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BNSF crossing in DL closed until Tuesday afternoon
New roundabout on Hwy 59 partially opens
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A storied past: Oak Grove Cemetery Walk deemed a huge success
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Labine leaves three-decade legacy with DL track and field
Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
Lamoureux Named Force Associate Head Coach
The 10th annual Youth Golf series begins June 29
GOLF: Laker Open registration available online
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
Edible architecture at the DL Public Library
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
Ronald L. Brett
Richard P. Molstre
Rick "Joey" Lynch
Jerome (Jerry) Thielen
Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
Opinion: Congress needs to reassert itself on use of force
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
July 6, 2013
Cops: No major incidents on 4th
With the beautiful weather and long weekend helping to make the Fourth of July in Detroit Lakes a busy one, law enforcement say it was pretty low key and there were no major incidents. Alcohol was a factor in many of the incidents and arrests both within the city limits and outside,...
July 6, 2013 - 4:00pm
June 19, 2013
Frazee man charged with burglary
A Frazee man has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony charges including first degree burglary, second degree assault with a deadly weapon, and two counts of terroristic threats. William Edward Thompson, 27, of 300 S. Lake St., Frazee, is accused of breaking...
June 19, 2013 - 12:09pm
June 12, 2013
DL man sentenced to prison for strangling female
A Detroit Lakes man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of domestic assault by strangulation. Anthony Allen Warren, 44, of 248 Shorewood Drive, Detroit Lakes, was ordered to serve 23 months in prison, with credit for 135 days already...
June 12, 2013 - 11:05am
June 11, 2013
Man arrested after high speed chase from Detroit Lakes to Mahnomen County
A man was arrested and several squad cars were damaged in a high speed chase that stretched from Detroit Lakes to Mahnomen County. The incident started at 11:24 a.m. Tuesday when Detroit Lakes police officers and Becker County deputies attempted to arrest Anthony Lee Libby, 26,...
June 11, 2013 - 4:34pm
June 9, 2013
DL man gets jail for stealing from restaurant
A Detroit Lakes man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of third degree burglary. Andrew John Dahlsad, 19, of 601 W. Holmes St., Detroit Lakes, was given a stay of imposition on a potential prison sentence, on conditions including...
June 9, 2013 - 6:00pm
June 4, 2013
Authorities: Alcohol involved in fatal crash in Carlton County
Authorities said they believe alcohol was a factor in the rural Carlton County crash that killed a Cloquet woman and injured her husband Saturday. Kari Renee Luoma, 34, was killed and Jeremiah Luoma injured when their vehicle was hit by a vehicle driven by Megan Dana Dickenson,...
June 4, 2013 - 9:30am
Halstad mayor may stay in post while rape charges pending
HALSTAD, Minn. – Unless he resigns, the mayor here will keep his job while the rape charges against him are still pending. Vice Mayor Shane Carlson said in a special council meeting Monday that legal counsel has advised council members not to comment on the charges filed against...
June 4, 2013 - 8:19am
May 17, 2013
Thief River Falls day care owner accused of striking boy
When James Sundstrom’s fiancée picked up their 4-year-old son at a Thief River Falls day care Tuesday afternoon, he said she found the boy waiting in the entry with tears and a bloody nose. The boy also had two black eyes and “a huge bruise on his butt, which is in the form...
May 17, 2013 - 4:02pm
May 12, 2013
Man pleads innocent in shootings
A Detroit Lakes man accused of shooting two people and killing one of them has pleaded innocent to all charges. Ronald Matthew Quiceno, 38 entered his plea Thursday afternoon in Becker County District Court. His attorneys, Joseph Parise and Simon George, also issued a demand...
May 12, 2013 - 8:00am
May 8, 2013
DL florists warn of online middlemen
Try Googling ‘Florists in Detroit Lakes.’ One of the top websites that will pop up is a place called “Ava’s Flowers.” The charming little shop that calls itself “local” boasts the best flowers in Becker County. The website has a Google map pointing to Detroit...
May 8, 2013 - 12:30pm
May 4, 2013
DL man accused of assault by strangulation
A Detroit Lakes man has been charged in Becker County District Court with a felony count of domestic assault by strangulation. Jared Lee Zavoral, 31, of 230 Barbara Ave., Apt. 317, Detroit Lakes, is accused of allegedly grabbing a woman by the throat during an argument and dragging...
May 4, 2013 - 9:00am
May 3, 2013
DL man given jail, probation for DWI conviction
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony count of driving while intoxicated. Steven Gerald Kohler, 51, of 32989 Birch St., Detroit Lakes, was given a 42-month prison sentence, stayed on conditions including completion of a 180-day jail...
May 3, 2013 - 3:28pm
April 24, 2013
Lake Park man goes for plea instead of another court trial
A Lake Park man who was granted a new trial last year on a 2008 conviction for criminal vehicular homicide opted instead for a plea agreement that allowed his sentence to be reduced to time served. Jeremy Scott Nelson, 32, of Lake Park, was sentenced to 33 months in prison — approximately...
April 24, 2013 - 11:36am
April 17, 2013
DL man charged with murder
The Becker County Attorney’s office has charged David Lee Stensrud with second degree murder, but he has not been arrested yet. Stensrud is...
April 17, 2013 - 11:21am
April 7, 2013
Crime and Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, March 29 At 9:46 a.m. a safe was found in a ditch on 455th Avenue off Highway 34 in Shell Lake Township. A number of empty money bags were found in the...
April 7, 2013 - 5:00am