Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
Woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte
Tough traffic expected in DL after Memorial Day
Lane closures on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes lifted for Memorial Day weekend
Dayton signs four budget bills, three remain
Angels down Bulldogs in home opener
DL JV baseball finishes season 11-7
Frazee remains alive in Section 8AA softball playoffs
Fondrick and Howard advance to section tennis meet
DL ends baseball regular season with win at TRF
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
Turning back the pages
Congratulations Lake Park-Audubon Class of 2015
Emerson Charles Burlingame
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Friends & Neighbors
New early childcare center opens in DL
Minnesota adds 7,400 jobs, jobless rate drops
Zurn named Farmers Feed the World rep
B&G Club Thrift Store gives away furniture
March of Dimes gives Essentia DL honors
Miller's Mad Max is back in action in 'Fury Road'
Chappelle coming to Fargo June 23
Cormorant Art Show set July 11-12
REO Speedwagon coming to Shooting Star this Friday
NYM Regional Art Show opens May 27
Letter: DL schools need to follow grading policy
Memorializing our fallen soldiers
Do you mind if I take this call?
Oil safety lawsuit unhelpful
Letter: ‘Helpless’ to save family farm from sale to another
Busy opener brought lots of anglers to area lakes
Otter Tail Lakes Country Fishing Report
It’s tick season again; Here’s some tips to prevent a bite
Admission is free to the birding orchestra performance
Huge sturgeon drags Minnesota fisherman in circles on Mississippi
Lake & Home Real Estate - June 2015
Summer Scene - May 2015
Discover the outdoors at wildlife sanctuary
Try one of the many golf courses in the area
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
June 27, 2014
Stormy Weather is Chancy
When the weather becomes humid, it is intuitive that there is an accompanying increase in thunderstorm activity. But trying to forecast the timing and location of storms during humid weather is often very hard. Storms do well in humid environments. In addition to helping it rain,...
June 27, 2014 - 10:35am
November 19, 2013
U.S. midwest assesses after storms kill eight; damage may be $1 billion
By Mary Wisniewski WASHINGTON, Illinois (Reuters) - Rescue workers in a small Illinois city raked by a powerful tornado were combing through the wreckage on Tuesday in the wake of a fast-moving storm system that left eight people dead in two U.S. states. The storm system triggered...
November 19, 2013 - 9:13am
July 18, 2013
Dayton asks president for federal disaster aid
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton wants the federal government to help Minnesota pay for nearly $18 million in public facility damages from last month’s storms. He sent President Barack Obama a letter Wednesday seeking a major federal disaster declaration for the 18 counties that experienced...
news / government
July 18, 2013 - 8:06am
July 16, 2013
Storm cleanup continues in Thief River Falls
Residents of Thief River Falls, Minn., continued cleaning up Monday after a powerful thunderstorm whipped through their community. Pennington County Sherriff Ray Kuznia said last Friday’s storm was the most dangerous he’s seen in 27 years working with the department. “It...
July 16, 2013 - 8:13am
June 1, 2011
Trees, roofs down in Park Rapids, Hubbard County
A powerful overnight storm hit Park Rapids and Hubbard County Monday night, sucking trees out of the ground, ripping roofs off structures and...
June 1, 2011 - 12:41pm
East Otter Tail County hit hard by storms; NWS investigating possible tornado
Overnight storms Monday left trees and powerlines down throughout East Otter Tail County. Docks, boats and pontoons on Big Pine Lake, Rush Lake...
June 1, 2011 - 12:26am
November 28, 2010
Storm system expected to hit area Monday night
A swath of six or more inches of snow is possible from the far southern Red River Valley up toward the upper and lower Red lakes region from late Monday afternoon through early Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, Gusty northwest winds are also expected Monday night...
November 28, 2010 - 8:49pm
June 18, 2010
Out just in time -- N.D. couple flees as tornado sweeps through destroying home, business
NORTHWOOD, N.D. -- Owen Dahl was looking for his house. Wife Debbie was looking for something that was the couple's top priority -- her wedding...
June 18, 2010 - 12:02am
June 17, 2010
Update: Tornado rips through Wadena
WADENA, Minn. - Residents of Wadena and the surrounding communities are cleaning up after a number of tornadoes touched down Thursday afternoon. "It's...
June 17, 2010 - 11:56pm
Tornado tears through Mentor, killing one at gas station
MENTOR, Minn. -- A twister tore through this small town by U.S. Highway 2 and rural areas to the south Thursday afternoon, killing one person...
June 17, 2010 - 11:48pm
City of Wadena devastated by tornado
It was supposed to be a celebratory day in Wadena. Instead, a tornado tore large sections of the city down. The storm disrupted the city's parade today, and came through town as hundreds of visitors arrive for an all-school reunion. At 5:10 p.m., a storm caused "extreme damage"...
June 17, 2010 - 10:10pm
December 16, 2008
Developing storms could bring chance of more snow later in week
A trio of storm systems brewing along the West Coast will travel east, bringing a chance of more snow in the area later this week. "The exact tracks aren't really known at this point," Brad Hopkins, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., said Monday. The...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am