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May 28, 2019
Vietnam veteran David Coalwell, who also serves as commander of the Lake Region Veterans Color Guard, was the featured speaker at Monday's Memorial Day festivities in Detroit Lakes. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
The history of the 13 folds: Memorial Day speaker gives crowd a little lesson in flag etiquette
May 28, 2019 - 7:50am
May 25, 2019
The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard proudly flies the Stars and Stripes at the start of Detroit Lakes' Memorial Day Parade. (Tribune file photo)
A time for remembrance: Veterans feel pride, humility as Memorial Day approaches
May 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
May 18, 2019
With flags billowing in the breeze, the Lake Region Veterans Color Guard led off last year's Memorial Day Parade in downtown Detroit Lakes. The parade was followed by a program at the Pavilion, which was filled almost to capacity. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
All gave some, some gave all: Memorial Day is about more than picnics and parades
May 18, 2019 - 8:00am
May 29, 2018
With flags billowing in the breeze, the Lake Region Veterans Color Guard led off Monday morning's Memorial Day Parade in downtown Detroit Lakes. The parade was followed by a program at the Pavilion, which was filled almost to capacity. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
'Peace is expensive': WW II vet delivers poignant Memorial Day address
May 29, 2018 - 5:26am
Santa waved cheerfully from the top of the Detroit Lakes Public Utilities truck, which won the "Lightest & Brightest Award" at Monday night's Grand Parade of Lights, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. (Paula Quam/Tribune)
A grand night for a parade: Warm temps mean big crowds to kick off DL's 'Light Up the Lakes' festivities
November 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Otterdazzle 2017 takes place December 2 in Ottertail, starting with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m., craft vendors at 8 a.m., a holiday lights parade at 5 p.m. and fireworks. For a complete list of events go to www.visitottertail.com. (submitted photo).
Otterdazzle to dazzle with fireworks, lights parade, crafts and more
November 29, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 26, 2017
Just add people: The carnival midway at the Becker County Fair was already set up and waiting for visitors Wednesday morning, even though it doesn't official start until 5 p.m. (Photo by Vicki Gerdes)
It's fair time!
July 26, 2017 - 10:37am
May 31, 2017
Visitors flocked to Detroit Lakes' Oak Grove Cemetery Monday afternoon, by car and on foot, taking advantage of a brief break in the rainy weather to view the inspiring sight of more than 650 American flags floating in the breeze. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
'To honor those who served and died for our freedoms': Despite rain, crowds gather in Detroit Lakes for Memorial Day festivities
May 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
November 25, 2016
Vicki Gerdes/Tribune
The light snowfall during last year's Grand Parade of Lights in downtown Detroit Lakes didn't keep the kids from coming out to grab the candy being handed out by parade participants.
Santa's Grand Parade of Lights is Monday
November 25, 2016 - 1:12pm
June 23, 2016
The Calgary Stampede Showband, from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, will be one of the featured bands in the Vikingland Band Festival, which takes place in Alexandria this Sunday, June 26. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Vikingland Band Festival to feature big parade
June 23, 2016 - 5:00am
May 17, 2015
The Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25. It will begin at the Washington Square Mall parking lot, proceed down Lake Avenue to Frazee Street, then south on Washington Avenue to the City Park. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
Local vets to hold Memorial events
May 17, 2015 - 5:00am
December 10, 2013
Dave and Linda Anderson will be leaving the cold and the snow to help decorate a float between Christmas and New Year’s Day for the Tournament of Roses parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, Calif. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Dave Wallis
Area couple helps decorate Tournament of Roses float
December 10, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 26, 2013
Entries sought for DL parade
October 26, 2013 - 8:00am
November 30, 2012
A snow plow adorned with lights gives a holiday "Merry Xmas" greeting to spectators at the Snow Plow Parade in Frazee, Minn., Thursday night. The event was put on by the Frazee Community Club in hopes of spurring a local holiday shopping boom in the town. Brian Basham/DL Newspapers
Holiday parades light up Frazee, Detroit Lakes; Check out the photo gallery
November 30, 2012 - 9:27am
May 29, 2009
One of the floats in Thursday's Lakeshirts parade was a group dressed as 'The Flintstones.'
Lakeshirts hosts parade
May 29, 2009 - 4:04pm
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