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Detroit Lakes police quash rumor about sexual predator at local Walmart

A social media post about a "child pornography incident" was a hoax.

Diving rescue

Searchers recover body of canoeist who went under after capsize

He was canoeing with a friend when he went for a swim, and began to struggle.

storm, shelf cloud, severe weather

Nasty storms again threaten parts of Minnesota Monday

Many of the locations in Monday's risk area were hit hard Sunday.

We fest

There will be no WE Fest in Detroit Lakes in 2020

The country event is taking a break, and will return in 2021.

Christopher Schultz

Tributes paid to the father who drowned saving 3-year-old son

Christopher Schultz made the ultimate sacrifice for his son on Saturday night.

Man dies in boating accident near Detroit Lakes

The 61-year-old was found unresponsive, and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Michael Herzog

Fish house explosion critically injures former Concordia QB

The Detroit Lakes native was alone in the fish house when it exploded.

Charges: Pastor stole booze from liquor store, keyed customer's car

The 38 year old is facing theft and damage to property charges.

Man arrested for manslaughter in hunting death of former police chief

Jay Nelson was found dead in his vehicle on Nov. 10.

Former deputy sheriff found dead in apparent hunting accident

Jay Nelson was deputy sheriff of Becker County from 1999-2006.

Bicyclist hit, killed after running red light in Wadena

It happened as he attempted to cross Hwy. 10.

DNR officer killed in tractor rollover near Detroit Lakes

Tributes have been paid to the 26-year-old.

Pedestrian killed by train at crossing in Detroit Lakes

It happened shortly after police had removed him from someone's home.

Teenager airlifted to hospital after being struck by pontoon propeller

It happened on a lake about 15 miles south of Detroit Lakes.

Exhausted swimmers saved after boat drifts away

Neither swimmer was wearing a life jacket.

Mystery animal attacks 5-year-old boy in Detroit Lakes

The gashes on the boy's face are not believed to be from a cat.

After 112 years, Detroit Lakes department store closes

The downtown mainstay is closed now, but will reopen for a huge sale on June 7.

Severe storms with large hail, strong winds possible Thursday

Western Minnesota has the best chance for severe storms.