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August 31, 2018
David Higgins and Craig Drew brought this lucky pooch to the podium with them when they posed with the winner's trophies at the end of the 2018 Ojibwe Forests Rally Saturday night in Detroit Lakes. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Slippery when wet: Ojibwe Forests Rally in DL made interesting with pre-race soaking
August 31, 2018 - 12:54pm
February 28, 2018
A Pinewood Derby -- plus one: Girl Scouts to host own event day after Monday's Cub Scout races at M State
February 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 30, 2017
Thirteen-year-old Tye Wilke has been racing since "almost before he could walk," according to his proud parents, Travis and Julie Wilke of Detroit Lakes. He raced Go-Karts for five years before moving up to the INEX Legends division in 2016. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Racing to the top: DL's own Tye Wilke, 13, is making a name for himself in INEX Legends racing
September 30, 2017 - 6:23am
June 14, 2017
412 BMX results, June 7
June 14, 2017 - 8:02am
May 16, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka brief reporters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on the status of state budget negotiations. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 13, 2017
Mike Lepine, Joseph Lepine, Carson Simison and Todd Simison (Chairman of the Detroit Lakes Scout Board) at the Regional Pinewood Derby on April 23. Carson Simison finished first overall, while Joseph Lepine was right behind him in second. The Pinewood Derby is an event for Cub Scouts to work hand-in-hand with their guardian or parent to build their car together. (Submitted photo)
Local Cub Scouts drive home with victory at Regional PInewood Derby
May 13, 2017 - 9:00am
May 8, 2017
Dogs and their owners leave the starting gate during last year's Fargo Marathon Furgo Dog Run at the Fargodome. David Samson/ Forum News Service
Dogs gaining popularity in Fargo Marathon events
May 8, 2017 - 6:36pm
March 17, 2017
Announcer Quenton Smith and scorekeeper Jason Kaiser kept the 2017 Pinewood Derby running smoothly. (Submitted photo)
And they're off!: Cub Scouts from Detroit Lakes, Ogema race to the finish line in Pinewood Derby
March 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Tye Wilke of Detroit Lakes is a 12-year-old racer making a name for himself running Legend cards after a successful five-year run racing Go-Karts. Submitted photo
Wilke revved up for race season
February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm
January 15, 2017
The specialized sleds used in the outlaw category at the Minnesota State Ice Drag Championships routinely reach speeds in excess of 150 mph. (Submitted photo)
Ice in their veins: sleds will reach over 150 mph at state championships in DL
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
At the start of each race heat, the handlers of participating boats (with the driver inside the safety capsule), would push and pull them into place on the starting line, located along the beach in front of the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Vicki Gerdes
Photo Gallery: Tenth annual ‘Quake the Lake’ brings big weekend crowd to Big Detroit
June 22, 2016 - 10:19am
February 14, 2016
Danny Steinmetz has been racing snowmobiles ever since he can remember. Last month, he set a record in Detroit Lakes when he was clocked going 155.29 miles per hour, covering 60 feet in 1.029 seconds. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Nathan Bowe
Need for speed
February 14, 2016 - 5:50am
January 20, 2016
This snowmobile owned by Jeff Ratzlaff, right, was used to set the speed record. At left is club president Clint Holst. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Nathan Bowe
Snowmobile speed record set in DL
January 20, 2016 - 8:43am
January 15, 2016
This high powered snowmobile owned by Jeff Ratzlaff, right, may break the 1/8th mile speed record in DL. With him is Clint Holst, president of the Northern Drag Racing Series. The $50,000 sled was parked in the Holiday Inn bar Thursday for viewing. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Nathan Bowe
Specially-made sled may break record in DL
January 15, 2016 - 3:34pm
January 13, 2016
More than 300 people showed up last year to watch snowmobile drag races on Detroit Lake. They will be held starting at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday near Zorbaz. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Brian Basham
Ice drag races on Little Detroit Lake this weekend
January 13, 2016 - 11:24am