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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Richard M. Gordon
Patrick Dwayne Buckanaga Sr.
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
Pine to Palm
November 20, 2015
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. on April 23, 2014, a deputy transporting a prisoner...
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. 10, a tribal police officer on County Road 34 saw him turn in front of him off Cherry Lake Road. Fairbanks was driving...
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
July 19, 2015
DL man faces felony DWI
Joshua Robert Kornexl, 35, of 861 White Clover Beach Road, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker county District Court with two counts of felony DWI, refusal to submit to chemical testing. According to court records, on May 19 his white pickup truck was stopped by a Detroit...
July 19, 2015 - 5:15am
May 29, 2015
Callaway man faces felony DWI
Jason Edward Smith, 38, of 27079 County Road 36, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony DWI and a gross misdemeanor count of driving after his license was canceled as inimical to public safety. According to court records, on about 1:30...
May 29, 2015 - 5:35am
May 19, 2015
Minnesota driver who killed 3 brothers in DWI crash picked up again
LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- A Farmington man who was convicted of killing three brothers in a drunken driving crash 10 years ago has been charged with driving drunk again. Boe Elijah Barlage, 33, was pulled over Thursday night in Lakeville after police received a report about 9:40 p.m....
May 19, 2015 - 8:08am
April 30, 2015
DL man sentenced for felony DWI after driving on his own property
Scott Lyle Lindsay, 48, of 16465 Highland Drive, Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony DWI. A second felony DWI charge was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, on July 30, 2014, tribal police officers were called to...
April 30, 2015 - 5:55am
March 20, 2015
Man gets jail time for DWI
Alex Abtonimich Martushev, 40, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content over .08 percent. Another felony DWI charge and a misdemeanor charge of driving after revocation were dismissed in a plea agreement. According...
March 20, 2015 - 5:25am
March 10, 2015
Fertile mayor to keep his job after pleading guilty to DWI
CROOKSTON, Minn. – City officials in Fertile said their mayor will get to keep his job after he pleaded guilty to driving while impaired on a Minnesota highway. Court documents filed with criminal charges against Brian Gene Nephew, 55, say a Polk County sheriff’s deputy responded...
March 10, 2015 - 5:15am
February 12, 2015
Minnesota Supreme Court upholds implied consent search law
ST. PAUL -- A law making it illegal for suspected drunken drivers to turn down a breath test was upheld in Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday. The court confirmed a law which requires suspected drunken drivers to submit to field testing or face more severe criminal charges. This...
February 12, 2015 - 8:03am