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United Way honors Becker County’s heroes
Korean war vet’s remains return home
DL alderman resigns; who will fill seat?
Compassion House’s change over to women is going well
White Earth Tribal and Community College is offering four free summer classes to anyone
NDSU duo and Laker alums shine in freshman golf seasons
Hawley Valley Plains Meet track results
Lakers walk off two wins over Cardinals
DL baseball sweeps at Staples
Frazee girls fourth at HOL Hawley
Museum’s bear trap has rich history
Turning back the pages
Museum to host Hidden History event
Friday Matters: Everyday Peace to Hope
Thursday Matters: Everyday Hope
Friends & Neighbors
Carhartt store opens in DL despite construction
Essentia DL receives stroke education fund
Minnesota gains 7,800 jobs in March
Gas prices jump up in Minnesota this week
Small bump up in gas prices throughout MN
DLHS Student Art Show to open Sunday at Trinity Lutheran in DL
DLMS Band Concert is Thursday
Simply Pink Truly Teal: Run/walk supports cancer patients
Stressed? Calm down and visit your library
Keeping Music Live grants available for Minnesota artists
Tribal college extending its arms
Union needed between development, environment
Letter: Becker County Transit serves seniors well
Letter: Four-way stop at Frazee and Washington a delight
Working to meet a healthy community’s needs
Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
Unpredictable spring weather slows the bite
Eastern bluebirds among the favorites of bird enthusiasts
Go take a hike
Wild turkey hunters in five counties asked to help with avian influenza surveillance
Spring Laker Book
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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