Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Malaysia military tracked missing plane to west coast
Senate committee votes to suspend wolf hunt
Twitter crashes for second time in nine days
Condition of driver who survived crash that left four dead improves
Propane gas, open flame torch likely cause of Sanford clinic explosion in Moorhead
Lakers hit goal of winning 18 games
Vikings to dip into free agency
Lady Hornets’ playoffs run ends
Local Sports Scores - Thursday, March 6th
Rebels overcome halftime deficit, beat Vikings in OT
In the Zone
Cut the costs: European adventurer shares her tips for inexpensive globetrotting
Immersed in literature one word at a time
French toast brunch with Rep. Green in Lake Park Saturday
Social Security: Money earned pre-retirement shouldn’t reduce benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
Fond du Lac Band mulls elk restoration
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Eric Bergeson: Young or old, we’re all ‘phonies’
Letter: Thanks for your ‘Giving Hearts’ Becker County
Here’s how to get public records
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
Danell Haspel: ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ at Detroit Lakes Library
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
Lakes Area Chorale, Youth Choir to make debut at March 9 concert in DL
Detroit Lakes library full of Dr. Seuss magic this month
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
No more far righters in the White House
I hope a lot of you have been following the Republican Convention. I think Sarah Palin's speech told us a lot about her. Her reference to herself as a "pit bull" was appropriate. Not only did her speech scare me, but when the audience began to boo Obama, I was appalled. I thought...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
Rolling Oaks to host Alpaca open house
The 5th annual Alpacas of Minnesota Farm Tour will be held Sept. 27-28, with many members of Alpacas of Minnesota opening their doors to the public. The Rolling Oaks Farm, near Hawley, is one of those alpaca farms. Alpacas are members of the Camelid family along with llamas and...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Frazee woman charged with selling marijuana from house
A Frazee woman charged with selling drugs from her home will make her next appearance in Becker County District Court on Oct. 6. Angela Marie Mustain, 24, of 107 North Lake St., is facing two counts of fifth degree sale of a controlled substance.
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 5, 2008
Through ups, downs, Anna Faris carries 'The House Bunny'
The House Bunny 3 out of 5 stars I dearly love Anna Faris, I really do. I have adored her ever since I saw her in the first Scary Movie installments. And it is her presence alone that saves a film like The House Bunny. My interest for The House Bunny was like a see-saw.... A...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
Librarian legs in the White House
The Republican convention was going full speed ahead in St. Paul. Raquel and I were watching the proceedings with interest. Only Raquel seemed to pick up on the details more than I did. She was very quiet for a long spell and I could tell she was concentrating on some aspect of the...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Richwood man pleads guilty to house burglary
Roman Lawrence Bakken, 23, of Box 35, Richwood, pleaded guilty Monday in Becker County District Court. He was charged with felony first-degree burglary --other person present. According to court records: In the early morning hours of March 9, a woman allegedly awoke to non-consensual...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
Family lauded for adoptions
A West Fargo family that reunited five siblings through adoption now has a date with the White House. Jason and Dana Mitzel were notified recently by the state's congressional delegation that they have been selected to receive the Angels in Adoption award and to represent North Dakota...
August 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
COLA on protecting lakes, house values
Becker County Coalition of Lake Associations 2008 annual conference is now a two-day event, being held Thursday, Aug. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in MSCTC, DL. The conference theme will be "Protecting Our Lakes and Property Values" and will...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Audiobook version of Little House on the Prairie brings Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic story to life
Has your family ever moved? Even if they haven't, you know the drill. Your bed is taken apart, your clothes come out of the closet, and your stuff comes off the wall. All your belongings, including your favorite toys and books, are put in a box until you get to your new home. Now...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 22, 2008
House passes new surveillance law
WASHINGTON -- The House on Friday easily approved a compromise bill setting new electronic surveillance rules that effectively shield telecommunications companies from lawsuits arising from the government's terrorism-era warrantless eavesdropping on phone and computer lines in this...
June 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
DNR sets open houses for input on Heartland Trail
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a series of open house meetings to provide information about the future extension of the Heartland State Trail and to obtain public input on the trail proposal. Comments on potential trail corridors will be solicited at the...
news / DNR
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
DNR looks at changing its shoreland management rules -- open house Wednesday in Detroit Lakes
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold an informational open house Wednesday, June 11 at Minnesota State Community and Technical College, 900 Hwy 34E, Room C101 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
news / DNR
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
DL students build house for a cause
Some students thought it would be fun to do a project with friends, others have thought about a construction career. Either way, the result of this year's Building Trades class at Detroit Lakes High School was a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom house, which will go to a family in need. The...
Detroit Lakes / news
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 20, 2008
House approves legislation to fight bovine TB
A plan to slaughter cattle herds, erect fences and collect money to fight bovine tuberculosis in northwest Minnesota passed the state House unanimously on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Rep. Dave Olin, passed 131-0 after he warned about the effect the bovine TB status downgrade...
April 20, 2008 - 12:00am
April 6, 2008
Berry open house
There will be an open house celebration to honor Joe and Gloria Berry's 65th wedding anniversary at the Shooting Star Casino Convention Center on April 12 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
April 6, 2008 - 12:00am