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Level four special education facilities in the works
Klobuchar bill aims to bring in more rural doctors
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Yellowjackets edge Lakers by one match
BASEBALL: Raiders even record with win at Win-E-Mac
Nielsen selected as Detroit Lakes’ new AD
FM Youth football registration open
Laker girls sweep Rangers in home opener
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Column: Christianity and "being cool"
Cuisine meets culture: LP-A International Foods class learns to prepare dishes native to variety of cultures
Column: Into the light
Replacement for SSA benefit statement easy to get anytime
Friends & Neighbors
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
Two in one: Magnolia's moves to new building, rents extra space to massage therapist
Essentia Health St. Mary's staff honored, donate to nonprofits
DL Public Utilities recognized for electric reliability
Secrets to saving on your summer city vacation
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Uglies' beautiful music recognized: Band that got its start in DL to be inducted into SD Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Week of the Young Child: Free, family friendly activities scheduled from April 18-May 4
Anne M. Alexander and John C. Alexander
Mary A. Oellien
Constance Marlene Archer
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Lynn Hummel column: Grunting helps get the job done
Letter: The real reason Trump bombed Syria
Letter: House Speaker Daudt needs to do his job
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
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
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