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Four hurt in two-car crash near Perham
Crime & accidents around Becker County
'It was unbelievable': Honor Flight a memorable experience for local Korean War vet and family
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Over 200 birders flocked to Detroit Lakes for 21st Festival of Birds
Laker Softball summer camp June 20-21
Lacasa, Hanninen place fourth at section tennis
UND's Kyley Foster has been on a fast track to pole vault success
Jacks sweep Laker baseball
Lacasa, Hanninen vying for state doubles berth
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
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
friends & neighbors
Spicer Castle to close
'A pretty powerful thing': Sanford rolling out new genetic test in primary care clinics
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
Get those motors running: Eagles' 3rd annual 'Leather Up for Lupus' charity ride is Saturday
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
In 'Tomorrow,' it's a dog's life... literally
Locals who love jazz: F-M Kicks explore big-band sound in spring concert
'The Wild Inside' will make you howl
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Donald & Kathleen (King) Coder
Evie Svare and Fran Nelson
Betty Jean Wilson
Darla Kay Soholt
Donald L. Askelson
Over a million died protecting our freedom
Going solo on Iran nuclear agreement
Opinion: Buffer tax credit is both sensible and deserved
Rescissions bill is a smokescreen
Approve funding for Minnesota facilities
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods Opener crew
A busy opener in the lakes area
Turkey decoys attract surprise visitors
The nighttime sounds of frogs and toads
Be kind and help out at lake accesses
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
May 23, 2018
Vehicle theft leads to charges
Casey Michael Wheeler, 28, of rural Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with one felony count of receiving stolen property and one misdemeanor count of receiving stolen property. According to court records, on Feb. 28 a tribal police officer responded to a man who...
May 23, 2018 - 7:59am
May 16, 2018
Man gets prison for threats of violence
Marvin Joseph Bellecourt, 46, of rural Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of making threats of violence. According to court records, he threatened several times to kill his ex-girlfriend and her children. He has a history of domestic assault:...
May 16, 2018 - 4:46pm
April 12, 2018
Ogema man sentenced for pole shed break-in
Derrick Thomas Yoder, 28, of rural Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree burglary. According to court records, on Jan. 15 deputies responded to a burglary in progress at a rural Becker County property. Yoder and another man had stolen batteries...
April 12, 2018 - 11:36am
April 11, 2018
Woman sentenced on stolen property charge
Judy Lynn Libby, 44, of Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a misdemeanor charge of receiving stolen property. A felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime was dismissed in a plea agreement.
April 11, 2018 - 2:23pm
March 29, 2018
Bounced check for $2,650 brings felony charge
Travis Joshua Fairbanks, 27, of rural Ogema, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of writing a dishonored check. According to court records, on May 4, 2017, he wrote a check for $2,650 to D&D Appliance in Detroit Lakes. The check was returned for nonsufficient...
March 29, 2018 - 6:55pm
March 16, 2018
Drug charges dismissed against woman
Meredith Marie Tessman, 46, of Belle Plaine, Minn., has had a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime dismissed in Becker County District Court. According to court records, on Aug. 7, 2015, she was stopped by a trooper for speeding on Highway 59 in Ogema, She refused...
March 16, 2018 - 7:01pm
March 9, 2018
Man accused of bumping cop with van
Michael Paul Kunz, 42, of rural Ogema has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon. According to court records, on Feb. 26 a deputy and a police officer were called to the Detroit Lakes McDonald's for a welfare check requested...
March 9, 2018 - 7:42pm
February 16, 2018
Man sentenced for DL apartment burglaries
Brandon Levi Davis, 19, of rural Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on Nov. 9 a Detroit Lakes man reported that Davis had been at his apartment the previous evening until the man went to bed at 3...
February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 15, 2017
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Nathaniel Theodore Hankiewicz, 29, of Ogema was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of receiving stolen property. According to court records, at 3:38 a.m. on July 16 a tribal police officer patrolling County Road 34 in White Earth passed a four-door pickup...
December 15, 2017 - 10:30am
December 13, 2017
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Law enforcement recovered heroin, meth, marijuana, and a stolen firearm while executing a search warrant on the 36000 block of Moose Street in Ogema Sunday evening. At approximately 6:40 p.m. Dec. 10, officers entered the residence and discovered the stolen items and drug paraphernalia...
December 13, 2017 - 9:27am
November 29, 2017
Woman sentenced for selling heroin
Inez Kaylene Fineday, 23, of rural Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on July 6, 2016, she sold about a third of a gram of heroin to a confidential reliable informant with the West...
November 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Ogema man sentenced for meth, felony fleeing charge dropped
Aaron Thomas Keezer, 39, of Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept. 9 law enforcement officers responded to a Becker County residence on the report that a person was there who...
November 29, 2017 - 10:00am
November 12, 2017
Ogema man sentenced for incident with police
Teddy Raymond Millage, 56, of Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. A felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, a misdemeanor domestic assault charge and a misdemeanor obstructing the legal...
November 12, 2017 - 8:00am
October 20, 2017
Ogema woman allegedly caught with 23 grams of meth
Alyssa Marie Dow, 18, of Ogema, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony third-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, on Sept. 4, Dow was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for erratic driving by a White Earth police officer. She was wanted...
October 20, 2017 - 6:07pm
September 13, 2017
Area students graduate at NTC
Two local residents were among those participating in May 2017 graduation ceremonies at Bemidji State University in Bemidji. Emily Weigel, Ogema, earned her diploma in practical nursing, while Kayla Bain, Waubun, earned her Associate of Arts degree in nursing. In all, NTC's graduating...
September 13, 2017 - 12:41pm