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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
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
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
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
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
June 3, 2015
Woman busted for drugs at DL Walmart
Megan Sue Anton, 22, of 1123 Seventh Ave. S., Fargo, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony fifth-degree controlled substance charge. According to court records, on Aug. 24 a trooper pulled up behind her car, which had run out of gas in the right turn lane...
June 3, 2015 - 11:45am
May 29, 2015
DL woman faces charges
Ashley Marie Marsh, 25, of 329 Elizabeth St., Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fugitive from justice from another state. According to court records, on May 11 a warrant was issued for Marsh in Clay County for a probation violation for...
May 29, 2015 - 5:30am
May 6, 2015
DL officer injured subduing suspect
Monday late afternoon’s call for help did not turn out to be a great one for Detroit Lakes Police Officer Joseph Sternhagen. At about 5:40 p.m., the police department got a call from a woman who said a man outside her house was stalking and harassing her. Officers Sternhagen...
May 6, 2015 - 1:15pm
April 8, 2015
Intruder may be linked to DL burglaries
Charges may be filed as early as today (Wednesday) on a man believed to be responsible for a burglary at M State. The suspect was in custody...
April 8, 2015 - 12:00pm
March 17, 2015
UPDATE: Bail set for 3 people arrested after Detroit Lakes raid uncovers meth worth $60,000 to $85,000
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Three area residents are facing felony drug charges after allegedly receiving a FedEx package delivered by an undercover law enforcement officer and containing nearly 20 ounces of methamphetamine. The drugs are valued at 60,000 to $85,000, according to...
March 17, 2015 - 9:35am
March 14, 2015
DL man charged with theft
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance for allegedly stealing equipment out of the Holmes Theatre. Jeffrey Scott Gunderson, 21, is charged with felony theft after police were called to the theatre on Feb. 7. Although the man was gone by the time officers arrived, surveillance...
March 14, 2015 - 5:50am
March 6, 2015
DL sex offender going back to prison
A Detroit Lakes sex offender is headed back to prison after being found guilty of violating predatory offender registration requirements. Lee Allan Oppegard, 39, was sentenced to 14 months in prison. Oppegard was convicted of kidnapping and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct...
March 6, 2015 - 5:45am
March 1, 2015
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 23 months in prison after continuing to threaten the life of a Detroit Lakes police officer after he arrested him. Burt Gregory Alan Stover, 39, was found guilty of felony terroristic threats after an incident that occurred on Oct. 22 of last...
March 1, 2015 - 5:50am
February 22, 2015
DL man sentenced for stealing golf clubs
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced for stealing golf equipment out of the back of several pickup trucks over the summer. Matthew Thomas Jones, 51, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of supervised probation for a felony receiving stolen property conviction. An additional...
February 22, 2015 - 5:30am
February 13, 2015
DL woman accused of check forgery
A Detroit Lakes woman made her initial court appearance after trying to pass forged checks. Kristine Anna Jirava, 42, is charged with two felony counts of check forgery/intent to defraud. She was arrested Jan. 12 after police in Ogema responded to the Community Development Bank...
February 13, 2015 - 5:30am
January 25, 2015
DL man gets jail for stealing from parents
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 10 year supervised probation for burglarizing his parent’s house. Sean Patrick Menard, 28, was granted a stay of imposition, which means if he does not violate his probation, the felony conviction will not go on his record. Menard...
January 25, 2015 - 9:30am
December 28, 2014
$2K fine, loss of boat for over limit
An Illinois angler faces nearly $2,200 in fines and restitution, plus the loss of his boat and equipment, following an investigation by conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Charles H. Siegerdt, 54, Keenyville, Ill., was recently found with a...
December 28, 2014 - 8:00am
November 26, 2014
Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman
PARK RAPIDS -- A Menahga man has plead guilty in the strangulation death of a Park Rapids woman in February. Harley Leritz, 21, on Tuesday...
November 26, 2014 - 10:43am
November 21, 2014
DL man sentenced to jail for drug possession
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced for a conviction of felony fifth-degree drugs. Steven James Wateland, 39, was sentenced to 13 months in prison, stayed for five years. He will instead serve 180 days in jail. According to the complaint, officers were called to the Pine to...
November 21, 2014 - 10:30am
Mahnomen felon sentenced for firearm
A Mahnomen man was sentenced for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Wesley James Warren, 34, was sentenced to one year in jail with one year credit for time already served. Warren will be on probation for five years. According to the complaint filed with Becker County...
November 21, 2014 - 10:15am