Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Welcome to Ruby's Pantry
Trump supports completion of Dakota Access Pipeline
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Chisholm girl, LeeAnna Warner, Missing for 13 years
M State students in the nursing program step up to help a fellow classmate
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Wrestlers open season with victory at Fosston
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls split two road games
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Ruth I. Knapp
Diana Lynn Aker
Lorna M. Schons
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
Buy a Christmas tree, help a kid: Young Life fundraiser is popular in Detroit Lakes
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (318)
December 17, 2014
Cormorant peninsula preserved
Becker County’s newest piece of land includes 21 acres, with an eight-acre pond within, on Big Cormorant Lake. The site is part of an Aquatic Management Area acquisition and is located in the middle of a narrow peninsula that extends into Big Cormorant Lake. Mandy Erickson,...
December 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 13, 2014
Albright named Outstanding Watershed Employee
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is pleased to announce that Bruce Albright, district administrator for the Buffalo-Red...
December 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
October 26, 2014
Phosphorus levels in St. Clair Lake need to be lower as they are endangering waters downstream, like Lake Sallie
St. Clair Lake’s phosphorus level needs to be lowered soon or it could impair other area lakes. On Thursday, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
October 26, 2014 - 8:00am
October 16, 2014
Hamden a haven for birds
To look north of Audubon 25 years ago would be a much different sight than it is today. One would have seen thousands of acres of dry farmland,...
October 16, 2014 - 9:45am
October 10, 2014
Waubun-Ogema takes first in Junior Envirothon; Holy Rosary takes third
The Area I Junior Envirothon was held at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls, on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The weather cooperated and...
October 10, 2014 - 8:30am
October 5, 2014
Worst possible route for crude oil pipeline? Former officials blast the Sandpiper
Because of the permeable soil and low-lying, relatively fast-moving aquifer in the Straight River area, retired DNR hydrologist Bob Merritt says...
October 5, 2014 - 10:30am
September 3, 2014
Dayton warns diversion proponents to play nice
Gov. Mark Dayton had strong words for the contentious $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project at a meeting Tuesday with local and state officials that attracted a large public audience. Dayton listened as commissioners, mayors, state regulators and farmers voiced their...
September 3, 2014 - 10:00am
August 27, 2014
No pipeline plans for Becker - yet
The proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline is not being rerouted through Becker County lake country, at least, not yet. Detroit Lakes and Becker...
August 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
Dayton wants work on F-M diversion stopped; claims major part to protect economic development
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging the federal government to stop its work on Fargo-Moorhead’s flood diversion plan, including any approval of funding, until Minnesota can complete an environmental review of the $1.8 billion project. Dayton made his request in a letter to Jo-Ellen...
August 27, 2014 - 11:34am
August 11, 2014
Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system
BEMIDJI -- In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahead with Enbridge Energy's original proposed...
August 11, 2014 - 8:25am
August 7, 2014
Hearing today on Sandpiper pipeline
ST.PAUL - The route for the controversial Sandpiper oil pipeline will be discussed today at a hearing before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. The Enbridge pipeline project would transport oil from near Tioga in western North Dakota more than 600 miles to an Enbridge terminal...
August 7, 2014 - 9:45am
July 25, 2014
Nolan wants Enbridge Sandpiper route moved south
BRAINERD, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline route, which would cut...
July 25, 2014 - 8:01am
June 6, 2014
Area high schoolers take part in Envirothon
The Area I Senior Envirothon was held at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls on May 7. The weather was chilly, but all stations...
June 6, 2014 - 8:00am