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Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Feeling the strain: In the Computer Age, digital eye strain has become an epidemic
DL man charged with motor vehicle theft
Park Rapids man sentenced for burglary
Woman charged after being caught driving stolen Trailblazer
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
Vikings hold on for victory over Frazee girls
State-ranked Prowlers down Laker girls
On second thought, Thielen says call was good
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
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Home-grown talent: Crookston siblings--triplets and a single--may be featured on HGTV as reality house-flipping stars
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Minerva Lorraine Anderson
John Reed King
JoAnn R. Dexter
Donald L. Johnson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
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
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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