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Wadena woman gets nearly 5 years for selling meth
DL man charged with felony check forgery
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Warrant issued for Detroit Lakes man
Ogema man sentenced for stolen watercraft
Thompson, Olds advance to Big Bear semifinals
Panthers own second half against DL to stay perfect in the Mid-State
Unbeaten Patriots hand Laker boys second Mid-State loss
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Cardinals pull away from DL in second half
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
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Ecumen gets top rating from U.S. News & Worldwide Report
MRCA Inducts Fun Ta Boot Resort owners into MN Hospitality Hall of Fame, honors Fair Hills employee as Operator of the Year
Minnesota fuel costs down 3.2 cents per gallon
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
'Member of the Family': New book captures both the allure and horror of Charles Manson
Medora Christmas tour en route to Detroit Lakes: Musical set for Dec. 15 at George Simson Auditorium
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Jacob "Jake" Arntson
Blanch A. Olson
Lynn Hummel Column: Four blank walls
Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Letter: Trump was right to cut size of national monuments
Lee Hamilton column: Balancing out the lobbyists
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
February 13, 2016
Woman charged with check forgery
A Ponsford woman made her first court appearance after being accused of forging a stolen check to buy alcohol. Lee Ann Jones, 28, faces a felony check forgery charge after an incident that occurred on Dec. 1, 2015. According to court documents, an officer with the Becker County Sheriff’s...
February 13, 2016 - 5:50am
February 11, 2016
Snowmobiler found dead on Becker County lake
A snowmobiler is dead after an accident on Big Rush Lake near Ponsford Wednesday night. The Becker County Sheriff’s Department, as well as several other agencies responded to a call of an overdue snowmobiler northwest of Ponsford. Following a search of the area, authorities found...
February 11, 2016 - 1:01pm
January 29, 2016
Ponsford man arrested for beating dad
A Ponsford man made his initial court appearance in Becker County District Court after being arrested for assaulting his father. Jeffrey Cates Annette, 24, faces two felony domestic assault charges after an incident that occurred January 9. According to court documents, Becker County...
January 29, 2016 - 5:30am
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.
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.
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