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It’s that magical time of year when — especially for children — the world seems to light up and the spirit of giving is running full steam ahead. That will once again be the case in Detroit Lakes Monday, Dec.
Detroit Lakes is saying goodbye to one of its favorite heroes. Macho, the city’s only K9 police dog, was put to sleep Tuesday night after a tumor was discovered in his spleen. After being incredibly sick for a couple of days, owner Detroit Lakes Police Sergeant Robert Strand says it was the only good decision for the 10-year-old German Shepherd. “He was in a lot of pain, and I didn’t want to see him suffer anymore,” said Strand, who began working with the K9 six and a half years ago.
It may be a warm, festive time of year, but few things send that holiday cheer up in smoke faster than a house fire. And yet, ‘tis the season for exactly that. Detroit Lakes Fire Chief Dave Baer says there are a few common mistakes that people make which leads to the most fiery mishaps. Chimneys
It was old, rundown and vacant — the building that sits right along Highway 34 on the east side of Detroit Lakes most recently known as the Broken Wheel 3...
Authorities are still looking for the person responsible for the bomb scare that led to an evacuation of Walmart on Black Friday. A bundle of store items were found wrapped up in a camouflage jacket secured with zip ties and left on a shelf in the store, prompting the Crow County Bomb squad and several other law enforcement agencies to respond to the suspicious package. Detroit Lakes Police Department Sgt.
Gloria Foster, Detroit Lakes: “Yes! It’s really nice; we should have had a lot more snow by now! It’s nice and warm out.” Dick LeCleir, Detroit Lakes: “I just got my snow tires on this morning.
“Maybe Christmas,” the Grinch thought, “doesn’t come from a store…” Dr.
It can be a hotly debated topic — the issue of giving welfare benefits to people who are also known to be using drugs. Now, Becker County is among the...
Few things can light up a kid like Christmas, and few things can light up Christmas in Detroit Lakes like its chamber of commerce. “Light Up the Lakes is a chamber-sponsored cooperative marketing campaign,” said Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce President Carrie Johnston. “We start Nov. 1 and go through Dec.
Shoppers at the Detroit Lakes Walmart got more than they bargained for Friday afternoon, when they were evacuated because of a bomb threat. Police got the call 3:46 p.m. about a suspicious package in the store, but the Crow Wing County bomb squad determined that the package, which had been wrapped in a camoflauge jacket, was simply a bunch of items from the store. "It looks like somebody tried to shoplift a bunch of things and tied it up in the jacket with zipties and then either planned on coming back for it or got spooked and just left," said Detroit Lakes Sergeant Robert Strand.