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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
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
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
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Benneth "Benny" Braseth
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
November 3, 2016
Callaway woman convicted, sentenced in two separate drug cases
A Callaway woman has been sentenced on a drug conviction after authorities say she was suspected of shoplifting at the Detroit Lakes Walmart. Lacey Rose Rousu-Hanks, 23, was sentenced to 12 months, one day in prison, which was stayed for five years. She was instead sentenced to 46...
November 3, 2016 - 8:08am
October 15, 2016
Naytahwaush woman sentenced for drug possession in Walmart
A Naytahwaush woman has been sentenced for felony drug possession after she was arrested at the Detroit Lakes Walmart. Patricia Lynn Barrett, 32, was sentenced to 12 months, one day in prison, stayed for five years. She was instead ordered to spend 35 days in jail, with credit given...
October 15, 2016 - 11:36am
September 10, 2016
Ponsford woman charged with felony drugs
A Ponsford woman made her initial court appearance in Becker County Court on drug charges. Lacey Lynn Clark, 26, is charged with fifth degree felony drugs after an incident on Aug. 19. According to the complaint filed with Becker County District Court, White Earth police patrolling...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
February 17, 2009
North Dakota couple face marijuana charges after Cass County bust
LEONARD, N.D. - A husband and wife from Leonard were arrested after authorities discovered a large marijuana-growing operation at their home. Cass County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Majerus says investigators executed a search warrant at the home of Robert and Kristine Sweeney last Tuesday. He...
February 17, 2009 - 11:30am
February 3, 2009
Frazee woman sentenced on drug charge
A Frazee woman was sentenced to five years' supervised probation and 30 days in jail last week after pleading guilty to a felony drug charge. Cynthia Lou Kern, 28, of 7001 Cherry Ave., No. 271, Frazee, pled guilty to a charge of fifth degree sale of a controlled substance on Dec....
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Jackson man sentenced for drug possession
A Jackson, Minn., man was sentenced to five years' probation and 30 days in jail last week in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of drug possession. Jason Richard Weets, 23, of 64 River St., Jackson, Minn., pled guilty to two felony counts of drug possession on Dec....
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Jail, fine for selling ecstasy
An Edina man has been sentenced for selling the controlled substance "ecstasy" to an undercover officer at the 10,000 Lakes Festival on July 24. Patrick John Richard Roche, 20, of 4176 West 44th St., Edina, appeared in Becker County District Court Wednesday. He was charged with...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
17-year-old found dead at 10,000 Lakes Festival died from an accidental prescription drug overdose
DETROIT LAKES - A 17-year-old girl who died at the 10,000 Lakes Festival near here this summer died from an accidental drug overdose, according...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Woman appears on drug possession charge
A Frazee woman will make her next appearance Oct. 6 in Becker County District Court on a felony drug possession charge. Sherry Ann Bunnis, 36, of 15082 400th Ave., Frazee, is facing one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and a gross misdemeanor count...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Judge: Drug court is changing lives
Ten months ago, in November 2007, the Becker-Clay County Drug Court program began as a pilot project. After getting a $120,000 grant from the State of Minnesota -- the last drug court program in the state to receive such funding -- plus another $30,000 contribution from the two...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
Third Bemidji pharmacist disciplined after drug overdose incident
The St. Cloud Times has reported that a Bemidji pharmacist will surrender his license to practice pharmacy in Minnesota and pay a $10,000 fine as part of an investigation into the distribution of painkillers through the Internet, the director of the state Board of Pharmacy said. Thomas...
August 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Drug charge dismissed, warrant insufficient
A district judge has dismissed drug charges against four Park Rapids family members arrested in May, finding that the warrant to search their home contained insufficient probable cause to justify the pre-dawn search. Judge Paul Rasmussen dismissed all charges against Clifford James,...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Man to appear on drug charge
A Crystal, Minn., man will make his next Becker County District Court appearance Aug. 11 on a charge of first degree sale of a controlled substance (i.e. drugs). Vaushawn Andre Johnson, 27, of 5211 Bass Lake Rd., Apt. 1, Crystal, is accused of attempting to sell cocaine at the 10,000...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Two men appear on drug charges
Two Twin Cities men will make their next appearance in Becker County District Court on Aug. 11; when they will each face three felony counts of drug possession. Brandon Terrence VanKirk, 18, of 600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, and Justin Levi Mack, 18, of 2028 Third Ave. North, were both...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Drug-laced chocolate goodies lead to felony charges
Three men have been charged with felony first-degree controlled substance crime (possession -- over 500 grams) and two counts each of fifth-degree controlled substance crime (possession) after allegedly being caught with several grocery bags of marijuana- and hallucinogenic mushroom-laced...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am