Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Dent man injured when car leaves roadway
Man arrested in mobile home fire near Acorn Lake
AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Workplace sexual harassment gets renewed attention as high-profile figures are accused in media reports
Minnesota deer farm shows no additional CWD-infected animals
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
Laker swimmers reach finals in seven events, bust six school records
DeWulf leads Nevis to 9-man championship game
Laker diving seasons end in state semis
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Maxine M. Boswell
Marilyn Joy Ostrander
James "Jim" Hermanson
Georgia L. Reiffenberger
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Letter: Patriotism can take many forms
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
May 26, 2016
Park Rapids DNR responds to grass fire near Whaley Resort
The Park Rapids DNR responded to a fire over the weekend, which was located about 1000 feet west of Whaley’s Resort & Campground. The call came in at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and the fire, which burned about 12 acres of land, was contained within about two hours. The...
May 26, 2016 - 2:22pm
May 23, 2016
GOLF: Laker boys runners-up at East-West Classic
Detroit Lakes hosted and finished runners-up to Moorhead by two strokes at the two-day East-West Classic at Bemidji Town & Country and at Headwaters Golf Course in Park Rapids over the weekend. The Lakers shot a season-low team score of the season with a 307 at Headwaters Saturday...
May 23, 2016 - 1:33pm
May 19, 2016
Park Rapids man found guilty by jury in DL tobbaco store robbery
A Park Rapids man has been found guilty by a jury of felony first-degree aggravated robbery in the April 24, 2014, robbery of DL Tobacco. Eric...
May 19, 2016 - 5:30am
Area storytellers invited to enter new contest
The Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council is sponsoring a new event — the Great American Story — for oral storytellers. For this inaugural year, stories are now being invited from up to 50 Minnesota storytellers. Judges will narrow the selections to four finalists who will perform...
May 19, 2016 - 5:10am
May 11, 2016
Unbeaten Panthers sweep Lakers from Mid-State hopes
Park Rapids used a dramatic last-inning home run barrage to stave off a first loss on the season and left Snappy Park undefeated at 16-0 after...
May 11, 2016 - 12:29pm
Laker baseball repeats as Mid-State champs
The Laker baseball team completed a sweep of the Panthers in Park Rapids Tuesday to finish the Mid-State Conference season 8-0 and win the conference championship for the second straight season. DL won game one 7-4 and the nightcap 8-2. The Lakers are 19-1 in their past 20 Mid-State...
May 11, 2016 - 9:50am
May 10, 2016
GOLF: Lakers boys split squad for three meets
Due to the Prom weekend, the Laker boys golf team split squads to compete in three meets. The Lakers placed fourth at the Fargo North Invite Saturday, fourth at Park Rapids Friday and second at Bemidji on Monday. DL led after day one in Fargo but stumbled three spots on Saturday for...
May 10, 2016 - 11:54am
May 6, 2016
Laker tennis earns back-to-back wins
The Laker boys tennis team followed up a home 6-1 victory over Park Rapids last week with the same score on the road Thursday defeating the Panthers again 6-1. “I think we came in a little too confident,” Laker head coach Tanner Beauchman said. “We fell behind in a few sets...
May 6, 2016 - 7:56am
May 4, 2016
Laker softball primed for state-ranked Mid-State showdown
The No. 8AAA Laker softball team outscored the Rangers 12-1 and 13-0 in Crosby to move to 12-1 overall and 5-1 in the Mid-State Conference. Starting pitcher Emma Maguire got some rest after shouldering the load for much of the season. Kyra Vagle fanned six to get her first pitching...
May 4, 2016 - 12:22pm
Wildfire flares in Park Rapids with dry, windy conditions
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Water bombing airplanes and helicopters snuffed a fire in Park Rapids, Minn., Tuesday, May 3, before flames approached a...
May 4, 2016 - 8:36am
May 3, 2016
GOLF: Laker girls take PR Invite by eight strokes
Abby Schramel and Anna Cihak shot season-low scores as the Laker girls golf team defeated Bemidji by eight strokes to take first place at the Park Rapids Invitational Monday at Headwaters Golf Club. “We had our third golfer shoot in the 70's this season with Abby's 77,” DL head...
May 3, 2016 - 1:06pm
April 29, 2016
Lakers split at home triangular
The Laker tennis team split two matches at Thursday’s home triangular falling 7-0 to the No. 7-ranked team in Class A Crookston and bouncing...
April 29, 2016 - 8:52am
April 28, 2016
Hornet track teams second at Park Rapids
The Frazee boys track team recorded wins in more than half the events in a runner-up finish to the host Panthers at the Park Rapids Invitational. The Frazee girls team also placed second behind wins in four events. Logan Gaetz, Grant Jepson and Will Halverson led the Hornet boys,...
April 28, 2016 - 12:51pm
April 27, 2016
Extra inning flare gives Lakers split with Patriots
No. 6-3A Detroit Lakes won an extra-inning thriller in come-from-behind fashion to open a doubleheader split with No. 3-AA Pequot Lakes Tuesday...
April 27, 2016 - 11:42am
April 21, 2016
Laker track teams sweep at Park Rapids
The Laker teams overcame cold, wet conditions to sweep the boys and girls competitions at the Lions Track and Field Invitational in Park Rapids Tuesday. The girls team scored 159 to defeat Crookston by 13 points. The boys team won handily scoring 153.50 to Crookston’s 95.50 in second...
April 21, 2016 - 10:07am