROIT LAKES — The Laker girls tennis team split two matches in a home triangular Friday defeating Wadena-Deer Creek 4-3 and dropping a close match to a talented Crookston team 4-3. The Lakers have a record of 3-4 so far this season. The victory over the Wolverines was...
September 8, 2014 - 12:37pm