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Detroit Lakes’ first official Dog Park will have its grand opening on Thursday
Lord, give me a sign: OK, how about 10 of them?
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Thielen draws a crowd at Norseman Motors
Grunewald inspires; Ukkelberg third at USATF decathlon
State BMX Championship Series in DL July 1-2
Lamoureux campers, organizers wrapping up successful venture
Vikings' special teams spots up for grabs
What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Column: The most significant Minnesota address in 1790
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Friends & Neighbors
Could you turn your hobby into a career?
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
BTD Manufacturing ramps up production capacity with new machines
A flavor for everyone: McKinley Nutrition serves teas, shakes in McKinley Plaza
If your old AC no longer beats the heat, it may be time for a new one
MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
It's time to party!: Oak Crossing fundraiser set for June 23 at Holy Rosary
Richard P. Molstre
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Richard M. Lynch
Letter: New health law must cover pre-existing conditions
Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Guest Editorial: Avoid trouble at your door
McFeely: Star Lake Casino project hits a possible snag
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
Column: Fishing and finances
Blane Klemek column: Cuckoos feast on forest tent caterpillars
Warm water fishing is here, time to adjust
Blane Klemek column: Saying goodbye to an old friend
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
April 28, 2017
Stolen credit card used to buy goods at Walmart
David Wayne Hanks, 28, Box 85, Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony financial transaction card fraud. According to court records, on Sept. 26 he allegedly used a credit card stolen in Mahnomen to purchase $482 worth of goods at the Detroit lakes Walmart....
April 28, 2017 - 9:00am
April 24, 2017
Tax preparer accused of not paying her taxes
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Wright County Attorney's Office recently charged Susan Luanne McDonough and Michael Eugene McDonough with six tax-related felonies each. The McDonoughs are charged with three counts each of failing to file Minnesota income tax...
April 24, 2017 - 10:00am
March 16, 2017
Shoplifting arrest leads to meth charge
Michael George Chilton, 34, of 34251 County Road 143, Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor theft charge was dropped in a plea agreement.
March 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2017
Two accused of stealing trollin gmotors, .22 rifle in
Tyrone Eugene St. Clair, 31, Box 523, White Earth and Keith Allan St. Clair, 27, 2231 230th Ave., Mahnomen have both been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on Oct. 28 the two of them broke into a shed and an RV...
March 9, 2017 - 10:00am
February 25, 2017
Callaway man accused of using stolen pickup for several weeks
Martin James Vizenor, 27, Box 74, Callaway, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Feb. 14 a Callaway police officer saw a black pickup truck with North Dakota license plates parked in Callaway. The truck...
February 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 23, 2017
Frazee man charged with felony assault
Donald Arthur Merrill, 46, of 30397 Highway 10, Lot 2, Frazee, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault...
February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm
Menahga teen sentenced for criminal sexual conduct
Anthony Dwayne Boldt Jr., 17, of Menahga, has been sentenced in Becker County Juvenile Court for felony first-degree and felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct, victim age 13-15 and 24 months or more younger than the perpetrator. Boldt appeared in court Jan. 23 before District...
February 23, 2017 - 11:00am
November 30, 2016
Felony charge of violating a restraining order is dismissed
A felony charge of violating a restraining order has been dismissed against Justin Matthew King, 41, of 40495 Highway 34, Detroit Lakes. He was charged in Becker County District Court for an incident that allegedly occurred July 18, when he showed up at a protected woman's house in...
November 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
September 10, 2016
DL woman arrested for felony car theft
A Detroit Lakes woman is facing felony theft charges after allegation that she stole a vehicle. Billie Joe Stewart, 36, was arrested following...
September 10, 2016 - 5:00am
September 3, 2016
Frazee man charged with having sex with 14 year old girl
A Frazee man has been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct with an underage Detroit Lakes girl. Austin Michael LaFriniere, 18, was arrested after police received a phone call from his ex-girlfriend on Aug. 22. According to the complaint filed with Becker County District Court,...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
August 17, 2016
Arrests made in Becker County burglary
A Nevis man made his initial court appearance in Becker County Court after being charged with felony first-degree burglary with a weapon. Casey Forefeathers Thomas, 35, was arrested after Becker County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a burglary on July 20 at a residence...
August 17, 2016 - 11:13am
November 30, 2013
Before county assistance approval felons must pass test
It can be a hotly debated topic — the issue of giving welfare benefits to people who are also known to be using drugs. Now, Becker County is among the other Minnesota counties implementing a new law which requires all convicted drug felons to pass drug tests before being approved...
November 30, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 9, 2013
Teen faces felony charge, threatened to kill woman like “that old lady”
WILLMAR -- Juan Guillermo Carranza, 17, of Willmar, made his first appearance Thursday on a felony charge of terroristic threats for allegedly threatening Wednesday evening to kill a woman, and referenced the recent Kandiyohi County homicide in his threat. Carranza also faces a...
August 9, 2013 - 9:27am
June 13, 2013
Grand Rapids man pleads guilty to felony burglary
A convicted felon arrested in April after a two-hour standoff with police in Grand Rapids pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony burglary. Steven Lee Carpenter, 25, of Grand Rapids was charged with one count of burglary in the first degree. Carpenter and a juvenile allegedly stole a...
June 13, 2013 - 7:56am
June 11, 2013
NDSU football player charged with felony after fight
FARGO – A standout North Dakota State University football player was charged Monday with felony aggravated assault, accused of beating a man unconscious in a downtown Fargo street after the bars let out early Sunday. Travis Beck, 21, is accused of striking 24-year-old Matthew...
June 11, 2013 - 8:19am