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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
January 26, 2018
Tax charges dropped against Osage woman
Two felony tax charges—filing a false or fraudulent return, and failure to pay or collect—have been dropped against Marie Colleen Wells, 57, of rural Osage in Becker County District Court. The charges were filed after a criminal investigator with the Minnesota Department...
January 26, 2018 - 10:00am
December 21, 2017
Conditions met, charge dropped for stealing Percocet
Danielle Rae Thelen, 20, of Sargeant, Minn., has had a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime dismissed in Becker County District Court. According to court records, on June 8, 2016, deputies were called to a rural becker County residence. A woman there reported that...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 11, 2017
Charges dropped against man accused of repeatedly punching girlfriend in face
Charges have been dropped against a man accused of punching a woman in the face multiple times and dragging her downstairs by her hair when she tried to call 911. Wesley Robert Warren, 19, of Ponsford had been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic...
November 11, 2017 - 8:00am
November 10, 2017
Charge dropped against man accused of using stolen pickup truck
A man accused of using a stolen pickup for several weeks last winter has had charges dropped against him in Becker County District Court. According to court records: Martin James Vizenor, 28, of Callaway was charged with felony receiving stolen property after a Callaway police officer...
November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 15, 2017
Drug, DWI charges dropped against man already in prison
Drug and DWI charges were dropped against a man in Becker County District Court because he is already in prison on a more serious charge. Joshua Andrew Steckroat, 32, of St. Cloud was charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, two...
June 15, 2017 - 9:00am
June 7, 2017
Man found incompetent, felony threat charges dropped
Three felony charges of making threats have been dismissed against a former Ponsford man due to mental deficiency. Jeffrey Michael Greer, 46, of Hastings was charged with three counts of threats of violence in Becker County District Court.
June 7, 2017 - 8:30am
May 19, 2017
Felony fleeing charge dropped because DL man sent to prison
Sean Patrick Menard, 31, of Detroit Lakes has had a charge dismissed in Becker County District Court of felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle According to court records, about 1:20 p.m. on March 22, a deputy, who knew Menard was wanted on multiple active felony warrants,...
May 19, 2017 - 10:00am
March 16, 2017
Felony stolen property charge dropped against DL man
A felony charge of receiving stolen property has been dismissed against a Detroit Lakes man. Brandon Kenneth Newell, 35, of 320 Elm St., Detroit Lakes, was charged after a search warrant was executed Nov. 2, 2015 at his rural Detroit Lakes home.
March 16, 2017 - 9:00am
October 28, 2008
Domestic assault charge dismissed against White Earth man
In Becker County District Court, a felony charge of domestic assault has been dismissed against Michael James Azure, 29, of 35851 Cherry Lake Road, White Earth. The alleged assault occurred Feb. 3 against a woman with whom he has four children. He was allegedly intoxicated at the...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Drug charge is dismissed
A Detroit Lakes woman who was charged with felony drug possession last year had the charge dismissed late last month after successfully completing a year's probation and meeting all the conditions for dismissal. Candice Elaine Bachmeier, 23, of 26761 Lidstrom Road, was charged after...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
April 8, 2008
Felony check charged dropped
Jaye Ryan Priebe, 32, of 3317 64th St. NW, Walker, was charged in Becker County District Court with felony issuance of dishonored checks -- over $500. He allegedly wrote a total of $1,119 in nonsufficient fund checks to 16 businesses in the Detroit Lakes area, according to court...
April 8, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
Felony drug charge dismissed
A felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime, possession, was dismissed against Kimberly Stewart, 36, of 602 West Main Street, Frazee. She was arrested Nov. 4 for disorderly conduct and an Oxycodone pill, for which she had no prescription, was allegedly found in a...
February 13, 2008 - 12:00am