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Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid
Stolen Target card leads to 82 days in jail
Man sentenced for meth possession
DL man gets jail time for meth
More than just a temporary fix: Rossman Elementary space issues include wonky layout, 40-year-old temporary classrooms
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When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Lakers wrestle their way into state competition
Goodhue stunned by North Woods
Flying south: Minnesota Flyers Optional Levels gymnasts to compete at state competition
Bluejays end Raiders’ season in consolation semis
Lakes Women's Society donates to Becker County Food Pantry
Receiving housing benefits? A trip to Social Security may not be necessary
Turning back the pages
Lormis to attend UM-Morris this fall
Benscoter on dean's list at Mayville State
Friends & Neighbors
Cabinets Plus now designing closets
And the Builder of the Year award goes to...
And the Shore-Master Dealer award goes to...
Reduce, reuse...repurpose: Local woman opens antique and thrift store in DL
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Rock band Foreigner coming to Shooting Star April 7
Magical music moments: Spring concerts galore set for lakes area this week
Historic Moorhead buildings open for tours on April Fools' Day
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Rita A. Wicker
LuEtta J. Anderson
Lynn Hummel column: Some arguments you just can't win
Letter: Where is the love? No pay raise for MN libraries since 2009
A special church helps those with special needs
Public library offers on-the-go access with new app
Toxic fumes: Bill would help protect firefighters from cancer
Very bad news for bats in Becker County: White-nose syndrome, which wipes out bat colonies, is now killing them here
Blane Klemek column: Winter camping and trout fishing in the Boundary Waters
Brad Laabs column: Time to get ready for open-water fishing
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
July 27, 2013
Man sentenced for chase, DWI
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and gross misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Mark Stephen Jacobson, 56, of 21839 North Pearl Lake Road, Detroit Lakes, was given a stay of adjudication...
July 27, 2013 - 2:00pm
July 17, 2013
Kelliher mayor cited for DWI
KELLIHER -- Mayor Darin Joseph Latterell was cited for DWI last week, according to police. A deputy with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office stopped Latterell, 40, at 10 p.m. July 13. The traffic stop was initiated because a tail light was out on the vehicle Latterell was...
July 17, 2013 - 4:15pm
June 14, 2013
Northland state trooper pleads guilty to careless driving, avoids DWI
A Minnesota State Patrol trooper who was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol on his way to a training session in Duluth pleaded guilty Thursday to careless driving and escaped a DWI conviction, but his law enforcement career remains uncertain. Trooper...
June 14, 2013 - 8:36am
April 19, 2013
Bemidji man gets 4 years for repeat DWI
A Bemidji man who received a probationary sentence after driving drunk, crashing into a vehicle and seriously injuring a Duluth police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of driving drunk again. Duane Klynn Porter, 27, pleaded guilty in March to...
April 19, 2013 - 8:14am
400 arrested for DWI on St. Patrick's Day in Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety reports approximately 400 DWI arrests during St. Patrick’s Day weekend (March 16 and 17). This arrest count is preliminary. The State Patrol reported one fatality on Sunday, it is unknown at this time if alcohol...
March 19, 2013 - 11:22am
March 15, 2013
Expect a 'wee bit' extra DWI enforcement on St. Patrick's Day weekend
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Partygoers are reminded to plan ahead for a sober ride this St. Patrick’s Day weekend as several law enforcement agencies around the state will be adding extra DWI patrols on the roads to prevent alcohol-related crashes. St. Patrick’s Day is historically a...
March 15, 2013 - 8:05am
October 25, 2012
Extra DWI patrols to hit the streets for Halloween party weekend
ST. PAUL -- The scariest thing on Halloween isn't your Zombie NFL Replacement Referee costume, it's drunk driving -- which has resulted in seven deaths and 24 serious, life-altering injuries during Halloween party weekends in the last five years. Minnesota State Patrol troopers,...
October 25, 2012 - 1:04pm
February 5, 2010
Jury finds man guilty in July 4 van crash that killed 4, seriously injured 2
Chad Eric Stewart was found guilty on six felony counts Friday afternoon related to a July 4 crash near Ponsford that killed four people and seriously injured two others. There were tears on both sides of the aisle, and Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon led about 10 of Stewart's...
February 5, 2010 - 4:29pm
November 27, 2009
Extra DWI enforcement scheduled
To help keep the holiday season safe, Troopers from the Detroit Lakes and Thief River Falls districts of the Minnesota State Patrol will conduct extra DWI patrols as part of a Minnesota-wide crackdown throughout December. The timing of the effort is relevant as December is among...
November 27, 2009 - 2:43pm
November 25, 2009
Watch out for DWI crackdown
To help keep the holiday season safe, troopers from the Detroit Lakes and Thief River Falls districts of the Minnesota State Patrol will conduct extra DWI patrols as part of a Minnesota-wide crackdown throughout December. The timing of the effort is relevant, since December is among...
November 25, 2009 - 8:43am
September 2, 2009
DWI crackdown now under way
Minnesota law enforcement agencies statewide are cracking down on impaired drivers as part of a nationwide Drunk Driving -- Over the Limit. Under Arrest. enforcement campaign that runs through Monday. Around 400 agencies will participate in the effort coordinated by the Minnesota...
September 2, 2009 - 11:13am
June 26, 2009
Settlement reached in intoxilyzer case
The Department of Public Safety has reached a settlement with CMI of Kentucky, Inc, resolving a court case pending in Minnesota Federal District Court regarding the Intoxilyzer 5000EN -- the most widely used tool by Minnesota law enforcement agencies to test for alcohol during impaired...
June 26, 2009 - 4:32pm
February 12, 2009
Detroit Lakes woman Tased by police in Wadena
A Detroit Lakes woman was Tased twice by Wadena police before being taken into custody on drunk driving charges. Wadena County court documents said Nancy Marie Buchta, 33, was pulled over at 3:25 a.m. on Dec. 20 in Wadena. When asked if she had been drinking, she replied, "Yeah,...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Clay County official arrested on suspicion of DWI
According to information released from the Clay County Sheriff's Department, a county official was arrested in January on suspicion of drunken driving. County engineer David Leroy Overbo was cited and arrested on Jan. 11 for suspicion of a 4th degree DWI, county documents state....
February 10, 2009 - 9:00am
February 3, 2009
Eagan man sentenced to probation for refusing alcohol test
An Eagan man was sentenced to seven years' probation last week in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of refusal to test. Dean Robert Davis, 46, of 2896 Lexington Ave. South, Eagan, Minn., pled guilty on Dec. 28 to a felony count of first degree refusal to test-driving...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am