Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Staying safe and warm: Homelessness programs have a big impact in Becker County
To the Rezcue!: Stray dogs run rampant on White Earth...until now
Police, FBI issue warning over new social app
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Tags: Detroit Lakes
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Stewart named to dean's list at St. Mary's University
Kjos turns 90
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Friends & Neighbors
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
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
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Martin E. Cox
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Are these people enduring age discrimination? You be the judge
DL student population is growing, school buildings need to keep up
Is the Minnesota Commerce Department Out of Control?
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
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
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
A Perham man suffered small cuts to his face, and his father is in jail, following a shooting incident in rural Perham on Wednesday. The Otter...
February 26, 2015 - 12:42pm
February 24, 2015
Drive-by shooting reported near Bagley
BEMIDJI -- The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon about 8 miles southwest of Bagley. At approximately 3:20 p.m. Monday, the sheriff’s office received a call of a possible drive-by shooting at mobile home on the 11000 block...
February 24, 2015 - 12:08pm
February 20, 2015
Douglas County deputy tells of the time a bulletproof vest saved his life
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- “I saw the flash out of the left side corner of my eye and I felt something hit my chest. I heard that noise and I knew...
February 20, 2015 - 11:10am
January 27, 2015
New Hope councilman followed ‘cop instinct’ in shooting
NEW HOPE, Minn. -- As a 68-year-old gunman shot at a group of police officers outside New Hope's city council chambers, the people inside the room had a cool presence keeping order in former cop John Elder. "Get down and stay down," Elder said, his words captured on a cable-access...
January 27, 2015 - 8:53pm
2 New Hope police officers shot at City Hall; gunman killed
NEW HOPE, Minn. -- Two police officers were injured by a gunman outside a New Hope City Council meeting on Monday night. The gunman was fatally shot by police, authorities said. The incident happened outside the council chambers after two new officers were sworn in. The new officers,...
January 27, 2015 - 8:49pm
January 23, 2015
Cass Lake man receives 60 months in prison for shooting White Earth man
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Cass Lake man who shot a White Earth man in the leg in September was sentenced this week in Beltrami County District Court for felony assault and possession of an assault weapon. Dwight Thomas Jones, 38, was sentenced to 60 months in the Minnesota Correctional...
January 23, 2015 - 9:41am
January 20, 2015
Juror dismissed in cop killing trial
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Brian Fitch Sr.'s trial for the killing of a Mendota Heights police officer was put off Tuesday morning after another juror...
January 20, 2015 - 2:46pm
January 15, 2015
St. Paul man killed by police had threatened officers earlier, report says
ST. PAUL -- The man fatally shot Wednesday by St. Paul police after they say he drove at officers had threatened cops less than two months ago,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:24am
January 6, 2015
Horse shootings prompt investigation near Thief River Falls
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Authorities in the Thief River Falls region are seeking the public's help in their investigation of the weekend shooting deaths of two horses and critical injury to another on a farm near the far northwestern Minnesota community. The incident occurred...
January 6, 2015 - 9:54pm
Suspects arraigned in shooting in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Two Brainerd men arrested following a shooting Sunday night at an apartment in Brainerd were arraigned on four felony counts each Tuesday in Crow Wing District Court. Tyler Allan Cronquist, 23, was charged with second-degree murder with intent but not premeditation;...
January 6, 2015 - 9:45pm
1 dead, 1 victim in stable condition in Brainerd shootings
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A man is dead, a woman is in stable condition at a Twin Cities hospital and two men are in Crow Wing County Jail after a Sunday...
January 6, 2015 - 7:55am
December 30, 2014
Woman shot, killed at Walmart in Idaho by her toddler
A woman was shot and killed at a Walmart store in northern Idaho on Tuesday and local media reported that the gun went off when her toddler pulled a handgun from her purse and discharged it accidentally. Lieutenant Stu Miller of the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter...
December 30, 2014 - 3:08pm
December 20, 2014
Officers involved in fatal shooting identified
MINNEAPOLIS -- The officers that fatally shot a Washington student who brandished a weapon after a high-speed chase on a northern Twin Cities freeway have been identified. Hennepin County Sheriff's deputy Matthew Hagen and Brooklyn Center officer Alan Salvosa are on administrative...
December 20, 2014 - 6:00am
December 19, 2014
Washington state connections emerge in rest stop slaying
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- The man fatally shot by police early Wednesday after reportedly fleeing the scene of a homicide and leading officers on a high-speed chase across the north metro has been identified as a high school senior from Washington state. Johnathon Dean Mar, 18, of...
December 19, 2014 - 8:33am
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man charged with felony assault and possession of an assault weapon has pleaded guilty in Beltrami County District Court. Dwight Thomas Jones, 38, is charged with one count of second-degree assault and one count of possession of a pistol/assault weapon for...
December 19, 2014 - 8:14am