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United Romanian brothers preparing for trip to homeland
Friday night fire destroys house in Lake Park
Want to attend NDSU/UND? Standards are upped
Heavy Snow Comparison
Officials make preparations for Ferguson grand jury decision
Laker girls primed for run at section title
Girls' Hockey: Alexandria defeats Lakers 4-3
Senior-heavy Lakers chasing lofty goals
Laker gymnasts to defend section championship
Big expectations for Laker dance team
Native American astronaut talks to students about space experiences
Winter: The playful but cold brother
Spirit dancer in DL for public performance
Seniors on the move: Caring for yourself while caring for others
Watchdog lists '10 worst' holiday toys
Friends & Neighbors
Arens promoted at Bell State Bank, Fargo
MN gas prices take significant dip...again
‘How to save a life’ ad hits local theater
Local businesses saving energy, money with DL Public Utility rebates
Helping hand for hurting hearts
December is Universal Human Rights Month
Cher cancels tour, including Feb. 4 date in Fargo
A parade of trees: Lake Park to enhance traditional event
Jon Stewart dilutes ‘Rosewater’ for a rosier look at Iran
‘Las Flamencas’ show at NYM Saturday
Do your homework, then give
Opportunity for House GOP to be leaders for greater MN
Letter: Why was Highway 34-CR 29 intersection changed?
Don’t weasel out of reading this
Elections and open meeting law
Perham hunter bags rare Piebald deer
Fishing Lines: Innovations continue to change the fishing industry
North Words: Feathers provide birds with much more than the ability to fly
Resorters, anglers, allege DNR ignores ‘walleye heritage’
Minnesota deer harvest sees a big drop so far
St. Luke's youth have a heart for the homeless
Thousands of deer hunters hitting the woods this weekend
Holy Rosary holding 32nd annual pie sale
Women in Business
Revitalize your look with some of these wardrobe tips
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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 the Wadena Police Department arrived at the apartment on Franklin Avenue Southwest Tuesday morning, the tenant, 47-year-old Stephanie Monique...
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 ago, was ordered Tuesday to pay restitution of about $21,000 to the families of his victims. Smith was convicted April 29 of two counts...
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 Windsong Catered Living Facility in April. Sean Foster Heideman, 25, of Westminster, Colo., pleaded guilty to felony first-degree damage...
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...
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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...
news / Frazee
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
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...
news / Detroit Lakes
September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm