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Minnesota's school oversight plan approved by federal education officials
SKOL! Purple pride alive and well in DL for Vikings playoff run
Aggravated sentence sought for allegedly meth dealer
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Vikings WR Thielen questionable but expected to play vs. Eagles
Video of Detroit Lakes fourth graders raising money for Saints punter Morstead's charity will melt your heart
Jacket defense shuts down Frazee girls
Hot start gives Patriots win over LP-A girls
Alexandria sweeps season series from DL girls
'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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Cold-weather snafus cause 3.2-cent gas price hike
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
A winter...triathlon?: DL community center to host indoor competition Jan. 20
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Donna (Conlon) Hunter
Lucille E. Beaupre
Bruce A. Barrett
Michael L. Jackson
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Keep America's family immigration system
Taking stock as we begin a new year
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing has come a long, long way
Don't make waves--slow down on the ice
Blane Klemek column: To attract different birds, try new things
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
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
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