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Pet breeder inspection in proposed Minnesota measure
Dayton plan puts $1.2 billion surplus toward more tax cuts, bigger reserves
Minnesota committee approves synthetic drug bill
Bemidji police still looking into 6-year-old girl's death
Sebeka council calls meeting to discuss police chief accused of DWI
Swegarden takes 4th in 145-pound state division
Lucky Fun Run will be March 15
Frazee wrestling places three in Class 1A state meet
Richter places in Class 1A state 100-yard breaststroke
Laker girls' basketball falls in overtime to Alexandria in Section 8-3A quarters
In the Zone
Immersed in literature one word at a time
French toast brunch with Rep. Green in Lake Park Saturday
Social Security: Money earned pre-retirement shouldn’t reduce benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Remmen named to U of M dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Tough winter for wildlife
Brad Laabs: Prepare ahead to get ice houses off lakes
Blane Klemek: Sharptails are a delight in the outdoors and on the table
Rogers’ hand-feeding of bears increases risk for public, scientist testifies
400 show up at Minnesota Capitol to protest wolf hunting
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
Steady MN gas prices could be the calm before the storm
Here’s how to get public records
Lynn Hummel: DIDOs — better than the Oscars
Sen. Kent Eken: Getting back to work in the MN Senate
Good news on the education gap
Eric Bergeson: San Diego’s Balboa Park a delight for the senses
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
Lakes Area Chorale, Youth Choir to make debut at March 9 concert in DL
Detroit Lakes library full of Dr. Seuss magic this month
'Mr. History' comes to Detroit Lakes Library March 12
Country legend Ricky Skaggs at Shooting Star this Friday
DAWN MARIE OMVIG
Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
Crime and Accidents
January 8, 2011
Moorhead police find bloody teen in snowbank
Moorhead police said they found a 17-year-old Moorhead boy bloody, shirtless and up to his waist in snow early Friday after he reportedly punched out a third-floor apartment window and jumped out of it. Lt. Tory Jacobson said the teen was taken by ambulance to Sanford Medical Center....
January 8, 2011 - 12:36pm
Masked gunman robs Dent, Minn. convenience store
A person with a gun and wearing a mask allegedly robbed a convenience store in Dent, Minn., last night. The incident happened around 9:51 p.m. Friday. According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the suspect entered the Dent Oasis with a handgun and a...
January 8, 2011 - 12:33pm
January 27, 2010
Crime and accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff's Department. Friday, Jan. 22 At 6:47 p.m., a Department of Correction employee reported that a male wanted on a warrant fled from him near Stop-n-Go in Detroit Lakes. ...
news / crime
January 27, 2010 - 10:04am
July 14, 2009
Duluth shooting victim arrived 10 minutes before shooting began
A 22-year-old Duluth man shot and killed outside a Central Hillside duplex Sunday night apparently was an innocent victim of an earlier dispute...
July 14, 2009 - 9:24am
Woman caught with stolen chalices from Catholic church
SIBLEY, Iowa -- A Sibley woman was arrested Saturday and is facing a second-degree theft class D felony charges for possessing stolen property. During a search warrant execution in May, two gold chalices stolen from St. Andrew's Catholic Church were discovered in the trunk of 19-year-old...
July 14, 2009 - 9:20am
Crookston man charged in Ramsey County, N.D., Internet luring sting
CROOKSTON - A Crookston man nabbed in an Internet sting is accused of having sexual online chats with a Ramsey County (N.D.) deputy posing as an underage girl. Gerald Steven Pride, 36, had offered to pay the "girl" for sexual acts, according to a criminal complaint. Pride was arrested...
July 14, 2009 - 9:15am
Couple accused of drinking and gambling in bar while kids waited outside in van
Police arrested a Glyndon couple late Sunday after they allegedly left four children in a van while drinking and gambling inside a downtown Fargo bar. Melanie Moseby, 29, and her 28-year-old husband, Shelton Moseby, were arrested on suspicion of child neglect, Sgt. Ross Renner said. The...
July 14, 2009 - 9:10am
July 13, 2009
Young people from DL, White Earth, Park Rapids hurt in broadside crash on Highway 71
A Detroit Lakes man and a White Earth woman were among three people injured in a T-bone accident on Highway 71 in Wadena County. According to the State Patrol, the crash occurred about 10:15 p.m. Saturday after a 2001 Buick LeSabre that was on the southbound shoulder made a U-turn...
July 13, 2009 - 12:35am
July 12, 2009
$1 million bail set for cold-case suspect
Bail for the suspect in a 16-year-old Moorhead murder case was set Friday at $1 million bond or $250,000 in cash. Clay County Attorney Brian Melton argued for bail of $1 million, saying Clarence Michael Burcham, the Center, N.D., 44-year-old accused of killing Sharon Stafford in...
July 12, 2009 - 12:49am
Fugitive dragnet sweeps up 258 people across Minnesota
Local and federal authorities arrested 258 fugitives in Minnesota during a five-day sweep known as Operation FALCON that stretched from Bemidji and Duluth in the north to Rochester and Olmsted County in the south. Operation FALCON stands for Federal and Local Cops Organized Nationally....
July 12, 2009 - 12:47am
Motorhome fire stops traffic on Highway 59 near Dunvilla
Traffic was stopped both ways on Highway 59 north of Dunvilla Friday afternoon after a motorhome caught fire. According to the State Patrol, a 1995 Ford motorhome caught fire about 2:15 p.m. and traffic backed up both ways until the fire was put out by the Pelican Rapids Fire Department. No...
July 12, 2009 - 12:25am
July 11, 2009
Man injured in Clay County Fair demolition derby
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - A man injured in a demolition derby Friday night was transported by LifeFlight to MeritCare Hospital in Fargo. The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. during the Clay County Fair in Barnesville. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said a judge noticed the man...
July 11, 2009 - 9:18pm
July 10, 2009
Ogema man gets 21 months for domestic assault
Robert John Thompson, 36, of 34754 County Road 143, Ogema has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for domestic assault. A felony charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records: On Nov.
July 10, 2009 - 12:55am
Woman sentenced for drugs, drunk driving
Tambra Ann Laws, 50, of Bagley has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI, driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more. An identical felony drug charge, as well as a gross misdemeanor...
July 10, 2009 - 12:35am
DL man gets 41 months in prison for selling cocaine to informant
John Howard Smith, 44, of 612 West Lake Drive, Apt. 3, Detroit Lakes has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for selling cocaine. According to court records: On June 30, 2008, a confidential reliable informant working for the Becker County Sheriff's Department paid...
July 10, 2009 - 12:19am