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From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Laker defense shuts down Cardinals
Hallisey two-point night in one-goal victory over Bemidji
BASKETBALL: DL win streak at five after nail-biter in Hawley
Freeman stars on shorthanded diving lineup at California Baptist
Area college track update
'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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
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
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
January 17, 2018
It took a miracle to save Gary Bogatz from meth
Gary Bogatz remembers the exact moment he found God, or when God found him, whichever it was. He was standing in the White Earth grocery store parking lot in front of a speeding Lincoln Navigator—his Navigator, stolen by his girlfriend and driven by a man he did not know—and...
January 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 10, 2018
Other Opinions: Overdose deaths keep reaching staggering highs
It seems counterintuitive that life expectancy would decline. New medical knowledge, technology and pharmaceuticals have steadily increased life expectancy at birth in the modern era. In 1960 life expectancy was less the 70 years and it grew steadily to 79 years in 2014. But that...
January 10, 2018 - 8:00am
December 21, 2017
Conditions met, charge dropped for stealing Percocet
Danielle Rae Thelen, 20, of Sargeant, Minn., has had a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime dismissed in Becker County District Court. According to court records, on June 8, 2016, deputies were called to a rural becker County residence. A woman there reported that...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 19, 2017
Nursing home patient accused of stealing drug kits
Liza Marie Mason, 42, of Naytahwaush has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of felony theft and one count of felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, Mason is a patient...
December 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
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