Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Rich history for a wet and fun festival
County OKs $40,000 for jail needs study
Stopping spread of AIS
Woman wins big; no one believes her
Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes
Nagel comes home to coach Hornets
Angels clinch Hi-10 West title
Vergas man wins Handball championship
‘Beast Mode’ event is July 26 in Frazee
Young DL tracksters excel at Hershey meet
In the Zone
Area students perform in Piano Honors Concert
SSA benefits the same for survivors whether person retired, disabled
Peterson nominates NYM student for Air Force
Local students earn degrees at Bemidji State University
Ogema's Anderson graduates from Marquette University
Friends & Neighbors
Garden-grown delights: Union Central residents enjoying fresh veggies this summer
Kings of the kitchen
Assumption Catholic Church ‘blessed’ with parish center
Shelton, Lambert on 2015 WE Fest schedule
Summer Scene - July 2014
Brad Laabs: Be respectful, helpful on the water this week
Blane Klemek: The moving whistle of the upland sandpiper is sweetness to hear
Ruffed grouse counts see increase
Brad Laabs: Fish like chasing fast bait; Make your presentation match
Blane Klemek: The black-billed cuckoo is a fascinating bird
D&D Appliance in DL wins Maytag competition
Shiny, new Cenex opens in Lake Park
Legal Helpers ordered to pay back MN consumers
Gas prices take post holiday dip...again
Marco partners with AGT in cloud-based video offering
Veterans looking for work get well deserved boost
DL fireworks came too late for families with children
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Immigration reform has support
Goeun Park: If only the tooth fairy had taught proper brushing techniques
It’s s’mores season at your local library
A sundry selection of salads
Sunday is Family Day at Northwest Water Carnival
Northwest Water Carnival gets underway Friday
January 8, 2012
IRS offers highlights 2011 tax season
Tax season is here! Here are some changes, highlights and dates to be aware of for the 2011 tax season. --Taxpayers will have until Monday, April 18 to file their 2010 tax returns and pay any tax due because Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia, falls...
January 8, 2012 - 6:58pm
February 18, 2011
Flood relief likely; tornado relief iffy
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators are on call to vote on flood-relief funding Monday, but it remains unclear whether communities affected by a June 17 tornado outbreak - including Wadena - also can expect help. Even the flood action is tentative, depending on whether the federal government...
February 18, 2011 - 11:20am
One killed in head-on crash near Menahga
Dustin J. Berttunen, 28, of Menahga was the driver of the 1996 KW dump truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The name of the deceased driver of a 2004 Volkswagen sedan has not yet been released. The accident happened around 5 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, about a mile south...
February 18, 2011 - 11:18am
January 1, 2011
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Bemidji on Tuesday has died
The pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle while walking along Fifth Street Northwest in Bemidji early Tuesday morning has died. According to a press release from the Bemidji Police Department: Douglas Albert Gross, 29, of Bemidji, died as a result of the injuries suffered in the...
news / accidents
January 1, 2011 - 3:58pm
Not nearly a record, but still a lot of snow; F-M has nearly three times average snowfall
FARGO - It wasn't quite enough snow to set records, but the final days of 2010 will be memorable. The Fargo-Moorhead area received 4.8 inches of snow Friday, just shy of the 5.2-inch record for Dec. 31, for a monthly total of 26.6 inches. That's enough snow for the third snowiest...
January 1, 2011 - 3:45pm
December 31, 2010
Air traffic at Fargo's airport remain mixed as most Chicago and Denver flights are canceled
FARGO - Some flights at Fargo's Hector International Airport have been canceled. Currently, most of today's flights from Chicago and Denver have been canceled. Other flights from Minneapolis, Phoenix-Mesa and Los Angeles are currently still scheduled to arrive. The American Eagle...
December 31, 2010 - 1:41pm
Highway 10, Interstate 94 reopens in Minnesota, but roads closed in North Dakota
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Interstate 94 between Moorhead and Alexandria re-opened at 10:30 this morning, along with Highway 10 between Moorhead and Detroit Lakes. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol announced the roads would reopen in a joint statement. However,...
December 31, 2010 - 1:36pm
Authorities continue rescuing motorists and look to clear roadways as second blizzard bears down
FARGO - After a night of dramatic rescues in a blinding blizzard, authorities in Cass and Clay counties took to the highways this morning to...
December 31, 2010 - 1:30pm
December 24, 2010
Slippery roads slowing down holiday Red River Valley traffic
FARGO - A number of accidents on area roads were reported this morning as conditions prove slippery for holiday travelers and shoppers. North Dakota Highway Patrol officers had responded to four rollovers and about 10 cars in the ditch as of 10 a.m. in Cass, Richland and Traill counties,...
December 24, 2010 - 12:48pm
December 21, 2010
Slick roads keep Minnesota State Patrol busy
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - A winter storm kept the Minnesota State Patrol busy as troopers responded to 80 vehicles that slid off the road during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today. Most of the calls came from the Interstate 94 corridor from Moorhead to Alexandria, Trooper Jesse...
December 21, 2010 - 2:16pm
ND home to a paltry 40 'ultra-millionaires' -- lowest in nation
If North Dakota's biggest millionaires wanted to gamble with their peers, they'd have a hard time getting a seat at the high-stakes table of ultra-high-net-worth millionaires in the country. That's because North Dakota has just 40 UHNW millionaires - those with a net worth of at...
December 21, 2010 - 8:56am
North Shore resort's ice bar opens today - the first day of winter
This past weekend, 12 tons of ice was sculpted into what's destined to be arguably the coolest bar in the Northland. Wielding a wide array of...
December 21, 2010 - 8:53am
December 15, 2010
Man wanted for slitting dog's throat arrested in Colorado
A 23-year-old Battle Lake man who was on the run after being accused of slitting his dog's throat was arrested at 2 a.m. today in Colorado on other charges, authorities said. An arrest warrant was issued in July for Benjamin Stavaas when he failed to appear at a court date on the...
December 15, 2010 - 5:22pm
December 14, 2010
Prosecutor: Prostitution, sharing protected data at center of Moorhead fire chief probe
MOORHEAD - Moorhead Fire Chief Joel Hewitt, who was investigated on allegations he hired prostitutes and illegally shared information about a...
December 14, 2010 - 9:33pm
December 7, 2010
A tangled web: Grafton, N.D., farmer suspected in multi-million fraud case
FARGO -- A Grafton, N.D., farmer who grew two large farming operations in Texas and then Colorado in the past three years is mired in a remarkable blur of lawsuits, counter- and cross-claims, among former partners and lenders. The central figures in the businesses, Thomas M. and...
December 7, 2010 - 9:23am