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Laker dance teams start strong at home invite
Wrestlers open season with victory at Fosston
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls split two road games
Laker gymnasts dominate at Perham
Detroit Lakes is all in on Adam Thielen
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Lakes Area Prayer Wall
First Lutheran Foundation of Detroit Lakes
Friends & Neighbors
It's a farm-fresh family thing: Roasted, Baked in DL set to open
Gas prices up average of three cents in Minnesota
Practical money matters: Focus on credit factors, not credit scores
Tax delinquency list updated
ERA Northland has a new realtor
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
It's beginning to look a lot like...
Eugene (Gene) A. Nelson
Diana Lynn Aker
Lorna M. Schons
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
Thanks to teachers for attended Legion Auxiliary Appreciation Tea
Welcome to Washington, Mr. President-Elect
Letter: Osage gun range story should have focused on neighbors
Editorial: Minnesota is second-most charitable state
It's December, bring on the ice fishing!
This is the time to go after trophy muskies
Wanted: More deer hunters in Minnesota
Now is the time to plan a Boundary Waters trip
Lot of activity as autumn turns towards winter
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Holiday Train rolls into Detroit Lakes Dec. 12
Buy a Christmas tree, help a kid: Young Life fundraiser is popular in Detroit Lakes
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves: Detroit Lakes siblings launch Arktikos clothing line to help polar bears
Pine to Palm
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May 22, 2015
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
June 15, 2014
Ponsford woman in court for alleged check forgery
A Ponsford woman charged with felony check forgery made her first court appearance. Lee Ann Jones, 27, is accused of attempting to cash a stolen paycheck of $450. According to the complaint, Jones showed the employee at the Osage Country Store — where she was trying to cash...
June 15, 2014 - 10:30am