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First Shovel-able Snow
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Native rapper spreads positive message with 'Art of Expression'
Kamm holds off favorite Hibbert to win Pro Open title
Basketball: Menahga, Sebeka send Hornet boys to 0-2 start
Laker gymnasts dominant in season-opening victory
Laker girls drop a pair at Fergus holiday tournament
Snocross: Hibbert remains king of the hill
Wrongfully accused of damaging my rental car
Experiencing the power of prayer
VP Debbie: Completely married, for better or for worse
Holy Rosary dishes up dinner for hundreds
Retiring early or late results in about the same benefits overall
Friends & Neighbors
Not all deals are created equal
Essentia St. Mary’s named Top Performer
Health claim denied? You should appeal it
Looking to save money? Americans spend $2,746 a year on lunch
Lakeside owner to hold fundraiser Thursday night
Planning your winter vacation, with library's help
Tinsel, Treats & Treasures is Dec. 5 at The Refuge in DL
Keri Noble, Crystal Gayle coming to Ulen, Mahnomen next week
More holiday stocking stuffers from your favorite bookworm
Trees on parade: Lake Park festival opens Thursday
Dennis Christ Drewes
Dorothy D. Bertek
Otto "Fred" Fredrich Kratzke
Esther M. Nelson
Leroy "Trapper" Johnson
Letter: Obama’s a divider
Be mindful of the needful, desirable and practical
Letter: Spay, neuter your kittens and puppies
Time to consider the testing of all rape kits
Burn off turkey day calories at MN state parks
8-year-old lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Hard-water season approaching quickly
Solitude of a prairie bison exemplifies a huge injustice
DNR seeks comments on muskie lake management
How to Cook a Turkey... by a 3rd grader
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
outdoors / DNR
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
November 20, 2014
Frazee man in court for fleeing officer
A Frazee man made his initial appearance in Becker County Court on charges of fleeing a peace officer. Clayton Richard Jones, 35, was arrested following a Nov. 7 incident that began with initially being pulled over for having a headlight out in Detroit Lakes. According to the...
November 20, 2014 - 9:30am
November 19, 2014
Wadena woman faces charges after claiming ex stabbed her, then admitting she did it herself
A woman who originally claimed to have been stabbed by an ex-boyfriend is facing charges after admitting the wound was self-inflicted. When...
November 19, 2014 - 11:15am
Moorhead man accused of trying to strangle wife after refusing to have sex with him
MOORHEAD – A man is accused of trying to strangle his wife at their home here after she refused to have sex with him, according to charges filed Tuesday in Clay County District Court. Robert Dwight Brown IV, 51, was charged with felony domestic assault by strangulation, gross...
November 19, 2014 - 11:00am
$1 million bail set for accused Minnesota priest
ROSEAU, Minn. – Cash bail of at least $1 million was set today for a Roman Catholic priest who fled to his native India eight years ago to avoid facing felony criminal sexual conduct charges stemming from incidents involving teenage girls between 2004 and 2005. The Rev. Joseph...
November 19, 2014 - 10:30am
Little Falls man ordered to pay restitution
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- Byron Smith, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing two teenagers at his home in Little Falls almost two years...
November 19, 2014 - 8:09am
Former Roseau priest faces sex abuse charges
ROSEAU, Minn. -- A Catholic priest who fled to his home country of India eight years ago is facing criminal sexual conduct charges today in Roseau County court, in what advocates call a rare instance of a county government’s perseverance in prosecuting clergy. The Rev. Joseph...
November 19, 2014 - 8:07am
Man who struck, killled biking mom pleads guilty
LUVERNE, Minn. — The man accused of killing a woman on June 30 when he struck her with his pickup while using a cell phone as she biked down a rural road with her children, entered a guilty plea to felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide Monday in Rock County District Court. The...
November 19, 2014 - 8:00am