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Richards named to NIT 18 hockey team
Cihak named to MFCA all-star football team
Mavericks and Tanner Lane heading to Frozen Four
Frazee girls basketball season awards
April Fools' Day still brings laughs after decades of hoaxes
Asparagus frittata is quick and easy to prepare
No limit to amount of SSA benefits a couple can receive
Partner with doctor to keep yourself healthy
Falk gets chancellor’s award at UW-Stout
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
Comedy showcase at casino
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Letter: There’s more to it than just cutting trees: County needs comprehensive forest plan
Letter: Thanks for buying Girl Scout cookies; kids learned good business skills in process
Letter: Supreme Court should end gay marriage, replace it with equal civil unions
Foundations have big impact
Needed: Crash course in open records
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
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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
April 16, 2008
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department: Friday, April 11 -- At 9:10 p.m. a resident at Park manor apartments reported a male in dark clothing was trying to get into vehicles in the parking lot....
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am