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No smoking in public housing? New federal smoke-free rule affects Minnesotans
Man wielding knife is arrested in lobby of Becker County Human Services
MnDOT releases statewide freight system plan
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
Fluctuating home values?: New software at Becker County Assessor’s Office could be responsible
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Raiders control tempo in victory over Rebels
Trojans use scoring runs to spoil Hornet opener
Laker dance teams kick off season at home Saturday
Laker boys start season with big home stand and new coaching staff
Two-time defending champs heavy favorites in Class A
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
St. Luke's Episcopal Church has a new Little Free Library outside their doors
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Lorna M. Schons
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Lorna M. Schons
Dwight E. Teiken
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
What goes around comes around?
This DFLer hopes Trump is a pragmatist
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Pine to Palm
May 24, 2014
Crime & Accident Report
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, May 16 At 3:24 p.m. Detroit Lakes police responded to reports of a motorhome that had been broken into and items stolen. The incident happened...
May 24, 2014 - 7:30am
May 18, 2014
Crime & Accident Report
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, May 9 At 9:35 a.m., Becker County officers responded to reports of theft on Dahlgren Beach Road. Signs were torn down sometime the previous...
May 18, 2014 - 8:30am
Audubon man gets jail for issuing bad checks
An Audubon man was sentenced in Becker County court for a felony charge of issuing dishonored checks. Russell Nelson, 22, will 50 days in jail and pay a $1,000 fine and $781.98 in restitution after he was convicted of writing out bad checks to several Becker County businesses totaling...
May 18, 2014 - 7:30am
May 15, 2014
Area man charged for allegedly selling drugs
A Lake Park man made his initial court appearance in Becker County Court for allegedly selling meth. Marshall Lee Johnson, 36, was charged with second degree felony drugs. According to the complaint, authrorities working with a confidential reliable informant purchased meth...
May 15, 2014 - 9:00am
May 8, 2014
Audubon woman in court for writing bad checks
An Audubon woman made her first court appearance in Becker County District Court. Kellee Elizabeth Baker, 45, is charged with felony dishonored checks. According to the complaint, Baker allegedly wrote two separate checks that were dishonored and not repaid. One was to Central...
May 8, 2014 - 10:30am
May 3, 2014
Woman gets jail for drugs
A Frazee woman has been sentenced for 5th degree felony drug possession. Jamie Lynn Makey, 33, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, with five years stayed. She will serve 43 days in jail with five years supervised probation and a $1,000 fine. Makey was taken into...
May 3, 2014 - 9:30am
April 30, 2014
No suspects in tobacco store robbery
Detroit Lakes Police still have no suspects in the DL Tobacco shop armed robbery from last week. However, they are releasing a description...
April 30, 2014 - 1:30pm
April 27, 2014
Frazee man gets jail for swindling money
A Frazee man was sentenced Tuesday for swindling the Frazee Rescue Squad out of nearly $10,000. Brian Bruce Bigger, 49, was given 17 months in prison, stayed for 5 years. He’s been ordered to serve 30 days in jail and pay $1,000 in fines and $9,332 in restitution. Bigger...
April 27, 2014 - 9:00am
April 25, 2014
Armed robbery at DL Tobbaco
Detroit Lakes police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that occurred about 3:30 p.m. Thursday at DL Tobacco. A young Detroit...
April 25, 2014 - 2:20pm
April 24, 2014
Lake Park Mayor Aaron Wittnebel sentenced to 30-days jail
Lake Park Mayor Aaron Wittnebel will serve 30 days in the Becker County Jail and five years of supervised probation as part of his sentencing...
April 24, 2014 - 8:30am
April 12, 2014
DL woman facing drug, DWI, child endangerment charges
A Detroit Lakes woman has been charged in Becker County District Court with a felony drug possession charge, along with two gross misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated, three gross misdemeanor counts of child endangerment and one misdemeanor count of driving without a valid...
April 12, 2014 - 9:30am
March 30, 2014
DL man in court for DWI after crashing car
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance last week for felony DWI. According to court reports, 36-year-old Matthew Allen Anderson of 804 Central Street East in Detroit Lakes crashed into the Jackson Storage Units at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Willow Street...
March 30, 2014 - 8:00am
Woman gets probation
A Detroit Lakes woman was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of issuing dishonored checks. Rachelle Marie Weaver, 20, of 810 E. Central St., Apt. 11, Detroit Lakes, was given a stay of adjudication on conditions including completion of up to five years...
March 30, 2014 - 7:30am
March 27, 2014
Sex offender moving to Summit Avenue, DL
A level three sex offender is moving to Detroit Lakes. According to the Detroit Lakes Police Department, 51-year-old Eric Joseph Fanning...
March 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Lake Park man’s trial set in child porn case
A jury trial is set for April 21 in federal court for a Lake Park man charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. John Elof Seley Sr., 50, was indicted Sept. 24 by a federal grand jury on charges of felony possession of child pornography and felony distribution...
March 27, 2014 - 8:30am