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Six children injured in ATV accident in Becker County
Funeral set for DL native killed in crash
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
LP-A school looking to buy nearby road
Green Lake Zorbaz robbery
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
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
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
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
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 30, 2008
Letter: Free drug samples still come with a price
Unlike the Detroit Lakes newspaper, I would like to congratulate MeritCare Clinic for choosing to stop the practice of giving out free drug samples. Free drug samples are distributed by the representatives of large pharmaceutical corporations and do not come without a price. The...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
No more freebies: Meritcare to dump sample meds
Fargo-based MeritCare will ban free drug samples from its clinics and hospitals starting May 1. The health system is the latest to say "no" to handouts because of the time it takes to manage the drugs and concerns about how samples may influence a doctor's drug choice for patients. "It's...
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am