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5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Healthy Vikings look for bounceback season
Bombers ready to unload on opponents
Lakers start tennis season at Highway 10 tourney
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
August 27, 2014
No pipeline plans for Becker - yet
The proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline is not being rerouted through Becker County lake country, at least, not yet. Detroit Lakes and Becker...
August 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
August 13, 2014
Washington Avenue project may change; city, county to pair on ventures including housing
Becker County and the city of Detroit Lakes will soon be partnering on a couple of endeavors, but for now, the details are still vague. Washington Avenue City staff is exploring the feasibility of extending the Washington Avenue redevelopment project to Willow Street. The project...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 20, 2014
Repeat DWI offender sentenced to 41 months
A Wisconsin man was sentenced to 41 months in prison for a felony DWI conviction in Becker County. Kristopher Michael Owen, 35, had four prior DWI’s when he was arrested last August when a Becker County Sheriff’s Deputy observed him blowing through a stop sign at 260th Avenue...
July 20, 2014 - 9:00am
Man arrested for writing bad checks
A Minneapolis man made his first court appearance on a felony count of issuing dishonored checks. Anthony Johntay Carrillo, 23, faces up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine for writing five separate dishonored checks totaling $611.70 to Becker County businesses, including...
July 20, 2014 - 7:00am
July 17, 2014
UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal rollover
Excessive speed was likely the cause of a fatal rollover Thursday morning on Becker County Road 17, south of Highway 59, on Thursday, according...
July 17, 2014 - 3:27pm
June 15, 2014
Ponsford woman in court for alleged check forgery
A Ponsford woman charged with felony check forgery made her first court appearance. Lee Ann Jones, 27, is accused of attempting to cash a stolen paycheck of $450. According to the complaint, Jones showed the employee at the Osage Country Store — where she was trying to cash...
June 15, 2014 - 10:30am
Two men charged in Wolf Lake burglary appear in court
The men charged with burglarizing the Wolf Lake Liquor Store last month have made their first court appearance. Kevin Jerome Basswood Jr., 19, of Mahnomen and Eric Jerome Goodman, 27, of Park Rapids, are charged with third degree burglary. According to the report filed with...
June 15, 2014 - 10:00am
June 14, 2014
Man gets jail for stolen televisions
A Waubun man convicted of felony receiving stolen property was sentenced in Becker County court. Lonnie Ray Burrow Jr., 27, was sentenced to 13 months in prison, stayed for five years. He will spend 90 days in jail with credit for time served and pay a $1,000 fine. According...
June 14, 2014 - 1:00pm
June 13, 2014
Joyride equals prison
A rip around town with a stolen vehicle landed a Ponsford man in prison. Travis Jerome Norcross, 31, of Ponsford was sentenced to 51 months in prison for his felony conviction of aiding an offender and being an accomplice after the fact. According to the complaint, Norcross...
June 13, 2014 - 3:13pm
Woman gets jail for biting officers
A Ponsford woman convicted of biting Becker County corrections officers has been sentenced. Samantha Shantel Burk, 20, will spend 37 days in jail with credit for time served. Burk was arrested on March 25 for shoplifting at Walmart. According to the report filed with the...
June 13, 2014 - 2:55pm
June 11, 2014
Crime & Accident Report
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, May 30 At 3:13 p.m. a theft was reported at Zorbaz. At 4:21 p.m. the theft of an air conditioning unit was reported from a trailer parked...
June 11, 2014 - 11:35am
June 6, 2014
The Last P.O.W. in Becker County
It’s harder and harder to come by World War II veterans these days, and finding a POW from that war is like finding a rare gem. Warren (Wayne)...
June 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
RIM program applicants sought
The Becker Soil and Water Conservation District (SCWD) is seeking applicants for the 2014 Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Reserve Riparian Buffer Easement Program. The program creates vegetated buffers on riparian crop land adjacent to streams and lakes through the purchase of conservation...
June 6, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 4, 2014
Four candidates for county recorder, three for auditor-treasurer, means primary vote Aug. 12
Filing closed Tuesday with the addition of several more candidates running for office in Becker County. There are four candidates for county recorder: In addition to Sandra (Sandee) Listul and Patricia Swenson, Darryl Hensel filed Monday and Karen Wenner filed Tuesday. Long-time...
June 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
May 31, 2014
Commissioner race contested; filing closes Tuesday
There is now a contested race in Becker County commissioner district 2. Mark Hagedorn is challenging incumbent Ben Grimsley for a seat on the County Board. Hagedorn filed Wednesday. Others who have filed for county office include: Darin Halvorson and Mary E. Hendrickson both...
May 31, 2014 - 3:00pm