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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
March 20, 2014
Ponsford man sentenced for 4th domestic assault
A Ponsford man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court on a felony domestic assault charge. Roman Jesus Chavez, Jr., 28, of 56311 284th St., Ponsford, was ordered to serve 21 months (1¾ years) in prison, with credit for 208 days already served, and fined $210,...
March 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
March 18, 2014
Red Lake man convicted of assaulting infant
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A Red Lake man was convicted last week of assaulting an infant on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office for Minnesota. James White Jr., 40, was convicted in federal court in Fergus Falls on one count of...
March 18, 2014 - 9:15pm
February 28, 2014
DL man is charged with assault
A Detroit Lakes man has been charged in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of domestic assault, in relation to a Feb. 11 incident. Justin Robert Borah, 25, of 29123 Tower Road, Detroit Lakes, is accused of assaulting his mother at her residence around 9:30 p.m. on...
February 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2014
Armed robbery, assault reported at Subway in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - An armed robbery and assault was reported here Sunday night at a Subway restaurant. At around 8:30 p.m., an unknown white male entered the back door of Subway brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, according to the Alexandria Police Department. The suspect,...
February 24, 2014 - 11:13am
February 6, 2014
Bemidji man charged with sex assault after Super Bowl party
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman after a Super Bowl party. Police responded Monday to the Sanford emergency room after a woman reported that she had been assaulted Sunday. David Earl Neumann, 23, was arrested Monday...
February 6, 2014 - 8:30am
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.
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.
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.
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