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Man resentenced to prison in 2012 rape case
Local man is sentenced to over 13 years in prison
School bus runs over boy's legs in front of Pelican Rapids High School
Familiar face tops Beargrease
Freezing Rain Advisory
Laker girls hockey becomes fourth state-ranked DL team
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Lakers tie school gymnastics scoring record
Bellefeuille scores 26 in Hornet victory
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
Before texting and e-mail, there were penned messages of affection
Thursday Matters: Everyday Well Water
Turning back the pages
Step up your snack game
Some may have to pay federal taxes on their Social Security benefits
Friends & Neighbors
Herman named CEO of Essentia Health
MN gas prices fall slightly after uptick
Bremer Bank aquires 13 Eastwood banks
Economic Development Summit coming up
Global study released on U.S. teens’ financial literacy, keys to success
Winter Light Festival is Monday, Feb. 2 in NYM
'Mortdecai' starts 2015 with a whimper
Quilted vintage linens now on display at Hjemkomst Center
‘Paints ’n Pints’ set on Monday
‘American Idol’ picks singers from Bemidji, Fargo
Cheers for ‘dropped call’ reform
A vibrant community is like a potluck
Letter: State of Union response given by a great American
Letter: Children in crisis need better service
When visitors decide to stay
37 guns, 28 sets of antlers among items seized in DNR deer poaching case
Thin ice causing big problems on northern Minnesota lakes
New law for 2015: AIS trailer sticker will help prevent future spread
Black-backed woodpecker is dependent on dead coniferous trees
Mentored turkey hunt registration open now
Menahga baby is first this year
Growing deep winter greens
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Severe Weather Announcements (11)
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