Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
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
December 10, 2016
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
After more than a year of planning and wishing and hoping and praying, Detroit Lakes' Manna Food Co-op officially has a new home. "We signed...
December 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
December 9, 2016
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
Celebrate the music of Christmas with the Lakes Area Men's Chorus, a huge men's a cappella chorus that has been assembled to present a holiday...
December 9, 2016 - 11:00am
December 8, 2016
A hot shot: Crockpot drinks on standby with or without alcohol
Many of us use our crockpots on a weekly basis to get through the mad rush of the week or the bustle of weekend activities. For those of you...
December 8, 2016 - 11:30am
December 7, 2016
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
Donna Overby of Detroit Lakes has always loved decorating and baking for Christmas, but in 1996, she found herself in a bit of a holiday funk....
December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
When Shelly Boyum-Breen was growing up, she had a hard time identifying with the characters in the books she read. "There's a wide range of strong,...
December 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 5, 2016
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
Several of the lakes area's four-legged denizens will be strutting their stuff on the runway this Friday, Dec. 9 at the Historic Holmes Theatre,...
December 5, 2016 - 8:00am
December 4, 2016
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
How does a former professional football player, who still proudly wears his 2006 Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl Championship ring on his finger,...
December 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
Santa Claus will once again be rollin' into Detroit Lakes on his "boogie-woogie choo-choo train" next Monday, Dec. 12, when the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stops at the Holmes Street railroad crossing at 2:30 p.m. "The kids will still be in school," says Becker County Food Pantry...
December 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
Buy a Christmas tree, help a kid: Young Life fundraiser is popular in Detroit Lakes
For some 30 years, Young Life has been selling fresh-cut Christmas trees in Detroit Lakes. It's a great holiday tradition that helps raise money...
December 4, 2016 - 9:00am
November 30, 2016
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Ever since they were little, Detroit Lakes siblings Greta and Carly Fritz have been in love with polar bears. As they grew older, they gradually...
November 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 10, 2016
'A Labor of Love' Slated for destruction, old schoolhouse gets new life on TRF farmstead
NEAR THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Faye Auchenpaugh could not bear the thought of the old one-room country schoolhouse that she had attended...
November 10, 2016 - 5:24am
November 3, 2016
Dad steps up for dinner
Chef Jess and I added a tiny person to our family a couple of weeks ago. In the time leading up to our addition, she often commented on how she...
November 3, 2016 - 8:09am
November 2, 2016
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Forget about Trump vs. Clinton, Eken vs. Leiman, Marquart vs. Grimsley or even Schurman vs. Braaten: The really important race to be decided...
November 2, 2016 - 8:51am
October 26, 2016
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Halloween is almost here, and I was feeling a little guilty because I haven't put up a single decoration in the house. There are two reasons...
October 26, 2016 - 9:36am
October 19, 2016
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
LOS ANGELES — Underlining Ben Affleck's star power, "The Accountant" dominated moviegoing with a solid $24.7 million opening weekend at 3,222 North American sites. The estimate Sunday, Oct. 16, came in significantly above expectations, which had ranged from $18 million to $20...
October 19, 2016 - 8:55am