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5-year-old fighting for life after tragic farm accident
A 'Fly Night' in DL
Clarification on river study
True Islam: educating muslims and non-muslims to combat fear
Healthy Vikings look for bounceback season
Bombers ready to unload on opponents
Lakers start tennis season at Highway 10 tourney
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Columnist Rob Port has secret agenda--affiliated with the Koch brothers
The tale of my trip to Denmark, it's the 'perfect country for me'
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
November 19, 2014
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
November 18, 2014
Man sentenced for damage to assisted living center
BEMIDJI -- A Colorado man was sentenced to a month local confinement and ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution after he broke into the...
November 18, 2014 - 8:59pm
November 12, 2014
DL man in court for threatening to kill DL officer
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearance after threatening to kill a Detroit Lakes police officer. Burt Gregory Alan Stover, 38, is charged with felony terroristic threats. According to the complaint, the officer responded to a report of a man acting strangely and...
November 12, 2014 - 11:30am
October 11, 2014
Frazee man gets prison for having drugs
A Frazee man was sentenced for felony fifth degree drug possession. Gary Wayne Merrill, 34, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, with 149 days of credit for time served. Merrill was arrested after police were called to Payless shoes store in Detroit Lakes on May 6 after employees...
October 11, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 27, 2014
Detroit Lakes man in court for stealing golf items
A Detroit Lakes man made his first appearance in Becker County Court after he was arrested for allegedly stealing golf items out of the back of several pickup trucks over the summer. Matthew Thomas Jones, 51, is charged with felony receiving stolen property. According to the...
September 27, 2014 - 2:00pm
September 25, 2014
Detroit Lakes man in court for drug possession
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearance after being arrested for drugs while out on bail for another drug charge. Wayne Alvin Archer, 57, was arrested Sept. 4 after a special agent familiar with Archer, witnessed him walking across a street in Detroit Lakes to a white...
September 25, 2014 - 12:30pm
September 24, 2014
DL man in court for fleeing police, no license
A Detroit Lakes man made his initial court appearances in two separate cases involving the same incident. Eric Christopher Bakke, 34, was first charged with two felonies of fleeing a police officer in a vehicle and driving after cancellation. Charges stem from an incident that...
September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
August 23, 2014
Former LP-A community ed director charged with theft for allegedly putting extra hours on timecard
An Audubon woman is facing a felony charge of theft from the Lake Park-Audubon School district after she allegedly submitted extra hours on her timecard that she did not work. Deborah Lee Brakefield, 53, made her first court appearance at the Becker County Courthouse after investigators...
August 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
August 20, 2014
Mental illness frees man accused of squad car theft, chase
Not guilty by reason of mental illness – that’s the decision of the court in the case of the Bemidji man who led police on a car chase after stealing two bottles of wine from a Detroit Lakes area liquor store, then the squad car of a responding sheriff’s deputy. Ty Justin...
August 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
August 10, 2014
DL man sentenced for burglary
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years of supervised probation for burglary. Chadd Alan Tovson, 25, was arrested on July 17, 2013. According to court reports, officers were called to the 1800 block of Brainerd Boulevard in Detroit Lakes, where a...
August 10, 2014 - 9:00am
August 7, 2014
Frazee woman faces fraud charges
A Frazee woman has made her first court appearance for felony financial transaction card fraud. Amber Ann Bauer, 19, is charged with stealing over $3,000 of her friend’s money. According to the complaint, a call came in to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office from a woman...
August 7, 2014 - 2:00pm