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Ice left early in spring, arrived late this fall, leading to record-breaking ice-free season on Detroit Lake
From teen rebel to astronaut: Columbia Space Shuttle Pilot Digger Carey talks to youngsters in Mahnomen
DL man gets 45 days on drug charge
Criminal sexual conduct charges dropped against DL man
Callway man sentenced for domestic assault
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Otters snap five-game skid to Laker girls
GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers complete season sweep of DL
Pins galore in Laker wrestlers first dual
Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
'Magical Medora Christmas' comes to Detroit Lakes Dec. 18
'This Little Light of Mine': Trinity Lutheran to host 14th annual Candles & Carols Dec. 18
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Jeanette M. Giesinger
Diana Lynn Aker
Diana Lynn Aker
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Letter: Why does Trump spend so much time demonizing the working press?
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Brad Laabs Column: It's almost ice fishing time--here's where to find the fish
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
Lucky number 13: MN Flyers’ Level 3 and 4 gymnasts competing in state compulsories this weekend
A new home for the holidays: Manna Food Co-op secures lease on Cutting Edge building
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Pine to Palm
November 13, 2015
Sawed-off shotgun brings charges
Robert James Warren, 29, of Box 34, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony possession of a short-barrel shotgun. According to court records, on Oct. 26 the vehicle he was riding in was stopped by a Detroit Lakes police officer on a traffic violation. The...
November 13, 2015 - 5:50am
November 4, 2015
Ponsford man sentenced for burning girlfriend alive
A Ponsford man convicted of murder for setting his girlfriend’s unconscious body on fire was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul. Charles James Jones, 50, was convicted of second-degree murder by a jury on March 10. Jones was sentenced Friday to 27 years in prison...
November 4, 2015 - 11:58am
November 1, 2015
Ponsford man sentenced for burglary
Warren Justin Brown, 21, of 40398 Ladoux Road, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree burglary. According to court records, about 9 p.m. on June 23, law enforcement officers were dispatched to Ponsford on the report of a fight. The...
November 1, 2015 - 5:00am
October 29, 2015
Man sentenced for domestic abuse
William Brandon Annette, 34, of Box 75 Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony domestic abuse - violating a restraining order. According to court records, on June 14 a woman who has a domestic abuse restraining order against him stayed overnight...
October 29, 2015 - 5:55am
Sentenced for bad checks
Melissa Sue Basswood, 28, of Box 132, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records, in late November of 2014, she wrote checks totaling $508 at several businesses in the area. The checks had been stolen from the...
October 29, 2015 - 5:45am
October 21, 2015
Man sentenced for Ponsford home assault
Albert James Basswood III, 18, of Box 185, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony first-degree burglary – assault. According to court records, he was one of three men and two juveniles who attacked a man at his home in Ponsford on June 23. According...
October 21, 2015 - 11:08am
Man sentenced on felony escape charge
Robert Leon Kettle, 32, of Box 111, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony escape from custody. According to court records, he reported to the minimum security jail on May 9 to begin serving a 180-day sentence on a felony fifth-degree drug charge. He...
October 21, 2015 - 11:07am
September 25, 2015
Woman charged with possession of meth
Donna Margaret Peake, 29, of Box 14, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and misdemeanor driving after her license was revoked. According to court records, on Aug. 29 a deputy pulled her over for failing...
September 25, 2015 - 5:40am
August 7, 2015
Ponsford man charged with beating, choking woman while she drove
Brett Warren Stevens, 21, of 49238 280th St. Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony domestic assault and felony domestic assault by strangulation. According to court records, on July 14 a woman had gone to Pine Point to pick up Stevens. The woman...
August 7, 2015 - 5:50am
August 1, 2015
Accused of stealing bowling money
Raymond David Roberts, 47, of Box 83, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft. According to court records, on Dec. 10 Detroit Lakes police were notified of a possible theft at Voyageur Lanes. As secretary of the early Wednesday bowling league,...
August 1, 2015 - 5:50am
July 24, 2015
Ponsford man sentenced to prison for assaulting, terrorizing area family
A Ponsford man has been sentenced to prison for assaulting and terrorizing a family last winter. Jacob Daniel Rock, 29, of 28100 Waboose Drive, No. 3, Ponsford was sentenced in Becker County District Court to 21 months in prison at St. Cloud for felony terroristic threats. A...
July 24, 2015 - 5:45am
July 3, 2015
Three Ponsford men charged with assault
Three Ponsford men have been charged with felony first-degree burglary - assault in Becker County District Court for after allegedly attacking a man at his home in Ponsford on June 23. They are: Warren Justin Brown, 21, of 40398 Ladoux Road, Ponsford; Albert James Basswood III,...
July 3, 2015 - 5:30am
June 12, 2015
Ponsford man is charged with criminal sexual conduct
Joseph Lee Bellanger, 39, of 28070 Migizi Ave., No. 9, Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to court records, on May 29 tribal police officers were called to Essentia St. Mary’s ER...
June 12, 2015 - 5:40am
May 29, 2015
Ponsford woman given supervision for drug crime
Sara Jacqueline Annette, 28, of 28740 County Road 129, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of controlled substance crime. According to court records, on the first charge, she was a passenger in a Dodge Durango that was searched with...
May 29, 2015 - 5:45am
May 22, 2015
Man sentenced for domestic assault
Joseph Lee Bellanger, 39, of 28070 Migizi Ave, Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of domestic assault. A second felony domestic assault charge was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, on March 13 he assaulted his live-in...
May 22, 2015 - 5:30am