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DL cop, ex-convict facing off in court: Both allege years of harassment, both seek restraining orders
Four charged in White Earth heroin investigation
WATCH: Flames engulf Perrywinkle Marketplace in Otter Tail County
Construction begins on Fish Lake Dam makeover
Health and Wellness in Becker County: Summit addresses challenges, highlights reasons to celebrate
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Laker gymnasts four-peat at state
Pirates end Laker season in overtime
Outside shooting leads Alex over Laker boys
Gorden a finalist for NHSACA coach of the year
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
'A Daughter's Love': Sisters open up business caring for seniors
Explore Lake Life Expo scheduled for Feb 23-24
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Francis R. "Butch" Bellanger
Merlin V. Thompson
Sheena Marie Butcher
Rosemary Alice (Savig) Zurn
Thomas Wayne Block
Gun violence: Inaction is deafening with every shot
A great president: I (still) like Ike
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
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
March 16, 2017
Lake Park woman sentenced for drugs
Sharon Mae Wisk, 54, of 2055 Second St., Lake Park has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. Two other felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime were dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Shoplifting arrest leads to meth charge
Michael George Chilton, 34, of 34251 County Road 143, Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor theft charge was dropped in a plea agreement.
March 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Mahnomen man sentenced for selling meth
Donald Wade Hariluk, 52, of 602 Sixth St. S., Mahnomen, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree controlled substance crime. The original felony charge of second-degree controlled substance crime was reduced in a plea agreement. According to court...
March 16, 2017 - 11:00am
Park Rapids woman sentenced for drugs
Clarissa Anne Dahlen, 44, 36594 County Road 46, Park Rapids, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A second felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed in a plea agreement. On Feb. 16, Chesley...
March 16, 2017 - 10:00am
March 7, 2017
Parking near church leads to drug charges
Dustin Alan Jackson, 23, Box 412, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
March 7, 2017 - 10:00am
March 3, 2017
Warrant search leads to six arrests after officers find $30,000 worth of heroin
Six people were arrested after over $11,000 in cash and approximately $30,000 worth of heroin was seized when the White Earth Tribal Police executed a search warrant in Waubun. The case remains under investigation. Assisting the police were the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, the Bureau...
March 3, 2017 - 6:41pm
February 23, 2017
Dl man sentenced for possession of pills
Rayn Justin Jacobson, 18, of 348 Homestead St., Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A second felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dropped in a plea agreement.
February 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 14, 2017
Object hanging from mirror leads to drug charges
Teddy Raymond Millage Jr., 24, of Fergus Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 4, law enforcement officers were looking for a red car occupied by a suspect in a...
February 14, 2017 - 12:00pm