Detroit Lakes

Man Sentenced For Crashing Into Detroit Lakes Inn

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KFGO) — A Detroit Lakes man is sentenced to one year in jail and 15 years of probation for two counts of felony criminal vehicular homicide and operation while intoxicated. Court records show that 54-year-old Wade Olds drove his pickup off the road and into the corner room of Lakes Inn in May 2022. Jacklyn Benninger suffered…

Knock-and-Announce Search Warrant Results in Four Arrests in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Four people are arrested in an ongoing narcotics investigation in Fargo. Fargo Police Department and Cass County Drug Task Force executed a knock-and-announce search warrant at a house in the 1400 block of 4th Avenue South around 9 Thursday morning. 64-year-old Lori Eveland of Fargo was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and…

Frazee man charged with felony gun possession, theft in Detroit Lakes

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) — A Frazee man has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony illegal possession of a firearm and receiving stolen property. Twenty-two-year-old Allen King was arrested after emergency dispatchers received a report of a man with a gun in the Jimmy John’s parking lot in Detroit Lakes. Shortly afterward, an employee at Masterpiece Alternatives…

WE Fest kicks off 40th anniversary With Long Lines of Traffic

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — People heading to WE Fest’s 40th anniversary in Detroit Lakes encountered jam packed traffic, stopped at times according to social media posts, and filled lots on day one. The three day country music festival features headliners Morgan Wallen, Kane Brown and Brad Paisley and so many other artists. Not only is there live music but…

Becker County Fair celebrates 129 years, continues to be a hit among community

The Becker County Fair is back underway in Detroit Lakes!

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — Thousands of people head to the fairgrounds at the junction of Rossman Avenue and West Lake Drive for the 129th annual Becker County Fair. “This year is the first year they did a cookie contest. That was huge. There’s beef showings, sheep, chickens, rabbits, amusement park rides, flowers, horses. They had a volleyball competition last…