Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Criminal sexual conduct charges dropped against DL man
Callway man sentenced for domestic assault
AgweekTV: Sweet crops
Woman sentenced for ramming pickup, fleeing police officer
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Otters snap five-game skid to Laker girls
GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers complete season sweep of DL
Pins galore in Laker wrestlers first dual
Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
'Magical Medora Christmas' comes to Detroit Lakes Dec. 18
'This Little Light of Mine': Trinity Lutheran to host 14th annual Candles & Carols Dec. 18
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Jeanette M. Giesinger
Diana Lynn Aker
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Brad Laabs Column: It's almost ice fishing time--here's where to find the fish
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
Lucky number 13: MN Flyers’ Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competing in state compulsories this weekend
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Pine to Palm
October 19, 2016
Grimsley's top priority is to ' make health insurance more affordable and actually work'
Becker County Commissioner Ben Grimsley is gunning for Paul Marquart's seat in the Minnesota House. Grimsley, 29, is a sixth-generation resident of Detroit Lakes, where he was born and educated. He earned a bachelor's degree in business finance from Minnesota State University Moorhead....
October 19, 2016 - 8:47am
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
I understand why Donald Trump is bringing up Bill Clinton's past indiscretions—but I don't understand how Trump can relate it to Hillary or how it could possibly reflect on her character. I admire her for staying with her husband and keeping her family together. Forgiveness...
October 19, 2016 - 8:28am
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
In an unprecedented move, the Committee to Protect Journalists is warning that a Donald Trump presidency would represent a threat to press freedom. In response to Trump's threats and vilification of the media during his campaign, the chairman of CPJ's board, Sandra Mims Rowe, issued...
October 19, 2016 - 8:26am
October 6, 2016
Sanders asks supporters to vote for Clinton
MINNEAPOLIS --It is a month before the presidential election and not all Minnesota Democrats are fully behind Hillary Clinton. Minnesotans embraced...
October 6, 2016 - 5:05am
October 5, 2016
Northern Minnesota mine workers steaming over Trump's use of Chinese steel in casinos
Reaction was quick and fierce Tuesday to published reports that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used cheaper Chinese steel rather...
October 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
August 11, 2016
Sen. Skoe receives CGMC Legislator of Distinction Award
State Sen. Rod Skoe was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 21 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Austin for his positive impact on the state’s tax policy. Sen. Skoe, a Democrat from Clearbrook, is serving his fourth term in the...
August 11, 2016 - 5:10am
August 7, 2016
Should lawmakers set their own pay?
Voters in November may be surprised to see on the ballot a “small, humble,” amendment to the Minnesota constitution that would take away legislators’ ability to set their own pay and give it to an independent commission. Authored by Minnesota Sen. Kent Eken, the amendment is...
August 7, 2016 - 5:35am
Two Republicans vying to face Peterson
Two Republican candidates are vying for the chance to end longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson’s tenure representing Minnesota’s...
August 7, 2016 - 5:25am
August 6, 2016
Voters can fix what ails Congress
Today’s members of Congress are good at attacking political opponents, and not so adept at governing. But Capitol Hill has worked before, and it can do so again. Voters can make that happen by electing candidates who are willing and able to work with colleagues who don’t necessarily...
August 6, 2016 - 5:05am
August 5, 2016
Jewish Council calls on Republicans and Democrats to keep this campaign civil
This presidential election season, more than any in recent memory, has been marked with hostile, acrimonious, and demeaning rhetoric. Leading up to the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, in an effort to advance civil discourse, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs called...
August 5, 2016 - 5:20am
August 3, 2016
U.S. House candidates show differences, avoid heated remarks
Temperatures bumped 90 degrees and humidity was high, but U.S. House candidates remained cool as they debated Tuesday in front of a Farmfest...
August 3, 2016 - 10:24am
July 24, 2016
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
So far, this election has put a premium on sound and fury at the cost of true engagement with the issues confronting the country. The next few weeks in politics are a little like the All-Star break in baseball. With the Republican and Democratic national conventions upon us, it’s...
July 24, 2016 - 5:15am
July 20, 2016
Franken aims to help rural health
Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: One would provide more ways to get to health-care services, including...
July 20, 2016 - 10:16am
July 17, 2016
Governor, legislators say they are near special session deal
The governor and top two legislative leaders say they tentatively agree to call Minnesota legislators back to St. Paul for a special legislative session the third week in August to pass tax and public works bills, but work remains before that can happen. After meeting two hours in...
July 17, 2016 - 5:45am
July 9, 2016
Is representative democracy at an end?
For ours to be a true representative democracy, the president must be scrutinized, challenged, and held answerable to Congress and the public for his or her policies. Barring a surprise at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month, the race for the presidency...
July 9, 2016 - 5:40am