Detroit Lakes

Minnesota State Patrol Reports Catching Speeders Up to 155mph

During the campaign, officers in 20 agencies reported speeds of 100 miles per hour or higher

MINNESOTA — A crackdown on speeders in Minnesota caught violators going 110, 120 and even 155 miles per hour. That speeder was caught by the Minnesota State Patrol in the Detroit Lakes area. Authorities from 300 agencies issued a total of 16,580 citations for speeding during the two-week extra speed enforcement from July 7 through 23. During the campaign, officers…

Detroit Lakes Prepares for WE Fest

Construction may disrupt traffic flow at country music festival expecting more than 40,000 people

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Detroit Lakes’ population is about to grow rapidly this week and it’s all thanks to WE Fest. “Our town does grow,” said Carrie Johnston, who is president of the Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce. “You go from a town of about 9,000 people to welcoming another forty.” With thousands of people coming into town, Detroit Lakes…

Legion Baseball: Moorhead Cruises, Perham Rallies in Sub-State Tourney

Perham advances to play Bemidji; Blues play winner of Alex/Fergus Falls.

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The first round of the sub-state tournament began in Alexandria for the Moorhead Blues and other area teams. In the opening round top-seeded Bemidji defeated Thief River Falls 27-1 in seven innings. Second seeded Moorhead followed suit with a seven inning win as well defeating Detroit Lakes 19-3. “The last three years haven’t gone so well for…

Man On Bike Seriously Hurt In Hit-And-Run

Was Biking On Country Road 124 Tuesday Evening

BECKER CO., Minn. — A Detroit Lakes man is in the hospital after a hit-and-run on his bike. Becker County authorities say 44-year-old Jarod Moran was hit while biking on County Road 124 last night around 9:30. The driver fled the scene. Moran was taken to Essentia Hospital in Fargo with life-threatening injuries. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, North Dakota…

Detroit Lakes Country Club Damaged by Strong Storms

Around 30 workers helped pick up debris left behind from the storm

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Crews work to clean up Detroit Country Club after it takes a big hit during the storm. Dozens of trees were knocked down and uprooted throughout the golf course in Detroit Lakes. We got a look at some of the damage with our KVRR Drone. Around 30 workers helped pick up debris left behind from the…

Minnesota Lawmakers Talk Proposed Health Care Bill in Detroit Lakes

It's a campaign promise which is taking months to surface

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Minnesotans in Detroit Lakes are getting the chance to bring their health care reform concerns directly to the politicians. The leaders of our community involved with health care changes are hearing from the people. Democratic Representative Collin Peterson and other local health care leaders met with Minnesotans at the Holiday Inn by Highway 10. “I was…

Minnesota Lawmakers for Gather Health Care Forum in Detroit Lakes

They are hoping to answer people's questions on the struggle over the GOP health care plan

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Representative Collin Peterson is one of the panelists answering questions about health care reform this evening. They’re getting to ready to have a forum with Minnesotans who may be feeling anxious about the future of their health care. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from Detroit Lakes with the latest. KVRR REPORTER NICK BROADWAY:  TJ, the…

Full Water Meditation: Yoga on the Water in Detroit Lakes

Lakes Pace, LLC Offers Yoga on the Water Classes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — If you love to be out on the lake but are looking for a relaxing workout, yoga on the water could be just the thing for you to try this summer. Lakes Pace offers yoga classes on paddle boards in Detroit Lakes. The paddle boards are 10-12 feet long and have a yoga mat design on the…

LIVE: Yoga On the Water

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns How to Do Yoga On the Water at Detroit Lakes

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly travels to Detroit Lakes to learn how to do yoga on the water from Jess Stuewe, the owner of Lakes Pace, LLC. More information about yoga on the water can be found here.   Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: Detroit Lakes, lakes pace, yoga on the water

LIVE: Boat Safety

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns Some Boat Safety Tips

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Angela Warren of the Minnesota DNR and she tell her some boat safety tips to remember this year out on the lake.   Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: boat safety, Detroit Lakes, MN DNR