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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
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Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Versatile scoring gives Raiders second victory
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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January 28, 2014
Barnesville man sentenced for sexually assaulting intellectually disabled quadriplegic
MOORHEAD – A Clay County judge on Monday sentenced a Barnesville man to four years and six months in prison for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old...
January 28, 2014 - 8:47am
October 10, 2013
Man charged with felony assault for punching man in face multiple times
A Detroit Lakes man is set to make his first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third degree assault. Benjamin Faith Lujan, 22, of 1150 Jackson Ave., Detroit Lakes, is accused of assaulting another man at a local residence on Aug. 8; the alleged...
October 10, 2013 - 5:00pm
August 23, 2013
Both tell their side: Details emerge in Sebeka police chief domestic assault case
FERGUS FALLS — Details have emerged in the criminal case against Sebeka Police Chief Eric Swenson, who is accused of assaulting his girlfriend this summer. In a formal complaint submitted Aug. 15 to the Seventh District Court by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, Swenson...
August 23, 2013 - 3:53pm
July 12, 2013
Duluth head shop owner Carlson assaulted outside his business
DULUTH -- Duluth Police Chief Gordon Ramsay called the scene he viewed firsthand Wednesday night surreal. There standing woozily in front...
July 12, 2013 - 9:08am
June 18, 2013
Moorhead assault, robbery victim struck with bottle
MOORHEAD – Police here are investigating a report of a 45-year-old man being assaulted and robbed Monday evening in a secluded lot in the 600 block of Main Avenue. The incident is believed to have taken place between 8 p.m. and 9:18 p.m., according to a police report. The...
June 18, 2013 - 8:29am
June 12, 2013
Ponsford man gets jail for assault
A Ponsford man was convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony domestic assault charge. Brett Warren Stevens, 18, of 49238 280th St., Ponsford, was given a stay of imposition on a potential prison sentence, on conditions including completion of 30 days in...
June 12, 2013 - 11:14am
June 11, 2013
NDSU football player charged with felony after fight
FARGO – A standout North Dakota State University football player was charged Monday with felony aggravated assault, accused of beating a man unconscious in a downtown Fargo street after the bars let out early Sunday. Travis Beck, 21, is accused of striking 24-year-old Matthew...
June 11, 2013 - 8:19am
June 6, 2013
Willmar man shoots self, makes up story, in county jail for assault
WILLMAR — A 27-year-old Willmar man was treated and released at Rice Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg and is in the county jail on assault and weapons charges. According to a news release from Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, officers were dispatched to the hospital...
June 6, 2013 - 2:27pm
May 30, 2013
Red Lake man pleads guilty to brutal assault
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Red Lake man accused of cutting another man’s neck with speaker wire pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, according to the U.S. Justice Department. James Waybenais, 19, entered his plea on a charge of assault resulting in serious bodily...
May 30, 2013 - 8:10am
February 7, 2012
Miltona, Minn., man arrested for 'fish hooking' Grand Forks cab driver
A 42-year-old Miltona, Minn., man was arrested early Sunday morning for threatening a Grand Forks cab driver and assaulting him with a head lock and "fish hook" in a dispute over a fare. Ryan Dana Houfburg was charged with terrorizing, interference with an emergency call and simple...
February 7, 2012 - 9:24am
March 18, 2009
Woman arrested after fight at party in Fargo
FARGO - Police here arrested a 50-year-old woman on suspicion of aggravated assault Tuesday night after another woman attending a party reported that her head was busted open. The two women had just met that night and were drinking when an argument erupted, Sgt. Mike Lykken said...
March 18, 2009 - 2:58pm
March 17, 2009
Cass Lake man sentenced for assault on toddler
Curtis Dale Morris, 26, of Cass Lake, was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for felony third-degree assault of a victim younger than 4 years old. The execution of the sentenced was stayed for five years.
March 17, 2009 - 5:54pm
Multiple suspects arrested after man suffers 'significant' facial injuries in assault
FARGO - Police say an employee at a tool business suffered "significant" facial injuries when he was assaulted with a weapon Monday night in the parking lot of the business. The phone call to dispatchers at 11:12 p.m. stated the victim was beaten in the face with a hammer or pipe. Police...
March 17, 2009 - 11:24am
February 25, 2009
Lake Park man gets jail time
A Lake Park man was given a stayed prison sentence and up to five years of supervised probation on a felony domestic assault charge. Joseph Leroy Gullard, 32, of 33620 County Road 105, Lake Park, was also ordered to serve 30 days in jail, 30 days of electronic home monitoring and...
February 25, 2009 - 9:54am
February 23, 2009
Fight in Fargo apartment leads to aggravated domestic assault arrest
FARGO - Police say a Nome, N.D., man is accused of fracturing a woman's jaw and holding her against her will during a domestic incident at an apartment here. Officers were initially called to the apartment in the 2200 block of 33rd Avenue South at 11:53 p.m. Sunday. A man and woman...
February 23, 2009 - 12:55pm