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Zebra mussels found in lakes near Vergas, Alexandria
Upcoming fair fun for all
Deputy injured when his vehicle was hit while responding to crash near Detroit Lakes
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Crash with injuries in Otter Tail County Friday
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
Region 14C amateur baseball playoffs begin Friday
16U softball state runners-up
Bottom two seeds end Post 15 season
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
December 1, 2013
DL woman faces drug charges
A Detroit Lakes woman made her first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance. Brandee Lynn Haas, 27, of 40498 Lyman Lakes Road, Detroit Lakes, is also facing a related gross misdemeanor charge of...
December 1, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 23, 2013
Investigation into local card fraud continues
Though the number and frequency of calls to the Detroit Lakes Police Department about possible credit card fraud have decreased this week, Police Chief Tim Eggebraaten says they have not dissipated entirely. “We still get reports trickling in,” he said. “I know we’re at...
November 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
November 13, 2013
Dayton suspends Minnesota sex offender releases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota sex offenders who remain locked up after their prison terms end are supposed to have a chance to go free, but Gov. Mark...
November 13, 2013 - 7:00pm
November 6, 2013
Man injured in stabbing on Monday
A 26-year-old Detroit Lakes man suffered what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries Monday after being stabbed in the leg by another man at the Graystone Apartments in downtown Detroit Lakes. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was transported to Essentia...
November 6, 2013 - 12:00pm
October 13, 2013
DL woman charged with falsely obtaining meds
A Detroit Lakes woman is set to make her first appearance Oct. 21 in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fifth degree drug possession by fraud. Christine Rosalyn Tinjum, 26, of 804 Central St. E., Detroit Lakes, is accused of using a doctor’s prescription made...
October 13, 2013 - 11:00am
October 4, 2013
DL man gets 37 years behind bars
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to 34½ years in prison, the maximum amount, on a second-degree murder charge in the Jan. 26 shooting death of Travis Buckanaga. Ronald Quiceno, 39, was sentenced Thursday to 415 months in prison. The courtroom was filled with Buckanaga’s...
October 4, 2013 - 3:41pm
October 2, 2013
DL man sentenced to prison for selling drugs
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 67 months in prison last week in Becker County District Court, on a felony charge of second degree sale of a controlled substance. Tyler Ray Dewitt, 23 of 1220 8th St. SE, No. 25, Detroit Lakes, was also ordered to pay $210 in court fines and...
October 2, 2013 - 6:00pm
DL man charged for damaging car
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance Wednesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of first degree property damage. Tyler Scott Spicer, 20, of 20450 County Highway 21, Lot 39, Detroit Lakes, is accused of kicking the driver’s side of a 2007 Toyota Camry...
October 2, 2013 - 5:00pm
September 20, 2013
Minnesota gains 1,200 jobs in August
ST. PAUL – Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Thursday that the state has more jobs than in February 2008, the record level before...
September 20, 2013 - 9:45am
August 21, 2013
DL man guilty in Buckanaga murder case
Ronald Quiceno, 38, of Detroit Lakes has been found guilty of the murder of Travis Buckanaga. The jury deliberated about two hours Tuesday afternoon before returning the guilty verdict. Quiceno was found guilty of four of the five counts he was charged with. He was found guilty...
August 21, 2013 - 7:28am
Lake Park mayor makes court date
The mayor of Lake Park has been released on his own recognizance after his first appearance in Becker County District Court Monday, on a criminal charge that alleges he financially exploited his sister, a Down’s syndrome patient. Aaron Lee Wittnebel, 32, was charged Aug. 6 in...
August 21, 2013 - 7:27am
August 19, 2013
Quiceno testifies on own behalf in murder trial
Dressed in a dark, pin-striped suit, Ronald Quiceno took the stand Monday to tell his side of events during the morning of Jan. 26. Quiceno is charged with the second-degree murder of Travis Buckanaga during a shooting incident in the early hours of Jan. 26 in Kountry Manor Mobile...
August 19, 2013 - 6:44pm
August 18, 2013
State rests in Quiceno murder trial
The state has rested in its case against Ronald Quiceno for the murder of Travis Buckanaga. The state on Friday questioned the final four witnesses, including the forensic scientists who processed items for fingerprints, and the medical examiner who performed the autopsy on Buckanaga. Quiceno...
August 18, 2013 - 2:00pm
August 14, 2013
Witnesses testify about Quiceno's actions after mobile home shootings
The prosecution sifted through witnesses at a fairly quick rate Wednesday during the murder trial for Ronald Quiceno. Quiceno is charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Travis Buckanaga, second degree attempted murder, assault and possession of a firearm. He...
August 14, 2013 - 10:16pm
Friend says Quiceno fled site with gun
Jon Moore agreed that the early morning hours of Jan. 26 was a tough situation for him. His friend Travis Buckanaga had been killed, and his other friend, Ronald Quiceno, was at his house, asking for advice regarding the shooting he had just been involved in. Moore took the...
August 14, 2013 - 10:59am