Detroit Lakes

Workers Continue To Work On Ice Palace

Workers Are Finishing Up The Crafting Of The Ice Palace In Detroit Lakes

Workers in Detroit Lakes are finishing up the crafting of the Ice Palace. The palace is being constructed using ice that was harvested in Detroit Lakes. The crafting began in early January under the direction of artist Hans Gilsdorf. It is expected to be completed with lights and music by February 8th . The viewing will run through February 19th….

LIVE: Detroit Mountain Snow Tubing

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Tries Out Snow Tubing At Detroit Mountain

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly learns about the winter activities offered at Detroit Mountain, including snow tubing! More information about Detroit Mountain can be found here. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: Detroit Lakes, Detroit Mountain, snow tubing, winter activity

LIVE: Detroit Mountain Fat Bikes

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns More About The Fat Bikes At Detroit Mountain

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly travels to Detroit Mountain to learn more about their winter activities, including their fat bikes. More information about Detroit Mountain can be found here. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: Detroit Lakes, Detroit Mountain, fat bike, winter activities

First Ice Harvest Since 1971 Begins On Little Detroit Lake

volunteers are building a 24-foot-tall by 30-foot-wide ice palace

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The sounds of saws roaring on Little Detroit Lake is the first sign of an ice harvest since 1971. “In the 30’s, it was the second largest industry in this county right behind the forestry industries,” said Becky Mitchell, Becker County Museum executive director. “They shipped ice all over the country to be used for refrigeration and box…

Ice Harvest 2018 Begins

the first block of ice was removed this morning

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Ice harvesting used to be one of the biggest industries in Becker County. Now, Detroit Lakes is celebrating with their Ice Harvest 2018. They began construction for their ice palace by removing the first block of ice from Little Detroit Lake this morning. Nearly 1,500 more blocks will be needed to complete the palace. Construction of…

Detroit Lakes Family Relieved that their Teenage Son Was Found Safe

Peter eastman was found safe and well in california

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Bridget Eastman says it was really frightening when her nephew Parker went missing, which is why she is relieved he has been found. Parker went missing on August 21. Eastman says they didn’t expect him to be missing for such a long time. Her family was told Parker is safe and well in California. The first thing…

Detroit Lakes Teen, Missing Since August, Found Safe

The page, Reaching Parker, is run by Parker's mom, Meghan, who spoke to KVRR's Jessie Cohen in October

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen, who ran away from his home last August, has been found safe. A post on the Facebook page, Reaching Parker, states that 15-year-old Parker Eastman was found by authorities and is okay. The page is run by Parker’s mom, Meghan, who spoke to KVRR’s Jessie Cohen in October. The post states…

Becker County Man Charged with Arson in Mobile Home Fire

Nobody was hurt in the fire but the mobile home was destroyed

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — A man is in custody for arson after fire destroyed a mobile home. Michael Strehlow, 26, is in the Becker County Jail. Authorities say Strehlow knew the people living in the home and was there when the fire started Saturday morning on Highway 10, five miles east of Detroit Lakes. Nobody was hurt in the fire…

Icy Road Warning in Detroit Lakes Area

Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow asks drivers to slow down.

Detroit Lakes, MN — Troopers around the Detroit Lakes area are responding to several crashes w/ icy roads. Highway 59 North of DL-1 there’s a vehicle rollover with no injuries. Vehicles have slid off the road on Highway 10 and Highway 34. Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow is asking drivers in the area to slow down. Categories: Minnesota News,…

Highway 10 Near Detroit Lakes Reopens All Lanes

Crews installed new traffic signals at the intersection of Highways 10 and 59 on Monday

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — We have some great news if you’re driving to, through or around Detroit Lakes. After an all summer-long road construction project, all four lanes are once again open on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes. Crews installed new traffic signals at the intersection of Highways 10 and 59 on Monday. The temporary crossover on Highway 10…