Skip to main content
Detroit Lakes Online
North Dakota toddler accidently towed away in vehicle, spends the cold night alone
Lions set their sights on helping others see
Historical Dunton Locks tram will reopen this summer
Local ‘heroes’ recognized for impact on the community
White Earth candidates asked to prove residency
COLLEGE TRACK: Berg wins long jump, third in triple
TRACK: Jepson ties school pole vault at Hawley
GOLF: Frazee fifth at HOL Hawley
GOLF: Lakers boys win third straight meet
COLLEGE TRACK: Nielsen wins shot put, top 10 in hammer and javelin
North Dakota is a hop, skip and a jump away and could be a good vacay
Vacation beachhouse look too good to be true? It just may be
Asparagus three ways: Versatile vegetable is elegant, yet nutritious
SSI, Social Security are completely different programs
Friends & Neighbors
Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
Paul V. Huebner
Michael D. Wirth
Dale K. Peterson
Donald H. Koski
Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
The core issues in the 2016 election
Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
Letter: Kudos to ‘Next to Normal’
Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Business & Industry
Spring Laker Book
Kids in the Trib
2016 Becker County Care Guide
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
October 5, 2015
Do I have to pay this late car-rental damage claim?
Shawna Amella gets a bill from Hertz more than a year after her rental, even though the car she damaged has already been fixed. Does she still...
October 5, 2015 - 5:00am
September 28, 2015
Why did American reverse course on my compensation?
When Alan Estrebou is delayed by almost a day on American Airlines, the company promises him compensation. Then it backs out. Should American...
September 28, 2015 - 10:07am
September 21, 2015
Help! My rental car is covered with dings
Q: I rented a vehicle from Dollar Rent A Car in Oakland recently. After waiting 45 minutes in a very long line that was only being serviced by...
September 21, 2015 - 5:00am
September 18, 2015
Dad, sons take motorcycle trip to coast
Mark Hagen was planning a motorcycle trip with his 15-year-old son, Hunter, when his younger son, Spencer, 13, said that if they had a sidecar,...
September 18, 2015 - 5:10am
Who’s responsible for pilfered luggage?
Q: My 18-year-old daughter recently flew from Portland, Ore., to Jacksonville, Fla., connecting through Atlanta. Her flight on Delta Air Lines...
September 18, 2015 - 5:05am
September 11, 2015
Dinged for 'normal wear and tear' damage by Enterprise
Q: I need your help with a rental-car damage claim. Enterprise Rent-A-Car says that I scratched the bottom of the front fender of a car I recently...
September 11, 2015 - 9:29am
September 4, 2015
MnDOT: Drive carefully this weekend
This Labor Day weekend, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be alert and use extra caution while driving through highway work zones. “Most projects will shut down over the holiday weekend, but there are still many work zones around the state that...
September 4, 2015 - 3:03pm
August 21, 2015
Summer vacation in Canada highlights mountain beauty
Normally I keep my personal life personal, but this adventure (more the location than anything) I wanted to share. A few weeks ago, my daughter...
August 21, 2015 - 5:10am
No ‘pet-friendly’ rooms at the inn
Q: I’m trying to resolve an error made by an Expedia booking agent with whom I spoke on the phone. I recently called Expedia to book two rooms...
August 21, 2015 - 5:05am
July 24, 2015
Badlands comes with a side of science
Visiting Badlands National Park is like taking a science class. Only more fun (no offense to science teachers). Even a glancing look at the...
July 24, 2015 - 5:10am
A ‘deceptive’ Airbnb rental
Q: I am writing to let you know of something that I consider to be a deceptive listing on Airbnb. This was my first time using Airbnb. Several...
July 24, 2015 - 5:05am
July 9, 2015
Summer vacay? Go cheap
If you, your partner or your family want – or need – to get out of town right now, how do you improvise a great last-minute trip without breaking the bank? Planning is essential. Embrace travel as a hobby – look for tricks, techniques and current online resources to keep...
Business / money management
July 9, 2015 - 5:35am
June 26, 2015
Area cousins travel abroad to take in world-renowned flower show
Last month was one of the largest flower shows in the world, and two area women were there to smell the roses, so to speak. “It started...
June 26, 2015 - 5:05am
Refunded on an overbooked tour
Q: On a recent trip to New Zealand’s South Island, I booked a wine tour through Viator.com, a website that sells tours. My husband and I were...
June 26, 2015 - 5:00am
May 27, 2015
DL couple plans wedding visit around national parks
When Jim and Deanna Sinclair of Detroit Lakes accepted an invitation to a friend’s wedding in Sedona, Ariz., earlier this spring, they decided...
May 27, 2015 - 8:05am