Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
History evolving: Becker County museum to become children, science museum
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
Crime & Accidents
Tags: Detroit Lakes
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
Area gymnasts ready for state USAG
Mom's fight with cancer shaped the attitude of LP-A's Raaen
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
Wednesday matters: Everyday prayers
Friends & Neighbors
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
L&M Fleet Supply earns honor from Cub Cadet as one of the top dealers in America
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
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Irene Leona Johnson
Ronald "Sam" F. Samuelson
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
February 21, 2017
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
When a person goes out for a morning hike, a snowshoe or ski trek, or a leisurely afternoon walk along the trails of Tamarac National Wildlife...
February 21, 2017 - 9:00am
April 7, 2016
Rochert man sentenced for DL burglary
Andrew Ernest Hukriede, 24, of 25522 Duffney Road, Rochert, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree burglary. According to court records, on Oct. 14 he broke into Friesen’s, Inc. in Detroit Lakes, where he formerly worked, and stole a number of...
April 7, 2016 - 5:40am
June 12, 2015
Rochert man is sentenced
Mark Knute Knudsen, 30, of 25659 Korf Road, Rochert was sentenced to nearly eight years in prison on a drug charge. According to court records, he was one of several people who received a FedEx package of meth in a police sting operation in Detroit Lakes. The package from California...
June 12, 2015 - 5:35am
February 23, 2015
Rochert fire leaves family homeless
A rural Rochert family of six has been left homeless after fire destroyed their house Wednesday evening. Andy and Amy Nolan are sifting through...
February 23, 2015 - 11:35am
November 21, 2013
Rochert man injured in motorcycle crash on Wednesday
A Rochert man was taken to a Fargo hospital after suffering a head injury in a motorcycle crash Wednesday morning. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, Phillip Clow, 30, was taken to Essentia St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes, then transferred to Fargo. Clow...
November 21, 2013 - 4:42pm
July 31, 2013
Rochert man gets 9 years on meth charge
A Rochert man was sentenced to prison recently in Becker County District Court on a drug possession charge. Eric Ryan Bergstrom, 31, of 39909 County Road 126, Rochert, was ordered to serve 111 months (9¼ years) in prison, with credit for 323 days already served. He was also fined...
July 31, 2013 - 4:57pm
July 16, 2013
Area students on UMD dean’s list
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced its Dean’s List for Spring Semester 2013. Detroit Lakes: Garret M, Duncan, sophomore, Labovitz School of Business & Economics, Pre-Business. Audubon: Marley J. McDunn, freshman, Education & Human Services, Psychology. Rochert:...
July 16, 2013 - 11:00pm
May 12, 2013
Woman gets probation for forgery
A Rochert woman was recently granted a stay of sentence adjudication in Becker County District Court with regard to a felony check forgery charge. Dawn Marie Mayo, 39, of 32874 County Highway 26, Rochert, must complete up to five years of supervised probation, 240 hours of community...
May 12, 2013 - 9:00am
September 19, 2012
This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, Sept. 19 DANCE Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club: 7 to 9 p.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., Fargo. A 30-minute salsa dance lesson followed by open dancing, practice and pizza, all included with admission price of $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers; all ages welcome....
September 19, 2012 - 11:32am
August 31, 2012
Two men in court for meth possession
Two men, one from Rochert and one from Vergas, each made their first appearances Thursday in Becker County District Court on felony drug charges. Eric Ryan Bergstrom, 30, of 39909 County Road 126, Rochert, is facing one count of first-degree controlled substance crime-possession,...
August 31, 2012 - 1:45pm
August 22, 2012
This Week in Entertainment
Wednesday, Aug. 22 THEATER "Orchard Adventures": 7 p.m., Historic Holmes Theatre, 826 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. Youth theater camp members present this children's play written by Detroit Lakes native Carol Anne Hough. Free admission. Info: 218-844-7469. DANCE Northern...
August 22, 2012 - 12:41pm
August 3, 2009
Injured eagle rescued by Rochert man
ROCHERT -- A young bald eagle that injured its wing near Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge appears to be resting comfortably after a good Samaritan...
August 3, 2009 - 3:21pm
May 8, 2009
Former bookkeeper sentenced for theft
Diana Burson, 46, of 25315 County Road 27, Rochert, was sentenced in Becker County District Court Wednesday for felony theft of property. According to court records: On Feb. 12, 2007, an internal theft was reported to Detroit Lakes police by the Riverside Auto Value Store. Over...
May 8, 2009 - 12:01am
March 4, 2009
Two people charged with selling drugs to informant
A Detroit Lakes man and a Rochert woman are both facing felony drug charges for selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant of the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force on Sept. 11, 2007. David Lee Hayes, 21, of 918½ Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes, and Nancy Jo Erickson,...
March 4, 2009 - 10:52am
February 11, 2009
Longtime WDAY weatherman and former Rochert resident was quite a character
The teacher in the one-room school near Rochert came up with a way to get the kids to behave. She gave them 15 minutes before classes started...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am