Detroit Lakes

UPDATE: Missing Moorhead Girl Found

She was last seen wearing black shorts with green stripe, a black tank top, and black sandals. 

UPDATE: Moorhead Police say Jordyn Glass has been found.   MOORHEAD, MN — The Moorhead Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating Jordyn Glass, age 15, of Moorhead Glass is described at being 5’8’’, 180 pounds, blue eyes, with blonde hair and teal highlights underneath.  She was last seen wearing black shorts with green stripe, a black tank…

Plane Crashes Near Detroit Lakes Airport

DETROIT TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A pilot walks away from a plane crash in Becker County. Deputies responded around 6:45 Tuesday night to a corn field north of the Detroit Lakes/Becker County Airport. The pilot, 76-year-old Theodore Kiebke of Detroit Lakes said his single-engine biplane lost power. He crash-landed in the field with the plane landing upside down. Kiebke was taken…

Man Treated For Multiple Stab Wounds After Fight In Rural Detroit Lakes

The sheriff's office is in contact with a person of interest

DETROIT LAKES, MN — A Detroit Lakes man is being treated for multiple stab wounds after a fight at a rural Detroit Lakes address. Becker County Sheriff’s Office and Detroit Lakes Police were called to St. Mary’s Hospital after 20-year-old Tristan Wimmer was brought in. Wimmer is being treated for multiple stab wounds to his torso and leg. No arrests…

Sen. Tina Smith’s Office Travels MN to Address Housing Crisis

Her team will be in Thief River Falls and Detroit Lakes on Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Staff members for Minnesota Senator Tina Smith are traveling around the state to figure out how to address a housing crisis. They stopped in Moorhead to hear how our area has been impacted over the years. Clay County Housing Redevelopment Authority officials say since 2000, rent has increased 28 percent but wages have not. The executive director…

West Fargo Woman Arrested On Suspicion of Drunk Driving After Two-Vehicle Crash

Minnesota state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59

OTTER TAIL CO., MN — A West Fargo woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday night. The state patrol says 21-year-old Mikaela Kujanson pulled in front of an SUV on Highway 59 on Fish Lake Road around 9 p.m. Four people in the SUV, all from Detroit Lakes, were taken…

Alcohol was a Factor in Otter Tail Co. Crash That Injured 5 People

The state patrol says a pickup traveling on Fish Lake Road failed to yield the right-of-way at Highway 59.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN (KFGO) – The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was a factor in a two-vehicle crash that injured five people north of Pelican Rapids shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday. The state patrol says a pickup traveling on Fish Lake Road failed to yield the right-of-way at Highway 59 and pulled out in front of an SUV on…

Dad Drowns While Attempting To Save Child At Dead Shot Bay Day Before Father’s Day

The Becker County sheriff's office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge

Chris Schultz/GoFundMeDETROIT LAKES, MN — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the bridge at Dead Shot Bay on Saturday evening. The sheriff’s office says in a news release…

Suspect in White Earth Reservation Homicide Arrested

Authorities say the shooting does not appear to be random

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE: A man accused of killing another man on the White Earth Reservation is behind bars. 18-year-old Ronald Thompson the third was arrested in Saint Cloud around 2:30. UPDATE: The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 18-year-old Ronald Thompson III of Detroit Lakes as a suspect in the shooting…

Man Shot To Death In Maple Grove Township, Public Not In Danger According To Authorities

It is about 20 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes

BECKER CO., Minn. — Multiple agencies are investigating the shooting death of a man in Maple Grove Township, about 20 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and White Earth officers responded to a report of a shooting around 3 a.m. at a home. When they arrived they found a man dead from a gunshot wound….

Unresponsive Man Pulled From Island Lake, Flown To Fargo

Authorities do not know the condition of 61-year-old Lyle Nelson

BECKER CO., MN — A Sauk Rapids man pulled from the cold waters of Island Lake was flown to Essentia in Fargo. Authorities do not know the condition of 61-year-old Lyle Nelson. They say witnesses spotted a boat going in circles on the lake and someone was in the water trying to grab on. Nelson was unresponsive when he was pulled…