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Family friend charged with sexually assaulting, murdering Meeker County 5-year-old
Successful blood drive held Aug. 9 in DL
Soak up rest of summer with Sarah's Panzanella Salad
Wife of man who died in camper at WeFest last year, still searching for answers
As pipeline protests grows, state pulls water tanks
Laker XC teams host Make the Lake run
Weiss shuts down Angels at state
Angels take on Lastrup in state Class C first round Saturday
DL 412 BMX Single Point Race Results Aug. 3rd
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Tasty summer slaw Recipe showcases fresh veggies, ND canola oil
Brenk on dean’s list at Bethel University
Tigges on dean’s list at UW-Madison
Friends & Neighbors
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Gas prices have risen in Minnesota this week
Essentia Health St. Mary’s Sister Anne Scholarship winners
MAC’S, Inc. promotes Riley Soberg in DL
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Let your local library help you update your home
FMSO's Symphony Rocks goes a little bit country
Forestedge Winery to host art fair
Alvina Olga Hunstiger
Maurice "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
Lydia Jo (Jackson) Bellanger
Letter: Democrats are dead wrong on their energy platform
Letter: Absenteeism, if you start in high school, it's too late
Media needs to act responsibly
Nothing 'peaceful' about protests
Editorial: Kudos to DL Schools for cracking down on absentee students
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Hundreds to attend Hiking Fest Aug. 27 at Itasca Park
This songbird has a killer attitude
Wolves are intelligent and social
Wething celebrates 88 years
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Keep up to date with the latest Pine to Palm Golf Tournament coverage
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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
March 12, 2009
Robert Briard seeks change of venue in criminal sexual conduct case
Attorneys for Frazee hog farmer Robert Briard have filed a motion for change of venue in his criminal sexual conduct case. Briard, 62, was...
March 12, 2009 - 4:30pm
February 24, 2009
Felon voter in Roseau County to spend 30 days behind bars
The felon who notified his probation officer before voting in the presidential election in November in Roseau County was sentenced Monday to spend 30 days in jail for illegally casting a ballot. Eric Stephen Willems, 25, of Warroad, Minn., is a convicted sex offender who spent four...
February 24, 2009 - 12:18pm
February 3, 2009
White Earth man sentenced for felony domestic assault
A White Earth man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court to five years' probation on a charge of felony domestic assault. Matthew Joel Larson, 26, of 39432 County Rd. 34 East, White Earth, was charged with one felony count of domestic assault and one felony count...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
Jackson man sentenced for drug possession
A Jackson, Minn., man was sentenced to five years' probation and 30 days in jail last week in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of drug possession. Jason Richard Weets, 23, of 64 River St., Jackson, Minn., pled guilty to two felony counts of drug possession on Dec....
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Briards both facing felony charges in Becker County
Here's an update on the legal status of Frazee hog farmers Robert and Virginia Briard, who both face felony charges in Becker County District Court. Although court dates shift frequently, especially with high-profile cases, here are the current dates and charges: Robert Briard,...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 14, 2008
Northern MN deputy charged with felony thefts
Cass County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Holmes Karbowski, 77, of Bena, Minn., was arraigned Dec. 2 in Cass County District Court on two felony theft counts and one of presenting false claims to a public officer or body. He is accused of submitting overlapping hour time sheets to claim...
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Former Bemidji technical college provost charged with felony tax crime
The Beltrami County Attorney's Office recently charged Charles Giammona, 60, of Bemidji, with five felony tax crimes. According to the criminal...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
August 23, 2008
Well-known Fargo builder, Pelican Rapid resident and wife face felony charges
FARGO - Fargo homebuilder Larry Villella, known for his "Hey, how you doin'?" advertisements, and his wife face felony charges for allegedly exploiting her 75-year-old father out of more than $100,000 and forging his signature on a loan guaranty to benefit their business. Documents...
August 23, 2008 - 10:00pm
March 12, 2008
Naytahwaush man gets two years in prison for domestic assault, threats
Robert Duane Brown, 31, of N-114 Old Projects, Naytahwaush has been sentenced to two years in prison for felony domestic assault and felony terroristic threats. On Dec.
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am