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KFAN was in Detroit Lakes early Friday as the Power Trip Morning Show broadcast live from the Pavilion. KFAN radio personalities Paul "Meatsauce" Lambert, Ben Leber, Chris Hawkey and Cory Cove broadcast their Power Trip Morning Show live from the Detroit Lakes Pavilion Friday morning to kick off the 80th Annual Northwest Water Carnival.
The lush greenery, the sweet smell of dew on the leaves, the wind blowing through your hair; The exilhiration of off-road mountain biking. The DL Bike Shop is hoping to share that feeling with cyclists every week this summer with their Wednesday night dirt rides. The group ride starts at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at Mountain View Recreation Area off Tower Road east of Detroit Lakes, and is led by DL native Ben Bergen.
When Jim and Deanna Sinclair of Detroit Lakes accepted an invitation to a friend’s wedding in Sedona, Ariz., earlier this spring, they decided to make a full vacation out of the trip. With a little planning, they decided to visit Zion, Bryce Canyon and the Grand Canyon national parks in Utah and Arizona during a week-long visit. “I figured if we can incorporate these other things in there and then end up at the wedding, that would make two sides to the trip,” Deanna said. The best part was most of the trip was free thanks to a Rotary raffle. Being an active Rotarian, Deanna said sh
The latch is unlocked, the cage door is opened and with a flutter of wings, a group of Gary and Travis Mosher’s homing pigeons takes to the skies. The birds stretch their wings and circle high above for 15 minutes then return home. Home is naturally where these birds want to be. It was bred into them long ago to be useful to humans. Today, the Moshers are just two of thousands of pigeon fanciers that continue the art of pigeon raising and racing. Dennis Imdieke of Wadena helped start a pigeon racing club in 1975. He now has several hundred birds he raises.
Fire Crews are battling a large elevator fire in Lake Park tonight. The cause of the fire is yet unknown and a witness said it started around 7 p.m., according to WDAY TV. Flames at one point were seen shooting an estimated 30 feet in the air. Lake Park City Clerk Lonnie Neuner says the elevator has been empty for about two decades. Multiple fire agencies from around the region have been called in to help fight the fire. As of 9:00 Monday, the fire is still burning inside the elevator. Once the fire is out, a crew will tear it down with a back hoe.
If the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was trying to bring down office productivity in the spring of the year when they introduced “Eagle Cam” in 2013, mission accomplished. I probably shouldn’t admit this in the very newspaper I work for, but I spend countless time during the day watching the Internet stream of a pair of breeding bald eagles raising their young from eggs until they leave the nest. The nest is in an undisclosed location in the Twin Cities area. The addiction of Eagle Cam can quickly spread around an office, too, I found out.
Icy roads and an attempt to pass a snowplow on Highway 34 east of Detroit Lakes Tuesday afternoon turned into a two-car head-on crash that sent four people to the...
The starting gun fires on the 19th Annual Dick Beardsley Half Marathon, Relay, 5k run/walk and 1k Kids Run this Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8:30 a.m. on West Lake Drive...
The 2014 Ojibwe Forest Rally was bigger and better than ever, according to race chairman Erick Nelson. There were vastly more spectators this year, he said. And although there were fewer cars entered, more cars finished the entire race this year than in previous years. Both conditions combined to make a very happy race chairman. “We’ve had people writing in, thanking us for bringing (the race) to Detroit Lakes so they could see the race closer to town,” Nelson said. “We feel pretty good about it.