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Minnesota firefighter responding to fatal car crash discovers that 16-year-old victim is his son
Highway 34 culvert replacement set for Oct. 24
Woman seriously hurt in rollover in Otter Tail County
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Area football teams complete regular season play
Defense and a varied rushing attack give Lakers seventh win of the season
Roth runner-up at Creighton Classic
Lakers finish regular season with 17th victory
McCulloch all-time winningest football coach at Valley City State
'Stash your Ash'; Detroit Lakes ALC students bring awareness about cigarette butt pollution
Slice of the ice; Lakes Curling Club gears up for new season
An ode to my team
Seaberg turns 80
Lindens to celebrate 40th anniversary
Friends & Neighbors
A 'Midwest' mural; Artist paints a Minnesota-inspired mural on Midwest Printing building
Average MN gas prices down for October
WCI receives Responsive Philanthropy Award
Kreuger joins staff at Midwest Bank
Saying goodbye to Goodman's
National Cat Day is Oct. 29!
'Bat Masks of Mexico'; Exhibit opens Monday at ‘The W’ coffee shop in Warren
St. Andrew's Society to host Scottish dinner Nov. 5
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
New children's hockey book, authored by former DL resident, to be on shelves Wednesday
Douglas H. Meyer
Mavis L. Nelson
Should I stay or should I go? Hurricane forces tough decisions
Trump wrong to attack Hillary through her husband
Free press group: 'Trump presidency represents threat to press freedom unknown in modern history'
Thanks to newspaper for Toast of Tamarac publicity
Minnesota mayors: Let's support candidates who will deliver results
Whether you call it timberdoodle or woodcock, it's a great Minnesota bird
Special deer hunting season opens Thursday for youth with adult mentors
Explore the possibilities: New online tool helps find public hunting land
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Fall fishing in cold water
Ben Affleck's 'The Accountant' Dominates with $24.7 Million
Puppies saved from high-kill Texas shelter look for DL homes
A surprising celebration: DL's LuAnn Porter honored for 25 years with United Way
Three years and counting: DL family opens up about adoption struggles
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
Pine to Palm
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. on April 23, 2014, a deputy transporting a prisoner...
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. 10, a tribal police officer on County Road 34 saw him turn in front of him off Cherry Lake Road. Fairbanks was driving...
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