- Member for
- 5 years 1 month
The dust is now settling in the tiny town of Callaway, as residents make their way back into their homes and crews begin cleaning up the tangled mess of metal...
The small Becker County town of Callaway - about 15 miles north of Detroit Lakes - has been evacuated after a Canadian Pacific train struck a tanker truck pulling 10,000...
Detroit Lakes may be a small, quaint community that is regionally famous for things like its lakes and kicked-back, relaxed living. But decades ago, the city was known around the world for what was known as the “smallest gas station in the world.” Some may remember the teeny-tiny, 3 ½-foot-by-4-foot Standard station that sat right downtown next to where the Graystone building is today.
Detroit Lakes Boys Basketball Head Coach Robb Flint has handed in his resignation after being diagnosed with an invasive form of melanoma. The 36-year-old coach and teacher received the call that turned his world upside down just a little over a month ago, and although he’s been battling the shock of it all since then, the fight for longevity is still ahead of him. The lump Roughly one year ago, Robb Flint noticed a little bump forming on his knee that, at the time, seemed harmless enough.
There’s been a lot in the news lately about laced heroin leading to overdoses, and the Detroit Lakes area is no exception. “We’ve been seeing it here in DL for sure,” said Detroit Lakes Police Detective Eric Bergren, who says, while most of the overdoses are handled successfully and do not lead to death, there was one fatality in January.
It isn’t the Westminster Abbey, but Holy Rosary in Detroit Lakes will soon be sounding a lot like it. A new pipe organ is being built and installed that, for visitors, will both knock their socks off and rock their worlds. “I call it an organ on steroids,” laughed Scott Mehlhaff, an organist who is overseeing the project. “It is going to be an instrument that is larger than anything in the area, including Fargo. It will rival those in the Twin Cities and will, in some ways, be even grander.”
Detroit Lakes’ big Home & Sports show is coming up this weekend, and although the event always proves a popular one as it pulls in thousands of visitors, the trades...
People everywhere will soon get a sneak peek into the world of hard drugs and street gangs that still today plague the White Earth Indian Reservation, as a documentary called The Seventh Fire is lighting up the country, one screening at a time.
Friendship has a way of flourishing where it wants, no matter the time, the place or the people. For two ‘ol boys in Becker County, their unique friendship began a...
Frazee High School Senior Sarah Wendt doesn’t sit back and let life pass her by. “Let’s see...I’m in student council, National Honor Society, Frazee Students Against Drunk Motoring and More, I’ve been on the prom committee, Knowledge Bowl, and I’m captain of the dance team in Frazee,” said Wendt, who says the Jazz team won state and the High Kick team was the runner up at state. She’s also traveling to Florida this week for a trip to Disneyland, where she’ll be playing tenor saxophone in the marching band.