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Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
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Tags: Detroit Lakes
October 5, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in “mousers” to join...
October 5, 2016 - 3:45pm
VIDEO: Anti-Muslim activist interrupts Muslim outreach event in Detroit Lakes
An attempt by anti-Islam activist Usama Dakdok to disrupt Sunday's "Meet Your Muslim Neighbors" community forum in Detroit Lakes was met with...
October 5, 2016 - 12:02pm
September 2, 2016
Pedestrian struck, killed by pickup north of Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A pedestrian was walking along Highway 59 north of Detroit Lakes Thursday evening, Sept. 1, when the person was struck and killed by a pickup.The incident happened about 9:30 p.m. at Highway 59 and Brolin Beach Road, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.The...
September 2, 2016 - 12:45pm
June 27, 2016
Park Rapids man wielding hatchet arrested in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES -- A Park Rapids man is in the Becker County jail after allegedly assaulting a woman and then chasing around a man, who tried to intervene, around with a hatchet. Wayne Lee Patton, 48, is charged with three felonies - assault with a dangerous weapon and two domestic...
June 27, 2016 - 4:05pm
June 18, 2016
Man charged in Detroit Lakes with threatening police, others
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- Jorge Leonardo Diaz Nava, 25, no address available, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony threats of violence against police and members of a band playing at the Pavilion. He also faces a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge. According...
June 18, 2016 - 3:38pm
June 15, 2016
American Idol finalists to be at this year's Hope Fest in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- It has been six years since Hope Fest started, and event organizers are “hoping” the next event starting Thursday will be the biggest it has ever been with two former stars from American Idol on the list of performers. This year the Refuge Christian organization...
June 15, 2016 - 6:53pm
June 1, 2016
Vergas man opens exotic Trowbridge Creek Zoo
“We Bought a Zoo” wasn’t just a 2011 family film, for local guy Dusty Ebersviller and his family, it’s a reality. After 16 years of purchasing,...
June 1, 2016 - 5:08pm
A friendly visit from a hungry bear in Detroit Lakes
A Detroit Lakes area woman got quite a wildlife show as she glanced out her living room window Sunday afternoon about six miles north of Detroit...
June 1, 2016 - 11:55am
May 21, 2016
BOYS GOLF: Jacks take fourth place in DL Invite
PARK RAPIDS — The Bemidji High School boys golf team came away with fourth place from the Detroit Lakes Invitational at Headwaters Golf Club...
May 21, 2016 - 10:07pm
April 27, 2016
BOYS TENNIS: Veterans lead BHS to win over DL
DETROIT LAKES — The Bemidji High School tennis team scored a big 5-2 victory over Detroit Lakes on Tuesday afternoon. “It was nice to see...
April 27, 2016 - 1:16pm
April 25, 2016
Minnesota birding festival set for May near Detroit Lakes
As spring finally begins to settle into the Detroit Lakes area, birders from all over the U.S. and Canada are making final preparations to converge...
April 25, 2016 - 4:45pm
Bear has not returned to Detroit Lakes since he was tranquilized and relocated
DETRIOT LAKES -- The young black bear that wandered into Detroit Lakes and hung out in a tree on Bowling Avenue this past week caused enough...
April 25, 2016 - 2:49pm
April 15, 2016
Detroit Lakes police release victim's name in mysterious death investigation
DETROIT LAKES – Police here have released the name of the 32-year-old man whose February death due to a heroin overdose spurred an investigation into the two men who might have been the last to see him alive. Christopher Michael Richot was new to Detroit Lakes, but had family in...
April 15, 2016 - 6:09pm
March 25, 2016
UPDATED: Evacuation order lifted after propane fire, train derailment in Callaway (video)
CALLAWAY, Minn. -- The evacuation of the town of Callaway was lifted as of 10 a.m. Friday. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says the threat...
March 25, 2016 - 11:27am
February 23, 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Jacks downed by Detroit Lakes in Section 8AAA quarterfinals
DETROIT LAKES — Three Detroit Lakes shooters scored in double figures and Sam Priem was hot from the arc to break open a close game in the...
February 23, 2016 - 10:40pm