Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Healthy Vikings look for bounceback season
Bombers ready to unload on opponents
Lakers start tennis season at Highway 10 tourney
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
August 6, 2016
Deer numbers rise, licenses now on sale
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. “Hunters can look forward to seeing the growth in local deer populations...
August 6, 2016 - 5:30am
Not just fresh air, the outdoors can provide humor, too
I’ve had the good fortune of living an outdoor life. Though reined in by the rigors of family, mortgages and professions, I’ve managed to make time for plenty of adventures in wide open natural places. All of my escapades in the out-of-doors have been memorable and rewarding....
February 6, 2016 - 5:05am
December 26, 2015
‘Tis the season for a winter grouse hunt
A ruffed grouse hunter walks through woods with young aspen and pines. While stopping for a moment on the sunny day, deep silence is broken by the sound of chickadees. “In the December woods, a grouse hunter can get a break from a busy schedule and find peace in the fresh air,”...
December 26, 2015 - 5:20am
December 19, 2015
Spring turkey season changes mean more hunting opportunities
Hunters this spring will get more time to enjoy being outdoors while trying to bag a wild turkey, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
December 19, 2015 - 5:10am
November 20, 2015
Hunters bag nearly 120,000 deer through 2nd week
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer...
November 20, 2015 - 8:18pm
November 16, 2015
Hunter accidentally shot in Detroit Lakes
A hunter was seriously injured after his brother-in-law accidentally shot him in the leg on the outskirts of Detroit Lakes over the weekend, according to Detroit Lakes Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten. Donald Dorff, 57, of Moorhead was life flighted out of Detroit Lakes Saturday evening...
November 16, 2015 - 12:52pm
November 11, 2015
More than 68,000 deer taken so far
Minnesota firearms hunters registered 68,401 deer during the first three days of firearms deer season, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across much of the state,” said...
November 11, 2015 - 10:01am
Minnesota woman bags monstrous 11-point buck
OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. - Michele Stroud of rural Underwood, Minn., did not even blink an eye. She bagged monster buck near her home in Otter...
November 11, 2015 - 8:39am
November 7, 2015
MN deer hunting still in rebound mode
There’s reason for optimism going into Minnesota’s deer opener, and the 400,000-plus hunters who hit the field for one of the year’s biggest...
November 7, 2015 - 5:15am
MN deer hunting facts
There are nearly 500,000 firearms deer hunters in Minnesota. Minnesota firearm hunters shot 116,657 deer last year, a success rate of 25 percent. About 61 percent were antlered bucks. 70 percent of Minnesota’s firearms deer harvest typically occurs during the first three...
November 7, 2015 - 5:00am
November 6, 2015
Loving the great outdoors
Heidi Mason has hit the hunting trifecta. And since she is as handy with a rod and reel as she is with a hunting bow, we can honestly say...
November 6, 2015 - 5:40am
October 31, 2015
Hunters, others asked to report bear den locations
Hunters and other recreationists spending time outdoors this fall are asked to report the locations of occupied bear dens they encounter in and around the Chippewa National Forest, north of Grand Rapids. Bear researchers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are starting...
October 31, 2015 - 9:21pm
September 26, 2015
Hunt for great books at Detroit Lakes Library
Yes, it’s time to get your appropriate camouflage and/or blaze orange suits ready for another season. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, early Canada goose season began on Sept. 5. If you go down the “Hunting and Trapping Seasons” list found on...
September 26, 2015 - 12:18pm
September 19, 2015
Grouse hunting season is open
Fall color begins to show, an occasional crisp morning arrives – both are telltale signs that the hunting season opener for grouse, Minnesota’s most popular game bird, is right around the corner. “Here in Minnesota we have some of the best grouse hunting opportunities in...
September 19, 2015 - 5:10am
August 22, 2015
Deer lottery application deadline is Sept. 10
Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer throughout much of Minnesota this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license and apply for an antlerless permit by Thursday, Sept. 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Antlerless...
August 22, 2015 - 5:20am