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Minn. man, 75, dies, three teens injured in crash on icy Highway 71 near Bemidji
Man accused of shoplifting over $2,000 from DL Walmart
Holiday blood drive scheduled Saturday in DL
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Flu vaccine could be less effective this year
Pederson goes for 35, but Titans take subsection rematch
State-ranked Perham cruises by Frazee
Raider girls pick up second victory
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Blanch A. Olson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
December 13, 2017
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Law enforcement recovered heroin, meth, marijuana, and a stolen firearm while executing a search warrant on the 36000 block of Moose Street in Ogema Sunday evening. At approximately 6:40 p.m. Dec. 10, officers entered the residence and discovered the stolen items and drug paraphernalia...
December 13, 2017 - 9:27am
December 9, 2017
Man charged with being fugitive from justice
Andrew Scott Halverson, 31, of Fargo has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fugitive from justice from another state. According to court records, on May 11 an arrest warrant was issued for him in Cass County, N.D., for failing to appear on a possession of a controlled...
December 9, 2017 - 11:00am
December 7, 2017
Man allegedly caught with heroin, loaded handgun
Stephen Clifford Stone, 26, of rural Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of a firearm, felony fourth-degree controlled substance crime and felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, at 10:14 p.m. on Nov. 17...
December 7, 2017 - 8:00am
November 22, 2017
Man charged with gun, ammo, drugs, DWI
Bradley George Bloom, 30, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possessing a firearm (after being convicted of a crime of violence), felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime, and gross misdemeanor DWI. According to court records, at 1:55 a.m....
November 22, 2017 - 1:30pm
Woman charged with having drugs, ammo
Jamie Louise Day, 35, of White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possessing ammunition (after being convicted of a crime of violence) and two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 23 a White Earth...
November 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 20, 2017
Mahnomen County police ask for help as drug overdoses rise
MAHNOMEN COUNTY—Family and friends in Mahnomen County are reeling after a string of drug overdoses left one dead and others hospitalized....
October 20, 2017 - 8:35am
October 4, 2017
Perham woman sentenced for felony theft
Anessa Marie Oldfield, 21, of Perham, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony theft. According to court records, on Sept. 17, 2016, she and another woman were shopping at the Detroit Lakes Walmart and allegedly filled a new tote and backpack with items, then...
October 4, 2017 - 9:47am
September 15, 2017
Opening up about opiates: Local man shares his struggle with drugs, crime
"Sorry, ma'am," David Rock mouths as he answers the phone and begins speaking to someone on the other end about an apartment he hopes to move...
September 15, 2017 - 1:20pm
July 20, 2017
Screeching sound leads to DWI charges
David Charles Sokolik, 63, of rural Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for misdemeanor DWI. A felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime and a second misdemeanor DWI charge were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on April...
July 20, 2017 - 11:00am
July 12, 2017
DL man sentenced for marijuana wax
Austin Eugene Soyring, 23, of rural Detroit Lakes was sentenced in Becker County District Court for gross misdemeanor fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
July 12, 2017 - 8:00am
June 1, 2017
DL man faces felony theft, drug, firearm charges
Justin James Thompson, 28, of rural Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with four felonies—felon in possession of a firearm, theft, and two counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
June 1, 2017 - 8:00am
May 10, 2017
Leader of drug ring that targeted NW Minnesota reservations, ND sentenced to 25 years
MINNEAPOLIS—The ringleader of a multi-state drug trafficking organization prosecutors say flooded the Red Lake and White Earth reservations...
May 10, 2017 - 7:19pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
ST. PAUL — State health officials are concerned about the sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According...
April 20, 2017 - 5:42pm
April 18, 2017
Overly-tinted car windows lead to drug charge
Freddie Cisneros Jr., 25, of Thief River Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, about 11:20 a.m. on March 18, a trooper pulled over the vehicle he was riding in on Highway 59 in Becker...
April 18, 2017 - 10:00am
March 30, 2017
DL man gets jail time for meth
Andrew Ira Olerud, 31, of 30378 170th St. Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 3, he was a passenger in a vehicle pulled over by a state trooper on Highway 10. During...
March 30, 2017 - 10:00am