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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
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
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
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
November 18, 2016
Man sentenced for felony fourth-degree assault
Gerald Wayne Jackson, 29, of Box 421, White Earth has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fourth-degree assault on a police officer, bodily fluids. A gross misdemeanor charge of obstructing justice was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
November 18, 2016 - 2:12pm
Man charged in high-speed chase near Lake park
Chet Louis Brunelle, 31, of Belcourt, N.D., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and misdemeanor giving a false name. On Aug. 22 he was stopped by a trooper on Highway 10 just west of Lake Park for driving without...
November 18, 2016 - 1:13pm
October 20, 2016
Authorities ask for help in locating missing Elbow Lake Village woman
WHITE EARTH, MINN. — The White Earth Tribal Police are asking for the public's help in locating Hayle Soyring, age 28, from Elbow Lake...
October 20, 2016 - 1:19pm
September 3, 2016
Man sentenced for trying to flee police officer
A Stanton, N.D. man has been sentenced for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle. Jordan Allen Duke, 24, was arrested May 8 after an officer clocked him going 58 miles per hour in a 40 mile an hour road construction zone on Highway 34.
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
August 10, 2016
Cops deem WE Fest more 'manageable' this year
Area law enforcement officers from the Minnesota State Patrol, Becker County Sheriff’s Office and Detroit Lakes Police Department were kept...
August 10, 2016 - 10:48am
July 31, 2016
White Earth Police Department employs two K-9 units to help sniff out drugs and fight crime
Brixx lies crouched down in the shade of a large tree in the backyard of his home — his thick, black fur blending in with the darkness of the...
July 31, 2016 - 5:55am
July 27, 2016
Gas leak reported at Thrift Store
Detroit Lakes Police Department, Rescue Team and Fire Department responded Wednesday around noon to the Boys and Girls Thrift Store on U.S. Highway...
July 27, 2016 - 12:31pm
July 24, 2016
Area cops feeling public’s support
They don’t do it for the recognition, but the local police and sheriff’s departments have been receiving an awful lot of thank you’s in...
July 24, 2016 - 5:30am
July 20, 2016
Young Explorers program gives local teens an up-close look at the job of law enforcement
Meet a few of the teens taking advantage of the Young Explorers police shadowing program: AJ St. Clair and Breanna Warren, two juniors at Waubun...
July 20, 2016 - 10:44am
July 6, 2016
Tribal police launch new speeding blitz
The White Earth Police Department has launched a tough new speed enforcement blitz for the White Earth Nation under the tagline: “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine.” The intensified enforcement effort against speeding drivers underscores the severity of the problem both locally and...
July 6, 2016 - 11:36am
June 26, 2016
DL Police Department auctioning off found items
The Detroit Lakes Police Department is auctioning off found items--mostly bicycles--on do-bid.com. The auction, which only offers online bidding, is open now and will begin closing Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. The online bidding will offer extended bidding, however. An item will remain...
June 26, 2016 - 5:25am
June 1, 2016
Dayton signs police body camera bill, but not all pleased
ST. PAUL -- Amid four hours of testimony on a bill about how and when Minnesota’s police forces can use body cameras — a bill signed into law Tuesday — was a telling moment. A flash of passion from a longtime law enforcement officer, sitting on a key state legislative committee...
June 1, 2016 - 9:14am
May 15, 2016
DL police chief set to retire soon
Tim Eggebraaten, who has served as the chief of police at the Detroit Lakes Police Department for nearly five years, has announced that he will...
May 15, 2016 - 5:50am
April 13, 2016
DL police identify both men in mysterious death case
Mission accomplished. Detroit Lakes Police, who asked for the public’s help in identifying the two men they believe may have the answers in...
April 13, 2016 - 11:30am
April 3, 2016
Cops and kids to start training class
What is it really like to be a cop around these parts? Local high school students interested in law enforcement will soon have the opportunity to get a sneak peek into that world, as local officers are putting together a youth explorer program designed to show them just that. The...
April 3, 2016 - 5:40am