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Audubon man faces domestic assault charges
MnDOT adds North Star Route to U.S. bicycle system
Local National Guard unit wins acclaim during grueling training in Mojave Desert
DL man faces first-degree drug charge for meth
'Kicking' up the holiday savings: Local woman uses her smartphone to find rebates while shopping
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Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Hornet wrestlers take Unruh Invite
Laker girls hockey shutout at Sartell
Raider girls snap 36-game skid
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
When might opening a joint bank account make sense?
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Ruth I. Knapp
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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
November 30, 2016
DL man accused of selling cocaine
Dillon Duane Johnson, 20, of 306 Davis Ave., Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, Johnson allegedly sold 1.1 grams of cocaine on Jan. 18 to a confidential reliable informant...
November 30, 2016 - 4:30pm
Menahga man sentenced for meth
Jerred Mani Carlson, 27, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony third-degree drug charge. According to court records, on April 14, 2014, he was pulled over for speeding near Frazee. His license was revoked and his vehicle was blocking a narrow road,...
November 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
Callaway man gets 45 days for meth, syringes
Randy Lee Anthony Bellanger, 54, of 25783 260th St. Callaway, has had a stay of adjudication revoked in Becker County District Court on a fifth degree drug charge. According to court records, on Jan. 1 he was a passenger in a car pulled over in Callaway. Police found 1.73 grams of...
November 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 18, 2016
Park Rapids woman gets 30 days, $1,000 fine on drug charge
Danielle Rae Thielen, 19, of 205 Pleasant Ave., Park Rapids, has been sentenced on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. She appeared in Becker County District Court Nov. 9 before Judge Jay Carlson, who issued a stay of adjudication and continued the case. Thielen...
November 18, 2016 - 3:11pm
September 25, 2016
'I am a student with drug addiction' students talk addiction and recovery
"I am a student with drug addiction...," Angela, a 17-year-old who attends the Lakes Recovery School in Detroit Lakes, reads the words aloud...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
September 14, 2016
FDA staff flags concerns about Pfizer's quit-smoking drug study
Pfizer Inc's trial data on Chantix, a drug to help people quit smoking, failed to impress U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists, in a...
September 14, 2016 - 8:59am
August 27, 2016
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
A recent study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows that drug companies are bribing doctors with food to prescribe their expensive, brand-name medicines. At least that's the way it's been reported in the media. Dig deeper into the study, however, and it becomes clear that doctors...
August 27, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
DL man charged with drugs, DWI
A Detroit Lakes man has made his initial court appearance after being charged with felony fifth-degree drugs and two gross misdemeanor DWI’s. James Spencer Larson, 22, was arrested Aug. 3 after officers with the Minnesota State Patrol received a driving complaint in the WE Fest...
August 17, 2016 - 11:11am
August 6, 2016
DL woman charged with drugs, theft
A Detroit Lakes woman has made her initial court appearance on charges of felony 5th degree drug possession and misdemeanor theft. Christina Cheri Devall, 22, was arrested July 11 after police were called to a store in Detroit Lakes on a report of shoplifting. According to the complaint...
August 6, 2016 - 5:15am
July 31, 2016
DL man sentenced for drug possession
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced after being found guilty of possessing a variety of drugs, including marijuana, meth and oxycodone pills. Trevor Duane Smith was found guilty but was granted a stay of adjudication, which means if he successfully completes his terms probation,...
July 31, 2016 - 5:10am
July 28, 2016
Post-oil boom, drug prices fall as gang trafficking increases
The Bakken oil boom may be over, but people on the front lines of fighting crime in western North Dakota say drug trafficking is worse than ever. The price of drugs is dropping and an influx of out-of-state gangs are intensifying the problem, a lead agent with the North Dakota Bureau...
July 28, 2016 - 5:50am
July 9, 2016
Ponsford woman arrested on felony drug charges
A Ponsford woman is facing two felony drug charges after she was arrested June 7. Natasha Marie Goodman, 27, is charged with third-degree and fifth-degree drug possession charges in a public housing zone. According to a complaint filed with Becker County District Court, officers were...
July 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 24, 2016
Callaway woman charged with drugs
A Callaway woman made her first court appearance after being charged with felony 5th degree possession of drugs. Lori Ann Vasecka, 52, was arrested Jan 18 after law enforcement was dispatched to a Callaway residence on a call of a suicidal female. According to the complaint filed...
June 24, 2016 - 5:30am
June 15, 2016
Traffic stop ends in drug charges
An early morning traffic stop in Hubbard County on June 8 led to deputies locating one pound of methamphetamine in the trunk of a vehicle. Sean William Curtis, 46, of Bemidji, faces three felony controlled substance charges in Hubbard County District Court. According to court documents,...
June 15, 2016 - 10:28am