Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Planning will help you see green in retirement
An evening of music and storytelling: Chinese entertainer Gao Hong to perform Thursday in NYM
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Now is the time for next Farm Bill
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
April 3, 2009
Peterson opens House hearing on food safety
Food safety hearings began Thursday by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, including testimony from a major Minnesota grocer. Food safety is a top priority in the committee's oversight plan for the 111th Congress, U.S. Rep.
April 3, 2009 - 9:47am
February 20, 2009
Peterson will hold food safety hearings
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which aggressively inspects meat and poultry, should take over food processing inspections, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. In response to the recent outbreak of salmonella-tainted peanut butter, "I think the solution to this is to take the inspection...
February 20, 2009 - 3:31pm
Wounded deputy's partner on leave pending investigation of his shooting of standoff suspect
MAHNOMEN - The partner of the wounded Mahnomen County deputy is on paid administrative leave, pending the investigation of Wednesday's shooting and nearly nine-hour long standoff here. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said Deputy Chad Peterson was placed on leave after firing one...
February 20, 2009 - 3:14pm
February 17, 2009
Peterson: Stimulus package has too much in tax cuts
BEMIDJI - The $789 billion economic stimulus package President Barack Obama is slated to sign today contains too much in tax cuts, says U.S. Rep.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Kudos to Collin Peterson for voting for SCHIP
I would like to commend U.S. Representative Collin Peterson for voting in favor of SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance Program) expansion. It was great to see the new Congress begin its health care reform efforts by giving uninsured children access to health care. As a cancer...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Oberstar, Peterson split on recovery bill
ST. PAUL - Two Democratic Minnesota U.S. House committee chairmen broke on opposite sides of the economic stimulus package the House passed Wednesday night. Jim Oberstar, who serves northeast and east-central Minnesota, was one of its strongest supporters. Collin Peterson, whose...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Forget the subprime mortgage mess -- Collin Peterson in Europe trying to get handle on $50 trillion annual 'credit default swaps' market
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., left for Europe this weekend to discuss ways to regulate little-known and difficult-to-understand "credit default swaps." The swaps are insurance-like contracts that financial institutions use to cover losses in bonds and other financial docum...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Collin Peterson: Don't offer me top USDA job, I don't want it
ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles such difficult issues daily in his job as U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman. But one simple question has him stumped: Why do people...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 9, 2008
Recounting recounts: Candidates who have experienced them share their views
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said an election recount is not something he would wish on anybody. "It makes your election night drag on for two months," Peterson said, recalling his unsuccessful 1986 congressional bid that was settled by recount. "It's no fun." Peterson,...
November 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Endorsement: Re-elect Peterson in the 7th District
The only question about the election in Minnesota's Congressional District 7 is how large Rep. Collin Peterson's margin of victory will be.
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Ag dispute part of 7th District race
ST. PAUL - Glen Menze picks at Collin Peterson's biggest accomplishment - herding the 2008 farm bill to passage, and repassage over a presidential veto. Menze, a Republican trying for the second time to unseat western Minnesota's Democratic congressman, complained that the farm bill...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Menze again takes on Collin Peterson
Glen Menze Party: Republican Age: 49 Home: Starbuck Occupation: Accountant Political experience: Lost congressional race in 2000 Education:...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
As House Ag Committee chairman, Collin Peterson has his hands full
Collin Peterson Party: Democratic Age: 64 Home: Detroit Lakes Occupation: Accountant Political experience: State senator three terms. Congressman...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Peterson, Menze oppose bailout
Collin Peterson and Glen Menze are in agreement on at least one issue in their Seventh Congressional District race for a U.S. House of Representative seat. Both candidates are opposed to the $700 billion bailout that was passed by the U.S.
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Bailout splits MN delegation - Peterson votes no
Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am