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Audubon man charged with felony burglary
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers cap regular season with victory
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Anderson overtime winner redemption for Pirates
America Saves Week: Set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically
Tjepkes graduates from UM-Crookston
Are you ready? Life's big questions...
Area students graduate from MSUM
Area students graduate from NDSU
Friends & Neighbors
Dan's Service Center has new service advisor
MN gas prices down 2 cents
Arvig Donated More Than $450,000 Back to Communities in 2016
Economic Development Summit scheduled for March 3
Prepare your budget for closing costs when buying a home
Vince Neil coming to Shooting Star March 3: Motley Crue frontman to perform solo set for Mahnomen fans
That magic touch: ‘Experience the extraordinary’ with Craig Karges at Ulen’s Top Hat Theatre
Ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight at Maplewood Saturday
BTD met their (donation) match at 21st annual Polar Fest Plunge
February is Black History Month
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
Noreen M. Huwe
Lee Hamilton column: The threats to our democracy
Letter: Trump is my president
Letter: DL City Council way out of line with projects to be funded by new sales tax
Letter: Becker County jail should be built by local craftspeople
Detroit Lakes Tribune editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Blane Klemek column: Energetic, cheerful chickadees make for good company
Brad Laabs column: Ice fishing gets tricky now, but it's not over yet
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
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'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
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
April 5, 2015
Ponsford man arrested for assault with a bat
Jacob Daniel Rock, 28, of 28100 Waboose Drive, Ponsford has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and felony terroristic threats, reckless disregard for risk. According to court records, on Feb. 15 Rock allegedly...
April 5, 2015 - 5:10am
March 27, 2015
Ponsford woman charged with check forgery
Melissa Sue Basswood, 28, of Box 132, Ponsford, has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of check forgery. According to court records, she passed checks belonging to a Park Rapids woman at several locations in the area, including Casey’s General...
March 27, 2015 - 5:45am
March 6, 2015
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
A Ponsford woman found guilty of felony check forgery has been sentenced. Lee Ann Jones, 27, was given five years probation and 59 days credit for time already served. She will also pay a $1,000 fine. Jones attempted to cash a stolen paycheck of $450 According to the complaint,...
March 6, 2015 - 5:40am
February 20, 2015
No more jail time for man convicted of stealing Becker County squad car
A Ponsford man who stole a Becker County squad car and took officers on a high speed chase will not spend any additional time in jail. Dyllon...
February 20, 2015 - 1:23pm
January 8, 2015
Wanted Ponsford woman arrested, now faces two felony drug charges
A Ponsford woman made her initial court appearance in Becker County Court on two felony charges of fifth-degree drugs. Kristine Ruth Warren, 31, was arrested Dec. 9 after White Earth Police received a report of a runaway minor thought to be at Warren’s residence. According...
January 8, 2015 - 1:00pm
October 15, 2014
Man sentenced for having meth
A Ponsford man was sentenced for driving around with methamphetamine in his car and having no drivers license. Kevin Jerome Basswood, 37, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for an incident that happened August 31. According to the complaint filed with Becker County District...
October 15, 2014 - 11:34am
September 12, 2014
Ponsford man violates registration, serves time
A Ponsford man is headed back to prison for violating the predatory offender registration requirement. George Robert Taylor, 26, was sentenced to two years in prison with credit for time served, which was 98 days. Taylor was convicted of second degree assault from a March 2012...
September 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
September 10, 2014
Woman sentenced for drug possession
A Ponsford woman has been sentenced for drug possession. Michaelene Joy Norcross, 39, was sentenced to 13 months in prison, stayed for five years. She will instead serve 90 days in jail with 30 days of credit for time served. Norcross was arrested on Feb. 27 after officers...
September 10, 2014 - 11:30am
August 23, 2014
Man, woman in court for drugs found in vehicle
A Ponsford woman and Detroit Lakes man made their first court appearances in Becker County District Court after police allegedly found drugs in the vehicle they were in. Sara Jacqueline Annette, 27, of Ponsford and Paul Anthony Smith, 44, of Detroit Lakes were arrested after an...
August 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
June 18, 2014
Ponsford man gets jail for Craig’s List swindle
A Ponsford man was sentenced to 30 days in jail for a Craig’s List swindling case. Brian William Tretbar, 33, was convicted of felony theft by swindle for a transaction that happened September 24, 2013. According to the complaint filed with the Becker County Court, Tretbar...
June 18, 2014 - 12:11pm