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Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
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‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Doris M. Mattson
Timothy J. Karsnia
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
January 8, 2015
Monthlong DWI crackdown results in 2,537 DWI arrests statewide
ST. PAUL -- More motorists saw the back seat of a squad car for drunk driving last month in a statewide DWI enforcement campaign, increasing over the same period in 2013, according to preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety. Eighty-four...
January 8, 2015 - 7:56am
December 11, 2014
Ogema man in court for DWI, test refusal, no license
An Ogema man made his initial court appearance after allegedly rolling his vehicle while intoxicated. Daniel Lee Libby, 51, is charged with two felony DWI and refusal to submit to a chemical test, as well as a gross misdemeanor for driving after revocation. According to the...
December 11, 2014 - 9:30am
June 5, 2014
Minnesota judge says DWI test refusal laws still ‘in flux’
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Legal questions about a state law outlawing drivers from refusing to be tested for drunken driving isn’t as settled as...
June 5, 2014 - 8:45am
April 6, 2014
Minn. man sentenced to prison for ninth DWI
A Ponemah, Minn., man has been convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated. James Eugene Dow, 52, was sentenced to 48 months (four years) in prison, with 213 days credit for time already served. He was also fined $210,...
April 6, 2014 - 6:00am
March 30, 2014
DL man in court for DWI after crashing car
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance last week for felony DWI. According to court reports, 36-year-old Matthew Allen Anderson of 804 Central Street East in Detroit Lakes crashed into the Jackson Storage Units at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Willow Street...
March 30, 2014 - 8:00am
March 26, 2014
DL man in court for DWI
A Detroit Lakes man made his first court appearance for felony DWI. According to court reports, 36-year-old Matthew Allen Anderson of 804 Central Street East in Detroit Lakes crashed into the Jackson Storage Units at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and Willow Street in Detroit...
March 26, 2014 - 9:41am
March 19, 2014
Frazee man gets jail for drugs, DWI
A Frazee man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of drug possession, and one misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated. David Wayne Dehoff, 58, of 512 Balsam Ave., Lot 29, Frazee, was sentenced to 15 months in prison on the felony charge,...
March 19, 2014 - 11:30am
March 11, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI retires; part-time officer named interim chief
At a special meeting Monday, Sebeka City Council members unanimously accepted the retirement of the town’s police chief, who was recently cited for driving while intoxicated, and appointed a part-time officer as interim chief. Eric Swenson, 48, had been a Sebeka police officer...
March 11, 2014 - 8:21am
March 7, 2014
Sebeka police chief cited for DWI plans to retire
SEBEKA, Minn. -- Recently cited for driving while intoxicated, Sebeka’s police chief has decided to retire. Eric Swenson, 48, has been a police officer for nearly 30 years and the Sebeka chief since 2007. Council members will address his retirement notice during a special meeting...
March 7, 2014 - 8:20am
March 6, 2014
Sebeka council calls meeting to discuss police chief accused of DWI
SEBEKA, Minn. - The Sebeka City Council will hold a closed meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss the city’s police chief, who was cited last week on a charge of driving while intoxicated. A New York Mills police officer stopped Eric Swenson, 48, just outside city limits about 11...
March 6, 2014 - 9:56am
March 4, 2014
Sebeka police chief accused of DWI
SEBEKA, Minn. -- Sebeka police chief Eric Swenson is awaiting a court appearance after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. In his latest brush with the law, Swenson was pulled over about 11 p.m. Feb. 26, New York Mills police officer Bruce Wangsness said Monday. The...
March 4, 2014 - 8:07am