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Woman jumps into Minnesota lake to help save duck hunters in dramatic rescue
Travel alert: Westbound I-94 blocked between Osakis and Alexandria
Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 just before heart surgery
COLA to host Homecoming games Thursday
Roth, Smith tied heading to Chip-N Club final round
DL swimmers second to Visitation at Otter Invitational
FOOTBALL: Raiders beat up on winless Gators
Johnson’s first place finish leads DL boys to second at Milaca Mega Meet
Fostering hope: Local woman organizes ‘kid kits’ fundraiser for county’s foster care program
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Ronald R. Aanerud
Larry A. Hanson
Ronald R. Aanerud
Genevieve E. Michaelson
David Melvin Hagen
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Waterfowl hunting season now open in Minnesota
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
June 17, 2016
Crime and Accidents
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, June 10 At 10:28 a.m. a caller reported the theft of a pair of eyeglasses from the 40000 block of County Highway 34. At 1:12 p.m. property damage was...
June 17, 2016 - 2:31pm
March 21, 2016
VIDEO: Easter bunny brawls with upset parent at New Jersey mall
A man employed as the Easter Bunny at a New Jersey mall brawled with a father whose his child slipped to the floor while having a picture taken...
March 21, 2016 - 12:28pm
December 9, 2015
DL gets hit with rash of burglaries
Thieves around Becker County are proving quite sneaky these days, as a string of burglaries has law enforcement searching for answers. Dozens of vehicles, sheds and construction trailers have been broken into over the past couple of weeks, and it appears these are very deliberate...
December 9, 2015 - 9:44am
September 21, 2015
DL man charged with assault after hitting man in head with brass knuckles
Leo Dale Jorschumb, 26, of 18865 335th Ave., Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. According to court records, on Sept. 12 he allegedly assaulted a man at his residence. Both men had been drinking...
September 21, 2015 - 5:20am
September 20, 2015
Two men face possible charges in DL counterfeit scam
Detroit Lakes police believe they have caught two local men responsible for passing counterfeit $100 bills at area businesses. The case has been referred to the Becker County Attorney’s Office for consideration of charges. Detroit Lakes Police Sgt. Robert Strand said the two...
September 20, 2015 - 5:20am
August 25, 2015
Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death
Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that occurred Monday in Naytahwaush. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call Monday at about 12:05 a.m. regarding a man who was not breathing. Besides deputies, White Earth Tribal Police and...
August 25, 2015 - 8:32am
August 23, 2015
No hands at the wheel, DL man charged after cop photo
Police have seen their share of rubber-neckers over the years, but an incident in Detroit Lakes spelled trouble for one Becker County man allegedly armed with a camera and the will to run. Kyle Allen Rusness, 32, of 26284 Johnson Lake Lane, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker...
August 23, 2015 - 5:05am
July 26, 2015
Police looking for vandals
Several people around Detroit Lakes woke up to broken vehicle windows this week, as vandals hit at least 13 different areas around the city. According...
July 26, 2015 - 5:35am
July 8, 2015
Whole different atmosphere on DL beach, parks over the July 4 holiday
It’s anybody’s guess how a July 4 holiday will turn out in Detroit Lakes. Last year was edgy, with police busy keeping a lid on trouble...
July 8, 2015 - 1:09pm
July 1, 2015
Crime & Accident Report
The following items were taken from reports at the Detroit Lakes Police Department and Becker County Sheriff’s Office. Friday, June 12 At 12:32 a.m. a resident on the 200 block of Central Street in Detroit Lakes reported two car tires were slashed. At 6:30 a.m. a...
July 1, 2015 - 11:03am
June 5, 2015
Ogema woman charged with drugs
Judy Lynn Libby, 41, of 34205 336th Avenue, Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth- degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on May 8 White Earth tribal police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle hit-and-run accident...
June 5, 2015 - 5:55am
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