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Man sentenced for check forgery
Handgun lodges into front bumper of motorists vehicle while traveling
Four hurt in two-car crash near Perham
Crime & accidents around Becker County
'It was unbelievable': Honor Flight a memorable experience for local Korean War vet and family
Late inning heroics: Lakers advance with lively last at-bats
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Barbara A. Ware
Jeanne E. Dahring
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
May 16, 2018
Frazee man sentenced for meth
David Dean Morlock, 65, of Frazee has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 18, 2016, he sold 1.6 grams of meth to a confidential reliable informant with the West Central Minnesota Drug...
May 16, 2018 - 5:08pm
DL woman sentenced for selling heroin
Amber Lynn Shaugabay, 25, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree controlled substance crime. A second felony charge of first-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, Shaugabay...
May 16, 2018 - 9:48am
May 8, 2018
Woman sentenced for home burglary
Lacey Lynn Clark, 27, of rural Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree burglary. According to court records, at about 4 a.m. on Jan. 16, 2017, a Becker County man called law enforcement to report he had chased two women out of his home who...
May 8, 2018 - 12:03pm
April 27, 2018
Attorney General Sessions swings through Fargo: Indictments unsealed in international opioid case with North Dakota tie
FARGO—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday, April 27, the unsealing of indictments in the prosecution of a major international...
April 27, 2018 - 7:14pm
April 25, 2018
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo for law enforcement announcement, discuss drug crisis
FARGO – Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Fargo on Friday, April 27, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice....
April 25, 2018 - 10:17am
April 11, 2018
Woman sentenced on stolen property charge
Judy Lynn Libby, 44, of Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a misdemeanor charge of receiving stolen property. A felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed in a plea agreement.
April 11, 2018 - 2:23pm
March 31, 2018
Deputy saves rural DL man from overdose with Narcan
The Becker County Sheriff's Department rescued a man who was overdosing on drugs last week, marking the first time the department has used Narcan...
March 31, 2018 - 7:56am
March 27, 2018
Man gets prison time for wrecking baseball fields
Sascha Martin Esquivel, 33, of South St. Paul, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree criminal damage to property. A felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Aug....
March 27, 2018 - 10:19am
February 24, 2018
Statewide crime & accidents
4 arrested after drug bust on northwest Minn. reservation WHITE EARTH, Minn.—Four people were arrested after a months-long investigation into heroin trafficking on the White Earth Reservation in northwest Minn., authorities said Thursday, Feb. 22.
February 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 18, 2018
Waubun man gets five years for loaded handgun
Stephen Clifford Stone, 26, of rural Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court to five years in prison for felon in possession of a firearm, a felony. Fourth- and fifth-degree felony drug charges were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, at 10:14...
February 18, 2018 - 9:00am
February 17, 2018
Minnesota troopers find over 500 lbs. of pot in 3 recent busts
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota State Patrol has made several large marijuana busts in recent weeks, and annual statistics suggest the amount of drugs seized on the state's roads is on the rise. A Tuesday, Feb. 13, news release recapped three recent seizures, including one Friday,...
February 17, 2018 - 11:00am
February 16, 2018
Man charged with felony witness tampering
Joshua Allen Croud, 30, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree tampering with a witness to prevent testimony. According to court records, on Feb. 6 an agent with the West Central Minnesota Drug and Violent Crime Task Force was monitoring...
February 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
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