Detroit Lakes

Man Walking On Highway 59 Near Detroit Lakes Killed By Semi

The fatal crash was reported around 5:45 Wednesday morning

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A man is dead after he was hit by a semi while walking near Detroit Lakes. The state patrol says 57-year-old James Gunthorpe of Detroit Lakes was hit on Highway 59 and Brandy Lake Road. The fatal crash was reported around 5:45 Wednesday morning. The patrol says Gunthorpe was walking in the northbound lane of the…

WE Fest Will Not Return to Detroit Lakes Until 2021

Festival announces on Facebook they will not hold the festival in 2020

Detroit Lakes, MN — In a Facebook posting WeFest Organizers announced they will skip holding the festival in 2020. They will return to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota in 2021. Here is the post: We are so excited to embark on this new journey with WE Fest. With 37 years under its belt, we know this festival is an important part of…

Veteran Takes Virtual Honor Flight To D.C.

"When I go through personal struggles of my own, I just think about Ole and how he perseveres, and his spirit is just wonderful."

DETROIT LAKES, MINN — U.S. Navy Veteran Daryle Olson or as everyone calls him, “Ole” served from 1956 to 1960. When his number was called to join the Honor Flight, there was some excitement. “When we first found out he was chosen to go on the flight, we were excited and looking forward to it,” Ole’s wife Darlene Olson said….

MN High School Football Section Finals Roundup

Barnesville, Underwood, Moorhead, Rocori took home wins on Friday

FARGO, N.D. — Section Championship games continued in Minnesota High School football: Section 8AA: Barnesville 65, Pelican Rapids 14 Section 6A: Breckenridge 18, Underwood 44 Section 8AAAA: Detroit Lakes 6, Rocori 14 Section 8AAAAA: Moorhead 17, Bemidji 14 Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: BARNESVILLE, BEMIDJI, breckenridge, Detroit Lakes, High School Football, KVRR Sports Extra, moorhead,…

Woman saved from Detroit Lake after kayak is blown over

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Minneapolis woman is saved by first responders when her kayak capsizes on Detroit Lake. Authorities responded around 4:20 Tuesday afternoon near the Holiday Inn and Lodge. The Becker County Sheriffs Office says crews were able to reach the woman 13 minutes later. 34–year–old Veronica Surges says she was paddling when a wave took her kayak…

Two Perkins Locations Suddenly Close In Jamestown And Detroit Lakes

The chain has been purchased by Huddle House for $51.5 Million but the brand will live on

People looking for a hearty meal in Jamestown Sunday were met with a “closed” sign at Perkins. The sign thanked customers for their loyalty and patronage over the years. The Perkins in Detroit Lakes also closed on Sunday with a note on the door. The chain has been purchased by Huddle House for $51.5 Million but the brand will live…

Thielen Or Wentz? Pick Your Hometown Star

We Make You Decide Ahead Of Vikings/Eagles This Weekend

  The huge NFL game this weekend is the Minnesota Vikings hosting the Philadelphia Eagles. Each team has one of our hometown favorites on it. Detroit Lakes Native Adam Thielen is fresh off a two-touchdown game against the New York Giants. And Bison great Carson Wentz helped beat the New York Jets last week. But you can’t root for both…

Protesters rally against Trump Impeachment Inquiry at Rep. Peterson’s Office

Former Lieutenant Governor and Congressional Candidate Michelle Fischbach, who's running against Peterson, says people in the district want their conservative views to be shown at capitol hill.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Protestors from across the valley are at Representative Collin Peterson’s Detroit Lakes Office, where they are rallying against the impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Former Lieutenant Governor and Congressional Candidate Michelle Fischbach, who’s running against Peterson, says people in the district want their conservative views to be shown at capitol hill. “We need to make sure…

Christmas Tour By Country Singer John Berry Stopping In Detroit Lakes

He is bringing his 23rd Annual Christmas Songs & Stories tour to Historic Holmes Theatre

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — It’s never too early for a little Christmas music. And if you want to take in an entire holiday concert this holiday season you’ll want to get tickets to see country singer John Berry. He is bringing his 23rd Annual Christmas Songs & Stories tour to Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes. The concert will be…

Anti-Impeachment Protest Planned at Rep. Peterson’s Office

Trump Victory is a joint effort by President Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–Trump Victory is organizing a counter-impeachment protest outside the Detroit Lakes office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, of Minnesota. The Republican National Committee says Friday’s event is part of a nationwide effort to hold vulnerable Democrats accountable for the impeachment push. Among those appearing will be former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach, who’s running against Peterson. Peterson, who…