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One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
A heartbreaking struggle: Homelessness in the region hard on elderly
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
October 7, 2011
Park Rapids walk brings awareness to domestic violence
Walkers rallied Saturday for the first annual Walk Against Domestic Violence in Park Rapids. The walk was hosted by the Headwaters Intervention Center. Participants carried signs with messages such as "I am against domestic violence" and "Domestic violence will not go away on its...
October 7, 2011 - 8:38am
January 30, 2011
Clay plans domestic violence court -- Would be second of its kind in Minnesota
As the one crime where victims always know their attackers and often share lives, domestic violence can pose unique issues. "It isn't so simple as you have an offense, you have a conviction and then treatment starts," Clay County Attorney Brian Melton said. Victims can be financially...
January 30, 2011 - 2:56pm
October 27, 2010
Domestic violence has variety of forms
October is the 12th annual Domestic Violence Prevention Month, the designation a means to raise awareness, break the silence and prevent abuse. More than two million Americans - women and men - are victims of domestic violence each year. An estimated 10 to 20 percent of all families...
October 27, 2010 - 11:35am
February 13, 2009
Frazee man charged with three counts of felony assault
Devin Wayne Jourdain, 22, of Town Lake Trailer Court, Lot 13, Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fourth-degree assault on a peace officer -- transfer bodily fluids. He is also charged with fifth-degree assault and domestic assault, both felonies. According...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
White Earth man sentenced for felony domestic assault
A White Earth man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court to five years' probation on a charge of felony domestic assault. Matthew Joel Larson, 26, of 39432 County Rd. 34 East, White Earth, was charged with one felony count of domestic assault and one felony count...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Waubun man charged with domestic assault
Henry Ray Soyring, 23, of 39718 400th Ave., Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault. According to court records: On Jan. 16 he allegedly assaulted his significant other, throwing her around the room, slamming her onto the ground and...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
White Earth man faces four felony charges
Marvin Joseph Bellecourt, 37, of 35295 County Road 133, White Earth faces felony charges of violating a restraining order, domestic assault, terroristic threats and false imprisonment/restraint. According to court records: An order for protection was issued May 14 for a woman...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Man sentenced for felony burglary
Randal Todd Porter Jr., 25, of 807 ½ Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced for felony first-degree burglary, others present. A felony charge of first-degree burglary, assault, was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records: On March 3, Detroit Lakes...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Man sentenced for domestic assault
Dennis Frank St. Clair, 43, of 36585 County Road 34, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic assault. A felony charge of fifth-degree assault was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records: On Jan. 25 he went to his girlfriend's...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
White Earth youth sentenced for domestic assault
Nicholas Edward Durant, 18, of 25197 Bear Clan Drive, White Earth has been sentenced for felony third-degree assault, substantial bodily harm. A felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records: On Sept. 11, a tribal...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Man fails to appear for sentencing on felony assault charges
Nicholas Edward Durant, 18, of 25917 Bear Clan Drive, White Earth failed to appear for a sentencing hearing in Becker County District Court Nov. 13. A warrant had already been issued for his arrest for missing several meetings with his probation officer. According to court records: On...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Man gets 27 months for domestic assault
John William Butcher, also known as John William Goodman, 25, of 28050 490th Ave., Ponsford, has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for domestic assault. According to court records: He came home intoxicated on Aug. 20 and attacked a woman in the household, who was sleeping...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Bail set at $25,000 in domestic strangulation case
Timothy James Brown, 23, of 39999 280th Ave., Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault by strangulation and misdemeanor domestic assault. While intoxicated on Sunday, he allegedly beat up a family member, punching and choking her to the...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Bail set at $15,000 in domestic assault
Aaron Eugene Bellanger, 19, of Box 148 Mahnomen, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault. According to court records: at 1:50 p.m. on Oct. 27, he allegedly swung at a woman during an argument. She pushed him away and went to pack her belongings,...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
LCRC willing to help during October, domestic violence awareness month
The statistics are staggering. On average, three women a day are murdered in this country by a husband or a boyfriend. In Minnesota alone, 22 women and 10 children died in 2007 as a result of domestic violence. This October, domestic violence experts and service providers in...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am