Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Spirit, soul and body: Free seminar this Saturday at Ecumen to focus on keys to healthy living
'Suspicious vehicle' call leads to marijuana charge
Burned-out headlight leads to marijuana charge
Two charged in storage shed break-in
One-car rollover between Perham, New York Mills ends in injury
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Haire impresses at UMC spring game
Smith selected to NCAA Regionals
Lakers move up to No. 8 in Class AAA
Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Social Security in plain language
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Rosanne Cash coming to Holmes Theatre May 5
Canine lovers, take note: National Puppy Day is almost here
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Janice L. Herman
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
November 2, 2016
Don't let influx of outside money influence your vote
Those who care about rural Minnesota see that Paul Marquart best represents the city of Detroit Lakes in the State House. During Paul's time in St. Paul he has worked long hours to stand up to the special interests and the well off from Minneapolis as a strong and consistent voice...
November 2, 2016 - 8:21am
September 24, 2016
Stop the lies against Eken
I am disgusted by the obscene amount of money that is flowing into our area from wealthy Twin Cities interests to fund dishonest attacks against our state senator Kent Eken. Among other false claims, the attacks falsely imply that Eken raised his own pay 35%. In fact, there was no...
September 24, 2016 - 2:41pm
February 4, 2016
How to tell the kids about money problems
Kids are surprisingly resilient in the face of a crisis. But even so, serious family money troubles can potentially affect a young person’s home life, education and outlook on money management down the road. While my wife and I don’t have kids, children under the age of 10 who...
February 4, 2016 - 5:10am
December 11, 2015
5 things to do with an unexpected inheritance
Unexpected money from a friend or relative can be a great surprise or a potentially difficult money lesson. How you plan for unexpected money issues overall can be a key to how well you’ll handle a sudden windfall. Many people don’t do so well. A recent study (http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/inheritance.htm)...
December 11, 2015 - 5:10am
September 10, 2015
Toothfairy the teacher?
When those first baby teeth start wobbling, you and the Tooth Fairy can combine forces to teach your kids about money. Visa’s latest annual Tooth Fairy survey indicates that the average price of a lost tooth is $3.19 in 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year that young...
September 10, 2015 - 5:30am
July 19, 2015
Don’t let money doom your relationship
Money and love. Unfortunately, they clash all too often. It would be sad to add up how many promising relationships went down the tubes because of arguments over money. According to a Harris Interactive survey, money is the top reason for marital spats. So, how can couples avoid...
July 19, 2015 - 5:25am
May 3, 2015
Money and politics: We need change now
I’ve seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me. But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning our political system. The people who matter most to a representative democracy — the ordinary voters in whose interests elected politicians are supposed to act —...
May 3, 2015 - 5:00am
April 8, 2015
Counterfeit bills and other scams
The same counterfeit money that has been popping up in the Fargo-Moorhead area is also beginning to circulate in Detroit Lakes — that’s according to Detroit Lakes police, who say they’ve collected some of the fake money from Subway and Lakes Liquor so far. The bills are smaller...
April 8, 2015 - 12:30pm
May 5, 2012
North Dakota ninth in nation for personal income -- Has risen more than 78 percent since 2000, report finds
FARGO - Thanks to strong growth in the agriculture and mining industries - particularly oil and gas production - North Dakota's per-capita personal...
May 5, 2012 - 10:02am
March 14, 2012
Mastering small biz finances
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, but small-business owners often struggle to keep their finances in order while managing the day-to-day operations. Smart financial management plays a critical role in a business' success or failure and it doesn't have to be...
March 14, 2012 - 11:54am
March 11, 2012
Faces of the Boom: Expenses top $2,000 per month for family living in RV near Williston
March 11, 2012 - 3:59am
March 7, 2012
Vacationing on a budget
Travel doesn't have to break the bank. There are ways to save while having an adventure and creating memories. Here are some ideas to make travel planning easier and to ensure spending your hard-earned dollars right where you want them. Budget basics What can you afford? And...
March 7, 2012 - 12:56pm
February 29, 2012
Big money lessons for kids
Are you happy with your child's understanding of money? Many people want to ensure their children learn positive values when it comes to money, but they are not sure how to instill them. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers these five tips for parents who want to teach their...
February 29, 2012 - 4:09pm
February 27, 2012
Hoffman gun bill passes Senate
Sen. Gretchen Hoffman of Vergas considers a question Thursday about her bill that expands where Minnesotans could use guns to defend themselves. A...
February 27, 2012 - 8:50am
February 22, 2012
BBB tips on finding a tax preparer
Tax season is upon us again and the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is encouraging taxpayers to do some legwork before selecting tax preparation help. Doing your research ahead of time may help you avoid getting hit with fines and fees if your return isn't...
February 22, 2012 - 1:49pm