Detroit Lakes

WE Fest 2021 Headliners Announced

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — After taking a well-timed summer off last year, which just so happened to include a worldwide pandemic, WE Fest is back this summer with a big lineup. Florida Georgia Line headlines on August 5 followed by Dierks Bentley on the 6th and Blake Shelton closes it out on the 7th. Other acts include Lanco, Russell Dickerson,…

Police: Suspects made false robbery report to divert police from drug investigation

WATERTOWN, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – Three people from Detroit Lakes, Minn. were arrested after police received a false report of an armed robbery in Watertown, S.D. Watertown Police say officers responded to a report of possible drug activity in a parking lot and made contact with several people in the parking lot. While police were investigating the incident, the people involved…

Peterson: ‘Trump is done’

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) – Former longtime Minnesota Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson says he doesn’t miss working in Washington and has no plans of going back. Peterson spoke with KVRR in one of his first interviews since he lost his reelection bid to Republican Rep. Michelle Fischbach. Peterson was among just two House Democrats who voted against the impeachment of…

WE Fest announces headliners for August return to Detroit Lakes

The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line on Thursday, August 5. Dierks Bentley will perform Friday, August 6 and Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — WE Fest has announced 2021’s Headliners. The festival will open with Florida Georgia Line on Thursday, August 5. Dierks Bentley will perform Friday, August 6 and Blake Shelton on Saturday, August 7. Three-day festival tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday, January 15 at 10am CST. August 5 – 7, 2021 will mark the…

Arson is suspected cause of fire at Detroit Lakes RV dealer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR/KDLM) – A fire that destroyed Wold’s RV Sales in Detroit Lakes on Tuesday is being investigated as arson. Fire Chief Ryan Swanson says the fire caused major damage to the showroom and parts room of the building.  Damages are estimated at more than $1 million dollars. The fire was reported at around 10 p.m. Tuesday. Swanson says…

Fire causes major damage to Detroit Lakes RV dealer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – Damage is estimated at over one million dollars after a fire at Wold’s RV Sales on Highway 10 in Detroit Lakes. Fire Chief Ryan Swanson says smoke was pouring out the east side of the building when the fire was reported around 10:00 Tuesday night. He says Detroit Lakes firefighters with mutual aid from Audubon…

Detroit Mountain welcomes back skiers with Covid-19 guidelines

Some of the adjustments include wearing masks indoors and outdoors.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.- Detroit Mountain opened earlier this month with safety precautions amid the pandemic. Skiers from Lakes country and beyond could not wait to get their ski gear out for the winter. Some had to cut last season short after Detroit Mountain had to close earlier than expected in March due to COVID-19. “We were able to start making…

Eagles Club 2342 in Detroit Lake launches Keep The Lights On 2020 donation box

They are asking for the community's help while struggling to get by amid the pandemic. 

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.- A club in Detroit Lakes is asking for the community’s help while struggling to get by amid the pandemic. Eagles Club Aerie 2342 had to close for a few months in the spring. Even though they are now open, restrictions have made it hard for them to continue. The club is still trying to plan fundraisers and…

Vikings place Thielen on Reserve/Covid-19 List

EAGAN, Minn. – Straight off the Vikings’ heartbreaking 31-28 loss to the Cowboys, Minnesota announced wide receiver Adam Thielen has been placed on the Reserve/Covid-19 list. On its website, the Vikings say “The reserve/COVID-19 list category was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an…