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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
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
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
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
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
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
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
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
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
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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January 31, 2017
Marijuana charge dropped against Osage man
A felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed against Joseph Starblanket Martin, 34, of 25965 County Road 39, Osage. During a traffic stop Aug. 21, 2015, Detroit Lakes police officers found 267 grams of marijuana in his vehicle. The charge was dropped because...
January 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
Baggie of meth floating in large glass of liquid didn't fool cops
Benjamin Phillip Buckley, 33, of 49196 Leek Lake Drive, Vergas has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was pulled over on Highway 59 on Christmas Day of 2015 after complaints about an erratic...
January 31, 2017 - 6:00am
January 30, 2017
DL man gets 13 months prison for meth possession
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to over a year in prison for meth possession. Eric Clayton Nord, 32, of 329 Robert St., Detroit Lakes, was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Aug. 7, 2015,...
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
Man accused of meth possession on Pickerel Lake
Jason Everett Jensen, 31, of Moorhead, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 15 he was arrested by deputies on a warrant at a residence on Pickerel Road N.E. A black tin was allegedly...
January 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 27, 2017
ND man faces drug charges in Becker County
Robert John Devine, 47, of Manvel, N.D., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 1, a Becker County deputy was called to...
January 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Perham man caught with pistol, meth, cocaine, weed, Coors Light in car
Josue Ezequiel Salguero, 21, of 357 Pine Cone Park, Perham, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime and one felony count of possession of a pistol without a permit. According to court records, on Dec. 31, a...
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
January 7, 2017
After guilty plea in federal drug case, county drops its drug charge
A felony charge of third-degree controlled substance crime against Rodney Lee Keezer, 38, of Frazee, has been dismissed in Becker County District Court, because Keezer pleaded guilty to drug charges in federal court. The Becker County charge was filed because Keezer allegedly sold...
January 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
Man gets 21 months at St. Cloud prison for selling heroin
Joseph Paul Martinez, 32, of 36707 Martin Drive, White Earth, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court to 21 months in prison for felony third-degree controlled substance crime. A second charge of felony third-degree controlled substance crime, a felony gun charge, and a...
January 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 1, 2017
DL woman sentenced for selling meth
Ashley Jo Mortenson, 29, of 213 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Feb. 21 she sold 5.66 grams of methamphetamines to a confidential reliable informant...
January 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 29, 2016
Man charged with meth possession
Lawrence William Goodman, also known as Lawrence William Eaglefeather, 38, of 36637 Martin Drive, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, when he was arrested on an outstanding warrant...
December 29, 2016 - 11:00am
December 24, 2016
Jailers allegedly find meth, pills in Park Rapids woman's purse
Clarissa Anne Dahren, 45, of 36594 County Road 46, Park Rapids has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, she was arrested on an outstanding warrant Dec. 18, and during processing...
December 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 14, 2016
Rochert man sentenced on drug charge
Isaiah Anton Mohn, 25, of 19928 County Road 32, Rochert has been sentenced in Becker County District court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was arrested on a warrant in Detroit Lakes on May 24. When he was booked into jail authorities...
December 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
Man sentenced for car theft, drugs
Dillon Joseph Dullea, 24, of West Fargo has been sentenced in Becker County District court for felony vehicle theft and felony fifth-degree drugs. According to court records, about 1:20 a.m. on Aug. 15 Detroit Lakes police responded to a report of a vehicle following girls at People...
December 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2016
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Garin Michael Carter, 24, of 21804 County Road 6, Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District court on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. Another felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime, and a gross misdemeanor domestic assault...
December 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 7, 2016
Drug charge dismissed against Pearl Lake man
A felony fifth-degree drug charge has been dismissed against Korey Jerome Krogen, 44, of 13239 E. Pearl Lake Road. The charge, which dates to 2012, was dismissed in Becker County District Court Dec. 5 because conditions of dismissal were met, according to court records.
December 7, 2016 - 2:00pm