Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes Teen Dies After Accident in California

Conn was taken to a hospital where she died

  LAKE TAHOE, CA — A 14-year-old Detroit Lakes girl has died after falling off a hiking trail at Lake Tahoe in northern California. El Dorado County authorities say Chloe Conn fell about 50 feet while hiking near the Vikingsholm Trail on Wednesday. Emergency personnel say she suffered serious injuries and life-saving efforts were performed at the scene. Conn was…

All-Clear Given After Alleged Bomb Threat At Walmart

Called In To Walmart in Detroit Lakes Monday Afternoon

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Walmart in Detroit Lakes was evacuated for a short time Monday afternoon after receiving an alleged bomb threat. Authorities placed the building on lockdown around 1 o’clock after getting the threatening phone call. Multiple agencies swept the building finding nothing suspicious. The store was given the all clear around 3 o’clock. The person responsible could…

Numerous Memorial Day Events Are Planned Around The Area

Honoring Those Who Died While Serving In Our Armed Forces

FARGO, N.D. — A number of ceremonies are planned for Memorial Day in our area. A short ceremony will be held at 8:45 a.m at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fargo. A ceremony will be held on Veterans Memorial Bridge at 9:15 a.m. Detroit Lakes will hold a Memorial Day Parade at 10. 11 a.m. services are planned in West Fargo,…

Grand Forks Man Identified After Fatal Head-On Crash Near Detroit Lakes

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Grand Forks man is dead after a head-on crash west of Detroit Lakes Wednesday afternoon. The state patrol says 32-year-old Timothy Lee crossed the center line of Highway 34, sideswiped a pickup then hit an SUV head on. Lee died at the scene. The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital with…

Two Arrested in Memorabilia Theft from Barnesville Home

They say the suspects were known to the victim

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Two people were taken to jail in Moorhead for a theft valued at $80,000. Authorities say 32-year-old Justin Marlen and 26-year-old Amber Hedstrom stole collectibles, including rare artifacts from World War I and World War II, and firearms from a rural Barnesville house. They say the suspects were known to the victim. Clay County Investigators…

New Summer Attractions for Detroit Lakes

As Lake Season Approaches, Detroit Lakes' Chamber Tells Us What You Can Look Forward to This Summer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Memorial Day weekend is only a few days away, which means lake season is upon us. Detroit Lakes’ Chamber President said there is a lot to look forward to this summer. She said the unofficial kick-off to summer in DL is the Street Faire, which takes place the weekend after Memorial Day. Other popular events include…

Preparing Children For A New Baby In The House

A newborn can be tough for the child who's used to being the baby

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–Packing a bag for the hospital is just one of them many items on the to–do list before a new baby arrives! One thing professionals said you might forget about, is preparing your other children for the change “I’m due September 9th,” said  Kristen Mayfield, who is expecting her third child. Although this isn’t her first pregnancy, it…

Becker County Authorities Investigate Detroit Lakes Shooting

They found 60-year-old Terry Tyge suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A rural Detroit Lakes man is in a Fargo hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office got a report of a man being shot in the leg around 10 o’clock last night at 15356 East Munson Drive. They found 60-year-old Terry Tyge suffering from a gunshot wound to his…

Minnesota Viking Adam Thielen to Participate in Charity Golf Tournament

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer and WR Adam Thielen to compete in celebrity golf tournament.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Minnesota Vikings) — Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer and receiver Adam Thielen will be part of an NFL contingent of golfers at the American Century Championship celebrity tournament in Lake Tahoe this summer, organizers announced on Wednesday. Zimmer and Thielen will be joined by fellow first-time participants: legendary defensive back Charles Woodson, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and…

Highway 10 Road Construction Project Begins April 17th

Crews will be replacing the eastbound bridge over the CP Railway Line

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Another big construction project that will impact traffic begins Monday in Detroit Lakes. Crews will be replacing the eastbound bridge over the CP Railway Line. Traffic on Highway 10 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between Highway 59 and Summit Avenue. They also plan to resurface Highway 10 which will impact…