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North Dakota toddler accidently towed away in vehicle, spends the cold night alone
Lions set their sights on helping others see
Historical Dunton Locks tram will reopen this summer
Local ‘heroes’ recognized for impact on the community
White Earth candidates asked to prove residency
COLLEGE TRACK: Berg wins long jump, third in triple
TRACK: Jepson ties school pole vault at Hawley
GOLF: Frazee fifth at HOL Hawley
GOLF: Lakers boys win third straight meet
COLLEGE TRACK: Nielsen wins shot put, top 10 in hammer and javelin
North Dakota is a hop, skip and a jump away and could be a good vacay
Vacation beachhouse look too good to be true? It just may be
Asparagus three ways: Versatile vegetable is elegant, yet nutritious
SSI, Social Security are completely different programs
Friends & Neighbors
Lakes Tech Team and Lakes Perfect Tan open in north DL
Polk is new personal banker at Midwest
R&G donates $21K to local Humane Society
Smart gifts for the new grad
Gas prices fell in MN, but nat’l average up
May 7 ‘Bonnets & Bowties’ fundraiser to benefit Marshmallow Foundation
Tuesday, May 3 is National Teacher’s Day!
‘Revival’ concert Sunday at Grace Lutheran
New sculpture class starting in DL next month
LP-A’s ‘Raider Nation News’ wins three 2016 student Emmy awards
Paul V. Huebner
Michael D. Wirth
Dale K. Peterson
Donald H. Koski
Slower transition to bathroom incluseviness
The core issues in the 2016 election
Letter: Faith in school board to vote yes for referendum
Letter: Kudos to ‘Next to Normal’
Address heroin crisis now
Devil’s Lake angler releases giant northern pike
Early season panfishing heating up the lakes
Wild turkeys are, once again, abundant in Minnesota
DNR to conduct sandhill crane survey in NW MN
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Business & Industry
Spring Laker Book
Kids in the Trib
2016 Becker County Care Guide
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
News / crime
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
March 30, 2016
Hennepin County attorney: No charges for officers in shooting of Jamar Clark
MINNEAPOLIS -- There will be no charges against the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the November shooting of Jamar Clark, the Hennepin...
March 30, 2016 - 11:38am
March 17, 2016
Police shoot, kill armed man outside Burnsville, MN, McDonald’s
BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Burnsville police shot a man to death outside a McDonald’s in the Twin Cities suburb Thursday morning, May 17, the department...
March 17, 2016 - 2:45pm
March 16, 2016
St. Paul police on ISIS hit list
The names of a handful of St. Paul police officers are on a list of Minnesota officers reportedly posted by a group of hackers affiliated with ISIS, the city’s police department said Tuesday. A news website called it a “kill list.” “We’re aware of the list, and any St. Paul...
March 16, 2016 - 11:10am
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
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...
News / crime
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...
News / Detroit Lakes
July 8, 2015 - 1:09pm