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A career spent fighting wildfires: DL man puts down the hose after 28 years
Call the doctor, this dirt needs help: Local farmers will play key role in new healthy soils initiative
A Thanksgiving feast: Holy Rosary invites community to enjoy turkey dinner 'with all the trimmings'
They've got a Golden Ticket... DLCCC is surprise recipient of $1,000 Give to the Max Day prize; three other local nonprofits also get big boost from online fundraiser
Poverty in DL schools: Roosevelt faces the highest number of students living in poverty; rising each year
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Thielen keeps streaks going in Vikings victory over Rams
McDougall blanks Royals for first victory of the season
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
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
World Kindness Day is November 13
It's time to 'Light Up the Lakes'!: Santa's seeking entries for his Nov. 27 Parade of Lights in DL
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Irene Rose Byer
Maureen "Mary" Miller
Maxine M. Boswell
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Tax bills based on unsound economics, unwise fiscal policy
Letter: Proposed tax cut plans and the national debt
Coots and bald eagles
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
First ice bite is good, but not worth foolish risks
The northern cardinal: handsome and talented
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
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
March 9, 2017
Frazee man charged with domestic assault
Ricky Lynn Anderson, 48, of 607 Second Ave., Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of domestic assault. According to court records, on March 4 police officers were called to a Frazee residence on the report of a man pounding on a door after...
March 9, 2017 - 11:21am
Man sentenced for domestic assault in Frazee
James Eugene Rolland Covey, 33, of 5003 Fifth St., Lake Park has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of domestic assault. A second felony charge of domestic assault and a felony charge of reckless disregard for risk were dismissed in a plea agreement....
March 9, 2017 - 11:00am
March 4, 2017
Sweere on dean's list at Northwestern
Emma S. Sweere, Frazee, was recently named to the fall 2016 semester dean's list at University of Northwestern-St. Paul, with highest honors. The daughter of Paul and Penny Sweere is studying English at the university. Its dean's list includes full-time students with a grade point...
March 4, 2017 - 6:00am
March 2, 2017
Area students on dean's list at UM-Twin Cities
Several area students were named to the 2016 fall semester dean's list at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Students honored for their academic success during the semester included Anya Butzer and Ethan Van Offelen, both of Detroit Lakes, along with Colin Neitzke of Frazee....
March 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 24, 2017
Area students graduate from NDSU
The following area students were among those who graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo this fall (listed alphabetically by hometown, with degrees and academic honors in parentheses): From Detroit Lakes: Elisabeth Katie Brekke (Bachelor of Science, zoology); Andrew...
February 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
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
Jury convicts Frazee man of criminal sexual conduct
In a case that dates to 2005, a Frazee man has been found guilty of sex crimes involving a girl who was then 14 or 15 years old. Anthony Ruben Lucero, 54, of 38071 County Road 150, Frazee, has been found guilty by a jury in Becker County District Court of two felony counts of third-degree...
February 23, 2017 - 10:00am
February 15, 2017
DL man sentenced for meth, debit card fraud
Zackuary Wendell Daniel Harless, 28, of 26803 Lidstrom Road, Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony drug charge. A second felony count of financial transaction card fraud was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, on July 30,...
February 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
February 13, 2017
Meth found in purse leads to charge against Frazee woman
Lindsay Ann Tibbetts, 26, of 101 Rivercrest Drive, Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 31, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at a Becker County residence....
February 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Frazee man faces two felony drug charges
Jeremy Lehi Labbe, 38, of 512 Balsam Ave. Lot 18, Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime and felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Jan. 30, he allegedly sold methamphetamines...
February 13, 2017 - 10:00am
February 12, 2017
Guerra means war: Frazee man improving in Fargo hospital after Christmas morning accident
Forty four days after a car-pedestrian accident Christmas morning left 18-year-old mother-to-be Kitti McLaughlin dead and her boyfriend, Mauricio...
February 12, 2017 - 11:40am
February 10, 2017
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) recently recognized twenty-four Minnesota banks for their community involvement. Banks play an important and vital role in their communities, and to honor and recognize their involvement, the MBA created the Community Champion recognition program....
February 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Frazee man sentenced for using stolen credit card
Loren James Smith Jr., 25, of 1406 E.Main, Frazee, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony financial transaction card crime. According to court records, on Aug. 7, 2016, a woman reported her wallet had been stolen at WE Fest. Her purse was found but credit cards...
February 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 9, 2017
Brenk graduates from Bethel
Hannah Brenk of Frazee graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul at the end of the fall 2016 semester. Hannah, the daughter of Christopher and Deb Brenk, earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
February 9, 2017 - 10:00am
Peichel named to dean's list at Alexandria Tech
Owen Peichel, Frazee, was among those students recognized for academic excellence at Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) by being named to the dean's list for fall semester 2016. Students named to the dean's list at ATCC must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher...
February 9, 2017 - 9:30am