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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rose Ensemble in Detroit Lakes Tuesday
'Winning by a hair' the second annual Hairy Man Run is set for October 1
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
County disaster drill helps prepare emergency workers for the real thing
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
It's time to put a stop to bullying
Grand opening celebration for The Barn in NYM set Oct. 1
Tamarac Fall Festival set for Oct. 1; waterfowl themes abound
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Tricky fishing for next few weeks
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
March 14, 2016
Dayton takings apps for MN police board; four spots to be filled
Gov. Mark Dayton is encouraging all eligible Minnesotans to apply for one of the four current vacancies on the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST Board). The following seats expired on Jan. 4, and, in accordance with Minnesota Statute, will be appointed by June 30....
March 14, 2016 - 5:35am
February 18, 2016
St. Paul cop resigns over ‘run them over’ comment about protesters
ST. PAUL – A St. Paul police sergeant resigned Wednesday after he apologized last month for posting on Facebook “Run them over” in advance of a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march. An internal affairs investigation into Sgt. Jeffrey Rothecker was completed, but his resignation...
February 18, 2016 - 8:08am
February 10, 2016
Black Lives Matter set race protest; shooting lawsuit filed
ST. PAUL – The Twin Cities black community pressed leaders on two fronts Tuesday: promising to shut down a popular ice-racing event and suing...
February 10, 2016 - 9:05am
November 18, 2015
Minneapolis police shooting sparks protests
The fatal Minneapolis police shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old black man was caught on video, but authorities Tuesday said they will not release...
November 18, 2015 - 10:26am
October 17, 2015
Hardees exec apologizes for police discrimination
A Hardee’s restaurant executive issued an apology after employees at the Hardee’s in Milaca refused service to a woman because she is a police officer. Jackie Minks, an officer with the Milaca Police Department, was allegedly denied service Tuesday at the restaurant. Minks...
October 17, 2015 - 5:30am
September 2, 2015
Dayton condemns Black Lives Matter protesters’ chant at Minnesota State Fair
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton thinks a chant of “Pigs in a blanket, fry ’em like bacon,” during a Black Lives Matter St. Paul march to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds “was a terrible thing to say,” his press secretary said Tuesday. His comment came in response to state...
September 2, 2015 - 9:23am
Police forfeitures bring in $21K to DL
Under Minnesota law, equipment used in the commission of a felony, including cars, trucks, guns, trailers, snowmobiles and computers can be seized and sold by law enforcement agencies. How that law is carried out varies widely by agency, according to an annual report by the Minnesota...
August 2, 2015 - 5:30am
July 15, 2015
BCSO raises funds for new K9 unit
The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is raising funds for a new K9 unit, and is asking the community for help. Deputy Cody Bouchie, who will...
July 15, 2015 - 12:45pm
Future unclear for NDSU officers, fines they collected
How does a police department adjust when the highest court says 30 percent of its arrests last year were illegal? North Dakota State University is about to find out. More than 30 percent of arrests by NDSU police, 71 out of 231 arrests, happened entirely off campus in 2014, according...
July 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 8, 2015
Whole different atmosphere on DL beach, parks over the July 4 holiday
It’s anybody’s guess how a July 4 holiday will turn out in Detroit Lakes. Last year was edgy, with police busy keeping a lid on trouble...
July 8, 2015 - 1:09pm
July 1, 2015
Fun, yet safe: Ramping up for July 4th
Law enforcement in Detroit Lakes is going to take a more proactive stance this year in dealing with potential troublemakers during the long Independence...
July 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
June 30, 2015
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
A police union-commissioned survey about attitudes toward police found what union leaders called "an overwhelmingly positive view of local law enforcement" in Minnesota despite clashes and controversies nationwide. The results contrast with a national Gallup survey that put public...
June 30, 2015 - 8:55am
June 25, 2015
Police crack down on drinking and boating
In an effort to curb alcohol-related boating accidents and deaths, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other public safety agencies around the state will ramp up patrols for intoxicated boaters June 26-28. The amplified enforcement efforts are part of Operation Dry...
June 25, 2015 - 5:55am
May 22, 2015
Black leaders decry ruling in fatal shooting by St. Paul police
ST. PAUL -- The St. Paul NAACP president said Thursday that he’s “deeply disappointed” a grand jury did not indict two police officers in the fatal shooting of Marcus Golden. But the head of the St. Paul police union said some in the community had rushed to judgment “with...
May 22, 2015 - 8:26am
May 21, 2015
Minneapolis cop indicted for unreasonable force while off duty
MINNEAPOLIS – An officer of the Minneapolis Police Department has been indicted after two reported instances of him using unreasonable force in assaulting four people while off duty. Michael Lewis Griffin, 40, is also charged with falsifying records and lying to investigators,...
May 21, 2015 - 8:48am