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Tearful father supports poison control funds
Deadly bird flu strain makes first strike at a poultry farm in Mississippi Flyway
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
DL sex offender going back to prison
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
Albany knocks off top-seeded Lakers in Section final
Titans end Raiders season in 6A subsection
McArthur leads Bombers to 6A subsection semis
Vikings edge Hornets in 8AA playoff thriller
Freeman advances to state diving finals
The ‘hairy’ issue of pet vaccinations
Local team developing anti-body for dog virus
Ice caves draw thousands opening day
Death in the family: Getting a refund from the airline
Friday Matters: Everyday Valentine
Friends & Neighbors
Business manager named for DL Newpapers
Waller joins Bell State Bank in Detroit Lakes
Eyelash extension tech opens DL studio
Refinery issues spark fuel price jump in MN
Booking a scam-free vacay
Artists to take up residence at Kirkbride
Book ‘1965’ shines spotlight on music’s ‘most revolutionary year’
Emerging writers grant meeting is set for March 16 in Bemidji
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Search for lone wolf in Voyageurs National Park comes up empty
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
February 23, 2009
Hubbard County daily jail rates to decrease by $9
PARK RAPIDS - Competition, price wars and hard times have caught up with the Hubbard County Correctional Center. Wednesday, the county commission reduced the inmate boarding charge from $55 per day to $46 per day to match a price war initiated by Crow Wing County. Losing $9 per...
February 23, 2009 - 9:25am
February 19, 2009
Jail costs crippling Hubbard County
PARK RAPIDS - When Don Carlson decided to run for public office in 2006, he campaigned against government spending run amok, with one target in mind - the Hubbard County Law Enforcement building, under construction at the time. "It was so far out of skew that I just knocked on doors...
February 19, 2009 - 10:03am
February 5, 2009
Inmates wanted for Hubbard County Jail
PARK RAPIDS - The tourism brochure might read: Rustic bed and breakfast in scenic Park Rapids for rent to large groups or individuals.
February 5, 2009 - 6:00am
December 23, 2008
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
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
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