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DL man gets jail time for meth
More than just a temporary fix: Rossman Elementary space issues include wonky layout, 40-year-old temporary classrooms
New sheriff in town: DNR creates Straight River Groundwater Management Area
Man sentenced for possessing stolen rifle
Aiming for cop, man hits girlfriend in face with cellphone
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Richville couple welcomes daughter
Mankes welcome baby boy
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
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