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White Earth Reservation flag added to county museum's permanent collection
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Final EIS released for Line 3 replacement
AgweekTV: Hog barn woes in Devils Lake
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Hagedorn honored with Lifetime Laker Booster award
Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Column: The legend of Old Three Legs
Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
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Learning to lead: LEADERship Detroit Lakes now accepting applications
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
Holmes Theatre's 15th season to include plenty of surprises
Dixieland band coming to Pelican Rapids
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Vivian (Silovich) Lee
Leonard "Pete" Thielen
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Letter: Charlottesville shows Trump is morally destitute
Klobuchar: 'Alternative facts' and muzzling the press are unacceptable
Lee Hamilton: My impression of nine presidents I've worked with
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
Local produce star of this potato salad
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
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
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
October 29, 2015
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
Man sentenced after high-speed car chase
Justin Lee Butcher, 26, of 49 420th Street, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. According to court records, on Feb. 26 in Pine Point he was seen driving a 2000 Oldsmobile Alero that had been reported...
May 22, 2015 - 5:25am
May 18, 2015
Man charged with escape
Robert Leon Kettle, 32, of Box 111, Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony escape from custody. According to court records, he reported to the minimum security jail on May 9 to begin serving a sentence on a felony fifth-degree drug charge. He failed...
May 18, 2015 - 5:00am
May 16, 2015
Man gets 45 months on felony sex charge
A Ponsford man has been sentenced to 45 months in state prison at St. Cloud for felony third degree criminal sexual conduct. Leonard Joseph Smith, 34, currently in federal prison in Leavenworth, Kansas, was sentenced May 6 by District Judge Joe Evans. He was also fined $50 and...
May 16, 2015 - 5:55am
May 15, 2015
Ponsford man sentenced on drug charge
Robert Leon Kettle, 32, of Box 111, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime According to court records, he was arrested on an outstanding warrant on Feb. 6 while walking on a road with two other men in the...
May 15, 2015 - 5:35am