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April 17, 2018
Troy and Abby Pettit and their two children were waiting in Cabo San Lucas for an American Airlines flight Monday, April 16, 2018, after their Sun Country flight back to Minnesota was cancelled and the airline left them stuck in Mexico. Photo courtesy of the Pettit family
Detroit Lakes, Minn. couple among those stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
April 17, 2018 - 3:08pm
March 22, 2018
Brian Rubenstein, right, and Wade Erickson make their custom duck calls from scratch, selling them, among other places, at local trade shows. Submitted photo
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
March 22, 2018 - 8:15am
March 13, 2018
More than a dozen law enforcement officers responded to the scene on Barbara Avenue in Detroit Lakes, where officers arrested a man with a gun. Paula Quam / Forum News Service
Gunman nears schools in Detroit Lakes prompts lockdowns
March 13, 2018 - 7:08pm
March 3, 2018
Tyler Ehrmantraut, owner of The BBQ Smokehouse in Wadena, speaks about the striping he had installed in his parking lot at the business after being served a handicap accessibility lawsuit. Michael Johnson / Forum News Service
Cities of Wadena, Detroit Lakes involved in possible 'drive-by' ADA lawsuits
March 3, 2018 - 2:53pm
February 24, 2018
From left to right: Jacob Hanson, Gabe Anderson, and Isaac Eggebraaten show off their bath bombs. Submitted Photo
Their idea is 'da bomb': Three high school seniors are building bath bomb business in their parents' basement
February 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
February 18, 2018
During a presentation on "Building the Ice Palace," lead designer Hans Gilsdorf noted that the project was done "by the people, for the people" of Detroit Lakes and the surrounding area. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
February 15, 2018
One pedestrian critically injured, another hurt when hit in Detroit Lakes
February 15, 2018 - 3:20pm
February 12, 2018
Detroit Lakes police officer, man both charged after barroom fight
February 12, 2018 - 9:41pm
February 8, 2018
A sculpture garden sits in the Detroi9t Lakes park, near the rest of the festivities. Kaysey Price / Forum News Service
Detroit Lakes lights up 30-foot ice palace as 10-day Polar Fest kicks off
February 8, 2018 - 9:52pm
February 2, 2018
Nick Alton (back right), Viktor the Viking and New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead pose with Alton's fourth grade class from Rossman Elementary School in Detroit Lakes, Minn., at the NFL Experience event in the Minneapolis Convention Center on Feb. 2, 2018. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Serviceplay button
Detroit Lakes students enjoy NFL Experience thanks to good sportsmanship
February 2, 2018 - 7:30pm
January 31, 2018
A photo of Detroit Lakes High School students with bags over their heads for a student-led game over Snoball Week is evoking a lot of anger from some local parents who say the school was irresponsible for letting the game continue. Submitted photo
Detroit Lakes, Minn., parents 'livid' over photo of school-sanctioned game
January 31, 2018 - 3:41pm
January 26, 2018
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead is set to meet a fourth-grade class from Detroit Lakes, Minn., during Super Bowl week after the class recently donated to his foundation. USA Today Sportsplay button
WATCH: Fourth-grade class erupts with excitement after Saints punter Morstead's invitation
January 26, 2018 - 4:56pm
January 20, 2018
Detroit Lakes resident Leonard Thielen, who is the grandfather of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (note the "Thielen No. 19" socks on his wall), spent eight years working for the ice harvesting company Addison-Miller, slinging ice into railroad boxcars. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
January 19, 2018
New Orleans Saints kicker Wil Lutz (3) celebrates with punter Thomas Morstead (6) after kicking a field goal against the Minnesota Vikings during the fourth quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff football game at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Saints punter wants to meet fourth-grade class from Thielen's hometown
January 19, 2018 - 9:36pm
January 10, 2018
This painting of the legendary character, King Isbit, was created by Detroit Lakes artist Hans Gilsdorf. Submitted photo
'The Legend of King Isbit'
January 10, 2018 - 4:11pm