Detroit Lakes

MN Prep Football: Fergus Falls Shuts out Thief River Falls

DGF football picks up win over Detroit Lakes.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The Fergus Falls Otters shutout Thief River Falls on Friday night 42-0. In Glyndon, the Rebels of DGF held on to defeat Detroit Lakes 35-21. Fergus Falls improves to 5-1 on the season. The Otters are at Park Rapids next week. DGF improves to 4-2 on the season. The Rebels host Perham next week. Categories: High…

Detroit Lakes Police Investigating Home Burglaries

In each case, the criminal entered through an unlocked door

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Police in Detroit Lakes are investigating three home burglaries that happened while the homeowners slept. They all happened on the northwest side of town sometime between 4 and 5 in the morning on Sunday. In each case, the criminal entered through an unlocked door. Money, wallets and a shotgun were stolen during the burglaries. The shotgun…

Identity of Suspect Involved in Becker County Chase Released

Authorities said the chase reached speeds greater than 95 miles per hour

AUDUBON, Minn. — Minnesota BCA officials release details in a high speed chase which sent a suspect to the hospital and closed down Highway 10 for miles. Deputies responded to a call at around 7:25 p.m. on Thursday saying a man threatened to kill people in Cormorant Township before the chase. They tried stopping the vehicle of 55-year-old Dean Minnerath…

Little Information Released on Police Chase, Shooting in Becker County

No officers were injured and their identities are not being released at this time

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — One person has been taken to a Fargo hospital after a shooting and police chase in Becker County. Sheriff Todd Glander says deputies became involved in a high speed chase in the western part of the county at about 7:30 Thursday night. They used stop sticks on the suspect vehicle and the pursuit ended on Highway…

UPDATE: One Suspect Taken to Hospital After Shooting, Police Chase in Becker County

Eastbound Lanes of Highway 10 Closed Between Audubon and Detroit Lakes

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander has confirmed that one of the suspects involved in a police chase on Highway 10 has been taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Glander said the suspect was taken to…

Detroit Lakes’ Zorbaz Cancels LIVE Music Indefinitely

the restaurant and bar has its 2 a.m. liquor license suspended for three days

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. —  The next time you visit Zorbaz in Detroit Lakes, you may miss out on seeing some LIVE music from your local bands. Neighbors say Zorbaz has been so quiet the past few days that it’s like a morgue. The complete opposite of its typical atmosphere. “It seems like a party is going on during the summer…

Detroit Lakes City Council Votes on Raising Purchasing Age on Tobacco

No seat was empty during the three hour meeting

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The meeting was standing room only. The Detroit Lakes City Council voted on raising the purchasing age people can buy tobacco. Karen Crabtree was one person in support of the ordinance raising the age from 18 to 21, and she addressed the council. “We’re not here to argue about whether vaping is healthy or not,” Crabtree…

Swenson wins 85th Pine to Palm Tournament

Chris Swenson defeats Jon Miller in Pine to Palm championship.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The 85th Pine to Palm golf tournament concluded on Sunday at Detroit Country Club with a brand new champion. First time competitor Chris Swenson defeated Jon Miller in the rain to capture the title. “That’s what made it a grind after it already being one. The rain makes you think a lot more,” Chris Swenson said….

Governor Dayton Declaring Disasters in Clay, Becker and Norman Counties

Clay County had over $200,000 in damage from storms in June

  MINNESOTA — Governor Dayton is declaring a disaster in Clay, Becker and Norman counties after severe weather has left areas of widespread damage. Tornadoes, hail and heavy rain on July 11th and 12th left damage throughout the counties, especially in Ulen and Detroit Lakes. Buildings in the city, including the school, had damage. City officials say some of the…