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Special council meetings set: Scheduling conflicts result in separate sessions for street project, sales tax
Planning Commission vote on controversial condo project ends in tie
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BASKETBALL: Lakers’ big three too much for Staples-Motley
Second half comeback sends Lakers to section semis
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls fall in regular season trio
Hornets send eight to state wrestling
Baker, Ortloff qualify for state wrestling
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Lofgrens welcome baby boy
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Friends & Neighbors
Forum Communications combines forces with USA Today
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Copper Street Brass coming to DL for March 3 concert
Picture perfect images: Lakes Area Photography Show opens this weekend at Washington Square Mall
Celebrate Women's History Month
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Carl Jens Knutson
Marian J. Ohman
Patricia S. Mahlum
Jerry C. Mann
Kathryn "Kay" F. Drewes
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
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
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