Detroit Lakes

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

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…