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Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old girl accidentally shot with .22 rifle
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
DL man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly woman
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
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
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Virginia May Fisher
Judith Darlene Kocurek
Irene Rose Byer
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
September 24, 2017
Little Falls woman sentenced for DWI
Jessica Mae Piekarski, 32, of Little Falls has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for gross misdemeanor DWI. A second gross misdemeanor DWI charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on July 9, a Becker County Sheriff's Office investigator, responding...
September 24, 2017 - 2:22am
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