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Home and Sport Show set for next weekend in DL
'Nowhere to Lay Their Heads': March 25 forum at Ecumen turns spotlight on homelessness
Man reported missing from the Cormorant area
Local agencies team up to fight elder abuse
AgweekTV: Eyes on the Ears
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Roseau rallies, heads back to state championship game
Smith leads Huskers at Clover Cup
Thunderbirds outwork Owls for Section 6A title
Washington leads Cass Lake-Bena to section boys title over Ada-Borup
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
friends & neighbors
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Ag expert joins Rep. Peterson's committee staff
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
Eugene M. Roerick
Catherine L. Slone
Harvey L. Lundstrom
Brian B. Eide
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
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
April 4, 2016
Suspicious behavior leads to charges
Joseph Lee Butcher, 22, of Box 4, Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime. According to court records, he was stopped Feb. 13 by a deputy for a driving violation in rural Becker County. Allegedly, Butcher repeatedly...
April 4, 2016 - 5:20am
March 28, 2016
Ponsford man charged for violating no contact order
Donovan Lawrence Basswood, 26, of 28050 Migizi Ave., Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony violation of a no-contact order. According to court records, a no-contact order was issued June 4, 2014. On March 1, a tribal police officer stopped Basswood...
March 28, 2016 - 5:20am
March 13, 2016
Ponsford man builds new barn just like his grandpa had
When Fred Seybert’s Norwegian grandfather and German grandmother met in Ponsford, the stage was set for two beautiful Gothic-style twin barns...
March 13, 2016 - 5:40am
March 12, 2016
Woman sentenced for controlled substance crime
Donna Margaret Peake, 29, of Box 14 Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. A misdemeanor charge of driving after her license was canceled was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records,...
March 12, 2016 - 5:55am
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