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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
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
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
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
December 14, 2016
Man gets more than 6 years in prison for felony DWI
Zachary McCormack, 32, of Cass Lake has been sentenced in Becker County District court to more than six years in prison for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge and a felony third-degree drug charge were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Oct. 15 a tribal...
December 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 30, 2016
Man sentenced for felony DWI
Charles Allan Sullivan, 43, of Mahnomen, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony DWI charge. A gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on June 2, he was stopped by a trooper in Detroit...
November 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
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
May 4, 2016
Callaway man will serve 15 days in jail for fifth DWI
Jason Edward Smith, 39, of 28438 County Road 34, Callaway, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge, and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after his license was canceled as inimical to public safety, were dropped in a plea agreement....
May 4, 2016 - 10:59am
February 21, 2016
DL man gets over 5 years for DWI conviction
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for a felony DWI conviction in Becker County. Tracy Jay Barker, 52, already had two DWI’s and his license cancelled after being declared inimical to public safety when he was pulled over again on Sept. 23,...
February 21, 2016 - 5:30am
February 20, 2016
Man sentenced for DWI
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced after getting his third DWI. Patrick Lee Fineday, 32, was sentenced to three years in prison, stayed for seven years. He was instead sentenced to 18 days in jail with credit for 18 days served. According to the complaint filed with Becker County...
February 20, 2016 - 5:35am
Ogema man sentenced on fourth DWI offense
Chad William Mosher, 38, of 33037 County Road 143, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, about 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 17, a White Earth tribal police officer came...
November 20, 2015 - 5:50am
DL man sentenced for drugs, DWI
Christopher Scott McDougall, 24, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth degree drugs and gross misdemeanor DWI. He appeared in Becker County District Court Nov. 12 before Judge Jay Carlson, who stayed adjudication and placed him on...
November 20, 2015 - 5:40am
November 19, 2015
DL woman sentenced to jail for felony DWI
Charlotte Ann Petit, 55, of 315 Park Lake Blvd., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, about 9:30 p.m.
November 19, 2015 - 5:30am
November 14, 2015
Woman charged with fifth DWI, giving false name
Jo Anna Marie Horsager, 31, of 3220 Ninth St. S., Moorhead, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony DWI, one gross misdemeanor count of driving after her license was canceled as inimical to public safety, and a misdemeanor charge of giving a false...
November 14, 2015 - 5:35am
October 25, 2015
Man sentenced for felony DWI
Christopher Allen Pederson, 27, of 2900 34th Ave. S., Fargo, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony refusing to submit to chemical DWI testing. According to court records, he was pulled over June 20 by a tribal officer for driving 44 mph in a 30 mph zone....
October 25, 2015 - 5:00am
October 4, 2015
Ogema man sentenced for fifth DWI violation
Douglas Doss Fairbanks, 62, of Box 141, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. According to court records, about 11 p.m. on Jan.
October 4, 2015 - 5:35am
October 1, 2015
DL man faces two felony DWI charges
Tracy Jay Barker, 51, of 210 Barbara Ave., Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony DWI and driving after his license was canceled as inimical to public safety, a gross misdemeanor. According to court records, on Sept. 23 about 10:43...
October 1, 2015 - 5:50am
September 2, 2015
County ready for new DWI, Vet's courts
Specialty courts are showing success in Becker County, and leaders are looking to broaden the scope, helping other re-offenders get the treatment they need. With the success of the Clay-Becker Drug Court, Becker County is moving forward on a partnership with White Earth to facilitate...
September 2, 2015 - 11:46am
August 20, 2015
Extra DWI patrols will start Friday
On a hot summer day, it’s easy to throw back a few drinks while enjoying the beach or fishing on the dock, and it’s easy to forget that driving home with a buzz is drunk driving. As summer winds down, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office will be turning up the heat on drunk...
August 20, 2015 - 5:50am