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Lamoureux Hockey Camp coming to DL in June
Hibbert refocused for Michigan Snocross National
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
Meyhoff to celebrate '80 years of blessings'
Two local students graduate from UM-Morris
Smith named to dean's list at University of Nebraska
Detroit Lakes students on dean's list at Mankato
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Friends & Neighbors
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
She's ready...: New Holiday gas station opens to ‘pumped’ community
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
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Dell D. Holm
Joanne B. Anderson
Kirk L. McDonald
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Lynn Hummel column: Lack energy? You just have to know where to look
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
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
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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
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
June 13, 2014
Joyride equals prison
A rip around town with a stolen vehicle landed a Ponsford man in prison. Travis Jerome Norcross, 31, of Ponsford was sentenced to 51 months in prison for his felony conviction of aiding an offender and being an accomplice after the fact. According to the complaint, Norcross...
June 13, 2014 - 3:13pm
Woman gets jail for biting officers
A Ponsford woman convicted of biting Becker County corrections officers has been sentenced. Samantha Shantel Burk, 20, will spend 37 days in jail with credit for time served. Burk was arrested on March 25 for shoplifting at Walmart. According to the report filed with the...
June 13, 2014 - 2:55pm
May 18, 2014
Ponsford woman jailed for assault
A Ponsford woman convicted of assaulting her mother with a knife was handed her sentence in Becker County Court. Mallory Elizabeth Bellanger, 24, was sentenced to serve 180 days in jail, five years of supervised probation and to pay a $1,000 fine. According to the complaint, police...
May 18, 2014 - 10:00am
May 14, 2014
Ponsford woman accused in car theft
A Ponsford woman made her first court appearance in Becker County court for unlawfully taking a vehicle that she did not own. Andrea Elizabeth Clark, 23, was charged with felony receiving stolen property. According the complaint, a vehicle was reported stolen from the Red Lake...
May 14, 2014 - 12:30pm
May 10, 2014
Man charged with relationship with minor
A Ponsford man with a long criminal history is adding another charge to that lengthy file. David Charles Adams, 27, is already sitting in...
May 10, 2014 - 10:30am
April 5, 2014
Jury trial set for Ponsford man
A jury trial has been set for a Ponsford man accused of threatening his girlfriend’s father with a sawed-off shotgun in a dispute over money. According to the report filed with the Becker County Court, 38-year-old Karayan Adamma Koening is facing four felonies, including two...
April 5, 2014 - 3:00pm
March 23, 2014
Ponsford man in court for aggravated robbery
A Ponsford man appeared Tuesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of first degree aggravated robbery. Travis Jerome Norcross, 31, has been charged in connection with a Jan. 18 armed robbery at the Osage Liquor Store. Though he is not the man suspected of coming...
March 23, 2014 - 7:00am
March 20, 2014
Ponsford man sentenced for 4th domestic assault
A Ponsford man was sentenced last week in Becker County District Court on a felony domestic assault charge. Roman Jesus Chavez, Jr., 28, of 56311 284th St., Ponsford, was ordered to serve 21 months (1¾ years) in prison, with credit for 208 days already served, and fined $210,...
March 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
March 13, 2014
Ponsford woman charged with drugs
A Ponsford woman made her first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony drug possession charge. Michaelene Joy Norcross, 39, of 28140 476th Ave., Ponsford, was charged following a Feb. 27 incident in which a vehicle was found in the ditch along 460th Avenue...
March 13, 2014 - 10:00am
January 15, 2014
Arrest warrant issued for assault of brother
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Ponsford man on the felony charge of third degree assault after he failed to make his first scheduled appearance Monday in Becker County District Court. Robin Dean Heinonen, 44, of 28138 490th Ave., Ponsford, was charged in connection with...
January 15, 2014 - 8:00pm
Hearing held Monday for murder, arson suspect
The Ponsford-area man accused of setting the Dec. 29 house fire that led to the death of his girlfriend appeared in Becker County District Court Monday afternoon. Charles James Jones, 48, has been charged with two counts of second degree murder and one count of first degree arson. He...
January 15, 2014 - 11:00am
December 31, 2013
Update: Murder charges filed in Ponsford death
A Ponsford man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson in the death of a woman who lived...
December 31, 2013 - 5:08pm
Foul play suspected in Ponsford death
A man has been arrested and foul play is suspected in the death of a person Monday afternoon in Ponsford. Charles James Jones, 48, who lives at 29486 County Road 129, Ponsford was arrested at a residence near his burning wood-frame house. The fire at the Jones house was reported...
December 31, 2013 - 10:17am
June 12, 2013
Ponsford man gets jail for assault
A Ponsford man was convicted and sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony domestic assault charge. Brett Warren Stevens, 18, of 49238 280th St., Ponsford, was given a stay of imposition on a potential prison sentence, on conditions including completion of 30 days in...
June 12, 2013 - 11:14am