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Teenagers arrested after home invasion in Alexandria
Autopsy shows hypothermia cause of BSU student's death
Library to offer Food for Fines
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
Waubun basketball teams rolling
DL youth wrestling clinic registration Monday
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
Hornet girls win in biggest output of the year
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
Dylan to release his version of classic Sinatra songs on Feb. 3
LARL’s ‘Hot Reads for Cold Nights’ reading program begins Jan. 2
Man versus the machine
Leading on cancer awareness
Letter: Congress shouldn’t cut retirees’ pensions
Letter: Christmas dreaming for a bright future with WCI
Don’t get a DWI for Christmas
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
Modern electronics can help locate fish
The Red River Valley is a special natural place
Prevent deer from being winter pests
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
December 23, 2008
Man gets prison after failing to return to jail
Dennis Richard Meade, 23, of 1007 19th St. S. No. 4, Moorhead has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony escape from custody. According to court records: On March 26, 2007, he was serving time at the Becker County Jail as a short-term offender for attempted second-degree...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
DL man gets year in jail after being arrested twice in four months for DWI
Mathew Allen Boswell, 24, of 200 West Union Street, Detroit Lakes has been sentenced to a year in jail for felony first-degree DWI (test refusal). According to court records: In the early morning hours of Oct. 25, Detroit Lakes police were called to his address on a report of a...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Lawsuit filed over taped calls at the Becker County Jail
The law firm of Sprenger and Land says it has filed a civil rights class action lawsuit in U.S.
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
September 30, 2008
Escape attempt foiled at Fargo juvenile facility; Sergei Carlson moved to Cass County Jail
FARGO - A 16-year-old who pleaded guilty to killing his sister was moved to the Cass County Jail from a juvenile detention center Friday, roughly 12 hours after a guard at the youth facility was attacked during an escape attempt. The move for Sergei Isaac Carlson was not scheduled...
September 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Journalists group calls on St. Paul to release reporters arrested during GOP convention
ATLANTA - Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists call on St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman to drop charges against journalists who were arrested while covering protests of the Republican National Convention. According to the Associated Press, at least 19 journalists were arrested...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
DL man sentenced to jail for fleeing police officer
A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced last week on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer. Brandon Joseph Volness, 19, of 730 1st St. N., Fargo, was ordered to serve three years of supervised probation, 45 days in jail and 15 days of electronic home monitoring, plus payment of $1,087...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
County to hire new jail administrator
Since Rollie Oelfke retired as chief jailer from the Becker County Sheriff's Department last November, the position has remained unfilled. With the action taken by the County Board of Commissioners this past Tuesday, Oelfke officially became the last person who would ever hold that...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
Jail inmates to get GED opportunity
DETROIT LAKES -- In an ongoing effort to reduce the number of repeat offenders among residents of the Becker County Jail, the County Sheriff's Department has entered into an agreement with Lakes Learning of Detroit Lakes to offer adult basic education and GED opportunities for adult...
February 13, 2008 - 12:00am