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Tags: Detroit Lakes
October 9, 2015
UPDATED: Suspect identified in death of 3-year-old boy in Becker County
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Charges are expected to be brought against a man in the death of a 3-year-old boy, the Becker County Sheriff said in a statement. Sterling Anderson, 23, was arrested in connection with the child's death on Thursday. Formal charges...
October 9, 2015 - 11:40am
September 15, 2015
TENNIS: Lumberjacks tennis team remain unbeaten with wins over DL, Staples
DETROIT LAKES -- The Bemidji High School girls tennis team continued its impressive start to the season Tuesday as it beat Staples-Motley 5-2...
September 15, 2015 - 10:56pm
September 3, 2015
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji dominates Detroit Lakes for first win
DETROIT LAKES — The Bemidji High School volleyball team dominated Detroit Lakes Thursday as the Lumberjacks picked up win No. 1 with a 3-0...
September 3, 2015 - 11:24pm
SOCCER: Bemidji ends two-game losing streak with 3-0 shutout at Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES — Senior Rachel Bitter scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Bemidji High School girls soccer team to a 3-0 win against...
September 3, 2015 - 11:23pm
August 6, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms Expected Through Tonight
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- A weather system is moving into the Northern Plains today and will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms...
August 6, 2015 - 11:03am
June 25, 2015
Billboard beau makes larger-than-life proposal
No cliché wedding ring in a glass of champagne, flash mob or popping the question in front of the Eiffel Tower for this Kindred couple. “I...
June 25, 2015 - 2:15pm
June 22, 2015
Detroit Mountain bike trails set to open
Area mountain biking aficionados have had the date circled on their calendar for weeks, but hikers should also take note: The biking and hiking...
June 22, 2015 - 10:57am
May 28, 2015
New dog virus found, but treated successfully in Detroit Lakes
ST. PAUL -- A new strain of canine influenza virus has been found -- and treated successfully -- in Detroit Lakes. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health said all of the dogs were most likely exposed to the virus when they visited the Lucky Dog Boarding and Training Center in...
May 28, 2015 - 9:21am
May 5, 2015
Fargo man accused of assaulting officer
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A Fargo man is accused of assaulting a Detroit Lakes police officer Monday evening. Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten said officers were investigating a stalking case and had handcuffed a suspect. While officers were doing a pat-down, the suspect managed to...
May 5, 2015 - 7:09pm
April 20, 2015
New hotel is legal, ethical wasp’s nest in Detroit Lakes
Who would have thought it would be so controversial for the city of Detroit Lakes to follow its long-range plan? One key aspect of the plan is a hotel on the corner of Washington Avenue and West Lake Drive, across from the Pavilion on City Beach. A developer has...
April 20, 2015 - 11:39am
April 15, 2015
Despite possible DNR lawsuit, Detroit Lakes approves hotel project
DETROIT LAKES -- A controversial hotel, condominium and restaurant project at the corner of West Lake Drive and Washington Avenue was approved by the Detroit Lakes City Council Tuesday night — despite threatened litigation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On a...
April 15, 2015 - 10:28am
April 14, 2015
DNR threatens to sue Detroit Lakes if city council approves new hotel near beach
Concerned about runoff into Little Detroit Lake and other zoning issues, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is threatening legal action against Detroit Lakes if the city council approves the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Hotel project near the beach. The new...
April 14, 2015 - 11:10am
April 10, 2015
SOFTBALL: Lumberjacks earn split against Detroit Lakes, Thief River Falls
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji girls softball team hosted Detroit Lakes and Thief River Falls on Friday for the team’s second and third games of the...
April 10, 2015 - 11:10pm
February 16, 2015
It’s too cold to plunge into Detroit Lake for annual plunge
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- In a rare occurrence during its 19-year history, the Polar Fest Plunge into the icy waters of Detroit Lake has been postponed until Feb. 28. The plunge, which is the Detroit Lakes Boys & Girls Club’s biggest annual fundraiser, will be at 1 p.m. on...
February 16, 2015 - 9:13am
January 29, 2015
Jailhouse phone call leads to more prison time for Detroit Lakes man
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A jailhouse phone call led police to meth stashes that has landed a 34-year-old Detroit Lakes man in prison for more than 13 years. Eric Christopher Bakke was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation....
January 29, 2015 - 8:51pm