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Offensive woes continue for Laker girls
Pelican Rapids completes sweep at Frazee
Viking girls hold on for win at Frazee
Wrestlers looking to jump back in section mix
Wittner takes over Hornet basketball program
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Diana Lynn Aker
Helen C. Erickson
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Melvin Martin Goodman
Jeffrey Lee Olds
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
'In Spite of Heroin': Area mom pens book about surviving twin sons’ addiction
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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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
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