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Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
In-home daycare providers particularly feeling the stress of new regulations
Introducing the Ice Harvest 440: CMPR vintage sled races coming to Little Detroit Lake Feb. 24
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Tips to make being on ice safer
Hibbert extends points lead at Eastern National
DL PeeWee A’s advance to Regions
Perham’s Lopez seals section title over DL
U.S. women's hockey team breezes past Finland, will play for gold
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
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
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
Lakeshirts announces annual profit share
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Lyle Byron Oja
Hildur "Peg" Coen
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
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
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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June 2, 2017
Man charged with check forgery
John Bruguier II, 31, of Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, on April 27 he and a woman went through the drive-through at the Community Development Bank in Ogema and allegedly tried to pass a forged check...
June 2, 2017 - 9:00am
Check forgery charge filed
Lee Ann Jones, 30, of rural Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, In April she allegedly passed several forged checks, including one for $75 at M&W Foods in Ogema, and then she and a man tried to pass a forged...
June 2, 2017 - 8:30am
May 19, 2017
Jury finds man acted in self-defense in bloody melee
A jury in Becker County District Court has acquitted a Ponsford man accused of stabbing one man in the face and cutting another in the face and arm. Lukas Devlen Fineday, 20, of Ponsford was charged with felony first-degree assault - great bodily harm. According to court records,...
May 19, 2017 - 8:00am
May 8, 2017
Man gets 18 months on meth charge
A Ponsford man has been sentenced to prison on a felony drug charge. At the same time, a felony burglary charge has been dismissed without prejudice, meaning the state has decided not to continue to pursue the criminal case at this time, although it may later. Prosecutors are waiting...
May 8, 2017 - 8:00am
March 18, 2017
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
The Republican-controlled State House of Representatives has passed a bill, using the concept of "pre-emption," which blocks cities and counties from raising wages or setting workplace benefits for their residents, such as paid sick and family leave, which are higher than the state...
March 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
March 9, 2017
Two accused of using knife, fists in Ponsford assault
Two Ponsford men are accused of assaulting a man and a woman at a home in Ponsford, including an attempted assault with a large knife. Brett Warren Stevens, 22, and Adrian Matthew Warren, 18, both of 49238 280th St., Ponsford have been charged with felonies in Becker County District...
March 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
Over $8,000 restitution ordered in burglary case
Delarey Allen Basswood, 21, of 4770 Maskii St., Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony second-degree burglary. According to court records, on Aug. 28, a Becker County resident reported that his home had been burglarized while he was gone sometime over...
February 9, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 1, 2016
Ponsford woman sentenced for taking police on 100 mile-per-hour chase
A Ponsford woman has been sentenced for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle. Mary Rose Thompson, 23, was sentenced in Becker County District Court to one year and one day in prison, stayed for four years. She will instead spend 60 days in jail with credit for 42 days served....
October 1, 2016 - 7:41am
September 3, 2016
Ponsford man accused of stealing guns, televisions
A Ponsford man made his first court appearance in Becker County District Court on allegations that he stole a substantial amount of guns and other big items from a house he's accused of breaking into. Delarey Allen Basswood, 21, is facing first degree burglary charges after police...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
July 9, 2016
Ponsford woman arrested on felony drug charges
A Ponsford woman is facing two felony drug charges after she was arrested June 7. Natasha Marie Goodman, 27, is charged with third-degree and fifth-degree drug possession charges in a public housing zone. According to a complaint filed with Becker County District Court, officers were...
July 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 27, 2016
Man threatens to burn house
Bradley George Bloom, 28, of Box 2, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with making felony threats. According to court records, on June 10 officers were called to Waboose Drive on the report of a domestic fight between Bloom and a family member. At the scene,...
June 27, 2016 - 5:00am
June 17, 2016
Woman charged in 100 mph chase
Mary Rose Thompson, 26, of Box 185, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, on May 24 a deputy on patrol in rural Becker County learned that tribal police officers were looking for...
June 17, 2016 - 5:40am
May 1, 2016
Ponsford man charged with felony vehicle theft
Derek Dwayne Croud, 27, of Box 85, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony theft. According to court records, shortly after noon on April 23, a woman at the Detroit Lakes VFW reported the theft of a silver Honda Odyssey valued at $3,500. About 1 p.m.,...
May 1, 2016 - 5:15am
April 27, 2016
Convicted Ponsford rapist gets 15-plus years in prison
A Ponsford man found guilty of raping a 16 year old girl in the basement of his mother’s home while shoving a sock or cloth in her mouth has...
April 27, 2016 - 3:40pm
April 12, 2016
Ponsford man guilty of raping 16 year old girl
A Ponsford man has been found guilty of raping a 16 year old girl in the basement of his mother’s house. After a four day jury trial, Joseph...
April 12, 2016 - 11:14am