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Johnson punches return trip to state XC
DL volleyball opens playoffs with 3-1 home victory
Bemidji slips by Laker swimmers in final dual
8AA FOOTBALL: Nuggets knock Hornets out of opening round
Sled hockey exhibition raises nearly $800 for Hope, Inc.
Schrupps celebrate 60th anniversary
Christian judgemental impression
Stargazing: See the animals of the northern sky
Livingood 90th birthday open house set
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Tackling the grocery bill
Trick or treat? Scary cost of Halloween no fun for mom and dad
Minnesota gas prices still falling but higher than last year
Lakes Crisis & Resource Center Receives $10,000 match from BTD for Give to the Max Day
Nereson's hires new service consultant
'Redneck Crazy' singer comes to Shooting Star Nov. 4
In the shadow: Bobby Vee and The Shadows adored by local, national fans alike
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Mixed Blood's 'Corazon Eterno' comes to DL Friday
'Old MacDonald Had a Banjo' program coming to DL library Nov. 7
Betty E. Krueger
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Betty E. Krueger
Robert T. "Bobby Vee" Velline
Colonize Mars? I'd rather have a Mars bar
Forget common sense, elect candidates with good sense
Toxic Trump? For first time in more than 50 years, Forum Communications declines to endorse Republican nominee
Republicans using fantasies and falsehoods to attack DFLers on MNsure
Constitutional Amendment will be on the ballot on Nov. 8.
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Don't be fooled: Cold water doesn't mean lethargic fish
Mouse invasion is about finding food, warm place to nest
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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
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