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Community solar garden taking shape
White Earth Reservation flag added to county museum's permanent collection
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Final EIS released for Line 3 replacement
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Hagedorn honored with Lifetime Laker Booster award
Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
friends & neighbors
Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Local author to speak about latest work Aug. 23 at Perham library
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Gary L Braasch
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
How dark will it get during total eclipse?
Vaping is not any "cooler" than smoking
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
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
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
August 7, 2017
DWI arrests down for this year’s WE Fest
The number of drunken driving arrests was down significantly for this year’s WE Fest, with no serious or fatal crashes reported in or around...
August 7, 2017 - 2:48pm
July 20, 2017
Screeching sound leads to DWI charges
David Charles Sokolik, 63, of rural Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for misdemeanor DWI. A felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime and a second misdemeanor DWI charge were dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on April...
July 20, 2017 - 11:00am
May 16, 2017
DL man sentenced for fleeing deputy, DWI
Gary Allen Lague Jr., 41, of Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and gross misdemeanor DWI. A second count of gross misdemeanor DWI and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after his license was canceled...
May 16, 2017 - 10:00am
May 12, 2017
DL man sentenced for Xanax pills, DWI
Spencer James Larson, 23, of Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and gross misdemeanor DWI. A second gross misdemeanor DWI charge was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, at 8:21...
May 12, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 11, 2017
Motorist tip leads to felony DWI conviction
Francis Joseph Longchase, 30, Bismarck, N.D., 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 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 Detroit Lakes police got a complaint about a silver Pontiac...
February 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 7, 2017
Man accused of domestic assault, drunk driving
Robert Dean Bakken, 33, of 2967 130th Ave., Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic assault,...
February 7, 2017 - 8:00am
January 14, 2017
Ask a Trooper: Is my commercial driver's license lost for a DWI in my car?
Question: If a person with a CDL (Commercial Driver's License) gets a DWI in a private, personal vehicle. The test level that applies is .08 or more and he will lose his regular driver's license but not the CDL, correct?
January 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 6, 2017
Callaway man sentenced for felony DWI
Phillip Michael Blue, 29, of 202 Dakota St., 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....
January 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 1, 2017
Man sentenced for fleeing police, DWI
Timothy James Brown, 31, of 39999 280th Ave., Waubun, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and gross misdemeanor DWI. A second gross misdemeanor DWI charge was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
January 1, 2017 - 11:00am
December 22, 2016
DL woman faces two felony DWI charges
Michaela Leota Rabideau, 30, of 810 East Central St., Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of DWI and a gross misdemeanor charge of driving after her license was canceled. According to court records, on Nov. 27 a northbound deputy...
December 22, 2016 - 9:00am
December 21, 2016
DL man charged with felony DWI
Dean Leroy Block, 47, of 21834 County Road 104, Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony DWI. According to court records, at 12:47 a.m. Dec. 9 the SUV he was driving was pulled over by a trooper responding to an erratic driving complaint...
December 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Cass Lake teen accused of stealing car in Becker County, crashing it while drinking
Jasmine Marie Drouillard, 18, of Cass Lake, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft of a motor vehicle and two misdemeanor DWI counts. According to court records, on Nov. 27, she took a vehicle without permission from a residence on Bear Clan Drive and ended...
December 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
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