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North Dakota Geological Survey announces public fossil dig dates
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January 12, 2018
Fargo man found after spending night freezing in deer stand
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A 54-year-old Fargo man was rescued from a deer stand just outside of Detroit Lakes Thursday morning, Jan. 11, after...
January 12, 2018 - 12:58pm
January 11, 2018
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - It’s official: Detroit Lakes’ first ice harvest since the early 1970s is in the books. A crew of nine men from Wee...
January 11, 2018 - 9:39pm
January 10, 2018
A tough goodbye: Owner of Speak Easy in Detroit Lakes plans to sell restaurant
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After an "amazing" 16-year run, Michael Mercil, owner of the Speak Easy has announced he is looking to sell his...
January 10, 2018 - 4:44pm
'The Legend of King Isbit'
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — By now, most of northwest Minnesota knows that Detroit Lakes will soon be getting its very own ice palace —...
January 10, 2018 - 4:11pm
January 8, 2018
Minnesota cop placed on leave for allegedly punching man he once arrested
A Detroit Lakes, Minn. police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly punching a man he's arrested a couple times...
January 8, 2018 - 7:34pm
Officer on leave for allegedly punching convicted criminal
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes officer is on paid administrative leave after allegedly punching a man he's arrested a couple times...
January 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
January 5, 2018
Power outage near Detroit Lakes leaves skiers stuck on lift, thousands without power
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A large Lake Region Electric Cooperative power outage in the Lake Eunice area south of Detroit Lakes left more than...
January 5, 2018 - 2:58pm
January 4, 2018
Outage leaves 2,000 without power south of Detroit Lakes
A large power outage in the Lake Eunice area south of Detroit Lakes has left more than 2,000 households without power, according to the Lake Region Electric Cooperative website. As of 9:45 p.m. Thursday, no power had been restored. The temperature in Detroit Lakes was eight below....
January 4, 2018 - 10:42pm
January 3, 2018
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Conditions are good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years as ice thickness near the Detroit Lakes...
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
December 26, 2017
UPDATE: After Suburban plunges through ice on Little Detroit Lake, sheriff issues warning
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—Three people narrowly escaped a Suburban after it plunged through the ice on Little Detroit Lake around 6:40 p.m....
December 26, 2017 - 9:21pm
December 25, 2017
3 escape Suburban after it plunges into lake on Christmas Eve
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Three people escaped a vehicle after it broke through the ice Sunday, Dec. 24, on Little Detroit Lake here. The Becker...
December 25, 2017 - 1:04pm
December 22, 2017
Watch: Adam Thielen's high school football highlights
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - We've all seen what Adam Thielen can do on the football field for the Minnesota Vikings, but the Detroit Lakes native...
December 22, 2017 - 8:20am
December 6, 2017
Detroit Lakes Wells Fargo shut down temporarily after protester locks herself to table
Wells Fargo Bank in Detroit Lakes was shut down for a brief time Tuesday afternoon after a protester locked herself to a table in the lobby....
December 6, 2017 - 8:09pm
November 28, 2017
Missing Detroit Lakes teen found in California, but now what?
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—The 15-year-old Detroit Lakes boy who'd been missing for roughly three months, believed to be a runaway, may be returning...
November 28, 2017 - 3:24pm
November 27, 2017
Detroit Lakes, Minn. man dies in fire at local condominium
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - One man died in a fire at Edgewater Condominiums near the Detroit Lakes City Park on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 25. The...
November 27, 2017 - 3:59pm