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Update: Names of two people killed in crash near Ice Cracking Lodge released
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
DL track teams compete at Eagle Relays
Frazee girls second, boys third at PR Track
Lakeview Golf Course to open Wednesday
Girls basketball summer camp registration open
Eighth-grade DL Pacesetter team advances to state
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Rose R. Duescher
Steven P. Leitheiser
Harriet E. Anderson
Delores D. Halverson
Armand A. Mayoue
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
February 17, 2018
Minnesota troopers find over 500 lbs. of pot in 3 recent busts
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota State Patrol has made several large marijuana busts in recent weeks, and annual statistics suggest the amount of drugs seized on the state's roads is on the rise. A Tuesday, Feb. 13, news release recapped three recent seizures, including one Friday,...
February 17, 2018 - 11:00am
January 25, 2018
DL man charged for 5 ounces of weed
Tyler Ray Dewitt, 27, of Detroit Lakes, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on June 30 a deputy pulled him over for driving erratically on County Road 21. The vehicle allegedly smelled of...
January 25, 2018 - 11:00am
January 19, 2018
Man faces felony charge for 3.5 pounds marijuana
Robbin Alexander McNeil, 55, of Scappoose, Ore., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Dec. 31 he was in a car that was approached by a deputy after a complaint that the vehicle had been...
January 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 13, 2018
Marijuana: Feds intrude onto states' rights
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to allow federal prosecution of marijuana laws in states that have legalized it will create confusion in law enforcement and represents an unnecessary challenge to states' rights. Sessions rescinded an Obama administration directive for federal...
January 13, 2018 - 2:00pm
November 5, 2017
DL man charged with having pills, marijuana
Rayn Justin Jacobson, 19, of Pelican Rapids has been charged in Becker County District Court with three felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Oct. 13 Detroit Lakes police were called to a residence after the owner reported he could...
November 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
October 26, 2017
DL man gets 56 months for selling meth, cocaine
A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for selling meth and cocaine. Michael Nobu Aria, 60, of Detroit Lakes, was sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on April 28,...
October 26, 2017 - 9:30am
July 12, 2017
DL man sentenced for marijuana wax
Austin Eugene Soyring, 23, of rural Detroit Lakes was sentenced in Becker County District Court for gross misdemeanor fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
July 12, 2017 - 8:00am
July 10, 2017
Medical cannabis registration for PTSD underway
As of July 1, Minnesota patients with post-traumatic stress disorder can register to receive medical cannabis through the state's medical cannabis program. Last December, the Minnesota Department of Health announced plans to add PTSD to the program's list of qualifying conditions....
July 10, 2017 - 9:42am
May 16, 2017
Woman sentenced for 35 pain pills, 48 grams weed
Angie Marie Travis, 39, of Pelican Rapids, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
May 16, 2017 - 8:30am
May 12, 2017
Drug charges dropped against Frazee man
Criminal drug charges have been dismissed against Lonnie Dean Litzau, 46, of Frazee after he met the required conditions imposed in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and two petty misdemeanor marijuana charges. According to court records,...
May 12, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2017
Slow driving leads to drug charges
Tanner Lee Fox, 31, of rural Audubon has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor marijuana charge was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, at 10:41 a.m. on Aug. 2, 2016, a trooper on County...
May 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Burned-out headlight leads to marijuana charge
Ethan Hawk Jensen, 22, of 214 Oak Grove Ave., Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on April 11 a trooper on Highway 34 pulled him over for having a burned out headlight....
May 2, 2017 - 9:00am
April 17, 2017
Man caught with pound of marijuana
Jesus David Morales Jr., 26, of Thief River Falls has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, about 11:20 a.m. on March 18, a trooper pulled his vehicle over on Highway 59 in Becker County for possible...
April 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
Speeding leads to drug charge for Ulen man
Steven Ray Bickell, 27, Box 91, Ulen has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was pulled over March 29 by a trooper who clocked him driving 88 mph in a 65 mph zone on Highway 10 in Becker County....
April 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 31, 2017
Marijuana charge dropped against Osage man
A felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed against Joseph Starblanket Martin, 34, of 25965 County Road 39, Osage. During a traffic stop Aug. 21, 2015, Detroit Lakes police officers found 267 grams of marijuana in his vehicle. The charge was dropped because...
January 31, 2017 - 1:00pm