Detroit Lakes

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…

Detroit Lakes Level III Sex Offender Back in Custody

Officials already had a plan in place for if Baca ran away

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A level three sex offender on probation was brought back into custody after police say he cut his ankle bracelet and fled. Authorities say Robert Baca was re-captured just after 5p.m. this afternoon, less than an hour after cutting the bracelet. Officials already had a plan in place for if Baca ran away. Workers with a…

Detroit Lakes Teen Hit by BNSF Train While Crossing Tracks

They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but the male didn't appear to hear the train coming

  DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Detroit Lakes teen was taken to the hospital after being hit by a BNSF train while trying to cross the tracks. Police say a 13-year-old was hit by the train along Highway 10 between Corbett and Jackson Avenue. They say the crew on board spotted the teen and sounded the bell and horn, but…

Sauk Rapids Man Taken to Hospital After Breaking Through Ice in Otter Tail County

He broke through the ice while fishing

  OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — Crews rushed to West Silent Lake in Otter Tail County in the noon hour on a report of a man in the water. They found a 69-year-old man from Sauk Rapids clinging to the side of the ice. He broke through the ice while fishing. The man was taken to the hospital in Detroit…

Two Men On ATV’s Rescued After Going Through Ice

Height of Land Lake in Becker County, Minnesota

Two men were sent to the hospital in Detroit Lakes after going through the ice on Height of Land Lake in Becker County. The sheriff says 77-year-old Norman Bradow of Fergus Falls and 82-year-old Jerome Genz of Detroit Lakes were treated and released. The men were returning to shore around 6 p.m. after fishing when their ATV’s broke through the…

High Risk Sex Offender Moving to Detroit Lakes Neighborhood

A community meeting will be held Thursday night at 6 in the City Council Chambers

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A community notification meeting is planned in Detroit Lakes about a high risk sex offender who is moving back into the community. Robert Baca will be back in DL on April 5th after completing his sentence. A community meeting will be held Thursday night at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Officers will be on…