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Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Dentists not smiling over state payments
Father-son shooting incident investigated Thursday in rural Perham
Man found dead near Dilworth by train tracks apparently froze to death
LP-A Kindergarten Roundup is March 18
Frazee places fourth at Class A state wrestling tournament
Lakers sweep season series from Spuds
Laker trio prepared for deep runs at state wrestling
DL Mites finish hockey season
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Thursday Matters: Everyday Redemption
First White Earth newspaper found at Becker County Museum
Cream-based soups offer quick winter warm-up
Replacement SSA tax forms available online
Good oral hygiene helps keep smile healthy
Friends & Neighbors
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Helping loved ones retire
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Congressional Art Competition seeks high school artists
Black Violin brings classical-modern flare to Holmes stage Thursday
Potato Dumpling Dinner to benefit elderly
Wedding Extravaganza is March 1
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
Letter: Obama is a ‘proper’ Christian who loves America
Letter: Dayton’s infrastructure plan makes sense for MN
Letter: Obama’s ISIS strategy a ‘ghost in a snow storm’
Letter: Minimum wage increase isn’t the way out of poverty
Minnesota moose population still down
Take a trip for early open water fishing
Irruptions are common when food is limited, conditions harsh
Northland Fat Bike Rally to be held in Bemidji
Wild turkey opportunities explored in DNR class
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 2, 2015
Suspect in Moorhead armed robbery is arrested
A suspect in the armed robbery of a Moorhead, bank on Monday was arrested in Fargo at about 6:15 Tuesday night, according to a release from the city of Moorhead. Malcolm Roy Evans, 52, of Fargo was arrested at a motel in south Fargo on charges related to aggravated robbery and kidnapping,...
news / crime
January 2, 2015 - 2:10pm
Investigator retires after 4 decades
Becker County Chief Deputy and longtime investigator John Sieling is hanging it up after nearly four decades of crime-solving. Sieling, a Lake Park native, has done something few people do – he’s spent his entire career in one office. He started working for the Becker County...
news / government
January 2, 2015 - 1:47pm
December 30, 2011
Cops out in force New Year's weekend
Law enforcement will be out in full force on Minnesota roads looking for drunk drivers over the New Year's holiday weekend. State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske says officials certainly want people to enjoy their celebrations, and are just asking that they make prior arrangements for sober...
December 30, 2011 - 12:49pm
December 15, 2010
Man wanted for slitting dog's throat arrested in Colorado
A 23-year-old Battle Lake man who was on the run after being accused of slitting his dog's throat was arrested at 2 a.m. today in Colorado on other charges, authorities said. An arrest warrant was issued in July for Benjamin Stavaas when he failed to appear at a court date on the...
December 15, 2010 - 5:22pm
October 5, 2010
Man involved in standoff with DL police committed to mental hospital for 6 months
The man who was involved in a 4½-hour standoff with police in Detroit Lakes two weeks ago has been committed to a hospital in Fergus Falls for treatment. After a closed hearing held Friday in Becker County District Court, David William Buethner, 37, was found to be "mentally ill...
Detroit Lakes / news / crime
October 5, 2010 - 2:01pm
June 22, 2010
Level 3 sex offender cuts ankle bracelet, skips town -- caught by DL police in Pelican Rapids
After a three-hour manhunt -- including about 90 minutes of public help -- Level 3 predatory offender Robert Baca was arrested in Pelican Rapids...
Detroit Lakes / news / crime
June 22, 2010 - 8:03pm
July 1, 2009
DL cops to work overtime, extra shifts for July 4
Police officers in Detroit Lakes know better than to expect to spend a leisurely Independence Day holiday with their families. With Detroit Lakes a destination town for the Fourth of July weekend, they know they'll be working long hours to keep order -- and this year is no exception. "We'll...
July 1, 2009 - 10:37am
December 14, 2008
Cops concerned about holiday crime wave
When hard times descend upon us, people commit more crimes. Angry, desperate, frustrated people, out of work or underemployed, have turned to committing car break-ins, burglaries, thefts and other petty crimes that add up to one sad societal picture, cops say. People are making...
crime / wave
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Grand Forks lawsuit: Cops joked after forcing man to stand in 42-below weather
GRAND FORKS - Jason Hickman told jurors Tuesday that he was forced to stand in subzero weather during a February traffic stop wearing torn jeans, a long-sleeve T-shirt, work boots and not much else. The 25-year-old said he turned his back to the wind and curled his shoulders inward...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am