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Detroit Lakes

  • June is arguably the best month of summer for fishing and for “going to the lake.” Many North Dakotans flock to home-state lakes – Sakakawea, Lake Darling, Spiritwood, Stump, Metigoshe. Folks near the Red River often head into Minnesota. It was on this date, in 1889, that the Bismarck Tribune related some of the happenings on Big Detroit Lake, when North Dakotans were in a whirl of lakeshore fun, jam-packed with boating, relaxation, bathing and angling.
  • A group of North Dakota residents celebrated their east-coast origins on this date in 1903. Carloads of folks met up in Fargo for a caravan to the annual…
  • If nothing else, our recent bouts with cold weather have been good for making ice in Minnesota’s “Lakes Country”… It’s an especially good thing if you are…